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  • Best January cheap eats

    Caned the credit card at Christmas? Then swanky dinner dates are probably off the menu this month. Cue the Muddy-approved cheap-ish, chic dining spots.

  • Sneak peek inside new indie restaurant NineB

    The trendy new restaurant/bar is opening this week. Want to know who is heading up the kitchen and what's on the menu? Read on.

    • Veganuary 2020: How to live the plant life locally

      If you're tucking into your chicken and pine nut pesto wrap for lunch, you clearly missed the memo. It's Veganuary didn't you know so to make things a little easy, we've hunted out the best vegan-friendly places in and around the city from beauty to beer.

    • Leicester’s newest indie restaurant NineB

      There's a new indie kid on the block opening in Jan 2020 and we're super excited about this one. Bagsy one of those tables in the middle!

      • FIFTY EIGHT

        This cosy but chic neighbourhood restaurant serves coffee by day and turns it up a notch at night by offering simple flavoursome food.

      • Gastro Heaven!

        30 of the best cookery courses across the Muddy counties to tantalise your tastebuds, and impress even the fussiest dinner guest.

        • 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.

            • Book now: Best autumn pudding and supper clubs

              Fancy something a little different than your local pub? Then take a peek at these awesome foodie joints popping up over Leicestershire and Rutland this autumn.

            • 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.

            • 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!

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