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  • Sleep in style at The Beech House

    To celebrate grabbing the gong for Best Boutique Stay in the Muddy Awards 2018, The Beech House is offering all Muddy readers 25% off bed and breakfast.

  • The Blue Bell Inn

    This gorgeous gastro pub in Rothley has all the charm of a village local and as dieting isn't on my list of resolutions, I was only too happy to tuck in.

  • Muddy eats at Black Iron

    This stylish new restaurant offers modern fine dining quality British food and a wine list well worth plundering.

  • Mill Street Pub and Kitchen

    It's been just over a year since the stylish Mill Street opened in the heart of Oakham. Muddy checks in for dinner and a sleepover.

    • Muddy tries momos

      I'm not usually a fan of eating out at Indian restaurants, but this all recently changed when I visited Everest Dine.

    • Muddy Eats: The Oat Hill

      Plush decor, a pretty garden and top-notch food - no wonder The Oat Hill won Best Destination Pub in the Muddy Awards 2017.

      • Muddy Eats: Korean buddha bowls

        You may love a juicy burger but I've found a foodie fave at newly opened Grounded Kitchen.

      • 3 NEW burger joints to sink your teeth into

        Burgers are coming up trumps in Leicestershire and just when you think there's no more room for a new one, up pops three in one go! And we're not just talking about your average bap, no sireee it's all about the posh patties, quality ingredients and hand-made sauces not to mention wings, fries, shakes and more. Thanks America for introducing us to these juicy delights, but we'll take it from here. Here's everything you need to know about the new buns on the block...

        • Our new favourite London hang-out

          With Muddy Stilettos now boasting 18 regional editions, us editors convened en masse in the smoke to um, drink quite a lot of prosecco...

        • Holly Bell: My Favourite Places

          Great British Bake Off Fans will remember lovely Holly Bell, the young mum from Leicester who was runner-up in series 2 of the popular baking show. Fast forward a few years and Holly still lives here and also writes her own blog full of tasty recipes. It's no surprise then that she has her finger (and taste buds) on the pulse when it comes to fun places to eat around the city...

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