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  • Hind's Head Bray Roast beef yokshire pudding and triple cooked roast potatoes

    15 Sunday roasts with the most

    Release the Yorkies! No need to slave over a roast, out you go. Here Muddy's Berkshire hot spots for a weekend nosh up.

  • Malmaison Reading illuminated cinema sign edison bulb lamp and 2 red winged chairs

    Skip brekkie for a hipster brunch

    Fancy a lie in? Hit that snooze button, body swerve the granola and dive into avo and eggs at Reading's super-stylish Malmaison.

  • 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!

  • Eliane Smiles Sunningdale Copper counter feather lights white walls chalk board menus

    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 but chic dining spots.

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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Astor Grill Cliveden House old stables now booths with original green hexagonal tiles, blue leather banquettes and brass light fittings

    A nosebag at the Astor Grill

    The relaxed little sister to the refined André Garrett fine dining experience at stunning Cliveden House.

  • 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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