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  • Kitchen Social Lymington

    20 Winter lockdown takeaways

    Step away from the stove and support local for brilliant brunches, fish & chips, wood-fired pizza, sublime Sunday roasts and more.

  • Angela Hartnett Luke Holder Lime Wood

    Chefs talk turkey – perfect picks from the finest festive menus

    We head for the professionals’ kitchens to grill a few of Hampshire’s top chefs on what they will be cooking – and eating – this Christmas

  • Rawberry vegan food

    Yes Vegan! 5 marvellous meat-free menus

    Searching for sustainable sustenance? We’ve got you covered with this hand-picked selection of great vegan eateries

  • Bel and the Dragon Odiham

    Muddy reviews: Bel & The Dragon Odiham

    You know those all-rounder types that are good at pretty much everything? Yep, that's the Bel and The Dragon at The George - a stylishly appointed restaurant and inn on historic Odiham High Street.

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • cheap eats

    Cheap Eats

    Hungry but don't want to pay the earth for a good meal? We've rounded up ten of the best places to grab some food on the cheap, cheap, cheap!

  • roast chicken

    Best Sunday roast round-up

    The Roast - a British Institution that conjures up a shedload of nostalgia for anybody who partakes. We've got the goods on some of the top roast spots around the counties.

School Reviews

Our honest reviews of the UK’s best schools

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Fun Finder

Making plans? Find your perfect Pub, Inn, Hotel, Café, Restaurant or Bar across the Muddy counties.

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Best Places to Live 2020

The insider’s guide to the Top 200 places to live outside London

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside - Hampshire & Isle of Wight

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