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L'Experience French Restaurant

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Summer Hill, 1 Summerhill, Douglas
01624623103
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Food

Truly the best on the Island. Very friendly and professional staff. Fantastic food! Michael, keep it up. You've bring the best out of my trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
David C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Truly the best on the Island. Very friendly and professional staff. Fantastic food! Michael, keep it up. You've bring the best out of my trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Second time to this Restaurant (Wish we had gone sooner ) amazing food fantastic service Just first class

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've been meaning to get here for a while now and I so so wish I hadn't left it this long. I had the onion soup for my starter and I'm sooooooo glad I did. It has left me wanting to go back for more and more and more. And that was just the starter. I had the stuffed chicken... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Love this restaurant. Always has a lively atmosphere and the food never disappoints . We went on Thursday evening and the place was packed so I would recommend booking early. We had the crab and lobster starter from the specials board followed by the chateaubriand and both were delicious. The staff are so friendly and efficient and even though they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I can highly recommend this restaurant - four of us were recently staying in Douglas for the TT and we first went to L'Experience on the back a recommendation from a local, we were not disappointed! We had to book early, as they were fully booked and it soon became apparent why. Although a little shabby looking from the outside,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Good stuff: Charming friendly helpful staff; ratatouille which was best of breed; onion soup - generous and delicious Less good: Victim to its popularity so very full and very noisy + acoustics mean conversation difficult Food wise they stick very much to standard French bistro fare. My rib eye was good but not all of it was edible though this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

such a good restaurant that I've booked to go back! Had the best french onion soup that I've had in a long time. The cote de boeuf (rib eye on the bone for the people that don't know what that is) was cooked to perfection and already sliced, surprisingly it came with all the sides, onion rings, fries, manx mushrooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

An interesting French-inspired menu produced excellent meals that we thoroughly enjoyed. The restaurant was very busy, a normal circumstance it appears, but the service was nevertheless pretty good. This is a relatively expensive establishment but good value, and a reservation is virtually obligatory. Definitely worth a visit

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

L'Experience - so good I went back next day! I had the most perfectly cooked Halibut - crunchy blackened skin with the whitest flesh tasting like a dream. It has to be said, I like food, but I LOVE Good Food and this was certainly that. Starters I had Crab in Filo Parcels - so tasty. Husband had Snails in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Good food, well chosen wines (not overpriced), agreeable ambience. Almost next to the horse tram terminus at Derby Castle.

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Address: Summer Hill, 1 Summerhill, Douglas
Phone Number: 01624623103
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
Average Prices: USD 40
Cuisine: French

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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 40
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

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