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The Rover's Return

11 Church Street, Douglas IM1 2AG
+44 1624 676459
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Traditional drinkers pub with good range of beer

If you want a good drinking pub in the centre of Douglas you won’t go far wrong at the Rovers... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sookeico1
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Etchingham, United Kingdom
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Metrfc

Went in the rovers Sunday afternoon with a group of friends and had a great time the beer was... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Metrfc
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“real ale” (3 reviews)
“great pub” (2 reviews)
“isle of man” (4 reviews)
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11 Church Street, Douglas IM1 2AG
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+44 1624 676459
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want a good drinking pub in the centre of Douglas you won’t go far wrong at the Rovers Return. The “Rovers” refers to Blackburn Rovers rather than Coronation Street - apparently the landlords’ obsession as he has a whole room dedicated to their...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Went in the rovers Sunday afternoon with a group of friends and had a great time the beer was great and reasonably priced.the manager and staff where brill and happy with there work (Lauren was a great barmaid na natural )the wacky locals good fun...More

Thank Metrfc
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Ah yes. A great pub with no pretentions. Beer hunters will note that the pub is a rare exclusive outlet of the delicious Busheys brewery - also from the Isle of Man. The Ale of Man Manx Bitter is one of the most delightful brews...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017

On the IOM for a day trip we were finding it difficult to spot a place to eat and drink and then walked round a corner and found The Rovers Return Not a place for those who prefer expensive cocktails but a real pub for...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a great proper drinking house if you like real ale this place is a must 7 real ales and it's cheap food is basic but why would you need gourmet food in a proper boozer off the beaten track of the tourist trap...More

Thank Graham D
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

If you like Real Ale, well served at fantastic prices this is the place for you. It takes a little finding but its well worth a visit.

Thank JohnNewellIOM
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

If old fashioned pubs are your thing, this is the one. An Isle of man institution. Friendly and local, probably time to ditch the faux brick wallpaper though....

Thank Jack R
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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

I came across this pub just in time, I was in Douglas for the beer festival and it was great. The night before the festival I tried a couple of pubs and the choice of beer was very poor as was the beer it self!!...More

Thank chippy9044
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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

A traditional pub. No posh cocktails, no fancy drinks, no gimmicks, just good old fashioned ale served in a good old fashioned pub enjoyed by good old (and young!) beer drinkers!

1  Thank MD-FatDonkey
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Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, very good Bushy's beer. Lots of rooms. Lively atmosphere and Rory Gallagher on the great rock juke box!

1  Thank sheffieldeats
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