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Tanroagan Seafood Restaurant

9 Ridgeway Street, Off North Quay Harbour, Douglas IM1 1EW
+44 1624 612355
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish fingers” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Ridgeway Street, Off North Quay Harbour, Douglas IM1 1EW
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved our visit here. Best fish restaurant I've been to! Lovely staff and every single mouthful was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KitaroonieG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an incredible dinner here. All of us enjoyed every bite of our 3 courses.I thought the menu was incredibly creative and honestly had trouble ordering as I could have eaten most of whats was on there. The specials menu was so tempting I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kitaroonie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a fantastic meal here with my family. The staff were very friendly and I’d go as far to say the service is the best I’ve received on the island. The food was 10/10 and I can’t wait to visit again.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jessmars5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish restaurant I have ever visited. I had food envy for all my party. Even the basic fish and chips was made with sea bass! Ate off the specials board and they were very special

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikeMcMahon1954
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Took my boyfriend there tonight for his birthday. We thought the food was very nice along with the service provided. It was an enjoyable, pleasant experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bexeperry
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We recently had a meal at Tanroagan. The food was good but very overpriced. I had battered fish fingers and chips which was nice, however nothing special so did not justify the £16.50. I can think of other places where you would get fish and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 18adum
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant remains one of our favourites on the Island and the food quality is superb. But we noticed on this visit that the portions have gone quite small. Very noticeable on the main courses. A good indication was all four of us ate everything...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chrissy_IOM
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Came across Tanroagan by chance and managed to get a table for 5 without booking. What a stroke of luck! The food was absolutely amazing from the delicious queenie pancakes to the fish fingers (like we have never seen before), the seafood curry and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheFourOxfordGirls
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Fish curry was nice and starter platter (special with a few items) was nice and filling. Staff attentive. View was onto a road so not as good as Filbeys (Peel) which is our top recommendation. Parking was difficult due to a cycle race which was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paulnhelenj
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Our first visit to a restaurant in Douglas and we were so impressed. Delicious fresh fish and brilliant chips!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lida75
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September 14, 2016|
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Response from Campbell K | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of although they like you to be smartly dressed at weekends.
Sir - having chosen to besmirch my character on this website and lied about our correspondence (my letter to you was dated and sent 13 Sep - accept I got the date wrong in my posting) - so please provide details of your advocate to allow my solicitor to pursue your perverse statements through the courts. I am neither 'rude' nor 'condescending' and what you describe as a 'tirade' was a fair report of the food that your team/suppliers provided - I still shudder at the memory of at least 3 instances of approx 2.5 inch long by 1/2 inch wide pieces of crab shell in the 'coriander' soup - life-threatening to be sure. Your mother's misaddressed e-mail was OK by me and whilst some of the points were unusual (e.g. to engage with your suppliers directly) it offered a £50 voucher which if we determined we'd ever revisit the IoM and your restaurant we would have taken up (neither of these appeals to us). Judging from your responses to other 'negative' reviews on this site you are a rude and uncaring provender that deserves no happy clients. Your suggestion that we should have returned to discuss our 'niggles' was absurd - we were on holiday and not minded to return/waste time on Tanroagan engagement. John
October 6, 2015|
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Response from RWM82 | Property representative |
Noted. I really hope you would reconsider returning to the Isle of Man one day as it truly is a beautiful island and certainly worth a second visit. There is so much to do, see and explore and plenty of other dining... More
Margaret T
February 12, 2015|
Response from ChinaMann82 | Property representative |
Hello Margaret and Nick, thank you for your kind comments about our website. Tanroagan is situated in Douglas which is approximately 10 minutes drive from Ballasalla (driving) or 20 minutes by bus. Friday and Saturday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$63
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ridgeway Street, Off North Quay Harbour, Douglas IM1 1EW
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 612355
  • E-mail
Family owned Seafood restaurant for over 10 years in the heart of Douglas just off North Quay. Tanroagan's dining room boasts an open plan kitchen giving diners a great view of the chefs at work. Our a la carte menu and black board specials offer guests a delicious choice of seafood as well as meaty options with a strong emphasis on local Manx produce. You can book online via our website or facebook page. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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