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7 John Street, Douglas
+44 1624 623764
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Isle of Man
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Great food and a great wine as suggested by the waiter. Yummy and a lovely evening with friends, totally chilled out - take as long as you like.

1 Thank RoseWilderness
Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Home made Gluten Free pizza bases at Isola are fantastic!! just how pizza should be, in the past I have had supermarket pre-made bases served to me in restaurants which are hard and tasteless so I was over the moon to have a such an enjoyable meal. Big thumbs up for Gluten Free!! thanks guys

1 Thank _cazzybee1
Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Late booking due to last minute visit from lovely daughter. Veryy welcoming, yummy food, great atmosphere and non rushed service.

1 Thank susan p
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This may not be the cheapest restaurant, but it is worth every penny. It was so good, we went back for a second visit. The staff are very attentive, the food was amazing and the venue is delightful. Think it is family run and long may it continue

1 Thank Ann W
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I last ate here 30 years ago. One of the oldest buildings on the island, with a warm fire on a wet night, Attentive service; pasta with clams were delicious. Steak and chips perfect. Recommended especially if you enjoy Italian food.

1 Thank David C
Douglas, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Struggle to fault this place. If you want a bang up Italian meal cooked authentically at a reasonable price then this is the place to come.

2 Thank 3LegsEverywhere
Level Contributor
29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Had a lovely meal for valentines at Isola service was great polite and quick with a smile , the menu was good plenty of choice all average restaurant priced . Best pizza and garlic cheese bread I've had 😀 Can also recommend the Lamb Shank this was cooked to perfection meat falling of the bone very tasty indeed . Desserts... More 

1 Thank Manx1979
Douglas, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Lovely food, lovely wines, great service, great atmosphere. Great place to come for an evening meal, plus they do some very good lunch-time specials, great for a working lunch. I've been here for all of these over several years.

Thank Andie B
Somerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I had a very enjoyable evening at this bistro. My friends and I were fortunate enough to book the private dining area upstairs and this made our experience a delightful one. I had Queenies with bacon for starter and then had baked cod for main. The food was fresh. And very tasty. The service was attentive and courteous. I would... More 

Thank Nicky H
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Excellent meal in a restaurant with a great atmosphere. Really enjoyed. Second time here and can definitely recommend it.

Thank Eileen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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?