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Pubs & Inns

  • Loch and Tynes dish SQ

    Top 50 Gastropubs 2022 revealed

    The Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs have been revealed – and Berkshire’s triple cooked chips stacked up very nicely with FOUR foodie pubs shortlisted.

  • Elcot Park Newbury

    Boom! Hot new local openings in 2022

    Planning on eating, drinking and loafing your way through 2022? Don't miss out on Berkshire's new hotels, pubs restaurants and foodie businesses.

  • Hind's Head Bray dining room pannelled walls red leather button back chair

    Muddy eats: The Hind’s Head, Bray

    Step into Heston Blumenthal's culinary time machine. The HInd's Head in Bray takes its inspiration from the past to bring you an elegantly eccentric menu of comforting classics.

  • Cliveden River Walk

    Winter stomps with a pubby pitstop

    Need some fresh air to clear your head? Pull on your walking shoes, fill your thermos and walk one of these Berkshire routes from gentle strolls to high point hikes.

  • THE HALFWAY INN NEWBURY BERKSHIRE duck and tartiflette

    Review: The Halfway Inn, nr Newbury

    The Halfway Inn nr Newbury, West Berkshire, has had a stylish revamp. The result? A buzzy pub with a growing reputation for tasty seasonal food! Muddy dons her lucky napkin and tries it out

  • The Crown and Anchor gastropub with rooms near Hungerford

    Review: The Crown & Anchor, Ham

    Is this the best Sunday roast on the Berkshire-Wiltshire border? We reckon this cosy, foodie pub near Hungerford has it nailed.

  • Turkey lunch with triple roast potatoes, root veg and pigs in blankets, Hind's Head Bray

    How to ace your Christmas lunch

    Worried about your turkey timings? Pondering over your potatoes? Here's 12 tips to help you nail it on the day, courtesy of The Hind's Head's Michelin-starred head chef Pete Grey.

  • Tuck in! Guide lists top rated restaurants in Berks

    We've got your foodie wish list right here - the AA Restaurant Guide 2022 is hot off the press and it lists 24 stellar local restaurants

  • CARNARVON ARMS patridge

    Game on! Autumn flavour at The Carnarvon Arms

    Autumn is the season of the country pub. Plates of 'there there' food and a glass of Malbec in front of a toasty fire. Off to The Carnarvon Arms we go to sample the new menu.

  • The Hartley Arms Donnington

    13 lovely Autumn pub walks in Berks

    Sunny, crisp days and 50 shades of autumn palette. It's the best time for a seasonal stroll before collapsing in front of a cosy fire with wine. Here's Muddy's fave pub walks.

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