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  • Goat on the roof british Tapas restaurant Newbury Berkshire

    Review: Goat On The Roof, Newbury

    Small plates are where it’s at in the restaurant world, so we trip trapped over to Bridge Street in Newbury to eat at Goat On The Roof – a new British tapas restaurant and wine bar, showcasing the very best UK produce.

  • The Stable at Cantley beetroot and apple salad

    Review: The Stables at Cantley, Wokingham

    This rustic Wokingham restaurant is casual dining crowd-pleaser. Cosy in winter, a pretty garden for alfresco summer dining and a menu of classics and inventive dishes to tickle your tastebuds.

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    Pack a hamper! 15 perfect picnic spots

    Pack your scotch eggs and lashings of ginger beer - I'm heading to these 15 outdoor beauty spots across Berkshire to enjoy lunch al fresco.

  • Alder Ridge Sparkling Rosé in Hungerford vineyard

    Review: Alder Ridge vineyard tour and tasting

    Sunshine and sparkling wine – a match made in Muddy heaven. To celebrate English Wine Week we wafted around Berkshire's answer to the Champagne region for a local vineyard tour and tasting.

  • Bottoms up! 13 lovely local vineyards to visit

    Sunshine and home-grown tipples – now that’s what we call a Muddy outing! Taste and explore this English Wine Week (18 – 26 June) at these brilliant vineyards.

  • Phantom Brewery Taproom

    Cheers! 10 taprooms and craft beer bars

    Sun's out, it's National Beer Day (15 June) and Father's Day is fast approaching. No time like the present for a chilled glass of amber nectar. Taxiiiiiiii…

  • Walkies! 25 pretty dog walks with a pubby pitstop

    The sun's out - time to grab the lead and treat Fido to one of these stellar local walks, all with dog-friendly watering holes along the way.

  • Coppa igloo Sonning

    25 pubs garden for al fresco lunching

    The sun is out, the sky is blue, it's time to pour a rosé or two! From snazzy gastropubs to rustic inns, we've got your Berkshire summer hit list right here...

  • Review: The Great Shefford, nr Hungerford

    A riverside pub that's full of surprises. The Great Shefford is a gastro gem with a former Hand & Flowers chef at the helm. Intrigued? You should be. Here's what you need to know.

  • The Kings Arms Egham Surrey

    Review: The Kings Arms, Egham, Surrey

    Not your usual pub with rooms, The Kings Arms in Egham is a stylish and sumptuous boutique inn with a thoughtful menu and a warm welcome.

  • Review: Wild Thyme & Honey, Ampney Crucis

    Cotswolds corker! Brand new for this year and showing all the honey-stoned charms you'd expect of an historic 16th century inn (with some multi-million pound mod-cons), read on and book in. You'll love it.

  • 51 brilliant afternoon teas to book now

    Celebrate spring with clotted cream and dainty sarnies! We've found 51 of the best afternoon teas across the Muddy counties. But you'd better book 'em fast — here today, scone tomorrow.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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