Hooray, it’s (almost) summer! While that always puts a spring in our step, what with the arboretum bursting into life, the woods filled with birdsong and the hedgerows brimming with wild flowers, we’ve got another reason for welcoming the return of the better weather. Every Tuesday from now until when the weather breaks… Read more »
It may not seem like it at the moment, but Tuesday 1st May heralds the official return of spring. Each year, the UK Bank Holiday falls on the first Monday of May, so this year we’ll celebrate our ‘May Day’ holiday on 7th May. The origins of our celebration go back to medieval times…. Read more »
After what seems like months and months of rain, it looks like we’re finally set to see some sun over the next few days. Behind the pub, the arboretum is coming to life with the daffodils well under way, the pussy willow buds forming and the bluebells already pushing their leaves through the… Read more »
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
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 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.
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!
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.
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: gluten free menu
We’re delighted to introduce our gluten free menu, ideal for those with intolerances or anyone cutting down on wheat.
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.
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 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,
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.
We're in the 2018 Good Pub Guide
We’re in it again, The Good Pub Guide 2018. Called “the pub bible for the last quarter of a century”, we are so proud to be included as a main entry once again. This year we are specialising in craft beers and lagers and putting the emphasis firmly on our British heritage.
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.
Our new wine list is available now
Our updated wine list is now available to download, take a look at the Bar page.
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.
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.
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.
Current summer 2018 menu
Featuring seasonal dishes such as Goosnargh chicken stroganoff with shallots and mushrooms, and prize winning Cheshire spring lamb roast with gratin potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetables and gravy . See our food page to take a look at the full menu.
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.
Winter sale now on
Our winter sale is now on until the end of March, with 50% off the full food menu. Take a look at our offers page to find out more.
Cask ale at its best
We’re proud to serve high quality, well-kept ales. Come and try our superb range of local brews.