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Gastropubs

  • The Crown revisted

    Hallelujah! A pub menu full of classics done with a wow. Muddy gets stuck in at Heston's award-winning Crown.

  • Beehive White Waltham chocolate pudding with ice cream

    Five of the best gastropubs…

    And they're in Berks! The Top 50 Gastropubs have been revealed – and our triple cooked chips stacked up nicely.

  • Bel & The Dragon, Cookham

    If it is good enough for Tom Hiddleston, it's good enough for Muddy. The Bel & The Dragon's kid-friendly, dog-friendly and celeb-friendly. I'd better go, it would be rude to keep Tom waiting.

  • Dog & Badger, Medmenham

    This slick inn nr Henley has added six luxury rooms for a 30-second stagger to bed after dinner. Shall we?

  • Oxford Blue Old Windsor – Tan button backed banquette with plaid tweed chairs

    Oxford Blue, Old Windsor

    The new kids on the block are bringing a sprinkle of London with a dollop of Berkshire. And I love it!

  • Muddy eats: The Golden Ball Pinkneys Green

    Tis true that here on Muddy we go a little weak at the knees for a good gastropub in a pretty village surrounded by cracking walks. So when I stumbled across The Golden Ball in Pinkneys Green, an old 16th Century inn, I did it a little dance. The village itself is a hidden gem. Situated near Maidenhead and Cookham, […]

    • Eat here: Michelin Star magic in Berks

      Woop woop! If ever there was a call for pants of Bridget Jones-esque dimensions – this is it. our county has done us proud with TWO Berkshire restaurants receiving new Michelin stars in the revered 2017 guide – strap me in and pass me my golden fork… it’s time to EAT! Yes folks, The Michelin Guide got very funky this year as […]

    • Review: The White Oak, Cookham

      So, you know the feeling. You’ve had your hair done, you’ve been waxed within an inch of your life, you’ve got a new outfit, your skin is dewy, your eyes are sparkly, you’ve got your swagger going on and People. Are. Checking. You. OUT. We all get a feel good day now and again. But believe me, […]

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