Local Dining

Dining in the area:

The Cottage is located just over a 1 mile from the picturesque village of Knutsford with its numerous restaurants offering cuisine from around the world to cover all tastes. There is also a delightful Country Pub with dining which is within walking distance of the Cottage.

List of Local Restaurants:

Italian and Mediterranean at Piccolino’s
Tel: 01565 751402



Located in the heart of Knutsford, the unique style and comfortable ambience of Piccolino’s provides a warm and welcoming Italian dining destination on the main high street.

The Mediterranean feel of Piccolino’s is created by the combination of blue and scrubbed wood used in the decor. This laid-back environment is echoed further by the friendly service and the lively yet intimate atmosphere at lunch and dinner.

Indian at the Mughli
Tel: 01565 631010



In the modern and trendy Mughli Bar and Kitchen the menu focuses on freshly prepared traditional and contemporary Mughlai dishes as well as an extensive range of vegetarian, meat and seafood options. Must-try signature dishes include the Karahi Contemporary range, Bengali Spiced Vegetable Cakes and Goan Spiced Sea Bass Fillet.

Chinese at the Manzen
Tel: 01565 651537



The Manzen is a large, modern and stylish Chinese restaurant offering modern and chic Pan Asian cooking.

Bistro dining at Knutsford Wine Bar
Tel: 01565 750459



The Knutsford wine bar is a popular bar & restaurant. This two-story space offers a dedicated dining area on the upper balcony, with a more relaxed atmosphere on the ground floor and has previously won the ‘Cheshire Life’ casual dining food & wine award. The wine bar has a warm & cosy atmosphere with live music on Thursday’s, Friday’s and Sunday lunch.

Italian at Gusto’s
Tel: 01565 755 487



This Knutsford restaurant is a stylish, contemporary dining space serving a hearty range of classic and modern Italian cuisine. A convivial buzz fills the restaurant, which attracts a regular crowd of local friends and families.

Specialist fish at Loch Fyne Bar & Grill
Tel: 01565 622980



Loch Fyne is the place to go for a feast of fabulous seafood served in the stunning surroundings of the former Royal George, a Grade II building on King Street.

There is a separate bar area for guests wishing to enjoy a pre or post dinner drink or for those who just want to pop in for a relaxing drink at any time of day.

Classic Belle Époque
Tel: 01565 632661



The Belle Époque’s dining experience has been commended by all the major guides for over 3 decades “ The emphasis is on the integrity of our ingredients” says Matthew Mooney Proprietor; “it is important that every dish is created from scratch and served with confidence knowing we have sourced the finest ingredients cooked with passion, skill and care. Dishes range from À la carte to bistro dining.

Thai at the Mae Gaew Thai Restaurant
Tel: 01565 631621


The Mae Gaew offers authentic Thai cuisine in modern, stylish and opulent surroundings. All dishes are freshly prepared using only the finest ingredients.

Country Pub Dining:

The Cottage is also served by a number of highly recommended Country Pub eateries including:

List of Local Country Pubs:

The Dun Cow 0.4 miles>
Tel: 01565 723455



Just a 5 minute walk away is The Dun Cow which provides a slice of the country with a twist of creativity and flair; you are assured a real warm welcome, with unassuming friendly service. With our stylish homely interior, its intimate areas, log fires in winter, courtyard dining in summer, all goes to make the dining experience even better.

The Three Grey Hounds Inn 5.5 miles
Tel: 01565 723455



The Three Grey Hounds Inn is a traditional 300 year old country pub located in the quaint little village of Allostock. After its revival back in late 2012 - a little refurbishment and some restoration meant The Three Grey Hounds was once again able to reopen its doors to the public.

Today, the Inn prides itself with a relaxed ambiance and friendly service, along with cooking freshly prepared meals with locally sourced produce. This picturesque Country Inn makes for a perfect day trip out with the family. They even allow you to bring man's best friend, too.

Bells of Peover (Lower Peover) 3.5 miles
Tel: 01565 722269



The Bells of Peover is located in a picturesque country setting within a Grade 1 listed building. This full of character building is split into different rooms, including a bar area, two casual dining rooms and a formal dining restaurant.

The Bells of Peover is a welcoming and friendly pub and restaurant catering for anything from a quick drink from the bar, a traditional Sunday roast to a fabulous three course À la carte meal.

The Bulls Head (Mobberley) 4.3 miles
Tel: 01565 873395



The Bull’s Head offers home-cooked, flavoursome food, an array of local Cheshire cask ales, over 50 whiskies and a well-selected wine list for all tastes.

The Church Inn (Mobberley) 4.0 miles
Tel: 01565 873178



The Church Inn of Mobberley is a traditional yet stylish 18th Century country pub located on the edge of the village opposite the 12th Century St.Wilfrids Church. Fully restored and refurbished in 2013 The Church Inn offers great food in an old Country Tavern environment.The pub has a main bar with intimate small dining rooms, there is a ‘boot room’ for a ‘muddy boot’ pint of ale and a private dining room upstairs with our ‘chefs library’ meeting room adjacent, there is a sunny garden to the rear of the pub, snaking down to our old bowling green which has wonderful views across farmer’s fields and finally there is a pretty summer dining terrace.

The Dog at Peover 4.2 miles
Tel: 01625 861421



The Dog’s fascinating past is steeped in the history of the quaint village of Over Peover. A typical heart of the village inn, The Dog was born in 1860 when Baronet Thomas Westenhall decided to unite the grocer’s shop, a shoemaker’s and a small farmstead, and create a public house for villagers. Many decades later its local reputation for providing quality food and ale continues.

The Dog serve an honest pint, with a range of cask ales to choose from and enjoy in front of a roaring fire in the cooler months. Their mouth-watering menu offers seasonal dishes and regular classics prepared fresh from our kitchen. They also offer a discerning selection of fine wines and champagnes from around the world.

A Short Walk Away

Just a short walk away from The Garden Cottage, is the Lambing Shed Farmshop and Cafe. Offering a range of fresh groceries; from breads to meats, fruit and vegetables to a great selection of cheeses, and much, much more. The Cafe also has a great menu, offering freshly prepared meals, along with great tea and coffee to sit in or takeaway.

The Lambing Shed is open:
Monday to Saturday – 8am to 5pm
Sunday – 10am to 4pm