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The Swettenham Arms

Swettenham Lane, Swettenham CW12 2LF, England
+44 1477 571284
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“scampi” (18 reviews)
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
“pudding” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swettenham Lane, Swettenham CW12 2LF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful sunny day for a lunch out and shouldn't be busy. Arrived at the pub it was really quite so was easy to get a drink and place our order,the beer garden was really nice. As I had finished my first drink and the...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a salad and a salmon sandwich with hand cut chips. All very good and a lovely place to be. Great service too.

Thank PBJUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious lunch (with huge portions!) and excellent service. The weather was glorious, so we sat outside, but this is an old building and there were plenty of inviting tables inside. We had booked (which didn't appear to be necessary on a Tuesday...More

Thank dopeyhopey
Reviewed 1 week ago

After living away and returning to the area for medical reasons this was an excellent accidental but very welcome find . Whether as a couple or , as a larger group or just hearing reports from members of my family the reports I hear are...More

Thank mrjoedunne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just enjoyed a three night sightseeing break in Cheshire and came across the Swettenham Arms by chance. A lovely warm welcome greeted us and when said we were looking for a light lunch we were shown to a lovely cosy table. We both...More

Thank VisitorYorkshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my friend here for dinner. It's the first time she has been. She had the chicken in the basket and there was plenty of it. I had the scampi which was in tempura batter. It was to die for. My only complaint if...More

Thank Insigniadave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Swettenham in September for our May wedding and I can’t recommend it enough. Glynn the wedding coordinator was an utter professional and very good at his job. He lead us through the booking and took care of everything on the day. We...More

Thank Meowtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place, always will but by God it was dreadful this Bank Holiday Monday. Four points of failure for us: wrong drinks order, Mum's food came on its own, she had finished before ours arrived. We waited 45 mins for ours then one meal...More

2  Thank WenchOnABench
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in Florida for over 30 years and on every visit home I call at the Swettenham Arms It never disappoints the food is always perfect . It’s a timeless classic and was my favorite pub in the 1980’s and still is. See...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner for a party of 10 to mark a colleagues retirement. Lovely evening staff extremely attentive. Superior Gastropub grub (desserts were amazing) served by pleasant friendly staff who create a warm intimate ambiance. Thank you we all enjoyed a great evening.

1  Thank SuzyAJB
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Questions & Answers
April 20, 2017|
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Response from JOHN N | Reviewed this property |
Woman manager/head waiter unfriendly. No longer frequenting this restaurant.
Steven F
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Francesca143 | Property representative |
Yes, very happy, why not
July 19, 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
$19 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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