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L'Experience French Restaurant

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Summer Hill, 1 Summerhill, Douglas
01624623103
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Entertaining clients

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  • 134
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  • 55
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stunning meal

Staff were very pleasant and attentive. The food was just amazing. Definitely would recommend the French onion soup. The wine was beautiful. Would recommend it to someone who was willing to spend for a nice romantic meal, or with a bigger group wanting a special night out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Chess W
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Isle of Man
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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213 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Have not been here for five years, this visit we where very disappointed, over priced, poor quality and lack of presentation, our bottle of white wine was warm. Staff where very friendly and gave good service.

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Isle of Man
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Staff were very pleasant and attentive. The food was just amazing. Definitely would recommend the French onion soup. The wine was beautiful. Would recommend it to someone who was willing to spend for a nice romantic meal, or with a bigger group wanting a special night out.

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isle of man
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Fabulous food and very friendly staff this restaurant never fails to impress the steaks are always tender and the quality of the meals are second to none

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Isle of Man
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The standard menu is enhanced by a special board - I just had to have the turbot with langoustines. The French onion soup is excellent and I had the cheese board for afters with a glass of port - they even brought me the port bottles so I could choose. There were four of us in our party and everyone... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

New menu that is not as authentic and what are these new world wines? Initial worries unfounded as the food was as brilliant as ever and yes we stuck with a French sav'. We like our French experience

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We have eaten at this restaurant about 6 times since relocating to the Isle of Man and can say that this is probably one of the most consistent restaurants we have had the pleasure to frequent. Good local quality produce cooked with passion and care. My only negative is the restaurant itself which looks like a throw back to the... More 

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My family and I have dined here many times, it is without doubt the best food and service on the island. The chef is world class and highly deserved of a michelin star, the staff are great and the atmosphere is perfect. I look forward to my next visit.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I can recommend the French Onion Soup and the Chateaubriand we had this evening melted in your mouth. Perfectly cooked!. Staff friendly and service good. Thank you for a lovely meal.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

For a starter the French onion soup has to be the best in the world..followed by beef ..thanks guys for great meal and the price ? Good. 10/10

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely evening at L'Experience on the Isle of Man with a beautiful setting for my boyfriend and I inside the restaurant. The staff were attentive and the menu good. The wine was great and my steak was just right... however I have to discuss the French onion soup (which I was recommended beforehand), but this was the best ever! Really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Summer Hill, 1 Summerhill, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 01624623103

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

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