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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 (01624) 623764
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 13
    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
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
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
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
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
Senior Reviewer
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
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 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
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
Senior Contributor
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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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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