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  • Twinkle twinkle Michelin stars

    It’s the accolade all chefs want, so whose wish upon a Michelin star in Berkshire came true this year? Big pants on, let's meet our culinary giants.

  • Cliveden DINING ROOM VIIEW FROM THE TABLE

    The UK’s sexiest restaurant?

    If it’s good enough for Meghan (we’re on first name terms), it’s good enough for Muddy. The Cliveden Dining Room is Deco fabulous has the swagger of Harry Styles on heat.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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…

  • 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).

  • Monkeying around in Bray

    A new hotel brasserie in Bray with an ex-Simpson’s on the Strand head chef. We felt it our duty to nail three courses *ahem* actually make that five.

  • The Crown at Bray Berkshire Heston pub garden with sofas cushions decorative tree and

    Sun’s out! 20 fab pub gardens

    Feeling hot hot hot? No need to sizzle, head to a pub with a gorgeous garden Here’s where to soak up some rays with a chilled glass of rosé to hand. Cheers!

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