“Contemporary cooking close to the M6” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Staff will wear visors when working, temperature screened and use washable cotton gloves to handle clean cutlery/glassware.
Slap bang in the heart of Sandbach town centre, this refurbished coaching inn is ideally located, two miles from the M6 and seven miles from National Trust-owned Little Moreton Hall. There is a tasteful bar and restaurant as well as an all-year outside dining area serving both ‘gastropub’ and ‘steakhouse’ menus. Typical dishes include braised lamb shank with celeriac purée, roasted honey parsnips, new potatoes and mint jus.
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Open all year
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About the area
Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.
While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.
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