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  • 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. 

  • Bakedd artisan bakery and cafe Maidenhead

    Bakeries we love in honour of GBBO

    Bake Off is back on TV so time to drag out the food mixer. Can’t be bothered? No, quite right. Here are some brilliant bakeries instead.

  • dining out plates of food on oak table in pub or restaurant

    Eat out to help out! Where to get a discount in Berks

    Sick of cooking? Good news - from 3 Aug, you can get a 50% discount on your dinner and drinks when you eat in. Here are the pubs and restaurants to make your reservation at.

  • Flippin’ fabulous!

    Can't be bothered with the faff of Pancake Day? Drop the spatula and make a reservation at one of these eateries instead.

  • Vegivoes

    The best cheap eats

    If you caned the credit card, swanky dinners are probably off the menu. What you need is a Muddy-approved cheap, chic and, er, some healthy dining spots.

  • 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!

  • Rosebourne Aldermaston afternoon tea jam crisps sandwich triangles clotted cream cake and chocolate mousse served on slate

    Pinkies at the ready?

    Pass the scones we're off to Rosebourne in Aldermaston – a garden centre with a rather nice restaurant – for a very local afternoon tea. Pass the elasticated pants, I'm going in.

  • 31 below Marylebone London bar cafe pink and grey awning outside tables and chairs

    31 Below, Marylebone

    You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

  • Best breakfast *ever* at The Old Post Office, Wargrave

    So it was yet another grim ‘n’ grey rainy weekend back in January, but refusing to be defeated by the British weather I chucked the Muddy family in their wellies, lobbed them in the car, and before any of them realised the X-Box controller was no longer in their sticky little mitts, we were heading to Wargrave on a […]

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