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Love Wine Festival

Muddy says: If you love wine as much as we do, then Love Wine is the festival for you! It comes to the Harbour Hotel in Guilford on Sat 21 March.

Food & Drink

Giggling Squid, Weybridge

Muddy says: Fast, fragrant and fresh - authentic Thai food in stylish surroundings with an emphasis on sharing plates.

Food & Drink

Tunsgate Quarter

Muddy says: Guildford's most stylish shopping, dining and lifestyle destination - right in the heart of town overlooking the historic Guildford Castle.

Bags & accessories

Cento Uno, Surbiton

Muddy says: From the team behind the brilliant Number 97 in Surbiton and One One Four in Teddington, comes this fabulous neighbourhood pizzeria. Buon appetito!

Cafés

The Cricketers, Cobham

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.

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The March Hare, Guildford

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.

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The Sun Inn, Chobham

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.

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The Queen’s Head, Weybridge

Muddy says: This stylish 1700s coach house just off the high street in well-heeled Weybridge offers quality French fare with a British twist.

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The Victoria, Oxshott

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.

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The Barley Mow, Englefield Green

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.

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The Black Horse, Reigate

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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Beaverbrook

Muddy says: The former home of Lord Beaverbrook is now a luxury country house hotel with 35 boutique bedrooms, a luxury spa as well as a Japanese grill and Anglo-Italian restaurant.

Day spa

Seasons Cafe & Kitchen, Woking

Muddy says: Seasons cafe is in the pretty canal-side café at The Lightbox in Woking, offering exciting seasonal specials.

Cafés

La Barbe, Reigate

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.

Food & Drink

Fego, Cobham

Muddy says: With its laid-back vibe and fab food - Fego in Cobham has something for everyone.

Cafés

Fego, Banstead

Muddy says: A cool café, restaurant and bar with great food and cocktails, and a super cool and laid-back vibe. We particularly love the live music nights.

Bars

Meejana, Weybridge

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.

Cookery schools

Cakes by Bells

Muddy says: Freshly baked, perfectly iced, cleverly creative, these sweet treats are a cut-above your usual Victoria sponge. For birthdays, christenings, weddings – or just because.

Artisan producers

Yard Market, Godalming

Muddy says: A contemporary marketplace offering unique handcrafted goods by artisan producers in the heart of Godalming.

Artisan producers

The Bridge, Chertsey

Muddy says: Looking for riverside dining with a view to die for - The Bridge in Chertsey is your pub! 

Food & Drink

How to Cook Good Food

Muddy says: If you love food, step this way and say a big hello to former London chef Laura Scott.

Catering

Binary Botanical

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.

Artisan producers

Real English Drinks House

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!

Artisan producers

The White Horse, Hascombe

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.

Food & Drink

The Gallery Restaurant at Denbies, Dorking

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!

Food & Drink

Lingfield Park Resort

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.

Attractions

Secretts of Milford

Muddy says: A long established farm and farm shop selling home grown produce, local artisan products and imported fine foods.

Artisan producers

Spun Candy

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.

Artisan producers

The Running Horses, Mickleham

Muddy says: Historic and characterful rural coaching inn with traditional wood-panelled bar with open log fire, an award-winning restaurant and five bedrooms.

B&B

Seasons Café and Kitchen, Guildford

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.

Cafés

The Retreat, Staines-upon-Thames

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.

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The Cock Inn, Headley

Muddy says: Traditional country pub full of character and charm offering fresh seasonal food and a great drinks menu. Dog and family friendly.

Food & Drink

The Stag on the River, Lower Eashing

Muddy says: A stunning riverside pub with a great outdoor area, lovely food and stylish rooms.

B&B

Bubble & Twist Alchemy Service

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.

Bars

The Fox and Hounds, Englefield Green

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.

Food & Drink

Noel’s Farm Shop

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!

Artisan producers

Crafty Brewing Company

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.

Artisan producers

One 40, Cranleigh

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.

Bags & accessories

The Bull Inn, Limpsfield

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.

Bars

One One Four, Teddington

Muddy says: Part city slicker, part country bumpkin - you'll find a relaxed and unpretentious vibe, and some amazing food.

Bars

No 97, Surbiton

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.

Bars

The Percy Arms

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.

B&B

Albury Organic Vineyard

Muddy says: The finest quality sparkling and rosé wines from vines grown exclusively in the beautiful Surrey Hills. Bottoms up!

Artisan producers

The Merry Harriers

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.

B&B

Salt Pig, Dorking

Muddy says: A stylish, cosy and inviting cocktail bar and restaurant with a private dining room right in the heart of Dorking.

Bars

The Hatch, Redhill

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.

Food & Drink

Red, White and Rose

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!

Food & Drink

The Plough Inn, Coldharbour

Muddy says: A traditional English country inn with stylish accommodation, good food and real ale, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

B&B

The Mulberry Inn, Chiddingfold

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.

B&B

Rose and Crown Bar, Godalming

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.

Bars

Dastaan Indian Restaurant, Epsom

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.

Food & Drink

Sands at Bleak House, Woking

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.

B&B

Breech Lane Curry House

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.

Cookery schools

Greener Greens

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!

Artisan producers

Simply Scones cafe, Great Bookham

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!

Cafés

The Talbot Inn, Ripley

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.

B&B

High Clandon Estate Vineyard

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.

Food & Drink

Caldesi

Inspired by Giancarlo’s rural upbringing in Tuscany, Katie and Giancarlo opened Caldesi in Campagna, meaning Caldesi in the Country, in 2007. The Caldesi’s are passionate about seasonal and sustainable ingredients and use local produce such as game, meat and eggs where possible. They are proud of their authentic Italian cooking and herb garden where diners […]

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Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Dining at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons is an experience that will stay with you forever. The hotel opened in 1984, with the restaurant quickly gaining two Michelin stars, an accolade that has since been repeated for an astonishing 30 years. Described as “a twist of imaginative genius”, Raymond Blanc’s dishes utilise the freshest, best […]

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The Milkhouse

VILLAGE PUB Situated in Sissinghurst, one of the most picturesque corners of Kent, The Milk House is a village pub at the heart of the community. A former 16th century hall house, with timber beams and a Tudor fireplace, the bar is popular with loyal locals, along with visitors from further afield, offering cask ales […]

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