There is an abundance of beautiful country pubs and restaurants in Cheshire and there is nothing quite like cosying up in your favourite spot and enjoying a traditional Sunday lunch. What can make your Sunday even better? A leisurely stroll in Cheshire’s glorious outdoors! Here are a few of our favourites:

The Old Harkers Arms, Chester

Located right beside the Shropshire Union Canal, The Old Harkers Arms is a fantastic option to indulge in a relaxing Sunday lunch in Chester’s city centre. This proper old city of London boozer (in Chester) provides delicious traditional Sunday fayre done to perfection. Having been listed in the ‘Top 10 Whisky Pubs' in the Good Pub Guide, several years running, you can be sure to find that perfect tipple to treat yourself. What’s more is you can take in the gorgeous city of Chester via the canal, river and city walls on this suggested walking route.

The Fishpool Inn, Northwich

The Fishpool Inn is idyllically positioned on the edge of the enchanting Delamere Forest in the beautiful Cheshire countryside. Within the walls of the lovingly-refurbished 18th century building, you will find cosy nooks, welcoming fireplaces and plenty of Cheshire charm. Sumptuous British pub meals including Sunday lunch are on offer alongside wood fired pizzas and flatbreads and an extensive wine and cocktail list. There is even a section dedicated to dog-friendly dining, where your four-legged friend is as welcome to drink, dine and unwind as you are! And, dog or not, you can go for a relaxing walk on one of these suggested routes.

The Pheasant Inn, Tattenhall

Situated in the stunning Peckforton Hills and boasting stunning views of the Cheshire Plain and into the Welsh hills, The Pheasant Inn is a perfect choice for a Sunday lunch. This beautiful Cheshire country pub lies centrally on the Sandstone Trail and is a stone’s throw from Beeston Castle. There’s a regularly updated and well curated menu on offer including Sunday lunch alongside handpicked local real ales and fine wines – you can really treat yourself. After filling your boots at the Pheasant Inn, why not take a stroll on one of these suggested walking routes?

The Botanist, Knutsford 

Right in the heart of the vibrant town of Knutsford, The Botanist provides a chic take on pub gastronomy. There’s a wide range of innovative dishes alongside modern takes on the classics. You can still get your Sunday roast fix with a delicious range of options. You can even treat yourself to a wide range of wines, fizz, cocktails, real ales and craft beers. What’s more, you’re on the edge of Tatton Park, where you can take a leisurely Sunday stroll to bask in the gorgeous autumnal colours, gaze upon award-winning gardens and even see some Red Deer!

Sutton Hall, Macclesfield

Sutton Hall has an interesting history. It has been a manor house, family home of the Earls of Lucan and a convent. You can experience all this fascinating history in the beautiful surroundings of East Cheshire. There’s traditional, hearty Cheshire pub fayre on offer with Sunday roasts served with all the trimmings. Cosy up and bask in the nooks and crannies of this 480-year-old property whilst relaxing with friends and family. You can even take a stroll on this suggested walking route along the Macclesfield Canal.


Old Harkers Arms
old harkers arms

This is a proper old city of London boozer, only in Chester, that has a really good reputation for its food - it's a great meeting place.

The Fishpool Inn
The Fishpool Inn

**Pub of the Year Award Winner 2019** Idyllically positioned on the edge of the enchanting Delamere forest, the award winning Fishpool Inn is a cosy, characterful inn dating back to the 18th century.

The Pheasant Inn
The Pheasant Inn

The Pheasant Inn is an award-winning country inn tucked in a peaceful corner of rural Cheshire and featuring charming countryside accommodation and an AA Rosette awarded restaurant.

The Botanist
knutsford wine bar

A place where antiquities and trinkets hang from the walls, and resident botanists craft unusual concoctions. Some arrive for the live music, some for the conversation; but here at The Botanist, all can enjoy a wondrous occasion...

Sutton Hall
Dog Friendly
Sutton Hall Macclesfield

This wonderful pub is over 480-years-old. In its life it's been a manor house, family home of the Earls of Lucan and a convent. Now you will find it full of nooks and crannies, with a snug, a library and a warren of seven different dining areas, with plenty of terraces and gardens to enjoy the sun.



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