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Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
01624 672 555
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Today
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Good for:
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Almost Perfect

We decided to visit the Courthouse for dinner on a Saturday night after reading through various reviews for other establishments. We enjoyed the decor, the music and the food really was great. The service was a little lacking, the staff weren't very attentive to us or to other customers waiting to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
ButtermereDays
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Isle of Man
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Booked on Saturday night for a meal with my wife - service was quite friendly and seated at the table quickly - starters were good with the portion size excellent . The main courses were disappointing with the steak quite tough and the special sausages were bland . We decided to stay for a drink in the bar after the... More 

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Isle of Man
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We decided to visit the Courthouse for dinner on a Saturday night after reading through various reviews for other establishments. We enjoyed the decor, the music and the food really was great. The service was a little lacking, the staff weren't very attentive to us or to other customers waiting to be greeted. Overall good value, good food, good atmosphere... More 

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We struggled to find somewhere that looked good to have a meal in, (not suggesting there was nowhere else decent to eat) but when we looked into the Courthouse, we knew that this should be a good place to eat. We were right, our food was good and hot and well presented. The staff were friendly and polite.

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Sulby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Business lunch turned into a real pleasure. Food was fantastic and the atmosphere is so perfect for discussing business without feeling interrupted. Look forward to going one evening for the Courthouse Club.The bar is extensive and although we didn't sample any of the array of drinks on this occasion, maybe next time we will come on a social visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

wanted something small late-ish on a Saturday evening. Restaurant busy but bar quiet. Ordered sharing platter of meats and cheeses, added ciabatta for two pounds more (recommended!). Great quality food and very good value. Good wine by the glass, nice service, terrific music from the DJ for those of a certain vintage like me.

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Isle of Man
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

There were six of us booked in for Sunday lunch. It's fair to say we challenged the chef and we all had something different, but all the meals were excellent. It wasn't busy at all, so might have been different, that said, I was very pleasantly surprised. Top job.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Courthouse Restaurant. The service from the staff was warm and welcoming and the quality of the food was excellent. Generous portions, high quality food and meat, a well chosen wine list and reasonable prices helped make our visit very good value for money. The building, a former courthouse, is imposing and the high... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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233 reviews 233 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

a business lunch in Douglas? You could do worse than going to the Courthouse, it does give the impression on entering that it is not busy, and the vast space does cause you to think there is no one there. Go in try it! We did, and had a very warm welcome from smiling staff, an interesting menu and big... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Good food and service with a smile, just a real shame the place was deserted! I would go again and just hope more people frequent this little gem

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have eaten here on a few occasions now, both lunch and dinner and not had a bad experience yet. Good quality and reasonably priced food and drinks with something for everyone on the menu. I have seen a number of the meals on the menu across the times I have been and they all looked and seemed to go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 01624 672 555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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