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24 Duke Street, Douglas
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Ranked #3 of 109 Restaurants in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Discovered this restaurant late. The food was excellent. Irish blue cheese shuffle crafted perfectly, fish was lovely and fresh and cooked superbly. The home made ice cream delicious. Really enjoyed the atmosphere in the restaurant. Will definitely be returning! There are some other good restaurants on the IoM these days, but MacFarlane's is the best.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I took my girlfriend to MacFarlane's for our anniversary, and we were blown away by the excellent quality food and service that was provided. Everything was perfect, I really couldn't find anything at fault. We had a booth which made things nice and private for us, but the restaurant also has open-plan tables that are very suitable for big groups... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

not really sure why only ranked 4th best. We are always delighted by the food on offer here-never been disappointed. Attention to detail, but priority is fresh, delicious food and never pretentious.

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Good cooking, good ingredients and a traditional menu make Macfarlane's a reliable choice in the Isle of Man. The 1970s style "US diner" booths are not to everyone's taste but make for a fun time with friends or allow private conversations for business.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Cant recommend this place highly enough. Evening meal there recently was superb. Great menu with a specials board, with the emphasis on fresh local produce. All four of us really enjoyed our meals. Ambience is welcoming with attentive, yet unfussy, service. Not many tables so make sure you book in advance, you wont be disappointed!

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Isle Of Man
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We voted this restaurant very good we were well looked after in a friendly curtiouse manner,the food was very well presented and the quality well above average and locally sorsed the cost was not the most economical but well worth it considering the whole experience,when you decide to go out for a meal you should leave the restaurant feeling good... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Do not leave the Isle of Man without eating here.We ate in MacFarlane's last night. The food was simply gorgeous, all be it on the more pricy side, it is definitely worth it. I had the risotto which was bursting in flavour and perfectly cooked- no soggy rice here. My boyfriend had the fish pie which was so tasty and... More 

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Leeds
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

If you like fish this is the place to go. Great night out, great food lovely staff. Been four times and it's fish pie for me ever time ... I'd recommend it to everybody ... Well done guys

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant windows are opaque to make it more discreet for diners and it makes it difficult to get a sense of what it is like which could be off putting. But the food is excellent so give it a try We visited mid week and made a fairly late booking but managed to get to it in one of... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This has been our second time in McFarlanes in 2014. It's the first restaurant I always book when planning to visit IOM. The food is superb in taste, quality and presentation. The restaurant is cosy and staff are pleasant and helpful. The chef takes time out to speak to his diners which gives your evening in McFarlanes a welcoming touch.... More 

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Additional Information about MacFarlane's

Address: 24 Duke Street, Douglas
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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