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The Courthouse

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Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
01624 672 555
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
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isle of man
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Courthouse today for lunch for the 1st time and it certainly wont be the ladt time. Lots of items to choose from the menu Both had Ribeye steak which was cooked to perfection Restaurant and bar area was pretty full , but we didnt have to wait too long for our food to arrive. Staff were superb ..... More 

Thank spikydu1
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always guaranteed a good lunch at the Courthouse, service is good and good value for money. Had the risotto and it was delicious

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The courthouse is not just a bar - its a restaurant, night spot and public house all rolled into one The environment is spacious and airy but feels intimate at the same time. The lighting is subtle and contemporary creating a chilled out and sublime atmosphere My partner and I had drinks and dinner - the menu catered for everyone... More 

Thank Ian K
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I visited with my disabled Dad. Spacious and easy access to bars and restaurant which are all on one level. Plenty of space to get a wheelchair around. They have disabled toilets but they were packed full of cases of Schweppes lemonade! Not ideal! The staff were attentive and friendly and happy to chat with us. The food was really... More 

Thank Jesterson123
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your positive words, I am sorry about the cases of drinks but our post mix system, which is the system that makes the soft drinks on the bar packed up on the Thursday of TT week, Hence us having to get in lots to get through the busy weekend. I assure you that this was a... More 

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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Decided to have lunch here while waiting in Douglas for our ferry. We had asked a local about good places to eat and he recommended the court house. It did not disappoint. We have homemade pate to share which was very tasty. My husband had pork Sunday dinner, the meat was very tender with crispy crackling. I had steak and... More 

Thank Stella_bella87
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76 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant yesterday with 3 friends. We got a table and a menu and you order at the bar and pay for your order (not sure if you have to pay before you eat but we did anyway). Food was gorgeous. Really lovely. And very generous portions. And well presented. Would definitely recommend it

Thank ais36
Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

On arrival our table was dirty(coffee mugs etc), the waitress didn't bother to take the packaging of cookies and sugar etc that came with the coffee, nevermind wiping the table.. When we pointed it out, we were told that we shouldn't have sat down there. In a place where table service is not available?! So we got through the cleaning... More 

Thank Napsugar S
Douglas, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Excellent food, the mushroom risotto was fabulous! Friendly service and lovely surroundings, would recommend.

Thank VMac15
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Went in for a drink, although the drinks were nice they seemed very overpriced for what we had. Nice decor and nice atmosphere.

Thank Emmilyyy11001
Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This restaurant, as the name implies, is housed in what used to be the Island's main courthouse on Athol Street in Douglas. There is a multi-storey car park virtually next door. The food is lovingly prepared by the man who, in 2015, was voted the Island's 'Chef of the Year'. I would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant!

Thank Antony H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 01624 672 555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?