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Isola

7 John Street, Douglas
+44 (01624) 623764
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Ranked #51 of 109 restaurants in Douglas
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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66% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
York, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Isle of Man
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I troubled to book anywhere for a Saturday night (short notice), managed to book a table at Isola. We were sat downstairs (which was like an oven) directly under the stairs with no headroom. Was unsure about ordering a bottle of wine as there was limited Rose choice so I ordered by the glass.... first glass was a small (gone... More

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Scotland
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I didn't meet any Italian staff and only about half the menu is Italian-style. But go with a good appetite as the pizzas are huge. Food and service are ok but nothing special. You'll need to research where this place is on a map but it's near the town centre. Best make a booking.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A quirky place, with various dinning rooms scattered around the building. I've eaten here several times and always enjoyed the food. Good food, reasonably priced and friendly service. I'd recommend it.

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

No reservation required although they were certainly taking many for the rest of the week. And now we know why! Very quaint Italian restaurant with the best black pasta and Queenies! Authentic Italian with very fresh scallops. Having experienced true authentic Italian cuisine and experience with cooking Italian food, this was worth the trip to the Isle all in itself.... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a favourite place with a cosy relaxed atmosphere that always satisfies the taste buds with good wine on offer and a great italian menu with lots of favourites on offer

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andalucia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had to book a late table, our first choices were not available, selected Isola based on the trip advisor reviews. We had no real problems with service but the food was decidedly below average. In hindsight a better meal could have been knocked up at home in 15 minutes, the food was bland and unremarkable. Very disappointing! Would not... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The food was excellent, the table was booked by my girlfriend as a surprise birthday treat. This was based on the restaurant's special mid-week deals £12.95p for a 3 course meal. However the waitress never advised us and we ended up paying £50 for a two course meal. Drinks were extortionate £8.00p for a single gin and tonic and a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

First, we had reservations at Tanroagan, mainly due to TripAdvisor reviews. However, we had a change in plans and had to cancel. The next day, we decided to try the Tanroagan again (without reservations). It was 7:00 and the place was empty. However, when we asked about a table, we were treated very abruptly, with the hostess stating it would... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I ate here on a Thursday night recently whilst on business and I thought Isola was excellent. Keen service with a smile and knowledge of their food and wine. Tasty food and nice wine.. Good prices too and a good location.

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