Time for a swift pint? David Cameron takes China's President Xi to his local pub

The Prime Minister has taken China's President Xi to his local pub for a pint and some fish and chips.

David Cameron offered the Chinese premier a traditional English meal of fish and chips - washed down with a pint of ale - at The Plough at Cadsden, near Chequers, his official residence.

After their meal, the two men mixed with locals as they sipped on their pints of Green King IPA.

Mr Xi and Cameron mixing with patrons at the The Plough. Credit: ITV News

David Cameron is holding talks with President Xi at Chequers in Buckinghamshire on the third day of his state visit.

This isn't the first time Mr Cameron had been to the Plough. The Prime Minister once left his daughter Nancy behind following an afternoon out.

"I've been in here a few times," he joked with regulars. "I'm not leaving my family here today."

President Xi appears to share a joke with a fellow drinker. Credit: ITV News

Earlier on Wednesday, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh bid farewell to President Xi. He will visit Manchester on Thursday, the final day of his visit.

The two leaders contemplate for a moment over their beers. Credit: ITV News