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  • Arancini balls in a delicate white dish served as an amuse bouche at Caldesi in Campagna

    7 of the best posh takeaways

    It's a gastronomic groundhog day. But this time we know how to play the game. Support Berkshire's finest gastropubs and restaurants by ordering in some chefy posh nosh.

  • Crockers: fine dining without the fuss

    Desperate to make an occasion of it? The Chef’s Table experience at this superb new Henley restaurant with rooms is just what you need. The Muddy verdict is in.

  • VEENO READING RESTAURANT

    Veeno: A Sicilian mini break in Berks

    A trip to Italy is off the cards right now, but give your tastebuds a mini break and eat and drink your way around Sicily while staying put in Reading,

  • The-Crown-at-Bray-roast-pork

    Autumn roasts with the most

    Can’t be bothered to baste potatoes with goose fat? I hear you. Instead grab your gang and head to one of these local gastropubs that do roasts with the most.

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

    Lunch with a view: 18 fab waterside eats

    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.

  • 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.

  • The-Crown-at-Bray-roast-pork

    The pub roast is coming home

    Release the Yorkies! No need to slave over a roast or wrangle with the new socially distant dining. We've found 10 of the best Sunday lunches all available to takeaway. Eat, drink, stay in your PJs

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • woman-cafe-open-sign

    Muddy updates – if we can’t go out, order in!

    No clue what's going on? We're here to help! Here are the local businesses that are open, offering takeaway, delivery and more.

  • Restaurant Coworth Park copper halo of leaves hung from ceiling

    1 night, 2 chefs, 3 stars

    Fancy a supercharged foodie supper? Canter to Coworth Park for posh nosh, luxe starfishing and a laidback vibe we could get used to.

  • 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.

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