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  • Giggling Squid Windsor exposed wooden beams green banquette pale wood tables and wooden chairs and floor with faux flower wall divider

    Muddy eats: Giggling Squid Windsor

    Fancy something totally different to traditional pub fayre, spice up your life and tuck into Thai tapas. Fast, fabulous and fragrant.

  • The bLackbird Bagnor dining table with vintage plates and embroidered place mats

    2019’s Michelin winners

    A constellation of Michelin stars have been awarded. Just the 12 stars for Berkshire – including a Newbury new kid on the chopping block.

  • The Winning Post Winfield Berkshire Ivy covered wall with arched doorway to beer garden with wooden tables chairs parasols

    10 lovely pub gardens

    Rain, rain stay away! It's the last bank holiday weekend and Muddy demands a pub garden, rosé on tap and *ahem* sunshine.

  • Contemporary twist on Afternoon tea at Malmaison Reading

    Let them eat cake

    It's Afternoon Tea Week, and we like to think we know a thing or two about scones, clotted cream and Earl Grey. Do we know anywhere nice? You know we do.

  • 7 waterside hangouts

    Water, water everywhere and there's more than a drop to drink (thank god!). Watch the world float by at Muddy's fave riverside spots to eat and drink.

  • The Jolly Woodman Burnham Slough 19th century rd brick country pub with floral baskets and beds

    The Jolly Woodman

    Chop chop, head to the woods and discover this lovely 19th century bolthole on the Berks-Bucks border.

  • Cliveden House Hotel Andre Garrett restaurant view south Parterre through window with teal water glass and white table cloth

    Andre Garrett @ Cliveden

    If it's good enough for Meghan (we're on first name terms), it's good enough for Muddy. The André Garrett is Deco fabulous.

  • Michelin star chef Shay Cooper in the kitchen at The Vineyard Stockcross Berkshire for 20th anniversary – Muddy Stilettos

    First review: Back to the Vine

    Michelin star chef, Shay Cooper's one night stand at The Vineyard's 20th anniversary celebration.

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