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  • Review: Deakin’s, Canterbury

    An eatery in Canterbury that is both pub and dining room, perfect for private party hire and ideal to take the kiddies - napkins at the ready!

  • The Ivy Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Muddy was the first in to review the brand spanking new The Ivy Royal Tunbridge Wells doncha know... Read on, food-lovers, read on!

  • Muddy eats: The Kentish Hare

    Hop, skip and jump over to The Kentish Hare in Bidborough where the interiors are stylish but food is the real star

  • The Poet at Matfield

    Try this unique Braai (South African-style BBQ) - it's the holy grail of a hot summer's day...

    • New London hang-out

      Last week saw an historic gathering of power players for a day of diplomatic discussions. EU leaders discussing the terms of Brexit? Nah, I’m talking Muddy Stiletto’s national conference, obviously! With your local superblog now boasting 18 (yes flippin eighteen!) regional editions, us editors convened en masse in the smoke to um, drink quite a lot of […]

    • Kent’s top gastropubs

      The Top 50 Gastropub Awards just took place – celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit of that food-led phenomenon, the great British pub that serves awesome grub. Organised by the Publican’s Morning Advertiser and voted for by industry insiders this is the shortlist that really matters in the pub grub world. Kent has 3 fabulous pubs in the Top […]

      • Sunday roasts with the most

        Quite frankly the only thing likely to entice me outside at this time of year is a cosy Kent pub, roaring fire and good old Sunday roast. Sometimes we squeeze in a quick walk first (if we’re feeling particularly game and I’m wearing the prerequisite double-sock-layer-system). Afterwards we seek out the ultimate reward – mouth-watering meats, glorious […]

      • Muddy eats: Framptons

        Next time you’re in Tunny Wells you might want to check out Framptons – a cool new Café Bar & Kitchen that opened just last month. Located in the heart of the Pantiles and split over two floors it’s the kind of place you can drop in for breakfast through mid-morning coffee, light or full […]

        • Muddy eats: The Barrow House

          Yup, it’s pretty chilly at the mo, but if anything can lure me outside it is a scenic stroll and a roaring pub fire. And it was on one of those gloriously clear, yet crisp, days that I discovered this perfect walk/lunch combo at The Barrow House, a gorgeous new pub in Egerton from the team behind ever […]

        • The best way to spend a festive Sunday with the family!

          I’ll admit it, most of our weekends are taken up with taxi-ing the mudlets to various clubs or birthday parties and dealing with housework, homework and hangovers. But every now and then I insist on a day trip that takes us away from the routine of the rat race. Which is how we ended up at […]

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