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  • black plate with pannacotta and fruit dusted with icing sugar

    The King’s Arms, Charlton Horethorne

    A charming countryside inn with 10 comfy rooms, great food – and service to match – right on the Somerset/Dorset border

  • white plate with fillets of mackeral and mussel sauce

    The Chequers, Bath

    Relaxed Modern British fine dining and pub classics in a central Bath pub that's been here since the American Declaration of Independence

  • Twinkle twinkle Michelin stars

    The list of Michelin star winners, that is. The prestigious 2020 awards have just been announced. Take a look at the full line-up for the West Country

  • Bistro Lotte, Frome

    Scoff steak-frites, moules-frites, bouillabaisse, galettes, tartes and other French comfort classics – no passport required.

  • Bristol Lido

    Make like you're still on holiday: wine and dine in the glass-fronted poolside restaurant and bar/cafe, enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool, laze in the hot tub and sauna or have a massage in the spa

  • Exmoor White Horse Inn

    Fancy a walk on the wild side? Muddy vists Exmoor for a defrazzling countryside stay (and some Beast-spotting) at The White Horse Inn.

  • The Green Table, Dartington

    Eating your greens just got better! Muddy Devon gets her feet under the table at Dartington's coolest cafe

  • 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.

    • The Bull Inn, nr Bruton

      From the people behind international art gallery Hauser & Wirth and the Roth Bar & Grill, this trad Somerset pub is family and dog friendly with top notch pub classics on the menu and a plethora of games and activities in the sunny gardens

    • 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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