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FEBRUARY 2019

Little Black Book

The latest handpicked businesses we think you’ll love

  • Kent’s top gastropubs

    Foodies rejoice! 4 of Kent’s fabulous pubs made the cut in the national Top 50 Gastropub Awards (this is the list that matters – as voted by industry experts). We love these wonderful eateries. Book your table now!

    • 31 Below, Marylebone

      You can keep Oxford, Bond and Kensington - it's Marylebone High Street and its new watering hole, 31 Below, all the way for me!

    • Review: Seventeen at One Warwick Park

      Muddy tries OWP's SEVENTEEN restaurant and discovered you can tumble down the rabbit hole this January with Alice in Wonderland inspired interiors and Afternoon teas. Curious? (And curiouser?)

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  • Kids in chaaaarge!

    Let my kids pick our family holiday? Errr, really? Call me a cynic, but this, I had to put to the test…Read on to see the result!

    • Fancy a weekend away… in Kent?!

      No need to travel past our border for the best things in life! I've teamed up with Southeastern to give you the lowdown on Kent's hidden gems. PLUS you can win a luxe hotel break in Tunny Wells worth £500! Aren't I nice?

    • The ultimate gift?

      There's no better Chrimbo present than an experience, right? Either for yourself, or someone...

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  • Witness the fitness! The best new sports gear for 2019

    Finding it hard to kickstart that hardcore new exercise regime? Buy some slinky new kit and you’ll be sprinting around the park faster than Mo Farah (possibly).

    • Powder Perfect

      Budget not stretching to Fendi or Chanel on the slopes this year (or frankly *any* year?). Julien Macdonald's collab with Dare2B to the rescue!

    • Festive fashion Top 10

      Invitations piling up and nothing to wear? Well, Cinders, you shall go to the ball (or, er, pub). Muddy's partywear edit incoming!

    • Natural skincare + bio-active science = RESULTS

      Two sisters, one multi-award winning beauty brand and - oh hello - 10 Balance Me bundles worth a total of £1200 to give away!

    • Hangover Hiders

      There's nothing Muddy doesn't know about partied out skin. So in the interests of not being mistaken for a dug-up corpse this Jan, behold our five fave month-after-the-morning-after skincare saviours.

  • Read these! February’s best new books

    It was still the dog days of winter last time I checked so there’s only one thing for it – let’s hunker down with a compelling new book. Cue February’s must-read tomes, as chosen by Muddy’s books editor Kerry Potter.

    • Win tickets!

      Half term sorted! We're giving away 4 tickets to see this all-singing, all-dancing stage show at Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells.

    • Your unmissable 2019 culture planner

      Want to make the most of 2019? Muddy's culture vulture Kerry Potter has curated the best new TV, music, theatre, film, books and art of the year. Diaries out!

    • The best books of 2018

      Attention bookworms! Put this little lot on your Christmas list and you can thank us later. Muddy's books editor Kerry Potter choose her top 10 tomes of 2018. Has your favourite made the cut?

    • The new John Lewis Xmas Ad

      It's here! The John Lewis Christmas ad has launched with the Rocket Man as its secret weapon for 2018 - but has it hit orbit or crash landed? You decide!

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    • Property Flirt

      It’s the Flirt Alert! Time to nosey through the corridors and cupboards of another gorgeous pad. Shall we...?

    • Find your dream home

      More people than ever are turning to property finding experts as the new secret weapon to secure their perfect home. Here's 10 REASONS WHY it could be the answer you're looking for...

    • Mud Monsters Fun Run

      Get your muddy kicks on this obstacle course fun run with Mud Monsters - we've a pair of tickets up for grabs!

    • Muddy tries: hypno-analysis

      Trying to kick a habit? Stressed at work? Want to lose weight? Muddy tries The Dream Pilot hypnosis...

  • Want to intern at Muddy?

    Muddy Kent is looking for a brilliant intern and self-confessed culture vulture. Is it you, or someone you know?

    • Feb Half Term Guide

      Making half term plans? What you need is the impeccably curated Muddy Half Term guide with the top 16 children’s activities in Kent.

    • Gift guide for littlies

      Treat the little people! Gorgeous young children's pressies for Christmas, with brands you won't find everywhere else.

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