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#16 of 82 Bar in Derby
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
About
A lively boozer in Derby with crafty drinks and tasty food to mop it all up. Possibly the sunniest garden in Derby?
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 November 2020

Felt extremely ignored. Customers stood up around us talking? No one came to our table for over an hour however were serving the tables around us. Felt like an inconvenience and ignored.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

Day off from work so decided to go out. First day of new Covid regulations but pub very well organised, sanitiser at door and contact details recorded. Table service very good and food and drink excellent.

Date of visit: September 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2020

Hi Mike W, Thank you for your great review and I hope we contributed to a fab day off. See you again soon we hope. Regards Team Silk Mill

Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

I visited The Silk Mill on 10/8/20 as part of a group of 6 adults and a child to have a meal for my mum's birthday. We rang and booked a table in advanced due to the worry it would be busy during the Help...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2020

Hi Jacob First of all thank for leaving us a review, we're always happy to hear feedback from our customers. Apologies that you were not warned about being spread over two tables, unfortunately due to the guidance at the time we could not have you...More

Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

We're severd by a lady (Ruth). Very lovely and efficient. Could see that Ruth was busy as running drinks on her own. However she was very keen on making sure she got around everyone in turn as fast as she could. She was always smiling...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2020

Hello kezzalola86 Thank you for your review Regards Team Silk mill

Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

First time back since covid with work colleagues. First time with the new menu. I asked for the £9 deal (2 courses) and got a halloumi fries and a loaded burger. When the bill arrived I was charged for the full price. I said that...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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KoshJeene, Owner at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2020

Hi davebD7877RF Apologies for the delay in responding, I wanted to talk to the team that were working that day. In all honesty it didn't happen quite like you say according to team and other guests who were in. If you order off the menu,...More

Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

Have enjoyed a Sunday roast here previously, but was let down tonight. Pub was very quiet despite it being bank holiday and the last eat out to help out day.. It is only a small menu, but they were a few things we wanted to...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2020

Firstly we're very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to our pub on Monday. We currently do have a reduced menu since reopening in the current climate but we are having a menu review soon to look at expanding it again. Unfortunately as...More

Reviewed 23 August 2020

Great effort to keep going. Well organised COVID measures. Excellent staff with table service. Beer in decent nick too.

Date of visit: August 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2020

We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit to our pub We've done everything we can to make you feel safe while also having a great trip. Hope to see you again soon! Thank you, Team Silk Mill

Reviewed 22 August 2020

After 6 months myself my wife and my 17years and 10 month old son ventured into town for the first time.it was coming upto 12pmand I suggested we went for a drink at the silk mill, we hadn't been since before lockdown and at 12pm...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2020

Hi Jonathan, We are sorry that our current policy of not allowing under 18yr olds in unless eating (our menu is in a fame by the door) upset your visit. We decided as a business to introduce this to limit the amount of interaction there...More

Reviewed 7 August 2020

A great traditional welcoming local pub, the roast beef Sunday lunch with extra free Yorkshire puds was one of the best I have had in a long time, the only downside was having to share with the wife... we will be calling in again very...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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KoshJeene, Other at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2020

Hi KevB_travel Thanks for taking the time to write a great review, did your wife enjoy your dinner haha Thanks again Team Silk Mill

Reviewed 6 August 2020 via mobile

First of all let's talk about what a beautiful traditional pub this is right in the heart of Derby centre with one if my favourite beer gardens. I tried several ciders from here and they are all spectacular. I ordered a steak and rarebit ciabatta...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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KoshJeene, General Manager at The Silk Mill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2020

Hi JacobW097 Thanks for taking the time out to write such a fab review. You must visit us again as we have a new (but due to current climate, smaller) menu with some great dishes Thanks again Team Silk Mill

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Response from roba400 | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten at 12pm before on Saturdays. Do book in advance.
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Response from Burtcroghan | Reviewed this property |
Hi we didn't have the Sunday lunch but the food that was being served was very good recommend that you contact the silk mill for prices
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  • The Silk Mill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4