Now that our ‘season’ is under way (our first event was on April 9th), we thought we’d explain a bit more about our classic car and motorbike evenings for people who might be thinking of coming along but don’t know what to expect. We first started our classic… Read more »
Do you remember when the most difficult choice you had was whether to choose beer or lager? Now, walk into most independent pubs and you’ll be confronted with an array of ‘craft beers’, from the local to the unusual. Some craft breweries are so small that they only serve a very small local area,… Read more »
Today is St. David’s day, and one of the national symbols associated with Wales is the daffodil. It normally makes its appearance in March, but the fine, warm weather we’ve been having recently means that the daffodils are now out in the Arboretum and along the verges… Read more »
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
The Swettenham Arms is in bloom
Come and enjoy our three beautiful beer gardens and lavender field this summer, surrounded by flowers.
Classic car events every Tuesday
The fine weather has meant a bumper turnout for our Classic Car evenings, every Tuesday from 7pm. Find out more on our events page.
Alpha Romeo owners club meetings
The Alpha Romeo Owners Club for the North West meet here every third Thursday of the month. Free hot dog for every owner on arrival. See events page for more details.
Did someone say 'G&T'?
To celebrate summer, our speciality gin bar is open for business! Choose from a wide range of speciality gins, served with Fevertree tonic and ice for the perfect summer drink.
Enjoy a meal or drink by our lavender field and enjoy the sounds of summer, including bees and birdsong for the ultimate outdoor dining experience.
Singer Russell Watson celebrates his wedding at the Swettenham Arms
We’re delighted to announce that the renowned tenor, Russell Watson, recently celebrated his marriage to Louise Harris with a meal at the Swettenham Arms in Cheshire with his closest family. Read more about it on our blog.
New gazebo in the lavender field
New for 2016/17 is our gazebo in the lavender field, a perfect choice for summer wedding ceremonies or photos or just to admire our lavender,
Lovell Quinta Arboretum awarded prestigious accreditation
The stunning Lovell Quinta Arboretum next to the pub has received level 3 accreditation, meaning it ranks with some of the finest in the world. You can read the full story over on our blog page.
New - tethering area for horses
With our quiet country location, it’s no wonder some of our visitors arrive on horseback! Now, we have a quiet and shady hitching rail available with four tie-up rings for horses and nearby seating for riders.
Eat out to help out in August
We’re registering with the government’s ‘Eat out to help out’ scheme. You’ll get 50% off your food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person if you eat or drink in, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 3 and 31 August. Just ring to book a table, and we’ll do the... Read more »
Our new wine list is available now
Our updated wine list is now available to download, take a look at the Bar page.
We're in the 2020 AA Pub Guide
We’re in it again, The AA’s Pub Guide 2020. Called “the pub bible for the last quarter of a century”, we are so proud to be included as a main entry once again. In fact, we’re listed as one of the top 11 pubs in Cheshire this year!
Planning your perfect day?
Our new 2019 wedding pack is now available. Visit our Weddings page, and you can download it from the link at the bottom.
NEW! Free baby bowl for tiny diners
We’re now offering a free baby bowl for tiny babies, a dish of creamy mash with veggies mixed together with a little white sauce. It’s been going down very well with younger customers!
Spring comes to the Arboretum
Despite the weather, the spring flowers are starting to make a lovely show in the Arboretum behind the pub. The snowdrops and daffodils are out, and later in the year there will be bluebells as well.
Classic car Tuesdays are back!
Starting from 1st May, every Tuesday thoughout the summer is Classic Car night. Bring your cherished car along from 7pm and enjoy this great social event. Complementary Bratwurst hotdog for drivers.
The Arboretum is blooming
The spring flowers are starting to come out in the Arboretum – daffodils, peonies and more. Take a walk this weekend and see what you can spot.
Treat yourself to afternoon tea
Treat yourself to our delicious vintage afternoon teas, Monday to Friday 2.30pm to 5pm. They’re £20 a head, and are really quite something! Gluten free options are available. See our events page for more details.
Our new and exclusive low alcohol ale is here
Our new 2.8% cask ale is here! This table beer has been brewed exclusively for us by Beartown Brewery in Congleton. After weeks in the development stage it is now ready and is sure to be a hit. The beer is called ‘Two Dogs’ after our adorable pub dogs.
Complete refurb for Lovell Suite
We’ve had a lovely wooden floor in our Lovell Suite, with all the carpet now removed. It gives the room a lovely modern feel and we’re also redecorating – it looks amazing! If you’re planning a wedding, we’ll be arranging an open day for the Lovell Suite as soon as everything is ready.
Our new seasonal menu has arrived
We have revised our menu to make it fresh, exciting and seasonal and introduced a whole new ‘light bites’ section. Head on over to our Food page to download a copy.
The Swettenham Arms: Worthy Winners
The Swettenham Arms is delighted to announce winning The National Pub & Bar awards 2017 for Best Country Pub – Cheshire. Find out more on our blog page.
Leisurely walks and days out
Pick up details to lots of lovely walks and days out in the locality from our guide, available free at the Swettenham Arms.
Enjoy a walk around the Arboretum
All year round – the Tatton Garden Society will do guided walks by arrangement around the Lovell Quinta Arboretum behind the pub. Cost £5 per person which includes the entrance fee of £2.50. The walk takes one and a half hours. Find out more on our events page.
Fun for all the family
In 2013 we’ve introduced a croquet lawn and a children’s soft tennis play area.