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Address: Lezayre, Ramsey IM7 2AB
Phone Number: 01624 812321
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Description: Milntown is set in over fifteen acres of beautiful gardens in the North of...
Milntown is set in over fifteen acres of beautiful gardens in the North of the Isle of Man, near Ramsey and is one of the Island’s most historic houses. Originally the home of one of the leading families on the Isle of Man -the ‘Christians’ - Milntown has also been a school for young ladies and a hotel. More recently it once again reverted to being a private house owned by Lady Edwards and subsequently her son Sir Clive. Upon his death, in 1999, a Trust was created to maintain the house and gardens for the benefit of the Manx people, in line with the wishes of Sir Clive. Milntown House is open for tours each Wednesday and Saturday from April - September. Garden Tours are held monthly, please visit our website for further information regarding tours and other events held at MilntownMilntown also has a restaurant that can cater for up to sixty private diners or an elite fine dining experience for up to 14 guests in the old Milntown dining room. Larger numbers can also be catered for with a bespoke marquee in the stunning garden.
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An excellent restaurant well worth a visit

When we visited late morning on a Saturday virtually all tables were reserved for lunches that looked very appetizing. We only had time for drinks which were served by very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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295 reviews 295 reviews
115 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

When we visited late morning on a Saturday virtually all tables were reserved for lunches that looked very appetizing. We only had time for drinks which were served by very pleasant and smiling staff. Would love to return in about a month when the spring flowering bushes are aT THEIR BEST

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Our waitress " Katie" was excellent in every way.She didnt hesitate after we said that one of the meals was far too hot and she changed the meal to another one without hesitation. The service we had was excellent ! I hope as the season is in full swing that they have a bigger choice on the menu.

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and taking the time to review Milntown on Trip Advisor. We will also pass on your comments to Katie. As the season progresses we certainly plan to extend our menu and will always have season dishes often made with produce grown here on the Estate. We do hope to welcome you back soon. Regards... More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just been reading reviews of Milntown,I have visited the island many times but never been to Milntown,on our next visit we will be bringing our dog and wondered if she would be welcome to visit the gardens.

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

We do hope to welcome you to Milntown this year. I am afraid that currently dogs are not permitted on the Estate unless they are guide dogs. We do hope that this will not prevent you from visiting our lovely Estate. Best wishes Vicky Crellin More 

Ramsey, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good food in the lovely setting of a beautiful garden. The restaurant has views onto the garden and some of the vegetables come from the garden. Unique on the Isle of Man. Well worth a visit.

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and for taking the time or review Milntown on Trip Advisor. Regards Vicky Crellin More 

Ramsey, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

2 lunch visits and both same excellent standards. Good choice, very nice staff, super food, very nice atmosphere, Only quibble was ridiculous price of £4 for what seemed like less than half a pint of beer - ruins the occasion that sort of pricing.

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to rate Milntown on trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your overall visit. Regarding the beer, the only beer that we serve that is £4 is the bottled IPA which is 500ml so nearly a pint, if you were served a different, smaller beer and charged the same price we are extremely... More 

London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The scones and tea-cakes tasted home-made and were delicious - the herbal tea and coffee hot and welcoming after a long walk on a sunny but chilly winter's day. The restrooms were bright and clean. This is not a "chi-chi" squashy sofa kind of place - nor is it a student type of "I will sit here for hours with... More 

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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We decided to have sunday lunch as the menu sounded lovely. However, when our meal came I was surprised at how little we got on our plate . Two slices of meat and mostly vegetables served on a fairly small plate. Although it was delicious it was definately not substantial enough.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It's so nice to just sit outside in the warm weather!!! I have to say it was amazing! The food was lovely and there's even a few children's meals to! I recommend trying to book a table, that was the only trouble we had. But it was still amazing!

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards all at Milntown More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We visited Milntown on one of our regular holidays on the island and really enjoyed our visit.Plenty of interesting plants and trees to look at in a very peaceful atmosphere. We then stopped for coffee and cake in the restaurant and it was very fresh and much cheaper than many other places on the island. The house was closed to... More 

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Milntown on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here and hope to welcome you again in 2015. Regards Milntown More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I have been holidaying on the island for many years. I am almost embarrassed to admit that this was our first visit to Milntown Gardens. We use public transport and although the bus stops right outside, the Milntown.org website's 'plan a visit' tab doesn't show this. I think they are missing a trick there. We spent a... More 

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Milntown, Public Relations Manager at Milntown House and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Milntown. Thank you too for your comment regarding the request bus stop which we thought was a very good point, we will update our website to include this for future visitors. Regards Milntown More 

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