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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 (01624) 623764
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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 5 weeks ago

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.

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.

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.

1 Thank R S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

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!

Thank Vinci P
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Hi had a weekend with my wife and friends we were aimlessly walking around on a Friday evening when we realised we hadn't eaten 😝we asked trip advisor via my phone app for a good place to eat we found we were on isolas doorstep virtually so we popped in and asked for a table surprised with getting one. food... More 

Thank pdliverpool
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

spaghetti carbonara wasn't on the menu but the chef made me one especially. It was truly wonderful all three of us enjoyed our meals. My sister had the pork which was very tasty and my husband had a very nice savoury pancake. The pudding was also very nice. I would recommend anybody to eat here as it was als reasonably... More 

1 Thank Kim W
Leeds UK
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stumbled upon this Italian restaurant which is tucked away off the promenade. The service is excellent here and the menu offered great choice and prices. I went for seafood whilst my friend went for the lobster which was on offer as a special that day. Both dishes were lovely. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere to it with plenty... More 

1 Thank Laneeyb
Lake District, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Superb quality food, wine and excellent value. Friendly service make this an enjoyable place to eat, particularly for a pre-booked party of eight. Would describe lower floor as "cosy", others might say a bit cramped, but this adds to the convivial atmosphere. Already eagerly contemplating our return in 2017.

1 Thank Captain-Gumbo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 John Street, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 (01624) 623764

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