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The Swettenham Arms

Swettenham Lane, Swettenham CW12 2LF, England
+44 1477 571284
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (18 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swettenham Lane, Swettenham CW12 2LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There really was nothing to fault! Attentive staff, fabulous food, portion size amazing, adequate serving time for the food! I definitely have no need to complain as I would rather it took a little longer for the standard we were served than to get it...More

Thank MissGolds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding in the Lovell suite on the 9th September. It may be a well worn cliche but we genuinely had the best day of our lives helped not only by our family and friends but by Glynn and his team. They made...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swettenham Arms is one of the best places to host a wedding in Cheshire, it has everything, a beautiful lavender field, the gazebo, the Lovell Suite, the Chef and team are brilliant, they help cater for guests’ dietary requirements especially from their gluten free...More

Thank Rose2121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meet up with old friends, started with a pleasant drink outside, went for a walk through the lavender field and into the Cheshire countryside and finished off with a leisurely meal in the restaurant. Location:- large old rural inn in tiny village very...More

Thank Dannysdadski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often visit this pub for a meal but on our last visit a couple of months ago the service was terrible.The starters were great and we waited for the mains to be served.After 35 minutes we asked the server when would we get the...More

3  Thank margaretsimpson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the swettenham arms for a family meal, the place was nice and cosy, country kitchen style... The menu were varied....however the service was very slow .. waiting over 40 mins between courses, and over 10 for drinks, the food was average and...More

4  Thank j b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bar staff lovely, menu choices excellent, food fab. great to sit outside and see the classic cars. great atmosphere. we will be back.

2  Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a regular Sunday visitor to the Swettenham Arms it disappoints me to leave this report. Of late we have noticed the prices have got rather expensive £7 for a starter, £16 for a Sunday Roast and £7 for a sweet, plus a couple of...More

3  Thank 43T0PCAT
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful day was had by all such a lovely venue for a wedding, the staff were very attentive to us all, the food was excellent and so was the service. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day and I would recommend the swettenham arms anyday...More

1  Thank sjohnson23
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Narrow country lane leading to very pleasant remote location with big carpark. Very slow service and food average. Younger members of staff "not bothered" older ones feel dedicated and interested in customer service a little bit more. Don't think would be coming back.

4  Thank Arek D
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from JOHN N | Reviewed this property |
Woman manager/head waiter unfriendly. No longer frequenting this restaurant.
Steven F
17 January 2017|
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Response from Francesca143 | Property representative |
Yes, very happy, why not
20 July 2016|
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Response from DLDUk |
I ask because the menu says that they do and I can't quite believe it myself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swettenham Lane, Swettenham CW12 2LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Swettenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1477 571284
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