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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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    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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    Oh, hello Cliveden!

    If it’s good enough for Meghan (we’re on first-name terms), it’s good enough for Muddy. We check out the is Deco fabulous Dining Room at The Cliveden.

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    Super Star Spots

    The list of Michelin star winners, that is. The prestigious 2020 awards have been announced - did your fave make the grade? Take a look at the full line-up for our region.

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    Muddy Eats: The Kings Arms Hotel, Christchurch

    After practising her royal wave we sent Muddy's Robyn over to Dorset to check out The Kings Arms Hotel, Christchurch.

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