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  • Review: Voilà at Home

    Whether it's dinner for two or a dinner party for six, we've discovered Voilà at Home a new service that brings fine dining to your table. Nina Hytner samples the goodies.

  • Caffeine boost! 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Review: The Grape Variety

    There are many great reasons to love The Grape Variety, a cool urbane wine bar in Chipstead, and they all start and end with wine.

  • Review: Great Fosters

    Half term is coming and if ever a getaway was needed, it's now. For a fairy tale fantasy, head to Great Fosters in north Surrey, where there's plenty to keep kids and parents happy.

  • Fizz Friday: A dream night in

    Staying in is the new going out. And when a virtual Prosecco tasting is beamed straight into your living room - it becomes the perfect night in writes Nina Hytner.

  • Pubs with autumn walks

    Get a blast of fresh air, take in the autumn prettiness then cosy up in a pub. Here's our pick of the best 13 walks in Surrey with great pubs nearby.

  • Review: The Sun Inn, Chobham

    The best known antidote to wintery weather is a boozy night out in a cosy pub. And we know just the place – The Sun Inn in Chobham.

  • Lunch with a view: 12 fab waterside eats

    Make the most of summer's last hurrah and watch the world float by at these fabulous waterside spots to eat and drink.

  • Recipe: Pear and blackberry tarte tatin

    Feeling fruity? You will be with this sumptuous September dish. With foragable fruits on every corner who can resist this sexy rustic French dish.

  • Girls’ day out

    What a year! What with juggling home working, home schooling and life admin, we're all in need of some time out. So here are 10 treats with an emphasis on indulgence and relaxation.

  • Review: The Plough Inn, Coldharbour

    Muddy revisits this true foodie haven hidden away in the Surrey Hills - The Plough Inn is a rural retreat of a pub that's worth a detour.

  • 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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