WE all love a good pub lunch every now and again and there's plenty of choice across Mid Cheshire.

But when choosing somewhere to eat or drink, its always worth knowing what your destination's food hygiene rating is. 

Here we have put together a list of the pubs, bars and clubs in and around Northwich, Winsford, Middlewich, Knutsford and Wilmslow which have been inspected in 2023 and given a food hygiene rating.

The various ratings are five (very good), four (good), three (generally satisfactory), two (some improvement necessary), one (major improvement necessary) and zero (urgent improvement required).

Findings from the inspections are updated on the FSA website whenever there is a new inspection conducted by the council.

All information was correct at the time of writing (August 8).


Hartford Golf Club: 5 stars

Wallerscote Road, Weaverham

Date of inspection: February 19


Northwich Cricket Club: 5 stars

Moss Farm Sports Centre, Moss Lane, Northwich

Date of inspection: January 11


Rudheath Private Social Club: 5 stars

Middlewich Road, Northwich

Date of inspection: March 18


Winnington Park Rugby Club: 5 stars

Burrows Hill, Hartford

Date of inspection: February 19

Northwich Guardian: The Blue CapThe Blue Cap (Image: Google)

The Blue Cap: 4 stars

Chester Road, Cuddington

Date of inspection: January 12


George and Dragon Hotel: 4 stars

High Street, Great Budworth

Date of inspection: May 4


The Swinging Witch: 2 stars

Crown Street, Northwich

Date of inspection: June 20

Northwich Guardian: The Swinging WitchThe Swinging Witch (Image: Tracy Taylor)


The Plough: 5 stars

Beauty Bank, Whitegate

Date of inspection: February 7


Winsford Constitutional & Conservative Club: 5 stars

Ways Green, Winsford

Date of inspection: February 11


Red Lion: 4 stars

Wharton Road,Winsford

Date of inspection: January 6

Northwich Guardian: The Red Lion in WinsfordThe Red Lion in Winsford (Image: Google)


Bears Paw: 5 stars

School Lane, Warmingham

Date of inspection: March 13


Kings Lock Inn: 4 stars

Booth Lane, Middlewich

Date of inspection: February 16

Northwich Guardian: The Kings LockThe Kings Lock (Image: Google)

StrEAT @ Middlewich Tap House: 4 stars

Chester Road, Middlewich

Date of inspection: April 24



Golden Pheasant Hotel: 5 stars

Plumley Moor Road, Plumley

Date of inspection: March 6


Legh Arms: 5 stars

Brook Street, Knutsford

Date of inspection: February 21

Northwich Guardian: The Legh ArmsThe Legh Arms (Image: Google)

Bears Paw: 5 stars

Warrington Road, High Legh

Date of inspection: January 19


The Builders Arms: 5 stars

Mobberley Road, Knutsford

Date of inspection: May 15


The Egerton Arms: 5 stars

Knutsford Road, Chelford

Date of inspection: April 25

Northwich Guardian: The Bears Paw in High LeghThe Bears Paw in High Legh (Image: Google)

The Plough & Flail: 5 stars

Paddock Hill Lane, Mobberley

Date of inspection:  March 15


The Railway Inn: 5 stars

Station Road, Mobberley

Date of inspection: July 10


Bulls Head: 4 stars

Town Lane, Mobberley

Date of inspection: March 6


The Bells Of Peover: 3 stars

The Cobbles, Lower Peover

Date of inspection: March 22



Hickory's Smokehouse Wilmslow: 5 stars

Racecourse Road, Wilmslow

Date of inspection: July 19


The Bulls Head: 5 stars

Wilmslow Road, Handforth

Date of inspection: June 28


The Freemasons Arms: 5 stars

Wilmslow Road, Handforth

Date of inspection: April 27

Northwich Guardian: The Unicorn InnThe Unicorn Inn (Image: Google)

Unicorn Inn: 5 stars

Adlington Road, Wilmslow

Date of inspection: June 28


The King William Hotel: 3 stars

Manchester Road, Wilmslow

Date of inspection: June 28


The Oakwood: 1 star

Brook Lane, Alderley Edge

Date of inspection: June 22