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24 Duke Street, Douglas
01624-62-47-77
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Excellent!

I eat here often for lunch (Thurs & Fri only). Everything I have eaten here has been superbly cooked by the owner/chef and very fresh.I know they try to source as many of their ingredients locally which I love. Service is always perfect as well. There is only one thing I am not crazy about and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Lisa S
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Douglas, Isle of Man
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Douglas, Isle of Man
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I eat here often for lunch (Thurs & Fri only). Everything I have eaten here has been superbly cooked by the owner/chef and very fresh.I know they try to source as many of their ingredients locally which I love. Service is always perfect as well. There is only one thing I am not crazy about and that is covering on... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a family run restaurant, it was clean, reasonable ambiance, but the food was great !! (we went in because of the Michelin stars in window, and we were not disappointed, we would def go again, and highly recommend the place! .

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Belfast
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Was here in mid-Februrary 2015 on a Friday evening - during my first visit to the IoM since I was a child. Food was truly exceptional. One of the most enjoyable meals I can ever remember having. The 'Crab, Prawn and Lobster Thermidor Tartlet' starter was so good I dreaded my last mouthful of it! My 'Manx Calves Liver' main... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was difficult getting a table and imagined the demand reflected the dining experience. However, was disappointed: food was just ok, service nothing special and quite slow and it felt devoid of any atmosphere. Noisy and too bright as well. Still haven't found anywhere that beats 14 North on the Quay restaurant.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Our expectations were high as this was our first visit and we weren't disappointed. Nice little restaurant with great staff and great service. We dined on carpaccio of beef and soufflé for starters. Lamb shoulder and plaice for mains whilst we both had creme brûlée for desert. All washed down with sparkling rose and then dessert wine. The food was... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We were given a voucher for this restaurant as a Xmas present. Went with friends to celebrate my husband's birthday. It was very quiet when we arrived but soon got busy. Starters good, crab cakes delicious. We all went for the turbot as a main course, a very good choice. Will be going back for sure.

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Paphos, Cyprus
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

went last night and roy and staff thankyou wonderful seafood chowder and the souffle was just lovely,standards are always the best ,e and j mac

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Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited on a very windy cold January afternoon for late lunch,what a lovely place! We went for Local Steak and can HIGHLY recommend it. The service was impeccable and nice touch to meet the owner himself! Well be back!!

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Ballasalla, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited on a recent Saturday evening with another couple and had 3 courses with wine, pre dinner drinks, and coffees. Fish is the main theme here but steak and calves liver were ordered alongside fish mains for others. The soufflé starters were excellent. It's possible to order a bowl of chowder as a starter and this was bountiful and... More 

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Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Sheila and Roy Macfarlane and their staff pride themselves on serving quality food, prepared and presented to a high standard, in their family restaurant. The seating area is not very big so booking in advance is strongly advised. Though this establishment is essentially a seafood restaurant, steaks, lamb and other meat dishes are also served here to the same high... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Duke Street, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 01624-62-47-77

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
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

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