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Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla IM9 3DB
01624 822 393
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This is an annual meal, however two of us found the menu disappointing and couldn't choose a starter or main so went for the safe option of steak, the other did manage a starter and were very impressed. All main courses were steak of some sort and with sauces plus to large sides of buttered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Attended my friends wedding reception here on Saturday and cannot fault it in any way! The ambience, the staff and the food was all out of this world! The chef devised a Scottish influenced menu with so many choices for all. My starter of lobster avacado gateau with bloody mary ice cream was a taste sensation, my steak was cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Recently addended a Wedding Reception at the The Abbey, the service and food was amazing. The ambiance of the restaurant is really nice and is situated in pleasant surroundings, staff and management were most helpful. The Rib Eye Streak almost filled the plate and was by far the best rib eye steak i have tasted. Another nice touch was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had our wedding reception at The Abbey last weekend, the service that we received was incredible, from the initial booking 14 months ago, till the end of the evening. Sarah, the owner gave us a level of service the I haven't received in 14 years living on the Isle of Man, she is a true professional, and kept the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Went there for a Sunday lunch (obviously....the clue's in the title). Great ambience, tasty food, I even went for 3 courses...unusually. Can't comment on wines as I was driving later so had mineral water. Just the kind of place one likes to go to if cooking the roast is not on the agenda that day.

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Ballasalla, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I haven’t before felt moved to write a review on Trip Advisor, so this is a first for me, but after our experience at The Abbey, have been compelled to do so. We had been told The Abbey would be a quality dining experience in exceptional surroundings. I do regret I had not read a number of other reviews on... More 

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Peel, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My girlfriend and I ate at the Abbey last Sunday and think we saw the episode referred to below. A guy mentioned to a waitress that he thought something wasn’t quite right with his meal and the next thing we knew, within a couple of minutes, the whole party were thrown out of the restaurant, with a bloke we presumed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

went to this place today for lunch with family. Initially the signs were good, we enjoyed our gin & gingers. But it quickly deteriorated to the most awful restaurant experience of my life !!!! We ended up being thrown out by the owner. A creature by the name of Artan Giummri. My husband had ordered crab claws to start, but... More 

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Artan X, Owner at The Abbey Restaurant, responded to this review

As one can see,from our page history, responding to a Tripadvisor comment is something we try extremely hard to avoid. However, there are times when one must stand up to the culture of bullying that this site evokes. May we take this opportunity to say, in the spirit of 'two sides to every story' that this review is distorted and... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is an annual meal, however two of us found the menu disappointing and couldn't choose a starter or main so went for the safe option of steak, the other did manage a starter and were very impressed. All main courses were steak of some sort and with sauces plus to large sides of buttered spinach and beans with shallots... More 

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Lochwinnoch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stopped by The Abbey for afternoon tea with some friends last week and was pleasantly surprised by the ambiance of this fabulous restaurant. They have their own pastry chef and you can tell! Their coconut cream cake was delicious. They also have a fabulous private dining area which is great for business or family events. I will definitely be... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

All round praise for the venue, service and food. We were a party of 20 - the room was very good (size, layout, décor) and the management of pre-dinner drinks, taking the orders and then getting the food out was exemplary. The choice of dishes (4 per course for the party) was balanced and tempting. The service was prompt, helpful... More 

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Address: Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla IM9 3DB
Phone Number: 01624 822 393
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Ballasalla
Cuisine: European

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  • Address: Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla IM9 3DB
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Ballasalla
  • Phone Number: 01624 822 393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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