We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Swettenham Arms

££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Swettenham Lane, Swettenham CW12 2LF, England
+44 1477 571284
Website
Today
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

719 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 719: English reviews
Island of Malta, Malta
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful pub & beautiful location. Arboretum behind is also worth a nice walk around. I went with my mum for lunch and a couple of drinks, had a lovely afternoon. Good range of beers on draught and lovely menu, well priced and well executed dishes.

Helpful?
Thank Lucy D
Stockport, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went out for Sunday Lunch in February. My husband ordered gammon and I ordered the scampi. The for was superb. I have never had such delicious scampi. My husband had an extremely thick gammon with lots of trimmings. The service was a little slow but we didn't mind the wait as it was extremely busy. Desserts serve also delicious.

Helpful?
Thank 689lizzie96
United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I took the opportunity to try The Swettenham during their recent half price food offer. We were pleased with the overall experience; the service was very good, food good quality and ambience nice, however I have to wonder who would pay £19 for a beef stroganoff in a pub? Which is the full menu price, the bulk... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank bennieboy
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was gorgeous. I had the chicken, leek and mushroom pie. It was full of tender pieces of meat and the tarragon sauce was beautiful. I also ordered a child's pizza, which was brilliant. My child loved it. The portion sizes are grand too, I asked to take some of the pizza home for my child later, as it... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sam l
Congleton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to the Swettenham for a few months now, never had anything other than really good food. Lovely pub, friendly staff and customers plus dogs. Would recommend to anyone

Helpful?
Thank Tim D
Sandbach, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is similar to last year and the quality of food and the service is much better. It was busy from 7-9pm on Saturday night and quiet when we left. If anything there is too much food per course and 3 courses was not possible for me. The salmon fillet, gammon and steaks were all very well cooked and... More 

Helpful?
Thank GraemeCoyne
Congleton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
156 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an early evening meal and it was nicely busy. It was our first visit and we visited on a blustery night ...signposting is rather confusing. The pub is very comfortable,spacious and has a warm ambience. The main dining room with the open fire is lovely. The menu is very large which fortunately didn't impact negatively on the quality... More 

Helpful?
Thank CheshireDes
Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for late lunch.Not been for years so thought we would try it after reading reviews. Starters were average,I tried the mezzes which were tasteless. Mains were Lancashire hotpot,but the potatoes topping were so hard I couldnt get my fork in them,the hotpot itself was tasty but I am puzzled why they put a huge chunk of bread on... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank margaret h
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our 20th wedding anniversary and it was a special evening with excellent food serviice and suuroundings. Thank you for making it so special

Helpful?
Thank David C
surrey
Level Contributor
33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent home cooked food, freshly cooked and good sized portions. Good choice of menu. Husband is still raving over the Steak, mushroom and ale pie. Very helpful and friendly staff. Also dog friendly. Highly recommended.

Helpful?
Thank RunnerbeanSurrey

Travellers who viewed The Swettenham Arms also viewed

Twemlow Green, Holmes Chapel
Goostrey, Cheshire
 
Ollerton, Knutsford
 

Been to The Swettenham Arms? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Swettenham Arms and other visitors
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from The Swettenham Arms staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?