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Pubs & Inns

  • Review: Wild Thyme & Honey, Ampney Crucis

    Cotswolds corker! Brand new for this year and showing all the honey-stoned charms you'd expect of an historic 16th century inn (with some multi-million pound mod-cons), read on and book in. You'll love it.

  • Review: The Hare & Hounds, nr Newbury

    A little bit of country, a little bit of rock 'n' roll. The Hare and Hounds is a boutique inn with 30 stylish rooms, fuss-free food and a focus on fun - Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel checks in.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

  • Top Gastropubs 2022 revealed

    Find out which of our Rutland and Leicestershire local pubs made the cut.

  • The loveliest restaurants with rooms

    Ever been out for an epic meal and felt so satisfied that you could just crash? Well now you can! Here's some of the best place to feast and flop in Rutland and Leicestershire.

  • 6 waterside eating spots

    Ahh, is there anything better than a stroll along the waterside? Actually, yes - a waterside pub that includes a long lazy lunch and some superb views across Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • Private dining spots for a reunion to remember

    Let someone else do the cooking and washing up while you catch up in style at your family reunion. All you need to do is book one of these Leicestershire and Rutland pubs and restaurants with private dining rooms.

  • Top 50 gastropubs 2021 revealed

    What better week for the reveal of the country's best gastropubs than the start of lockdown easing? And guess what? Two pubs in Rutland are in the top 50 and one in Leicestershire in the next best 50. Phones at the ready to bag your table.

  • Family-friendly post-lockdown pubs

    Pubs are reopening this month. Hurrah! From riverside views to countryside backdrops, we're raising a glass to some of the best family-friendly ones.

  • Sunday roast takeaway

    Don't fancy cooking for the family this weekend? I hear you, which is why I've hunted down some of the best takeaway roasts to enjoy during lockdown across Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • The local Michelin star winners for 2021!

    In case you missed the announcement, the winners have been crowned (and some are offering takeaway!). Take a look at the full line-up for Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond.

  • 4 cosy outdoor dining spots

    Cosy doesn’t have to mean hiding away indoors. Here are some brilliantly snug places to spend chilly but beautiful autumn/winter nights outdoors.

  • Awesome autumn walks with a pub

    Is there anything better than a beautiful Autumnal walk that ends in a pub lunch? Stroll and scoff your way across Leicestershire and Rutland.

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