My Favourites

My Favourites

Save your favourites with a single click and you’ll never forget a brilliant Muddy recommendation.

Cafes

  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • Artisan coffee houses

    Can’t function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends from this trio of local indie coffee roasters to kickstart your day in buzzin’ style

  • A Canteen

    The best local delis – and nearby picnic spots

    Right now, picnics on park benches are THE hottest social event in the calendar. So, dig out your hamper and waterproof blanket, and order your sausage rolls from these seriously slick Essex delis.

  • Refill stores in Essex

    Rise of the zero-waste refill stores: where to shop, package-free

    Sustainability isn’t just a buzzword right now, it’s the driving force behind a bevy of stylish new eco-conscious stores offering Essex consumers the chance to shop green – and skip the guilt.

  • 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. 

  • Sip and stroll! Get your caffeine fix at these Essex beauty spots

    Grab your bestie and your walking boots - we're taking you on the most gorgeous walks around the county with top-notch cup of (takeaway) coffees en route.

  • Regional farm shops foodies will love

    With more of us eschewing big-brand supermarkets to support local farm produce, we unearth seven independents selling the region’s ‘good life’ in (recyclable) bottles, crates and brown paper bags.

Reader Treats Just For You!