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  • 10 best vegan eats in Warwickshire & the West Midlands

    Vegan or vegetarian curious? Get your local plant-based fix at one of these foodie joints that put veggies front and centre and deliver on flavour.

  • Review: The Fuzzy Duck, Armscote

    Dame Judy Dench is a fan of this modern, award-winning gastropub owned by the founders of Baylis & Harding - but what did Muddy think?

  • Sunday best: 15 local eateries that serve delicious roasts

    Can't be bothered to baste potatoes with goose fat? I hear you. Instead grab your gang and head to one of these local restaurants or gastropubs.

  • Your festive guide to the big smoke this Christmas

    Eat, drink, and be merry in the capital this festive season with our holly jolly hitlist. From glam pop-ups and glittering fairgrounds to cocktails and carols, here's the best of the best.

  • Review: RSC Rooftop Restaurant

    Night out at the theatre in Stratford? You'll be needing dinner first - and this rooftop restaurant delivers on flavour, price and has views to boot.

  • Superflashy newsflash! New eats and celebs in town

    From Michelin starred chefs to big names in town, when it comes to hot gossip, our salt-rimmed glass runneth over. Here are the latest need-to-knows in our patch...

  • Review: The Arden Hotel

    Luxurious, steeped in history and smack bang in the centre of town. This impressive hotel is a solid choice when visiting Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • 16 zero waste stores you’ll really want to shop in

    Striving to achieve your green goals? Warwickshire and the West Mid's rising number of eco-friendly refill stores has it covered. Here's our pick of the 16 best locally.

  • Blur’s Alex James brings Britpop cider to Warwickshire

    He's the bassist-come-farmer from Britpop royalty Blur, and has just launched his new cider at Stratford-upon-Avon's Bonds Lifestyle. Of course Muddy stopped by for a taste.

  • Grab a table at these 10 cosy pubs for chilly days

    Best thing about autumn? It's time to hunker down with a large glass of red and relax in front of the fire (and let someone else do the cooking)! Here's the best pubs in Warwickshire and the West Midlands for a cosy meal out.

  • Review: Revive, Warwick

    Awesome coffee? Check? Delicious food? Check? Insta-worthy interiors with more parlour games than you can shake a stick at? Triple check with pom poms on. Here's what we though of Warwick's hottest new cafe/ bar Revive.

  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • 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. 

  • 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?

  • 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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