Pear Hospitality & Retail Group

Pear Hospitality & Retail Group operates some of the most exciting hospitality venues in Cheshire. A family-owned independent company which takes pride in renovating architectural gems in the towns of Cheshire to then reopen them to the public with a brand-new offering and environment. Pear Hospitality continues to grow throughout the pandemic and beyond.

The Lion and Swan, recently refurbished, is a family run traditional coaching Inn in Congleton.

Assuring you of a warm welcome, we invite you to experience a delightful 16th Century ambience with 21st Century style, comfort and convenience. Offering only high quality food made from the finest local ingredients, a discerning wine list and good cask ales, you can relax in total elegance and comfort.

Lion & Sawn

Our 21 boutique rooms have been fully refurbished in a contemporary yet sympathetic style, every room exudes historic charm whilst enabling you to luxuriate in up-to-the-minute comforts and modern conveniences.

The Lion & Swan boasts three separate venues with their own style and character. Choose the Lounge for a relaxed cocktail or light lunch, Ristorante Leone for a contemporary dining experience with the very best of Italian cuisine, or Radley & Co to let your hair down and listen to the best live music that the North of England has to offer.

Pecks is an AA Rosette fine dining restaurant in the Cheshire countryside.

It has long been renowned for its dramatic style where the Dinner at Eight menu transforms the restaurant into a “Theatre of Food”, providing a unique and complete dining experience.

Evening dinner menus change each month to accommodate the very best seasonal produce, with many ingredients sourced from the surrounding verdant countryside, grown and reared by trusted local suppliers.


We are also open as a relaxed and sophisticated lunch or afternoon tea venue, where light meals or more substantial choices from our lunch menu are available.

The Wheatsheaf is an AA 5 Star Gold awarded Gastropub and Steakhouse in Hightown, Sandbach.

Firmly established as the destination of choice amongst local residents and visitors alike who appreciate outstanding food, great beers, wines, cocktails and a friendly engaging service.

The Wheatsheaf was extensively restored to create a modern, relaxing ambience while retaining the architectural charm of its 19th century coaching inn heritage.

The Wheatsheaf

The restaurant, bar and heated terrace areas have been professionally designed to create the perfect spot to sit back with a glass of champagne or a taste bud tingling cocktail and enjoy a fabulous food experience. Larger groups may even prefer to soak up the atmosphere with a speciality Gin Tree!

Want to make a night of it? The luxurious boutique guestrooms have not only earned the coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence but even won over the discerning competition on Channel 4’s Four in a Bed!

If you’d like to know more, have a look at Pear Hospitality & Retail Group’s website