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Coles Bar & Restaurant

27 Kingsbury Street, Marlborough SN8 1JA, England
+44 (0)1672 515004
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Ranked #16 of 56 Restaurants in Marlborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $78 - $78
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved the food, atmosphere & wine. Disliked broken loo upstairs, tatty, grubby decor. Used to be the best in Marlborough but looking very tired now.

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Las Vegas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

A great example of a modern high quality restaurant. The style is informal without being down market. The service is just right - not intrusive, but attentive enough. The food is top notch - not cheap, but excellent value. Great for lunch or dinner. I think I've been going to Coles for at least the past five years.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had heard such good things about Coles so close to treat a friend to lunch to thank him for a really kind deed. I knew it was pricey but this was not important. However, as a vegetarian the selection for him was very poor indeed and the meal he had was extremely average. Mine was not brilliant either, so... More

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Birmingham, UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My friend and I had a a 'ladies who lunch' session here, after being recommended by one of the staff in a boutique in the town. We were quickly seated, drinks menu was brought promptly when asked and iced water and clean glasses provided (it was a scorching hot day). The manageress sat us by the fan too, which was... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Let's start with the positive. Nice venue, decent atmosphere and a washroom that was both clean and amusing, amusing thanks to the retro print adverts on the walls. Above all, the food was superb. Whoever is in the kitchen should take a bow, truly great work. Steaks, risotto and fish all done beautifully. What detracts from this place is the... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We've been meaning to try Coles for ages and finally got around to it last Saturday. The menu looked lovely and our waitress was very attentive, but then things went rapidly down hill. The starters arrived within 5mins of ordering them and didn't quite live up to the billing. Realising that we were going to be in for rushed evening... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had not visited Coles for many years, as the last time my wife and I went it was full, and the noise level made conversation impossible; the tables being so close together. Some on-line reviews were also dire. We were persuaded to try again, however, by some friends, and we booked for a Tuesday evening recently. It was a... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A really first class restaurant for special occasions (very pricey for the area)xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were staying in Marlborough for a few nights and wanted something other than chains for I nice dinner so looked on trip advisor and saw Coles so rang the night before and made a booking. When we arrived we were greated by the manager who is from Australia which was nice also coming from Australia ourselves. We ordered our... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Visited with family on each occasion, always a friendly welcome either from the owner or the Australian manager. Good friendly banter. My sister has been visiting for some years and always found a similar welcome. Great choice of drinks. Comfortable contemporary furnishings. Smart casual is good enough but many people dress for the occasion. Food was fantastic; beetroot salmon gravadlax... More

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