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The Silk Road Lounge & Cocktail bar

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Great night out with the Celebs!

Talk about turning up on the right night, Kym Marsh from Corrie just happened to be in here with... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
TheDeanFam
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Essex, United Kingdom
Every bit as good as the first visit!

Somehow found ourselves in here again last weekend and glad we did. WHAT a weekend! The other... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
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Aug 24, 2018
“Great night out with the Celebs!”
May 25, 2018
“Every bit as good as the first visit!”
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The Silk Road Lounge & Cocktail Bar is an outstanding looking venue, which boasts 3 bars, VIP areas, 2 dance floors and 2 DJ boxes. It also has a huge terrace smoking area with lots of seating and heaters for when it gets cold. We have a huge...more
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4 St. Botolphs Street, Colchester CO2 7DX, England
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+44 1206 548123
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Talk about turning up on the right night, Kym Marsh from Corrie just happened to be in here with her friends and even let us take a selfie with her! What a stunning place, whoever was responsible for the refurb here knew what they were...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Somehow found ourselves in here again last weekend and glad we did. WHAT a weekend! The other half spent most of the night in their new gin and champagne bar at the back of the venue. Plush swanky sofas and sparkly tiling and lighting we...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

A medium sized group of us went to Silk Road as part of my birthday celebrations. We were a mixed group of males and females with ages ranging from late 20’s to early 50’s. Nothing was too much effort and the whole atmosphere and surroundings...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Having not been to this venue for many years I found myself and a few mates left from our school reunion, walking past and it was still open so we thought we would pop in for a quick drink! WOW what a change! It looks...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

What a great night, really good to see the venue for myself, despite all the negative comments in the past I gave it a look. Staff were great, really friendly, the owner greeted virtually everyone with a smile. Made great friends there and now a...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

What can I say...? The staff here are truly amazing! From the get go, we had attention and our every need met! With an 80 year old disabled Nan in tow, they couldn't do enough to help her into the bar, to the VIP section...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

Would like to say a massive thank you to my maid of honour Natalie arranging my night here for my hen doo and a big thank you to the owner Ozzie and all the fantastic staff for making our night so fabulous, I have never...More

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed July 22, 2016

The Silk Road is always a guaranteed good night, most of the other clubs and bars have closed and changed but Silk has been a permanent fixture in Colchester's night scene. The best thing about the place is it has two rooms, one r&b/hip-hop and...More

1  Thank Walid Q
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Love this little club. Plays RNB and club music. It's quite small inside but has two bars to try and accommodate so people aren't stood at the bar for too long (where the entrance is). Has a nice outside seating area/smoking area with heaters for...More

1  Thank Georgie Y
ScottDewing, Public Relations Manager at The Silk Road Lounge & Cocktail bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

Hi Georgie, We really appreciate your review on The Silk Road. We're pleased to hear that you've never had an issue in our venue and your experience has always been a great one. We look forward to seeing you at our venue again in the...More

Reviewed February 7, 2016

OMG! So Best drinks in Essex. It was such a great night, we actually missed a few hours. Good vibes. Don't know how I got home, but amazing night.

Thank Michael C
ScottDewing, Public Relations Manager at The Silk Road Lounge & Cocktail bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2016

Hi Mike, Really pleased to hear you had a good night in our venue and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

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Response from 451peteo | Reviewed this property |
smart casual is the dress code
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Response from ScottDewing | Property representative |
Hi Jamie, We are an over 18's venue but typically our age group tends to average between 23 - 35. There is a hotel on the high street called The George or for a 5 minute taxi journey there is a Premier Inn as you enter... More
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