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Harbour Lights Cafe & Restaurant

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24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
01624 613650
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lanarkshire Scotland
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Had lunch here recently. Lovely bowl of soup each. Coffee and scones to follow. Scones were very dry and looked and tasted shop bought as opposed to home made. Staff seemed to care more for regular customers. Very expensive at £22 in total.

Thank ragdollabbi
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

This is a very quaint little restaurant with excellent service and quality of food. My friend and I visited on the afternoon of the Manx Races so it was particularly busy but the service was second to none, as was the food. Highly recommend on your next visit to the Isle of Man.....

Thank Wonderful0615
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Soup and a sandwich is a great option. We had French onion soup- great soup full of onions and good bit of cheese and chicken noodle with sweetcorn and ginger- great taste. You have a choice of sandwiches all freshly made. Had food envy for someone having afternoon team but definitely no room for anything after my soup and sandwich!... More 

Thank Deirdre B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I stumbled upon this beautiful little cafe/restaurant today when I was killing a few hours before my flight home. And I'm glad I did as it is a cosy little place with a wonderful welcome and tranquil atmosphere. A really quaint English feel to it. The menu offers everything from Manx kippers to crumpets to scones to macaroons to cakes.... More 

1 Thank sambaliverbird
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217 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Idea place for lunch or any daytime snack. Wide menu delicious food and drinks. Great friendly staff. (there are also branches in Peel and Ramsey). Equally good.

1 Thank Suzanne1London
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

I was determined to try Queenie's and found them here - lovely. My mum had an omelette with smoked salmon. Friendly staff, excellent food, recommended.

1 Thank DEBDIL
Alton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Our early flight to the Isle of Man meant no breakfast and we were rather hungry by lunch. We found this restaurant and enjoyed a delicious light meal - soup and cake for my wife and kippers and a Knickerbocker glory for me. Superb cooking, great flavours and the lovely warm bread combined in a taste jamboree. My Knickerbocker glory... More 

1 Thank Ray M
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

went here for afternoon tea good selection of choices I opted for the Victoria sponge but found it a little dry, all in all not bad.

Thank salmonsteak
Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Food is great, I personally highly recommend the Chicken and Avocado sandwich! Door stop think bread, comes with chips. I'd say I could eat all day long but it's seriously filling. Lovely cakes as well.

Thank craiggoffin
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Popped in for lunch whilst waiting for the ferry back to Liverpool. Situated on the main shopping street, just off the promenade and part of a group of cafe/restaurants dotted around the island. Olde Worlde & cozy feel to the cafe. Varied Breakfast/Lunch menu. My wife had a freshly made and tasty tuna sandwich, I made do with crumpets and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $40
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 01624 613650
We are delighted to add a fourth location to our family of restaurants. Previously known as Copperfields Edwardian Restaurant, our new central Douglas location is a perfect mix of old world charm and great seasonal food. Already famous throughout the island, you’ll discover everything you love about Harbour Lights right in the centre of Douglas. Open daily from 10am for Breakfast, we also offer our famous comfort classics menu throughout the day featuring the very best of local produce. Sample our welsh rarebit with smoked salmon or huge beer battered cod served with seasonal vegetables and potato of the day. Alternatively take a break from shopping and pop in for a quick coffee and cake, served all day.Our entire team (many of whom will be familiar) look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful new location.

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