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  • Moroccan Feast

    Muddy review: The Red Lion, Yardley Hastings’ special occasion takeaway

    Give yourself a break from being a kitchen slave. The pro team at The Red Lion are laying on swanky takeaways. We donned our stretchiest waistbands and gave their Moroccan Feast a whirl.

  • Hibiscus wine

    Muddy Reviews: Hibiscus Fine Dining, Northampton

    As Hibiscus triumphantly re-opens after a second lockdown, we don our stretchiest waistbands to have a go at their tasting menu and find out how they've bloomed since opening in the grounds of Delapré Abbey just weeks before the pandemic hit.

  • Xmas table

    How to ace Christmas lunch

    If the idea of laying on Christmas lunch for 16 extended family members and their multifarious dietary requirements brings you out in a cold sweat then fear not! We grilled top chef Sam Squires of Hibiscus for his top tips to save the spuds and your sanity.

  • 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?

  • Crab tagliatelle kings head

    8 of the best posh takeaways

    Desperate to sink your teeth into some fine dining but don't feel ready to take your chances at a restaurant? At your service, Northamptonshire's fanciest takeaways.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • DiningRoom

    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?

  • 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.

  • 14 gluten-free places to eat out

    More and more people are going gluten-free and the Northants cafe owner and restaurateurs are certainly listening. Voilà, a Muddy round up of the best gluten-free spots in our 'shire.

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