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All 54 Marlborough Restaurants

Silks on the Downs

Ogbourne St Andrew | Main Road, Marlborough SN8 1RZ , England
01672 841229
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Ranked #3 of 54 Restaurants in Marlborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $33
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Silks on the Downs is best described as a "gastro" pub and is run passionately by chef/proprietor Kevin Cole. Our menus change regularly and we source locally from the fantastic produce available around us. We are located in Ogbourne St Andrew, one mile outside the beautiful market town of Marlborough. Adorning our walls are framed silks of leading racehorse owners as worn by the jockeys, reflecting Wiltshire's rich racing heritage, as well as giving the pub its name. We are open daily for lunch and dinner (closed on a Sunday evening).
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English first
swindon wiltshire
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

what a lovely lunch we had yesterday as normal staff were lovely food good the pudding was to die for never knew date bread and butter pudding could taste so nice really lovely never disappoints

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Attended a pre wedding dinner here with the whole wedding party! Food was delicious! (I recommended the fish and chips) service was excellent for such a big group! Will return with my husband for a romantic meal! Thanks.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A good half way Guildford/Bristol meeting place.. Welcoming staff and good service. Concise and varied menu. Struggled with the wine choices as mostly new world but we chose a very acceptable Gavi. We will definitively return.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have visited Silks several times and never been disappointed. It is always welcoming, unpretentious with a good menu. You can choose from old favourites like sausage & mash or fish and chips or you can go for a slightly more sophisticated choice. Either way the meals are well cooked and presented. Highly recommended for business or dinner with friends.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A sure bet. First visit to Silks as we were meeting friends half way from Reading/Bristol for lunch. The reservation was confirmed in the morning and the greeting was warm and friendly on arrival. While I settled for the Ramsbury Sausages,Mashed Potato, Bacon & Red Wine Gravy, my wife has the most delicious lamb shank. The service by two young... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Such a l8vely saturday evening supper was had by five adults in homely surroundings and great friendly staff. Staff who had a smile on their faces and who seemed happy to be thrre. Wonderful choice of food such as vension teraine for startes, mushroom soup and the usual steak, fish and poultry dishes for mains. Second time here and always... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I visited Silk on the Downs for the first time in many years and it really impressed me. I had booked in advance and I'm pleased I did as every table was taken. There were two or three Christmas Parties booked in with larger parties which I was worried would take the majority of the staff's time and would mean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

first time at the silks on the downs, there was a lovely atmosphere, polite staff and had a lovely 3 course christmas meal.

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Marlborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was our first visit to Silks on the Downs and it certainly won't be our last. We booked for a works Christmas meal and the whole experience didn't disappoint. There were 8 of us in total and everyone had high praises for the food, atmosphere, decor and setting. The staff were extremely helpful and the service was of five... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have recently enjoyed two perfect meals at this charming gem of a gastro pub and have no hesitation in highly recommending it. The menu offers a wide range of tantalising dishes which do not disappoint your taste buds. The service is very friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Tracy and her team offer something very special and I look... More 

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Additional Information about Silks on the Downs

Address: Ogbourne St Andrew | Main Road, Marlborough SN8 1RZ , England
Phone Number: 01672 841229
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Marlborough
Average Prices: USD 15 - 33
Cuisine: British

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