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  • 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.

  • Fashion overhaul at Rushden Lakes

    Shopping is less of a drag when you're in the heart Nene Valley surrounded by lakes. It's where big brand fashion meets lakeside restaurants and cafes. Yes please!

  • 17 Fabulously Festive Christmas Lunches

    If you're looking for a decent spot for a Xmas lunch, we've rounded up a few Northants hot-spots to make it easy for you! 'Tis the season to be merry, fa la la la la...

  • Fine dining, but not as we know it!

    Hibiscus gives a whole new meaning to fine dining! There's no fusty dining room and hushed convo here. This is fine dining 2020; and it can be as fun as the food!

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