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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 (01624) 623764
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice but on the expensive side.

My second visit here. This time with my girlfriend. We both really enjoyed the food, it was of a very high quality and the menu itself is nicely varied, it wasn't just a standard italian menu, there are some nice twists and local Manx dishes; like queenies etc. The garlic bread here is delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
3LegsEverywhere
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Douglas, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
Douglas, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My second visit here. This time with my girlfriend. We both really enjoyed the food, it was of a very high quality and the menu itself is nicely varied, it wasn't just a standard italian menu, there are some nice twists and local Manx dishes; like queenies etc. The garlic bread here is delicious! And the waiting staff are fantastic... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Very good pizza. the service was fast waiting staff very polite in comparison to other italian places on the island will be back again for sure.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great little restaurant with great service. Close to town and a couple of great pubs nearby. Often gets busy so advisable to book

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Our visit was not planned & was based on 1. Us being hungry 2. A nice smell circulating outside 3. Was close. Afternoon watching footie, few pints followed by a lovely pizza each & a pleasant glass of red. Last time I was in this restaurant it was called something else but I will be going back. Really enjoyed the... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Booked very last minute on a Friday evening as we decided to go out on a whim. The place appeared quite small, but it was perfectly acceptable and actually nicely cosy. The waiters were very pleasant and attentive, however it wasn't particularly busy. We were well looked after and offered another bottle of wine quickly when the first one ran... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I visit Isola regularly, and have only had one bad experience (with some confusion over a complex order). Food is very good, and the wait staff are absolutely fantastic. One waiter in particular always goes above and beyond, but sadly I can't recall his name. Prices are average for the area, and the food is very good.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Isola is a favourite restaurant of ours and is one we frequent when we are able to. The restaurant itself has a nice friendly and relaxed atmosphere with lots of small dining areas providing privacy or simply a smaller dining area. The menu provides lots of variety and something to please the majority of palates. The Calzone is excellent, I'd... More 

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Onchan, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We routinely frequent Isola and my favorite dish is their calzone. I've asked for them to not cook the calzone so long (I like my dough a bit doughy) and they agreed to do so, making them even better. Whenever they have manx queenies and bacon on the menu, have it as well as a starter.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

An interesting restaurant with a number of small dining areas scattered throughout the building. Menu choices were excellent with a wide variety of food on offer which was very tasty. Customer service was good - had an enjoyable evening and would recommend.

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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great food at an excellent price for the three course special. Very welcoming and personable staff. Would recommend highly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 John Street, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 (01624) 623764

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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