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Isola

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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 1624 623764
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Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was recommended by a cab driver the 1st night we were on IOM. We didn't go that night, which ended up being a mistake. 2nd night we did go, and it was very good.

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Thank Mark C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having searched the internet for Gluten Free options during our visit to Douglas Isle of Man we chanced upon the Isola. With the promise of Gluten Free options of both pasta and freshly made pizza we took a chance. We were not dissapointed. We were greeted by a very friendly and helpful waiter who put is in the most cosy... More 

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1 Thank Andy T
Douglas, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointing evening . Staff night out and placed into basement with 3 separate tables . We had pre ordered the food, starters very nice but the main course was a total mix up with a a few people getting the right mains and others getting the wrong mains and one not getting anything until all others had finished, this... More 

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Thank Mark M
south west, uk
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small unassuming restaurant, which offers a compact but tasty, well cooked menu. Staff were friendly and attentive. Good wine list. Would return if ever in IoM again.

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Thank njh83
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a small restaurant and there was a few of us so they gave us the private room upstairs which also gave us an insight into the kitchen on the way past. The food was lovely and would recommend.

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1 Thank Boyder1
Douglas, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is quite a popular Italian restaurant in Douglas. The food is good, but it's hard to botch Italian cuisine! Overall nice, but I'd like to see something that distinguishes this restaurant from all the other ones serving Italian food. For the time being it fees middle-of-the-road.

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Thank Tania L
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Not so great accessing the upstairs via kitchen staffing area....service friendly food hot and upstairs nice and quiet no other people upstairs. Enjoyable unhurried evening.

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1 Thank Eagleeye75
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Been time and time again. Great value great service great food! Early specials. You get what u pay for and then some. Simples! When I'm not at work myself this is where I like to eat! Thank you Isola

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1 Thank David M
Onchan, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I dine here frequently and I always get a smile, a lovely meal and good service, even when it's packed (which it is a lot). These guys know how to make a proper pizza base but everything else on the menu is equally as good. Well done guys, consistency if everything with a restaurant.

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2 Thank kiwigirluk2011
Isle of Man
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Isola on a Saturday evening, we booked and glad we did as they got very busy as the evening went on. We had a garlic bread with cheese to start with, the isola chilli sauce that comes with it is lovely. For main course we had the strips of beef calzone - 10/10 for flavour, the calzone was... More 

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1 Thank Georgia A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 John Street, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 623764

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