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  • Oxford Blue Old Windsor parpadelle truffle and mushroom

    Fine dining that won’t blow the budget

    Berkshire's foodies status is undeniable – 12 Michelin stars don't lie – but eating in restaurants this fancy can put a crater in your bank balance. Not any more. We've found 11 purse-friendly fine dining options.

  • Burns Night Haggis neeps and tatties

    Burns Night blow-out

    Prepare for your January health kick halo to slip. Make way for an abundance of plaid, pipers, and potatoes. Here are six of the best Burns Night blow-outs.

  • 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.

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

    Eat like a horse

    Did you know Cliveden has a casual alternative to its fine dining restaurant. Muddy heads to the former Astor stable block for a posh nosebag.

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

    17 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.

  • 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…

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