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Restaurants

  • Sunday lunch sorted

    Bring on the Yorkshire puds! The best spots for a weekend nosh up across 18 Muddy counties.

  • Kyoto Kitchen

    Beautifully crafted Japanese cuisine, a genuine love for local produce & THE freshest seafood; our Muddy Award winning restaurant is fast becoming a Hampshire institution. Here's why.

  • Rick Stein’s Favourite Places

    Brothels, bishops, cold baths at Winchester College and, oh yeah, the odd pub or three. Sorry Cornwall, but you're going to have to share the legend that is Mr Rick Stein.

  • Norfolk’s Best Eats

    Seeing as half of Hants heads there comes summer, you'll need this guide to the county's very best ristorante. Our woman in Norwich, Muddy Ed, Jo Gardner, tells all.

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    The Woolpack

    A Hampshire institution, The Woolie nods to its rural huntin', shootin' roots with a cheeky measure of English eccentricity and a modern menu with impressive cultural breadth.

  • Cowleyfornication

    Oxford's left-field Cowley Road.

  • André Garrett at Cliveden

    Oozing glamour from every blade of grass, suit of armour, velvet sofa and chandelier.

  • The Crown Inn, Upton

    Hidden away in a corner nook of The Crown Inn, I am nibbling crunchy scotch eggs with a glass of Pietas Red to hand. Life is sweet. The space wins an easy ‘dix points’ for atmosphere and decor; it is not loud, it is not kitsch — never segueing into rustic theme-park territory — but understated, modern […]

  • Glazebrook House, Devon

    There’s nothing like planning a mini-break to ease the February blues. If quirky, vintage-chic is your thing, then can I recommend Devon’s Glazebrook House? Brand-new, buzzing and only a short motor down the A303.  Thank you Sharon Ryan, aka Ms Muddy Devon, for this review. I’m going to have to learn to get a grip when I […]

  • The Green Man

    A glorious, and knowing, mash-up: part Rovers Return gorblimey boozer, part eccentric Country House.

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