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  • The Olive Branch, Clipsham

    For a village pub, this one punches well above its weight. We head into the Rutland countryside for a memorable meal as it celebrates its 20th birthday.

  • Quirky tea rooms and cafes

    Sometimes you want to sip your cup of tea with a side of quirkiness. Here's our pick of the most unusually placed local cafes and tea rooms.

  • Fika out!

    I'm always on the hunt for a place with cool decor, a quirky idea and a unique food menu. Step forward Fika, Oakham.

  • The George, Great Oxendon

    Sunday roast at this beautiful bucolic pub ticks all the boxes.

  • 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.

  • Muddy Eats: Tamatanga

    Like your Indian food, fresh, flavoursome and fast? Tamatanga is the perfect place for you.

    • Indian Summer

      Looks like Leicester is set to have an Indian summer and we don't mean the weather! We're talking about the Indian food invasion that's hitting our shores and coming faster than your freshly baked chapati.

    • 46 stunning pubs for sunny days

      Everyone knows that one of summer's great pleasures is sipping a cold one in a pub garden. So here's the best of the bunch across all the Muddy counties. Cheers!

      • John’s House Restaurant

        A few phone calls and a six month waiting list later, I finally made it to Leicestershire's only Michelin-starred restaurant...but was it worth the wait?

      • Meet fab florist, Amanda Steele

        Amanda Steele has been frolicking with flowers for as long as she can remember it's no wonder that her amazing handiwork work has been featured all over the world. Here we find out where she likes to hang out locally in Rutland.

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