Food & Drink
Muddy says: A low calorie, light beer that's quite unlike any other beer. With a crisp and clean Prosecco-like flavour this looks set to become Muddy's favourite tipple.
Muddy says: A brand new drinks house opening soon in Haslemere combining a shop (and website) that sells artisan beer, wine, cider and spirits, a café and bar, and, er, a Post Office counter!
Muddy says: This 16th century village pub in Hascombe has its fair share of locals tumbling in for a pint but is also a foodie destination in its own right.
Muddy says: We've hit the jackpot here - fine food and fine wine with a view to die for over the estate's 265 acres of vineyards and across to Box Hill and the South Downs. Gorgeous!
Muddy says: Lingfield Park is more than just a racecourse - it is a leisure resort offering racing, a 4* Marriott Hotel and spa and a championship 18-hole golf course.
Muddy says: A long established farm and farm shop selling home grown produce, local artisan products and imported fine foods.
Muddy says: Life is sweet when you've got Spun Candy - producing delicious handmade confectionary and hosting creative candy masterclasses - for kids and grown up kids alike.
Muddy says: Historic and characterful rural coaching inn with traditional wood-panelled bar with open log fire, an award-winning restaurant and five bedrooms.
Muddy says: A cafe by day and a unique event space by night from the team who behind Seasons at The Lightbox in Woking and The Tipsy Pigs private catering company.
Muddy says: A stylish neighbourhood pub with a large dining room and quality food - great for a Sunday pub lunch with the family or for an after-work drink with the girls.
Muddy says: Traditional country pub full of character and charm offering fresh seasonal food and a great drinks menu. Dog and family friendly.
Muddy says: A stunning riverside pub with a great outdoor area, lovely food and stylish rooms.
Muddy says: Cocktails ahoy! If you're suffering from drinks fatigue, then you most certainly need to call this mobile bar service. They have a special knack for knocking up tasty drinks with a twist.
Muddy says: A cosy and relaxed 18th century pub at the Bishopsgate entrance to Great Windsor Park, The Fox and Hounds serves quality home-cooked food all day.
Muddy says: Shopping local doesn't get much better than Noel's Farm Shop at Sutton Green where you'll find fantastic local produce, free range meat, artisan breads and gourmet foods. Ready, steady, scoff!
Muddy says: We love these traditional and innovative craft ales that are handmade in small batches in a Surrey barn using the finest malts and hops from around the world.
Muddy says: A true family business with the community at its heart, One Forty offers a great selection of fashion, accessories, gifts and home products - and an excellent café.
Muddy says: Village pubs don't get much more local than this. After a massive fund-raising campaign The Bull has been bought by local investors, refurbed and is now open for business.
Muddy says: Part city slicker, part country bumpkin - you'll find a relaxed and unpretentious vibe, and some amazing food.
Muddy says: You'll love this cool gin bar and neighbourhood restaurant Surbiton - where the buzz of the city meets the warmth and friendliness of the country.
Muddy says: An elegant country pub specialising in South African cuisine - think boerewors sausages, biltong and traditional South African bobotie. There are also five luxury bedrooms and a stylish separate function room.
Muddy says: The finest quality sparkling and rosé wines from vines grown exclusively in the beautiful Surrey Hills. Bottoms up!
Muddy says: A pretty 16th century inn in the village of Hambledon just out of Godalming with seven boutique B and B rooms, a campsite and llama trekking centre.
Muddy says: A stylish, cosy and inviting cocktail bar and restaurant with a private dining room right in the heart of Dorking.
Muddy says: A great find - nestled between Redhill and Reigate - this friendly pub offers unpretentious food, a great selection of beers and a cracking wine list.
Muddy says: Not sure where to start when it comes to choosing wine? Say hello to Red, White and Rose pop-up wine tasting events. Drink, learn, and love wine. Bottoms up!
Muddy says: A traditional English country inn with stylish accommodation, good food and real ale, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Muddy says: With it's central Guildford location overlooking the historic castle and gardens, The March Hare is a buzzing pub offering good food and service.
Muddy says: A stylish French brasserie in an historic old pub with a lovely garden outside and cosy nooks inside, serving classic French-influenced food and British favourites.
Muddy says: This stylish 1700s coach house just off the high street in well-heeled Weybridge offers quality French fare with a British twist.
Muddy says: The jewel in the crown of the Whites Brasserie group, this pub has a cosy bar for drinks, a stylish restaurant for dining, lovely garden and a super-cool tipi.
Muddy says: A charming family-friendly pub overlooking Englefield Green and within a stone's throw of Great Windsor park makes this the perfect spot for a post walk pint or nosh up.
Muddy says: Owned by Chris Evans and run by food and wine lovers, the Mulberry Inn is a welcoming a relaxed pub that ticks all the boxes.
Muddy says: This kitchen is bringing true happiness to the soul with homemade South American artisan treats.
Muddys says: This relaxed and stylish cocktail bar brings a bit of funk to the heart of Godalming offering twisted cocktails, local craft beer and a boutique wine list.
Muddy says: A top quality Indian restaurant run by two former head chefs at Mayfair's Michelin-starred Gymkhana serving gourmet signature dishes and classic curries.
Muddy says: Set on idyllic Downside Common, The Cricketers has inglenook fireplaces, cosy nooks and comfy armchairs aplenty - plus a beautiful garden overlooking the Common.
Muddy says: A truly French restaurant in the pretty market town of Reigate that's been around since 1982 - so it's clearly doing something right.
Muddy says: If you love a mezze, you're going to love Meejana. This award-winning Lebanese restaurant in swanky Weybrige is said to be the best Surrey.
Muddy says: Anila’s Indian Vegetarian cookery classes are designed to provide you with a variety of tasty nutritious meals that you and your family can prepare and enjoy together.
Muddy says: Seasons cafe is in the pretty canal-side café space at The Lightbox in Woking, offering exciting seasonal specials.
Muddy says: Love cheese? Oh yes I do!! And that's why Partisan Cheesemonger and Deli in Guildford is a firm Muddy favourite.
Muddy says: Situated on the edge of the beautiful Horsell Common, Sands at Bleak House is a chic and contemporary boutique hotel, restaurant and bar.
Muddy says: A home based Indian cookery school where curry lovers can learn to make authentic Indian vegetarian and non vegetarian food that is healthy, honest and homemade.
Muddy says: Authentic award-winning FODMAP friendly sauces made using traditional family recipes - and they're free from sugar, dairy, gluten, onion, garlic and preservatives. Ready steady cook.
Muddy says: If you love food, step this way and say a big hello to former London chef Laura Scott.
Muddy says: Organic locally-produced fruit, vegetables and herbs delivered direct to your door - your carbon footprint doesn't get any lower than this. And you'll be super healthy to boot!
Muddy says: The fresh scones come with a big dollop of homemade jam and cream, and a proper pot of tea in this café run by people with disabilities at The Grange. Perfect!
Muddy says: This 500-year-old coaching house in the pretty village of Ripley offers ample history and charm with a stylist 21st century twist.
Muddy says: If you haven't tried High Clandon's elegant English sparkling wines, you're missing out. But these multi-award winning wines sell out fast - so you'll have to be quick.
Muddy says: Beautifully restored historic coaching inn in the pretty market town of Reigate, serving British pub favourites alongside French brasserie classics.
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