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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 (01624) 623764
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and helpful staff

Ticked all my boxes. Here on Island on business and wanted good food. Got it. Bruschetta starter very good. Manx fillet steak with peppercorn sauce as a main excellent. Staff very helpful and sorted me out with Wi-Fi connection. Toilets on top floor which may be a problem for people with mobility... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I've been to Isola numerous times and always had a great experience. Cosey little Italian with really polite staff. My absolute favourite is the black tagliatelle with queenies - can't get it anywhere else. Well worth a try!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Ticked all my boxes. Here on Island on business and wanted good food. Got it. Bruschetta starter very good. Manx fillet steak with peppercorn sauce as a main excellent. Staff very helpful and sorted me out with Wi-Fi connection. Toilets on top floor which may be a problem for people with mobility problems but no problem for me.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A great little restaurant Has a great ambience, good menu choice The staff are eager to serve you and not pushy Went with some friends and we're in there over 3.5 hrs A good wine selection. The house wine is very good

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Peter and his friendly staff never fail to give you a warm welcome like old friends. The atmosphere is this lovely little gem of a restaurant is always warm and friendly, nothing is too much trouble for the staff and the food is always of the highest quality. Each of the tables is sat on its on and the way... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great atmosphere, lovely little restaurant, Welcoming staff busy for a mid week night but Food not quite up to scratch.......

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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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: Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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