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  • Roux at Skindles Maidenhead Berkshire outside terrace by river with large parasols

    10 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 waterside spots to eat and drink.

  • Pinkies poised? Let’s eat cake

    Rejoice, it's National Afternoon Tea Week - but where can you get your fix of diddy sandwiches and scones? I know, I know!

  • 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.

  • The Dolphin Pub Newbury Berkshire red brick Victorian terrace pub with white framed windows

    The Dolphin, Newbury

    Shoreditch House meets Miami Beach, this fashion-led Newbury pub is cool, casual and your flexible foodie friend. Big pants on, let's dive in.

  • The 20 best beachside eats

    Make the most of the British summer at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Napkin at the ready? Let's do this!

  • 137 Gin Lumber's Bartholomew Berkshire Dry, London dry, Country Garden and Navy Strength

    A Berkshire gin crawl

    Have paracetamol on standby and sample local gins within staggering distance – we may even sway over the borders *hic*. Ready for your first double?

  • 46 stunning summer pubs

    Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

  • L'Ortolan Michelin Star restaurant Reading Berkshire mango and coconut cheesecake

    Ooh la la L’Ortolan

    A French fancy in Reading? You betcha! L'Ortolan has held onto its Michelin twinkler for 17 years, and Chef Tom Clarke's pud almost made Mr M cry…

  • Eclectic country interiors at the Winning Post Windsor pub with rooms checked settle, wooden tables and bowler hat wall light

    First past The Winning Post

    Bounding around Berkshire in search of pubby perfection? I saddled up for a 3-course nosebag and a comfy sleepover at The Winning Post, Winkfield.

  • Father's Day Afternoon Tea Wellington Farm Shop slate with scotch egg sausage rolls brownies and mini rolls with a beer

    The way to Dad’s heart…

    … is through his stomach. Duh! Of course it is. Here are Muddy's favourite hang outs for Father's Day (that you'll love too).

  • The Newbury Pub gastropub turqoise plate ham terrine picalillil and prune sauce

    Gastropub heaven

    New chef, new menu and a cool new gin distillery. We're back at Muddy Award winner The Newbury and it's just the tonic. (Sorry, I'll get my coat.)

  • The Hidden Garden Henley Regatta long table fairy lights in tree candles

    How to do Henley Regatta in style

    The annual rowing fandango is fast approaching - 3-7 July to be precise. And this year there's a super-flash new VIP experience that's got Muddy's name written all over it. Shall we?

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