Going out in NantwichCheshire

Discover the best pubs & restaurants in Nantwich

Town/City Name
Nantwich

County
Cheshire

Population
17,424

Going Out in Nantwich

About NantwichAbout Nantwich

Nantwich is in Cheshire and is known as a thriving market town; the town has various Tudor and architecture adding to its magnificence. This is a town full of adventure and a great place to create new memories that you will treasure throughout your life. Nantwich offers divine cuisine and plenty of shops and breath-taking landmarks such as the Nantwich lake where you can witness loads of wildlife, have a picnic, and sight all different kinds of trees, making it a paradise for nature lovers. The town has the most listed buildings in the UK, allowing tourists to take photos at every turn, making it a perfect place for a day out.

Before you meander into the busy city shops, it would be worthwhile to soak in the town square that is full of life, many vibrant colours, and pungent smells that add to an exceptional experience. The town has stunning floral displays that catch the eye, and make sure to try Nantwich’s famous blue cheese. Nantwich celebrates the finest cheeses known to man with a national cheese award; the town has many craft and antique shops.

Offering cosy cafes and fine restaurants, Nantwich is a place that gives you a warm welcome. A friendly town is allowing you to take a stretch and walk along the riverside while taking in the astounding scenery in all four corners. The town is popular for canal holidays and landmarks such as Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World, the Secret Nuclear Bunker, and Cholmondeley Castle Gardens. Nantwich has many pubs, including the leopard, sacred orchard, the vine that provides a great meal and drinks.

Places to eat in NantwichPlaces to eat in Nantwich, Restaurants in Nantwich

Bench Bistro Bar British Nantwich
Bench Bistro Bar
British Nantwich
Romazzino Italian Nantwich
Romazzino
Italian Nantwich
Deadwood Smokehouse American Nantwich
Deadwood Smokehouse
American Nantwich
Oriental magic Chinese Nantwich
Oriental magic
Chinese Nantwich
The Tea Chest Cafe Nantwich
The Tea Chest
Cafe Nantwich
Hoshi Sushi & Thai Noodle bar Thai Nantwich
Hoshi Sushi & Thai Noodle bar
Thai Nantwich

Places to drink in Nantwich Places to drink in Nantwich, Pubs and Bars in Nantwich

Wickstead Arms Pub/Bar Nantwich
Wickstead Arms
Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Swan Inn Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Swan Inn
Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Black Lion Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Black Lion
Pub/Bar Nantwich
Talbot Nantwich Pub/Bar Nantwich
Talbot Nantwich
Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Red Cow Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Red Cow
Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Lamb Pub/Bar Nantwich
The Lamb
Pub/Bar Nantwich

A brief history of NantwichA brief history of Nantwich

Situated on the River Weaver banks, Nantwich is famous for the medieval wooded buildings scattered around the town. Nantwich is an old town, set up above and beyond 1000 years prior, initially known as 'Wich Malbanc' and, in the eighteenth century, 'Namptwych.' The old Welsh name was 'Health Wen.' Nantwich was a significant station near the Welsh boundary, with a palace close to the stream Weaver. The Romans are known to have made salt in Nantwich during the second and third century . Production of salt continued in the town for the following 1600 years.

Nantwich is home to twenty pubs which is considered a lot for a small town, the black lion being the oldest pub in the town. Not far from river Weaver the black lion is a charming black and white building that has wooden and stone floors; it was built in 1664, twenty years after the great battle of Nantwich and is still standing today. A Nantwich brewer living in water lode accidentally began a fire on the 10th of December 1583, which continued for up to twenty days; it destroyed 150 houses, Inns, and other buildings.

Consistently Nantwich would hold at first three, and after from 1819 four, fairs. These were important occasions in the schedule and were a combination of business and delight. These fairs included boxing cats, dancing bears and taught history about local life before.

Popular things to do in NantwichPopular things to do in Nantwich

Free things to NantwichFree things to do in Nantwich

Great for kids in NantwichGreat for kids in Nantwich

Did you know?Did you know?

Nantwich has a food and drink festival allowing chefs, bakers, and producers to demonstrate their skills to the public. Queen Elizabeth collected funds nationwide to renovate Nantwich after the town went through a great fire which lasted up to 20 days wrecking many buildings and leaving people homeless.

Hidden gems of NantwichThe hidden gems of Nantwich

Nantwich’s hidden gems include the hack green secret nuclear bunker and the Nantwich museum.

Unique to NantwichUnique to Nantwich

Nantwich has many canal routes that make for a perfect walk, there is also many shops and eateries.