Well, what a year it’s been here at the Swettenham Arms. As ever, a highlight of our year is the classic car and motorbike meets we hold every week, from about May until such time as the weather makes it difficult! This year our Tuesday meets have been more… Read more »
Whether you can’t get enough of Strictly or you’ve got two left feet, Christmas is the time of year when most of us can be persuaded to strut our stuff on the dancefloor. Did you know, though, that dancing has some major health benefits? Studies show that it can… Read more »
Here at the Swettenham Arms, we pride ourselves on being a country pub. That gives us multiple advantages, including a quiet, stunning location and lots of paths for cyclists and walkers. In fact, the only disadvantage we can think of is that in the winter it’s quite… Read more »
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
Our new wine list is available now
Our updated wine list is now available to download, take a look at the Bar page.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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,
Our classic car and motorbike evenings are back
Our weekly gatherings are back! Bring your cherished car or motorbike out for a run to our country pub. New for this year, our meetings are twice a week – every Tuesday and Thursday – and both cars and bikes are welcome both days.
Treat yourself to afternoon tea
Treat yourself to our delicious vintage afternoon teas, Monday to Saturday. They’re £17.95 a head, and are really quite something! Gluten free options are available. See our events page for more details.
Free hotdogs on classic car nights
So far this year, our classic car and motorbike evenings are going extremely well and every driver or rider of a classic car or motorbike is entitled to one of our delicious bratwurst hotdogs for free. Extra hotdogs can be purchased for £3.00. Hot dogs are served at 7.30pm.
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.
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.
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 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.
Our new menu is here!
Featuring such delights as roast pork with apricot stuffing, you’re sure to find something to please on our delicious new menu. Visit the food page to download.
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.
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.
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.
Lunch to a 'T'
The Model T Ford owners’ club visited us on Sunday 19th August, and what a spectacular lot they were! You can see more photos on our Gallery page. For all the latest news on our regular car classic car events and any specials, just like our Facebook page.
Cask ale at its best
We’re proud to serve high quality, well-kept ales. Come and try our superb range of local brews.
Birds in the Quinta Arboretum
From Blackcaps and Kestrels to Mallards and Moorhens, discover the birdlife that makes the Arboretum such a wonderful place.