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  • The 33 best local artisan gins

    The 33 best artisan gins across the Muddy counties - rack them up, throw in some Juniper berries and rosemary, and let's get drinking!

  • Review: Houdini’s

    Award-winning Magic Bars where you can experience live magic up close with some of the country’s finest magicians – perfect for date night with a difference or a novel night out with the girls! Read the Muddy review...

  • Macknade Fine Foods

    With a new deck area to eat out in the sunshine and a big birthday bash (you're invited by the way) to celebrate 40 years of delicious fine foods in Faversham this award winning restaurant and deli is well worth a visit...

  • WIN Gin!

    Longtooth gin a modern twist on an iconic 60s brand, looks almost too gorgeous to drink (I said almost), tastes flippin' fabulous AND we've got 3 bottles to giveaway! World Gin Day is Sat 8 June so go on, celebrate in style.

  • Eat out: Draper’s Arms

    Artisan bakery, coffee house and pub in the heart of medieval Canterbury. It's recently changed hands so in the name of research, Muddy went to try it out...

  • Eat Out: The Leicester Arms Hotel, Penshurst

    Loved by locals, Sunday lunchers, cyclists, dog walkers, history lovers, over-nighters and families alike (especially in the summer when both adults and kiddies can enjoy this gorgeous beer garden). Let us tell you about the perfect place for day-tripping...

  • Eat out: Powder & Magazine

    Muddy tries Rochester's new hidden gem, Powder & Magazine - a casual gastro dining restaurant for discerning food and drink fans. You’ll love the cool historic setting of this restaurant in the old Royal Navy Ordnance Depot.

  • Afternoon Tea Treats

    Looking for a sweet treat for your mother, mother-in-law or your good self this Mothering Sunday? Here's our guide to 10 of the best...

  • Eat out: Raspberry Room, Brasted

    This gorgeous new tea room is bringing a bit of glamour, a splash of colour and a taste-buds treat to the 'burbs pictureque village of Brasted, near Sevenoaks. Be one of the first to take your girlfriends or granny here – it’s going to be super popular!

  • A cocktail, and make it snappy!

    We've collated the best bars across the Muddy counties in which to whet your whistle with your favourite tipple. Ibuprofen at the ready? Then we'll begin!

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