“Get yourselves over to the Swettenham Arms now. Serving takeaway food and non alcoholic drinks for a bit of normality in this Covid lock down. Then take a walk around the Quinta Arboretum and visit the Church. Perfection. A special country pub.”
Latest News From The Swettenham Arms
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.
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.
Our new wine list is available now
Our updated wine list is now available to download, take a look at the Bar 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.
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.
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.
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.
Lovell Quinta Arboretum in Cheshire Life
Our friends and neighbours at the Arboretum next door are in Cheshire Life this month. If you haven’t visited already, the autumn is a beautiful time. Read the article on our events page.
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.
Gift vouchers now available
Looking for the perfect present for someone special? We now offer gift cards (minimum £50), redeemable against a delicious meal in our beautiful setting.
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.
Swettenham Arms chosen as one of 100 best pubs in England
We’re thrilled to have been included in the Mail on Sunday’s guide to the best 100 places to eat and drink outside in England. They singled out the lavender meadow, spacious outside eating areas and cask ale.
Classic car and bike evenings temporarily suspended
In view of the Covid-19 situation we are not currently holding our classic car and bike evenings, please see the What’s On page for a full update.
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.
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! 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!
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,
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.
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.
The Swettenham Arms is in bloom
Come and enjoy our three beautiful beer gardens and lavender field this summer, surrounded by flowers.
Owned by Cheshire Wildlife Trust & less than ½ mile from the Swettenham Arms, this makes an ideal stroll, especially if you’re interested in nature.
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.