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“Spacious pub” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Courthouse

The Courthouse
Ranked #27 of 152 Restaurants in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Godalming
Level Contributor
110 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Spacious pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

Plenty of room and a good choice of ales and spirits. It can also get quite busy at the weekends creating a lively atmosphere.

Visited June 2013
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great value lunch + free wifi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

I picked up a leaflet for a reduced lunch at The Court House and went along on a Saturday. It was empty - but that's normal, as they're busier for lunch on weekdays (it's in the banking/business area of Douglas) and for dinner service.
The staff were friendly and the place was spotless. It looked brand new (but it's been open for a few years already) and it's a great redevelopment of a grand old building.
Many places in Man just offer the standard 'burger+chips', sandwiches etc so I was v pleased to eat something genuinely good-for-you here: a big salmon steak, brown rice and a pile of Oriental salad. And retoxed with a big cup of good coffee. They advertise that lunch will take less than 15mins to arrive, or your money back. Mine arrived in maybe only 5 mins. How do you cook a salmon steak in that amount of time?? Reheated or microwaved from raw, whatever, it tasted good. Clean and nourishing.
The wifi wasn't working properly initially, but the manager himself got out a stepladder to reboot the hubs in the ceiling. And then it worked fine.
This was a very good retreat from the chaos of the TT week, and a superb venue for an afternoon of mobile-office working by wifi.
I can't comment on this venue as an evening venue, but it did look as if it'd be lively - they were set up for a birthday party and the Monster TT team's dinner.

Visited May 2013
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Douglas, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The Barn”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

This is a big barn of a building that gets really busy and charges quiite high prices. The staff on a Friday/Saturday night are always completeky flat out and it takes a while to get hold of that overpriced drink. Not really for me.

Visited December 2012
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Douglas, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Outstanding”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

We got a deal through one of the deal websites and we both agreed that it was excellent value and we would most definitely pay full price. The food was outstanding, the best in Douglas by far. The staff were attentive without being too pushy. Excellent

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Missing on a few points”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

A modern brasserie/bar type of restaurant in a large open converted building which doesn't help the eating ambiance. Our table was in a comfortable booth but too close to the bar with pumping music and noisy revelers. The starter of manx queenies was overpowered by the dressing and although the steak was excellent and cooked as ordered it was let down by the vegetables described as tempura but presented in a thick deep fried goo resembling bad fish shop batter. Other colleagues visited on a different occasion and were not as disappointed so it would appear to be kind of hit or miss. I might go back but there are better choices.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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