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The Little Black Book: Pubs & Inns

  • 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.

  • The Blackbird Banger 19th century red brick country pub rural west berkshrie

    The Blackbird, Bagnor

    Muddy says: A 17th century inn and foodie destination in the stunning riverside hamlet of Bagnor, run by Tom Aiken's former head chef.

  • 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.

  • The Jolly Woodman Burnham Slough 19th century rd brick country pub with floral baskets and beds

    The Jolly Woodman, Burnham

    Muddy says: Chop chop to this 19th century family friendly pitstop serving cracking pub food with plenty of space for kids (and dogs).

  • light grey shiplap exterior with red tile roof victorian building of Bunk Inn Curridge

    The Bunk, Curridge

    Fancy an afternoon skive, weekend escape or a pretty spot to ponder? You'll find it all at The Bunk Inn. You don't even have to stagger home, it's got rooms.

  • The Boatman windsor's onlt riverside pun in shadow of Windsor Castle by Rover Thames

    The Boatman, Windsor

    Muddy says: The only riverside pub in Windsor and in the shadow of the Queen's des res. It's the perfect spot for sun seekers and royal watchers.

  • red brick and flint double fronted Victorian building of Town centre pub the Newbury Berkshire

    The Newbury Pub, Newbury

    Muddy says: This Muddy Award winner doesn't disappoint, with stylish interiors and foodie credentials – the Michelin inspectors were impressed, and so are we.

  • Little Angel pub Henley on Thames Muddy Stilettos Berkshire

    The Little Angel, Henley

    Muddy says: The perfect spot to explore Henley and ogle a rowers' six pack. The Little Angel's a regatta fave with good food cred, where kids and dogs are welcome.

  • Dog and Duck Emmbrook exterior from garden fairy lights on pergola

    The Dog & Duck, Emmbrook

    Muddy says: A stylish new refurb of this Wokingham pub takes it into must-try territory for interior nuts and pub grub lovers.

  • Bladbone Inn Bucklebury red brick Victorian pub with gold whale bone hanging over door

    The Bladebone, Chapel Row

    Muddy says: The Muddy Award winner for Best Destination Pub 2017 (Berks) doesn't disappoint, with stylish interiors and seriously good pub grub.

  • Historic black and white exterior of the 11th century inn , Bel & the Dragon in Windsor, Berkshire

    Bel & The Dragon, Windsor

    Muddy says: A friendly pub offering quality, unpretentious food close to Windsor Castle. The perfect spot for Meghan and Harry's pre-wedding shindig.

  • Heston Blumenthal's traditional pub The crown at bray Berkshire – Muddy Stilettos

    The Crown, Bray

    Muddy says: Take a celebrity chef, a 16th century pub and what do you get? Gastropub heaven. It can only be Heston Blumenthal's award-winning Crown at Bray.

  • The White Oak, Cookham

    Muddy says: 6 Michelin Bib Gourmands don't lie, The White Oak in Cookham is a fab destination pub, with serious foodie credentials.

  • Victorian red brick exterior of the village pub and hotel The Royal Oak, Yattendon, Berkshire

    The Royal Oak, Yattendon

    Muddy says: This stylish country pub has a rep for good food. Plus it's the Muddy Award winner for Best Boutique Stay 2017, so why not sleepover.

  • 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.

  • The dramatic red private dining room at the Hinds Head Bray

    The Hinds Head, Bray

    Muddy says: Swap poncey for a cool, quirky dining experience that works for all the family. It can only be the HInd's Head in Bray.

  • Bel & The Dragon, Cookham

    Muddy says: A modern rustic reinvention of the traditional inn in pretty Cookham – a super-stylish addition to the village with great food and 5 luxe bedrooms.

  • The Oxford Blue, Old Windsor

    Muddy says: Chef Proprietor Stephen Ellis and his brilliant team run a restaurant much-loved for its great service, sensational food and cool hunting lodge vibes.

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