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  • 10 flippin’ fab places for pancakes

    Can't be bothered with batter? Prefer feasting to flipping? Here's where to find the best homemade pancakes, galettes and waffles this Shrove Tuesday.

  • Local bakeries we love, in honour of GBBO

    Bake Off is back so time to drag out the food mixer. Can't be bothered? Fair enough! Put down that spatula and support these 8 drool-worthy Devon bakeries instead.

  • Muddy goes mad in the Med

    Okay, you got me - it's the Barbican in Plymouth but The Mad Merchant's quirky mix of authentic Turkish dishes and yup, Devon cream teas are the next best thing.

  • Review: Afternoon Tea at Wild Thyme Deli & Kitchen, Totnes

    Muddy road-tested Wild Thyme's new Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two, with pottery painting. Plus, we've snaffled one worth £65 for you and a pal to enjoy for FREE!

  • Best al fresco eateries to book now

    Time to make for the plate outdoors! Beat the heat by bagging an al fresco table at one of Devon's best outdoor dining spots.

  • Muddy review: STACC, Ilfracombe

    Did someone say Lemon & Raspberry Meringue Tart and Dulce De Leche Brownie? Ilfracombe's new cafe & patisserie is speaking our language.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Cool kid-friendly cafe, ahoy!

    A cafe that's become a destination for its doughnuts alone must be worth a visit, no? Muddy's definitely going back to The Curious Kitchen.

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    Muddy takes it away: Sara’s Petite Cuisine

    Muddy says Ola La! to an award-winning cafe serving up a tempting twist of Portuguese and French pastries and light lunches in the heart of Topsham.

  • Review: The Depot Eatery

    Muddy puts pedal to the metal and motors to The Depot, a former garage and service station at Mullacott Cross near Ilfracombe. Fill her up, baby!

  • Review: Me & Mrs Jones

    Me and Me & Mrs Jones - we got a thing going on. What is it about this continental-style deli-cafe that has Muddy going back for seconds?

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