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Wine Down

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Top quality food and wine, served in a relaxed and friendly environment, small plates served through out the day, with fresh seafood and local produce specials to the fore. We have over 100 different wines to choose from, of which are available to take away or drink in..
US$6 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, British, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fish pie liquorice ice cream chorizo scotch egg tempura souffle pork belly mashed potatoes turbot filet isle of man type of food tapas style blue cheese special occasion excellent food another great meal standard menu
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best restaurants on the island if not the best. Great service and even greater food. Definitely a must try if you’re on the isle, recommended by the best B&B in town. No7 in Douglas Montreux court

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Pamelasb62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MacFarlanes has been my favourite restaurant since I moved to the island 20 years ago. I have eaten there countless times for special occasions and it could always be relied upon to deliver fabulous food and an amazing menu. It could definitely be considered ‘fine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Misti66
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Came with work colleague on a trip to Isle of Man and was not disappointed. The tasting/appetiser plates were lush and a good size. The zucchini fries are a MUST and I couldn't fault any of the plates I/we selected. Anne (the sommelier) chose excellently...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sophia H
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Great food abs service. It’s a really nice space. Popular so you need to book though they’ll squeeze you in if they can.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ptarmigan11
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant a few years ago and it was excellent. It has since changed its name to wine down. It now serves more tapas type food with a huge selection of wines to chose from. We had several dishes and all were very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Harvey_Williamson
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Had drinks and food and it was very nice. Great selection of wines on the shelf. They also deliver wine. Food was very nice - tapas style.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

For several years the previous incarnation of this restaurant, Macfarlane’s, was my favourite place to eat in Douglas. This is just as good, in fact better in two respects. First, the portions are smaller, with many of them being ‘tapas style’. Second, the wine choice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank B5079GNpault
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Recently visited the IOM and found Wine Down on the return to our hotel after eating elsewhere. There is a great selection of wines available and our group spent 3 evenings tasting a few bottles of wine. The owner and buyer is very knowledgeable and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheFourOxfordGirls
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, nobody told me of the changes when I was invited back here after a number of years! I remembered many meals of excellent fish cooked by Roy Macfarlane and was so looking forward to more of the same! I found a completely, and beautifully,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ustaritz
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Macfarlane's has been one of the best fine dining restaurant in Isle of Man for 10 yrs and is the Michelin Guide 2018 , however there has been a big change . Since August it has become a wine shop serving small plates of food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from cameronl690 | Reviewed this property |
Yes go to their website and this will give u all the info you need .lovely place nice people and very clean bathrooms I forgot to say in the review
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