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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Relaxed enjoyable evening with good food

We always get a nice welcome back. We sat downstairs. No rush to order. The specials are always tempting. We managed 3 courses- the home made trifle special and ice cream crepes being popular. The wine flowed easily- very nice Malbec on their special house wine list. Peter was cooking as main chef... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
philosIsleofMan
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Isle of Man
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Visited here for the 2nd time in 2 weeks, both times we had great food and great service from attentive staff. You need to try the banana calzone! A fantastic combination of flavours, don't be afraid, it's yummie

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Isle of Man
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We always get a nice welcome back. We sat downstairs. No rush to order. The specials are always tempting. We managed 3 courses- the home made trifle special and ice cream crepes being popular. The wine flowed easily- very nice Malbec on their special house wine list. Peter was cooking as main chef on holiday but the team gave us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We come to Isola quite regularly and are never disappointed. The food is excellent, and delivered in great time. The service is exceptional and the staff are very pleasant. Would definitely recommend eating here and no doubt we will be going again soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Partner and I came here Wednesday 5th August. Service was great and the food was amazing , most importantly the atmosphere was so relaxed. Great staff will definitely be back ! 😄

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I came here on a Friday with my girlfriend after we booked a table and as soon as I am back on the Isle of Man I will be visiting again. We had starters and mains with wine and the bill only came to around £50 (which is excellent compared to places I've ate in Newcastle) I had the meatball... More 

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Small restaurant found when passing by. Friendly staff, pleasant food. Good atmosphere. Freshly prepared meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A mid week lunch at Isola is always excellent but this wa added to by the service we experienced. A warm greeting and shown to our table with a smile that was true. Great knowledge of the food and advice on the wine, a great balance of humour and fun but attention to detail. I know this is how service... More 

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Scotland
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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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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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: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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