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  • No 97, Surbiton

    Warm and friendly with a superb fine dining menu and a drinks menu to die for – we’re loving this restaurant and gin bar in Surbiton’s leafy Maple Road.

    • One One Four, Teddington

      This funky little restaurant in the heart of Teddington is a real find - with innovative cooking and a brilliant drinks menu.

    • Salt Pig, Dorking

      Once an oinker, always an oinker... Muddy goes the whole hog and does the full three courses...

    • The Ivy Cobham Brasserie

      The Ivy in Cobham is still the hottest ticket in town, 18 months after opening. Muddy unleashes her inner grand dame on what is fast becoming a British institution.

    • Surrey’s best restaurants

      Whether you're looking to indulge in fantastic French food or Surrey's best curry - we know just the place.

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  • Fancy a weekend away in Kent?

    Course you do! We’ve teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on the Garden of England’s hidden gems. PLUS we’re giving away a luxe weekend stay there worth £500! Aren’t we nice?

    • Eyes to the skies

      Get a retro thrill for you or a loved one with a whirl in this special aircraft at the Goodwood estate.

    • Winter boltholes

      Pack that overnighter and give yourself the break you deserve, with 37 curated cosy breaks across the Muddy counties.

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  • Best winter coats

    Solve your winter warmth woes with these coats for women – handpicked by Muddy’s favourite boutique owners and stylists to keep you gorgeously geared for those chilly days ahead.

    • Get muddy and lose inches

      Fancy taking several inches off your body and a few years off your face while you're at it? Enter Jenny from Beautify salon in Caterham. She's your gal!

    • Hot lava shell massage

      If you like your massage treatments hot and hard, it's got to be the hot lava shell massage. It's just the thing for gnarly shoulder muscles.

  • Panto! Aladdin

    Muddy intern Alice Ridsdale reviews Aladdin at the Leatherhead Theatre – and her verdict? It’s a guaranteed good time. Oh yes it is!

    • Hansel and Gretel

      The Rose Theatre's adaptation of Hansel and Gretel is a fabulous feel-good fable with a wonderfully festive twist - and I couldn't recommend it enough.

    • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

      Don't eat the manky apple, Snow White! Oops, too late. Read our review of the Harlequin Theatre's seasonal show, starring - oh yeah! - Ann Widdecombe.

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    • Speedy supper: Prawn Laksa

      Ready in just 30 minutes, this quick and easy Prawn Laksa is also healthy, hearty and the perfect midweek supper for anyone on a fitness drive.

    • Property Flirt: Caterham

      Look at that garden! Half an acre of verdant lawns looking out over fields and a woodland. AND it's next door to Caterham School. Niiiice. Wanna guess the price?!

    • Are you sober curious?

      Whether you're doing Dry January or merely cutting down, we're all re-examining our relationship with alcohol right now. Could "sober curious" be for you?

    • Pilates for life

      Pilates strengthens the back, teaches good alignment, and provides gentle stretches for tight muscles - perfect for people with back or spinal problems.

  • Co-working: 5 reasons to do it

    Are you tired of working from home? Sick of setting up in coffee shops? Maybe you’re over the rigidity of long-term office leases? Then it’s time to consider co-working.

    • Chinthurst School, Tadworth

      Muddy says: A small high-achieving prep school set in a rural location with a strong family-friendly vibe and a big emphasis on community.

    • Downsend School, Leatherhead

      Downsend School is a selective independent co-ed prep school in Leatherhead with a strong academic offering and a thriving sense of community.

  • Meet the author: Frances Trussell

    Muddy meets former broadcast journalist turned mindfulness coach, Frances Trussell, whose first book is out on Fri 30 Nov.

    • Hello boys!

      Now on its second tour of the UK after a nine-year run in the West End, Jersey Boys remains a red-hot ticket. Vicky Edwards discovers the secret of the show’s success and how it has led to love, laughter and a lot of sightseeing…

    • Muddy’s in the glossies

      Check out Muddy Stilettos over SIX pages in the brilliant Psychologies magazine

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