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The Little Black Book: Casual dining

  • The Old Boot, Stanford Dingley

    Muddy says: A cosy 18th century pub in West Berkshire that has a new lease of life after a stylish refurb. Good pub food, fab garden and a friendly vibe.

  • The Dolphin Pub Newbury Berkshire Teal leather banquette, dark blu walls chalk board and vintage stocking props

    The Dolphin, Newbury

    Muddy says: Shoreditch House meets Miami Beach in Newbury town centre, this pub with stylish mid-century rooms is grown-up, glamorous and fun.

  • Taproom & Kitchen, Yattendon

    Muddy says: You don't have to love beer to visit The Taproom, this is in fact a family-friendly casual restaurant on a farm in West Berkshire.

  • Flaming Cow burger restaurant graffiti

    The Flaming Cow, Eton

    Fun and funky, Flaming Cow is a cool urban diner in traditional Eton, serving banging burgers, craft beers and thick oozy milkshakes.

  • Bright yellow button back chair and turquoise blue sofas at the posh soft play centre The Jelly Lounge

    The Jelly Lounge, Windsor

    Muddy says: If Sex And the City did soft play, The Jelly Lounge Windsor would be it. It's a cool kids play centre, with great food, damn good coffee and gin.

  • Oak & Saw Village Inn, Taplow

    Muddy says: A friendly pub offering quality, unpretentious food in the picture perfect, well-heeled village of Taplow (close to Cliveden, for your kids or dogs to let off steam!).

  • The Pheasant, Hungerford

    Muddy says: In the middle of National Hunt country, this stylish inn nr Lambourn is an odds on favourite for quality food and boutique bedrooms.

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

    Astor Grill at Cliveden, Taplow

    Muddy says: The more relaxed little sister to the refined André Garrett, The Astor Grill offers delicious American and British classics in Lord Astor's old stable block.

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