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Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
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.
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,
Our new wine list is available now
Our updated wine list is now available to download, take a look at the Bar page.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
New: gluten free menu
We’re delighted to introduce our gluten free menu, ideal for those with intolerances or anyone cutting down on wheat.
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 lavender is in full bloom
Our lavender field is currently at its absolute peak, so if you haven’t been to the Swettenham Arms yet this summer, now’s the moment! Visit our Gallery page to see some photos.
50% off Winter Wonderland Weddings
Book a wedding in November, January or February and we’ll reduce the food cost by 50%! You can still expect the same high quality and service. Contact us for details, terms and conditions apply.
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.