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  • Montagu Arms afternoon tea

    The best afternoon teas in Hants & IoW

    Celebrating Afternoon Tea Week? Or just really want to scoff some scones? Whatever your reason, here are 10 excellent afternoon teas in our 'hood. Bring out the cake stand, pronto!

  • Eat out to help out! Where to get a discount in Hants and IoW

    Sick of cooking? Good news - from 3 Aug, you can get a 50% discount on your dinner and drinks when you eat in. Here are the pubs and restaurants to make your reservation at.

  • Ready, Steady, BRUNCH! Local spots we love

    The perfect mix of relaxed ambience and foodie fun - it has to be brunch.

  • Four cheese pizza

    Stuffed crust four cheese pizza from Gozney

    Don't know what to make for dinner? This cheesy recipe from pizza experts Gozney is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser.

  • Phoenix back garden patio vines

    Best summer pubs to head to when lockdown lifts

    Praise be, the pubs are opening - and just in time for summer weather! Here are the best pubs to enjoy a socially-distanced sip in across Hants and IoW. Cheers!

  • Smokin’! The perfect summer burger recipe

    The weather's pulling a blinder this week, so fire up the BBQ and rustle up this bad boy with homemade ketchup (fancy!) from Muddy favourite The Pig group.

  • Quarantini time! Heston’s Gold Rush

    Looking to up your cocktail creds during lockdown? We've rifled through Heston Blumenthal’s cocktail bible, so perk yourself up with a Gold Rush.

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

    Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

  • Ready, set, cook! 8 new cookbooks for spring

    Looking to up your cooking creds whilst in quarantine? Then you'll be needing our curated guide to the most useful and inspiring cookbooks for spring. Yes, chef!

  • Recipe: Easy peasy midweek meal

    Stuck for a midweek meal that you can sling in the oven while you enjoy a glass of vino? Your wish is our command. Sausage and veg bake coming right up.

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block by pop star Jessie Ware. Yum!

  • Asparagus tart with quails egg and prosciutto ham

    This super-simple tart recipe, from Cotswolds based Gluts & Gluttony, makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes. Count us in!

  • Recipe: A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy, looks amazing and tastes delicious.

  • 6 of the best local gins

    In times of need - yep, like right now! - we turn to gin. These delicious local tipples should take the edge off your night in.

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • Pinkies poised?

    If you’re on the hunt for a gift voucher or just after inspiration for a later date, then we’re here to help – feast your eyes on these brilliant afternoon tea spots in Hants & IoW.

  • pancakes

    Flipping Fabulous! Where to eat this Pancake Day

    Can’t be bothered with the faff of Pancake Day? Drop the spatula and make a reservation at one of these eateries instead.

  • the briny slide

    The Briny, Southsea

    The Briny is a little pocket of sensational seafood and chic styling. So, leave the bucket and spade at home and bring your appetite instead.

  • 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.

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