Let’s face it – it’s not the most inspiring time of the year for getting out and about on nature walks. If you make the effort, though, you might be pleasantly rewarded. Behind the pub, the Quinta Lovell Arboretum is slowly coming to life. The snowdrops are looking fantastic, and will replay any visitor by… Read more »
This blog post was inspired by a customer this week, who was so pleased with his dessert of deep fried ice cream with warm chocolate sauce that he actually licked his plate! Proprietor Fran Cunningham says, “I’ve been in the business for 45 years and that’s a first for me, I don’t remember anyone actually licking… Read more »
Hands up who’s getting a bit fed up with this weather? If it’s not raining, it’s freezing. If it’s not freezing, it’s windy. If it’s not windy, it’s snowing. Sometimes this winter, it seems like we’ve had everything all at once. Well, the good news is that although… Read more »
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
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.
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 - 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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
Summer is here
Afternoon tea in the lavender and sunflower meadow while watching the bees; long, sunny walks in the Arboretum or perhaps a chilled drink in the beer garden – what could be nicer than some time at the Swettenham Arms?
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!
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
Fun for all the family
In 2013 we’ve introduced a croquet lawn and a children’s soft tennis play area.
Cask ale at its best
We’re proud to serve high quality, well-kept ales. Come and try our superb range of local brews.
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.