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24 Duke Street, Douglas IM12AY
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open now
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ten of us enjoyed dinner at this popular restaurant and the food and service was excellent. The menu was varied and interesting, something for everyone. If you really want to eat there, its worth booking.

Thank U7481KRjanes
Douglas, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not visited Macfarlanes for years as, for a while,it was not open at lunchtimes, It is now, and what a great place it is. The starters - cheese souffle and beef carpaccio were outstanding - the souffle is one of the best I've had in ages. The mains were equally brilliant - beautifully cooked hake and a near... More 

Thank Norman M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten at Macfarlanes on a number of occasions , the food is always excellent & the service friendly & good.

Thank Mike B
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found it hard to recommend anywhere to eat in Douglas until I ate at Macfarlanes! The meal was beautiful and the staff were accommodating. I really can't wait to go back. Very reasonable for what we ordered as well!

Thank ManxCatMeow
Newton le Willows, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious range of fish and vegetarian dishes. Fresh quality ingredients. Friendly attentive service.

Thank rarebird2016
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant with very good service and good choice of beers. Didn't have the rose wine that we wanted but the second choice was good. Food we had (fish) was pretty good without being fantastic. Friendly and chatty other customers in there. Decent night out.

Thank Richard P
Waterford, Ireland
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214 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here one Friday night after the TT Races. Although very busy,service was quick enough so fair play to them on that. The girl that showed us to the table was very nice & friendly. The man who took our order and served us was the opposite unfortunately. My husband ordered a drink but I just... More 

Thank Travel0h
Heidelberg, Germany
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69 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I treated a friend to dinner for his birthday here while we were visiting Douglas. I don't think either of us had reason to regret. The welcome was courteous, the food was great, and the wines excellent. Good service while were were eating too. Recommended!

Thank Commodore
Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This is probably our favourite Restaurant on the Isle of Man. The food is consistently of the highest standard, whether at lunch time or in the evenings. Roy Macfarlane is the Chef but he has an excellent staff who have been with him now for some time. There are no histrionics because everyone knows their own job and it is... More 

Thank Antony H
Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This was one of the best meals I've ever had. Everything was cooked to perfection and just delicious. Crab cakes as appetizer, fresh grilled fish for main course and lemon tart for dessert. Yum! Very good service and comfy atmosphere.

Thank EM71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Duke Street, Douglas IM12AY
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 441624624777

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