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  • Muddy eats: Monkey Island Brasserie, Bray

    A new hotel brasserie in foodie Bray with an ex-Simpson’s on the Strand head chef in the kitchen. We felt it our duty to nail three courses *ahem* actually make that five and report back. Seriously, the things I do for you.

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

    Sun’s out! 18 fab pub gardens in Berks

    It's going to be scorchio this Easter bank holiday weekend, so here’s where to soak up some rays with a chilled glass of rosé to hand. Cheers!

  • Three star thriller

    The Roux's Waterside Inn in Bray boasts 3 Michelin twinklers, river views, classic cookery and you don't have to sell a vital organ to eat here. *Dabs napkin*.

  • Roux at Skindles riverside brasserie yellowy brick 3 stories Maidenhead Berkshire

    That’ll Roux nicely

    It may have the name Roux over the door (and on the floor) but Roux at Skindles is not hunting for Michelin stars. This is gallic, comfort food at its best.

  • 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.

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