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  • The Garage Buckingham

    The Garage, Buckingham

    Don’t fancy dinner at a petrol station? Prepare to be amazed. Well Street Garage in Buckingham (ok, but it’s only just over the border) is all about pared back industrial-chic surroundings with a creative foodie flair that makes it much more than just a pitstop.

  • 6 fabulous Mothers’ Day afternoon teas

    Whether, you're treating your Mum to the loveliest afternoon tea in the shire or just fancy giving yourself the gift of Prosecco and all the cakes, here's our pick of the best.

  • Forge Coffee, Culworth

    In celebration of National Pie Week, Muddy assesses the pastry at hidden away rural cafe, Forge Coffee, and finds it really rather satisfactory. Oh, and the coffee and cakes will do very nicely.

  • 7 Rural cafes worth the drive

    Whether you're in the sticks and desperate to get out of the house for a decent cortado, or a townie in search of some rural refreshment, don't despair. Here's our pick of Northamptonshire's best rural cafes worth a schlep.

  • Flip it: Where to get the best pancakes

    We scoff stacks of pancakes on a regular basis so we know where to indulge. No need to worry about the smoke alarm going off and the dishes piling up. Here are ten of the best in Northants and beyond.

  • 7 of the best Sunday roasts

    We've tested Yorkshire puds, red wine gravy and roast spuds 'til they're coming out of our ears. So here are the very best. Warning: contains picturesque settings and local produce.

  • The Crown Inn, Weston

    This rejuvenated historic coaching inn is a foodie’s dream, hidden away in a secret corner of the shire. Shhh. Don't tell anyone.

  • All change at Stanwick Hotel restaurant

    There's a new chef (via The Snooty Fox in Lowick) at this charming, traditional hotel restaurant in Stanwick. Shall we go for lunch?

  • Fancy a mocktail?

    Made it through Dry Jan and still feeling virtuous? Here are some cool local spots for those still in mocktail mode.

  • 11 things to do this Valentine’s Day

    From gin tasting to supper clubs, a night at the theatre to a romantic night away, Northants is full of love this week.

  • Gastro Heaven

    30 of the best cookery courses across the Muddy counties to tantalise your tastebuds, and impress even the fussiest dinner guest.

  • 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.

  • 46 stunning pubs for sunny days

    Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

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