Food & Drink
Muddy says: A cosy traditional pub with rooms, charming features and a secret outside terrace in the heart of historic Warwick.
Muddy says: Whittle's, set within the beautiful Grade II Listed Victorian Binswood Hall, has the perfect blend of period charm and contemporary culinary delight. Enjoy decadent afternoon teas, cocktails and all-day dining or dinner.
Muddy says: Refurbished restaurant with 12 bedrooms and a lively cocktail bar in the centre of historic Stratford-upon-Avon opposite Shakespeare's Schoolroom.
Muddy says: A beautifully restored Georgian pub with rooms, re-opened in April 2016. Feels like popping into a very stylish friend's house and staying in one of her 15 bedrooms!
Muddy says: Looking for the perfect home away from home for an overnight stay, wedding or a celebratory house party? This elegant B&B townhouse has 10 rooms, dedicated house hosts and is two minutes from fab sister hotel The Arden!
Muddy says: Fancy staying literally opposite the RSC theatres and the River Avon in Shakespeare's birthplace? Well, you couldn't get a better location than this luxe award-winning 45-room hotel!
Muddy says: A lovely dark 'Hague' blue Coffee Bar and Vintage Store which reached the finals of The Muddy Awards 2019, and serves the best brownies EVER (even Vogue says so!)...you can get them delivered too.
Muddy says This historic 16th Century 4-star hotel is set in beautiful grounds, including the listed, 100-year-old Topiary Garden and an 11th-century church where Shakespeare is believed to have married Anne Hathaway.
Muddy says: An independent Warwickshire artisan distillery producing award-winning gin in small handcrafted batches inspired by authentic Tudor garden botanicals.
Muddy says: A warm and welcoming child and dog-friendly boozer in a delightful spot opposite scenic Kenilworth Castle and close to Abbey Fields.
Muddy says: Family-run farm shop selling spectacular, ethically reared meat, fish, cheeses and pretty much everything else you need to go with it plus, a gift shop, restaurant, and children's holiday activities.
Muddy says: Voted Warwickshire's best bar in the 2018 Muddy Stilettos Awards, Leamington's only micro-brewery pub has so many artisan gins it would take months to work through them all (or just a really, really good weekend!).
A breathtakingly beautiful Grade II listed Warwickshire 4* country house hotel with a new boutique spa and restaurant boasting 3 AA Rosettes.
Muddy says: This imposing castle manages to combine elegance with a casual, relaxed vibe and is a great venue for drinks, eating out and your ‘I do’ moment.
Muddy says: Vanity Fair called Stoke Park’s spa one of the ‘four Must Visit spas in the world’ and I’m not going to argue with that judgement – the five star facilities and relaxed, luxe vibe make it a dead cert for a perfect spa day.
Muddy says: Escape from it all in the spa at this award-winning 4-star hotel in the Warwickshire countryside, famous for its stunning golf courses.
Muddy says: An award-winning buzzing bar & gastropub, elegant places to eat overlooking a leafy garden and glamorous private rooms for meetings and celebrations.
Muddy says: A stylish award-winning pub with 13 bedrooms in the heart of Warwick, great for chilling on sofas, warm open fires in winter, cosy hidden alcoves and interesting menu.
Muddy says: A great Leamington local with a new breakfast menu. Behind its imposing Victorian frontage is a spacious, welcoming bar and eatery.
Muddy says: A quirky, lively Victorian pub with an attractive courtyard, fab Sunday lunches and jovial atmosphere. A 5-minute walk from Stratford town centre.
Muddy says: Pub it with the family or private dine with friends in super-stylish interiors - think parquet floors, red leather booths and chic Tom Dixon mesh bar lighting.
Muddy says: Raymond's Blanc's pitch-perfect Oxfordshire institution needs no introduction. Thirty years of two Michelin stars, beautiful kitchen gardens and top-tier gastronomie: Le Manoir is Muddy's go-to for special occasions.
The Maytime Inn is a luxurious, 4 star gold rating hideaway, tucked into the historic village of Asthall, Oxfordshire. Dating back to the 17th century, it was bought by now-owner Dominic Wood in 2012 and has since been extensively renovated and remodelled. There is now a bar and restaurant for visitors to enjoy, as well […]
A handsome, Grade II* listed, Cotswold building with parts dating from 947AD, The Porch House, in the heart of historic Stow-on-the-Wold, claims to be ‘England’s oldest Inn’. It is also a stylish boutique retreat with restaurant, inn and 13 stylish rooms from £99 a night on a B&B basis. A light and airy bar with […]
Muddy says: a boutique Cotswolds inn with 22 rooms which re-opened in July 2016. Featuring light, bright, contemporary spaces including an open-plan restaurant, a full-length bar top that flows into counter dining space facing the wood-fired oven specialising in pizzas
Embrace your passion for food and learn to create phenomenal cuisine in a fun, relaxed setting. Our courses, held in a relaxed and homely kitchen space next to the double Michelin-starred kitchens of Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, are suitable for all experience levels. From half-day introductions to residential programmes, dinner party master classes to […]