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Time capsule pub

Been a fan of the bushys beer I can't believe I've only just been in the pub. Visited on my last... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Travelingwookie1
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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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Old fashioned place to have a good time. Great beer selection and very friendly staff. Some places... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
CJLT3
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Been a fan of the bushys beer I can't believe I've only just been in the pub. Visited on my last visit and enjoyed a pint of the manx pride. Loved the pub it was like walking back in time. Like the rest of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Old fashioned place to have a good time. Great beer selection and very friendly staff. Some places outside to sit. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sookeico1
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Martin F
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Graham D
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank JohnNewellIOM
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....

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jack R
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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