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Harbour Lights Cafe & Restaurant

24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
01624 613650
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Ranked #16 of 108 restaurants in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $40
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: We are delighted to add a fourth location to our family of restaurants. Previously known as Copperfields Edwardian Restaurant, our new central Douglas location is a perfect mix of old world charm and great seasonal food. Already famous throughout the island, you’ll discover everything you love about Harbour Lights right in the centre of Douglas. Open daily from 10am for Breakfast, we also offer our famous comfort classics menu throughout the day featuring the very best of local produce. Sample our welsh rarebit with smoked salmon or huge beer battered cod served with seasonal vegetables and potato of the day. Alternatively take a break from shopping and pop in for a quick coffee and cake, served all day.Our entire team (many of whom will be familiar) look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful new location.
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85% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Ate in both Douglas and Port St Mary. Wait staff are a cut above the average. One girl really was a credit to the place with her explanation of kippers and kipper pate to bemused Canadians. Reasonable quality at a reasonable price.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Only six tables but a choice of table d'hote or a la carte menu in the evening. We all had different dishes and all were very tasty, and the prices were about right for this type of establishment. Booking recommended and note that 9pm is closing time for new diners.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We sat outside, watching the world go by, and order scones with strawberry preserve and clotted cream. The scones were fresh (still warm) and huge. There was so much cream, I suspect that Cornwall is 'all sold out'. Washed down with a pot of tea for two it was 30 minutes of pure luxury.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Visited for dinner yesterday - not many people there when we arrived. The food was well cooked: we had salmon and they managed not to overcook it! Plenty of food - almost too much! Staff were welcoming, polite and helpful: can see why they have a Trip Advisor Award. Would definitely recommend: it's a shame that it's behind the main... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We arrived at this place on the 4th July, it was pouring with rain and we were soaked! Found this place to eat, went in and it was a warm cosy cafe, the staff were nice, got a pot of tea for three and looked at the menus, the food we ordered was nice and plenty of it, also had... More

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Last Saturday our crew of seven arrived in Douglas harbour and went in search of somewhere to eat. The restaurant looked like someones interpretation of a Victorian cottage, quite interesting but rather surreal and museum-like. A curious place indeed. We were seated downstairs and had that part of the restaurant all to ourselves. The food was pub style food, nothing... More

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Gymea, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

this is a lovely olde worlde type restaurant. great food for all tastes and very understanding waitresses who were very patient with my father in law and his Irish sense of humour.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Whilst on a short break, four of us went into the Harbour Lights for brunch. We were well impressed, so much so we went back in the evening for dinner. My husband had queenies as a main, I had the battered fish. Both meals were delicious, well presented by friendly and efficient staff. We will make sure we pay another... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The food here was gorgeous and atmosphere was cosy and welcoming a must go place to eat when on the island. My only complaint was staff need to he a little more attentive and knowledgeable as when we asked for a draught cider she said ok and gave us a bottle of magners and same member of staff avoided serving... More

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Onchan, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Went to this restaurant for a family meal out and was very pleasantly surprised. Food was excellent and very well presented and the portion size was very good (not one of the 5 of us could finish all our food). Service was good and nice little touches like fresh hot bread that we sliced at the table. Wine list leaves... More

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