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    The Crown Inn, Upton

    This renowned Hampshire inn was relaunched by its new owner in 2019 to much fanfare - but is it still up to Hants' relentlessly high foodie standards? We tried the Bib Gourmand-toting spot for ourselves.

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    8 Bars For When You’re Not Drinking

    Is Dry January getting you down? Then grab your gal pals and head to one of these fantastic Hants & IoW bars that deliver the garnish on ambience, mocktails AND no hangovers!

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    12 Places to Eat Yourself Slim

    No need to put a lock on the fridge and banish all fun for January - we've scoured Hants & IoW for the best 'skinny' places to pig out in peace.

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    What’s all the Hubbub?

    Cornish indie burger joint, Hubbox, has broken rank and plonked its latest location right here in Hampshire. Check out what we thought when we got stuck in at this coastal-loving gem.

  • Cambium, Brockenhurst

    Cambium is the New Forest inspired eatery located at Careys Manor Hotel. Muddy's Robyn whizzed off to Brockenhurst to eat her way through the menu.

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    Winter Walks

    Need to stretch your legs and work off any indulgence? Then boot up and head out with six glorious strolls around the counties.

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    Well, this is Havenly….

    Attention all you relaxed dining fans! It's all about spectacular seafood, marvellous marina views and family-friendly vibes at The Haven, Lymington. Muddy's Robyn checked it out.

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    Muddy Eats: Wild Carrot

    Located inside Hampshire's very own Four Seasons Hotel, Wild Carrot is tipped as equal parts foodie to family-friendly. Pass the napkin, we're going in!

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    The 20 best coastal eats

    Have your lunch with a side of crashing waves at one of our Muddy-recommended coastal eateries. Fork at the ready? Let's do this!

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    The Watership Down Inn

    Epic country vibes, Muddy Awards and super cute cotton-tailed bunnies - Muddy's Clover hopped to The Watership Down Inn to burrow down for the night and try some stonking gastropub grub.

  • Gastro Heaven!

    30 of the best cookery courses across the Muddy counties to tantalise your tastebuds, and impress even the fussiest dinner guest.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

  • 46 stunning pubs for sunny days

    Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

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