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The Silk Trader

  • Food
  • Great Cask Ales
  • Family Friendly
  • Beer Garden
  • Accommodation
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cask Marque
  • Entertainment
  • Disabled Access / Facilities
  • Live Sport
  • Walks
  • Historic Interest
  • Function Room
  • Dogs Welcome
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    Drinks Menu

    The Silk Trader has a great selection of quality Robinsons award-winning ales including Unicorn, Dizzy Blonde, TROOPER and Wizard. You’ll also find Guinness, Carling, Coors Light, San Miguel, Strongbow Dark Fruits, Stowford Press and two monthly-changing craft keg taps. We also offer an eclectic choice of wines, gins, spirits, malt whiskeys and soft drinks.
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    Food Menu

    Feeling peckish? Come dine with us! We offer an exciting array of dishes served with a smile. At the Silk Trader, we're passionate about serving freshly prepared, home-cooked meals, using British produce. For those with a sweet tooth, why not try one of our ever-changing selection of delicious desserts. We promise there is something for everyone.
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    Function Room

    Function Room

    Are you holding a party and in need of a function room? Our function room is newly refurbished, creating a modern and classy atmosphere. It can seat up to 50 people, including a small dance floor. With private toilet facilities and a bar stocked with top of the range wines and spirits and a selection of bottled beers. Get in contact with Simon and Laura at The Silk Trader.

    Function Room

  • Come and be entertained here at the Silk Trader, Macclesfield

    Live Entertainment

    Live Entertainment

    Here at the Silk Trader we host a selection of live entertainment to suit all our regulars. EVERY TUESDAY from 8pm. Put your knowledge to the test and take part in our weekly quiz nights, followed by a cash pot bingo. Follow us on Facebook at to keep an eye on the live music we host here.

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    About The Silk Trader

    About The Silk Trader

    Ideally located on the Silk Road within easy walking distance of the train station, this traditional pub is an ideal place to relax with friends. Recently refurbished throughout, there is a beautiful courtyard area.
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    About The Silk Trader

    Beer Garden

    Soak up the sunshine and enjoy a tipple in our beer garden.

    Cask Marque

    Cask Marque is the industry watchdog responsible for assessing the quality of cask ale across the UK. Our pub is Cask Marque accredited so you can be rest assured a pint of beer excellenceeee every time. 

    Disabled Access / Facilities

    We have tried, where possible, to make our pub accessible to everyone... but we appreciate that people may have different requirements. Please phone ahead for full details of our disabled facilities.

    Dogs Welcome

    Well-behaved four-legged friends are welcome.


    We host regular entertainment, from pub quizzes to live music… pop in for a pint and let us entertain you.

    Family Friendly

    We are a family friendly pub and welcome all well-behaved children.


    Feeling peckish? Come dine with us! We offer Great British homecooked dishes served with a smile… and best of all no washing up!

    Function Room

    Whether for business or pleasure, birthdays, private events or team meetings... we have plenty of space to accommodate.

    Great Cask Ales

    Join us for a pint. We pride ourselves on our beer and offer some of the cask ales in town.

    Historic Interest

    We're fortunate enough to be based in an area of natural beauty, special architectural or historic Interest. Pop in for a pint and discover more.

    Live Sport

    Live sport is shown at our pub. Please give us a call for listings.


    Keen walker? With close proximity to many trails and hidden walks, there’s plenty to explore right on our doorstep. Round off your ramblings with a pint of Robinsons ale.


    Excellent Wi-Fi access is available for free.

    The former Boar Hound - The Silk Trader is Macclesfield's hidden gem. The interior design has taken inspiration from the area's industrial past, featuring contemporary colours creating a modern, yet clean atmosphere with the use of muted greys and heritage greens.  

    The pub is ideally located on the Silk Road within easy walking distance of the nearby train station and bus routes. The pub is the place to be to relax with friends or enjoy a game of pool. Why not also enjoy the offerings of the fantastic selection of top of the range wines, prosecco, spirits, craft and keg beers. 

    The rear of the pub features a superb courtyard area, an ideal location to enjoy your favourite Robbies pint, whilst enjoying the secret sun trap or dine alfresco.

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    Our pub is our pride and joy and we invite you to come and visit us. We'd be delighted to see you. In the meantime, browse through our gallery…
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    Contact & opening times

    Contact & opening times

    We want to hear from you! Drop us a line & tell us about your experience in our pub. We'd be delighted to hear from you.
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    Contact Us & opening times

    The Silk Trader

    The Silk Trader 27 BROOK STREET
    SK11 7AD

    Call us on: 01625420504

    Opening Times:

    Monday-Sunday 12pm-12am

    Food Times:

    Monday - Friday: 12 noon - 2pm & 5pm - 8pm & Saturday - Sunday: 12 noon - 8pm. 

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