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Harbour Lights Cafe & Restaurant

24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
01624 613650
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Ranked #18 of 109 Restaurants in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $40
Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We like this restaurant. Always been so friendly, warm and so welcomed.But this time something went wrong and made me litl disappointed.My girlfriend made a booking in a advance to make sure that will be Oki. Nobody told her that they will need the restaurant at 14.30 and was a rushing trying to finish our coffee. We had been told... More 

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Marsascala, Malta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

a comfortable cafe/ restaurant with an old world feel. Staff very attentive and friendly with quick service. Menu has a good range from snacks to full meals, which are better value. Would certainly eat there again.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This looks like such a lovely little cafe/restaurant from the outside that we decided to give it a try. The seating was efficient, the service was good and we were quickly presented with menus and our drinks order taken. Towards the end of the evening it was more difficult to get service. Shortly after being seated, we were given some... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Food was good - well cooked and presented without a delay by pleasant waitresses who have to run up and downstairs from the kitchen at ground-floor level. Busy over the lunchtime but offered us a table downstairs. Ploughmans was a large plate with lots of accompanying small dishes and the cooked ham with egg and chips was beautifully cooked.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My Hen night meal was arranged here. All staff were very helpful. Friends were able to go and "set up" earlier to decorate etc. we had the downstairs room to ourselves and were able to stay quite late. A great night out!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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226 reviews 226 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

With friends we went to this restaurant one evening last week. Tomato and courgette soup that was white in colour but when questioned we were assured it was tomato and courgette, tasted of potato and cauliflower. Queenies in bacon were not as good as those served at Port St Mary, the sauce lacked a depth of flavour. My main course... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Because my husband was playing in a chess tournament in Douglas, we had the opportunity to sample the offerings at this cozy little cafe for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner. While the offerings were English comfort food, all were superb. Cheese, fish, greens, and other items were locally sourced and very fresh and delicious. The bread was outstanding. Best of all... More 

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North yorkshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We liked the look of harbour lights café but was disappointed with the food we got the soup tasted of nothing which was rectified by not charging and agreeing with us the scones where nice but all in all not what you would expect from looking from the outside

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Staines, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

As other reviewers have said Harbour Lights offers a step back into the days when an afternoon tea was a must have part of any visit to a sea side resort. Did not have chance to experience their evening offering (had to come back to the mainland on Wednesday) but scones, cake and speciality tea made the afternoon visit a... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stopped for a quick meal on the way back to our hotel. We had not booked on a Friday evening, but they squeezed us in, and service was very fast. French Onion Soup is absolutely perfect, and our fresh fish dishes well cooked. No time to stay for dessert, but I'm sure that would have been just as good.

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Additional Information about Harbour Lights Cafe & Restaurant

Address: 24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
Phone Number: 01624 613650
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
Cuisine: English

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