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  • Cool local Cafes

    It was tough to choose but here are a few Muddy favourites. From lush jungle to bus stops, sustainable living, arts and crafts and pit stops on the bike trail - I've got you covered for your next coffee break.

  • Cafe Review: Owl Tea Rooms, Holt

    The antithesis of a stuffy, old-school tea-room, the chef at The Owl prides herself on simple food done well. The perfect stop off for brunch on the way to the coast.

  • 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?

  • Pinkies ready? Afternoon Tea Week 2020!

    Oh go on then - in for a penny, in for a few more pounds!! Nibble your way through our favourite places to afternoon teas.  Champagne with ours, please.

  • 10 Pubs With Gorgeous Gardens

    Norfolk has the best pubs, it's a fact. Here are a pick of the top ten to enjoy a socially-distanced pint in across Norfolk. If it's good enough for a Prince...

  • 5 Top BBQ Tips from Morton’s Farm

    Rob Morton, owner of Morton’s Family Farm in North Norfolk, knows a things or two about great grilling and has shared a few of his meaty secrets!

  • Take that in the face! Hello Gifford’s Circus

    Put some razzle-dazzle back into mealtime monotony with a double whammy of scrumptious, summery dishes from Giffords Circus' new cookbook.

  • The rosé revolution

    Once dismissed as "lady petrol" (ugh), it's now officially the drink of the summer. Read on for top tips on buying the best bottles and how to stay hangover free?

  • Arghhhh I can’t stop eating!!!

    None of my summer shorts fit and I still can't stop stuffing my face. Thankfully The Mindful Cook is on hand with these 3 easy emotional eating tips.

  • 20 food & drink takeaways

    Miss eating out? We hear you - check out our Muddy favourite foodies and their splendiferous menu of dine at home experiences. 

  • Fresh Pasta with Asparagus & Wild Garlic

    Want a quick and easy dish during lockdown? Try this 20 minute, delectable and light supper direct from our favourite Daylesford chefs.

  • 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.

  • 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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