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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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  • 31
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a simply fabulous dinner!

My wife and I visited this small restaurant in Douglas with a close friend recently and had a really good meal and a thoroughly enjoyable evening. We had not made a reservation but were welcomed very warmly by the staff and they immediately found us a quiet table in the downstairs seating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Tankerman2013
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Scotland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Scotland
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206 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited this small restaurant in Douglas with a close friend recently and had a really good meal and a thoroughly enjoyable evening. We had not made a reservation but were welcomed very warmly by the staff and they immediately found us a quiet table in the downstairs seating area. We spent some time studying the extensive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have been to the TT racing found this little jem of a restaurant and loved it ! Genuine Italian food lovely red wine nice atmosphere will be back here again for more of the same 🍷👍

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London
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Owner / manager kindly fitted us in on a very busy evening during TT. We were limited to a main course as the table was booked for later, but this quick visit still ranked as the highlight of our holiday's dining. Food was very authentic, everybody's meal was delicious but my husband was particularly impressed with the black pasta and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We visited on Friday 5th June - Food was nice and was great to be able to get Gluten free Pizza, the rest of the meals were tasty and up to standard although the service was mixed - the young gent who we happened to find out was from Onchan was great and really attentive, the young Portuguese girl was... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The atmosphere is quainter and relaxed. We were sat in the cellar, which was a little cold, but the fresh Mozarella Pizza more than made up for this, as did the friendly staff. I have never had a pizza where the Mozarella cheese was put on after the pizza was cooked (so that's the cheese is cold) butt apparently this... More 

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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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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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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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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 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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Address: 7 John Street, Douglas
Phone Number: +44 (01624) 623764
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
Average Prices: USD $30 to $40
Cuisine: Italian

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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 to $40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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