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Isola

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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 1624 623764
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Isle of Man
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Isola on a Saturday evening, we booked and glad we did as they got very busy as the evening went on. We had a garlic bread with cheese to start with, the isola chilli sauce that comes with it is lovely. For main course we had the strips of beef calzone - 10/10 for flavour, the calzone was... More 

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Thank Georgia A
Castletown, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prior to taking my grandchildren to A party we came to Isola for an early dinner as it's their favourite place. As usual the staff were welcoming when we arrived and we were shown our table and told the specials. I enjoyed a great Linguine with Seafood and the children had their usual Lasagne which they always enjoy but the... More 

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Thank Knowhowlady
Witney, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here when visiting the Isle of Man only for 2 nights. We're so glad we spent one of our evenings here. We both love Italian food, and this seemed to be authentic Italian. Our starters were huge, and tasted delicious. We also ordered some homemade bread which was lovely and warm. Our mains were a... More 

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Thank Helen T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hoped for a lovely family meal in the cosy surroundings of Isola, however was disappointed. The Restaurant smelt rather musty & uninviting, but we persevered. Our 3 children opted for lasagne with salad (priced rather handsomely at £14) & soon complained that it tasted fishy. None managed to clean their plate (an extremely rare occurrence!) in fact each lasagne remained... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Had a fabulous meal at this little Italian resteraunt and highly recommend. Booking a table is a must as it is popular.

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Thank Carol M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

When we fancied an Italian meal, the Isola was recommended by our hotel receptionist, and we are glad we took her advice. The restaurant is quirky, and the food is lovely. Apparently it is one of the oldest "eateries" on the Island.

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1 Thank Andrew S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for gluten free food whilst on IOM and were recommended Isola. They do gluten free pizza and other gluten free options. The hoisin duck pizza option was different but tasty. Only downside was the price £26 for 2 take away pizzas.

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Thank Gary T
Isle of Man
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Isola has the most amazing freshly made pizzas on th island, the bases are perfect and the toppings delicious. Highly recommend eating in or taking it away.

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1 Thank R S
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Quaint interior if not a little dated. Food was quite expensive for what we had. I got the ham and pineapple pizza and it had tinned pineapple on it. I tasted better pizzas from the local tesco. My companion got the pork escalopes which arrived with some mixed veg, mash and tons of a very sickly sauce poured over. We... More 

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1 Thank Angela A
Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Seriously, I would like to go again to try their other stuff. Delicious! The atmosphere is also great, and great menu. 10/10 would be a rating from me!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 John Street, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 623764

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?