7 Restaurants with fabulous outdoor spaces
We have handpicked a few of our favourite lunch-time spots, focusing on 7 places with wonderful outdoor spaces.
Idyllically set on the edge of the enchanting Delamere Forest
The Fishpool Inn is a cosy, characterful inn dating back to the 18th century. The menu features traditional home comforts and modern British and European dishes along with real ales from local micro-breweries, an extensive wine list and a
fantastic cocktail menu - featuring favourite classics, mocktails and gin twists. The outdoor terrace with picturesque beer garden is the perfect ‘al fresco’ spot for a tipple, lunch or afternoon tea - your canine companions are welcome too!
Premier cocktail venues DV8, in Sandbach and Congleton
A hidden gem with their extensive outside areas. Each holding their very own bar, the courtyards have proven incredibly popular and have steadily become two of the best outdoor spaces in the North West. Offering a unique fusion of cocktail bar and relaxed lounge, DV8 has remained dedicated to bringing unrivalled quality to the discerning bar crowd by presenting an environment which is both polished and laid-back. During the summer season, large umbrellas fill the courtyard areas to provide plenty of shade, while blankets and patio heaters are provided during the cooler months.
The Plough and Flail
Welcoming country pub set in the village of Mobberley
The outstanding rural setting makes them a destination worth visiting. The pub is child-friendly, and they have a spacious garden with a play area to keep the little ones busy. The pub also makes full use of the spacious meadow which runs around the pub with their meadow hunts.
There are dog-friendly sections inside the pub, and we encourage guests to bring their four- legged friends along. With freshly prepared food and all ingredients sourced locally, you’ll be sure to enjoy a hearty meal here! Enjoy a selection of quality cask ales and fine wines.
Tucked in a peaceful corner of rural Cheshire
This award-winning inn offers AA rosette awarded food and ‘al fresco’ dining either on their picturesque terrace or in their spacious beer garden and take in some of the most magnificent panoramic views in the area, stretching far across the Cheshire plain to the Welsh hills.
Situated midway along the famous 34 mile Sandstone Trail – one of the most scenic walks in North West England – making it the perfect pit-stop for hikers, ramblers and dog walkers. This quaint country pub also prides itself on being dog-friendly, with canine companions welcomed throughout.
The Yew Tree
The Yew Tree is a 19th Century Free House in the idyllic village of Bunbury
Offering a warm welcome and a fabulous range of local cask ales as well as wines and spirits from around the world. The pub also offers delicious, locally sourced and home cooked foods to suit those looking for a memorable evening out or just a light bite. In the summer months, The Yew Tree terrace is a sun trap. The carefully attended gardens, quaint children play area and regular live acoustic sets, ensure a relaxing atmosphere for everyone.
The Swan, Marbury, Cheshire
An idyllic country pub, has stood in the heart of the picturesque village of Marbury for more than 250 years. Nestled in the Cheshire countryside, Marbury is a regular winner of the Best Kept Village Competition, and it’s not hard to see why.
As well as a large, light and airy ‘Garden Room’ conservatory area, the pub has a large patio area with outdoor seating on the sun terrace, a perfect sun-trap on sunny days.
An idyllic restaurant in the heart of Cheshire
Set amongst beautiful gardens in Twemlow Green. A very relaxing restaurant with beautiful decor and attentive, friendly staff. Afternoon tea is served in the Garden Room or on the Verandah with views of the secluded gardens. Dainty sandwiches and delicate cakes are served on a cake stand with a selection of speciality teas, and why not add a bottle of fizz to make it an extra special afternoon!