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Laughing Buddha

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Prospect Hill 10-12 Victory Court, Douglas
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great night at the Laughing Buddha on Thursday- lovely food and brilliant service from the waiter who was really helpful and friendly. Looking forward to visiting again soon!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Advised not to go, but went. Guy surprised we wanted in,so ten minutes later we left.Was great 25 years ago, now pure grot!

2 Thank Douggie W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived and the waiter took our food order after ruffly 5 minutes, some of our drinks arrived and after waiting one of our party asked for the rest and asked if our order could be taken, eventually the waiter came over - took half of our order and then said he couldn't take our order and lifted the drinks that... More 

1 Thank Matthew P
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Food awful, service awful, toilets male and female not useable, how can they stay open? Absolutely the worst restaurant I have ever had the misfortune to visit. If you eat here after reading this seriously you deserve what you get. Terrible terrible terrible food and service.

1 Thank Desmodue900
Douglas, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Only one person serving , cooking ,cleaning up . Food was well below its standards would not go back for a second helping

1 Thank Mark M
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218 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Probably my worst dining experience on the island. I will caveat this review by saying I was told the chef had taken ill and there was an emergency fill-in but they should have closed the restaurant. I had been here once before and it was pretty good so that may be the reason but not an excuse for a terrible... More 

3 Thank Lloyd M
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Ordered a delivery and the food was great, freshly cooked & still hot when it arrived and with several free items included with our order.

Thank GrainneSophie
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant is hidden away. A local recommended it to us. The place was packed. They squeezed us in. Food was lovely. Portion sizes are large. Staff very friendly. Only down side it is unlicensed although some of the locals had brought there own. This restaurant is situated behind marks and Spencer up some steep steps. It would be... More 

Thank Alexa D
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Visit several times and never disappoints, food excellent, staff attentive and reasonably priced wine.

Thank Thorner
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

One of the best Chinese Restaurants I've been to. Very friendly, great food, nice atmosphere. Highly recommended

Thank Manx K

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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
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect Hill 10-12 Victory Court, Douglas
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: 01624-67-72-99

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