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Sir Norman's

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The Sefton Hotel, Harris Promenade, Douglas IM1 2RW
+44 1624 645500
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Fresh , Tasty Food. Staff very helpful , nice Bar to enjoy a libation or 2. Go for the Fish or Steak and Ale Pie , you won;t regret it

Thank TomIRL
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On 26th November 2016 I and a few friends had dinner. Three of us needed to have our meal served within a one hour time frame. To cut to the chase, I ordered cod (non battered) with vegetables. After about half an hour our food arrived. The two others got what they ordered. I was given fish and chips with... More 

Thank ronniedoyle6
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We have visited for pre theatre dinners before and the place has been hit and miss, but this last visit was the worst it has been to the point that we would not return. Booked a table and arrived to find an empty restaurant. Service was slow with a waitress who was either new or didn't understand what we said,... More 

Thank Lilynavy
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

During my staff at the Sefton hotel I dined here with work colleagues. I ordered the Fish and Chips for dinner, the service was quick, the staff were friendly however I felt the fish could have been better. I will order something else next time if I dine here.

Thank KCDCharles
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Looked forward to having a pint in Sir Normans bar but was left extremely disappointed. Shabby and with little character despite a few photos and flyers on the walls. Staff were disinterested, the food poor and tables sticky. The chance to make this bar work well has been missed.

1 Thank Duncan S
Onchan, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We were passing by walking into town and decided to have a late lunch so went in. Place was empty at 3:30pm but still serving food. I've eaten here before and it's been hit and miss. Today was a big miss. Unfortunately, I will not be eating here again. I ordered the ribs and swapped the chips for a salad.... More 

Thank kiwigirluk2011
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visited for a date night whilst in Douglas. They didn't have what we wanted to start. We sent the mains back twice, pork ribs, they were welded to the bone & so dry. Food was terrible.

Thank Rachelatwell
Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is part of the Sefton Hotel. You can't miss it - there is a sculpture of Sir Norman Wisdom sitting on a bench outside the door. We are here on our first night, and were able to walk in without a reservation. We had a nice meal, but there didn't seem to be a huge choice available on the... More 

Thank Margaret P
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place really needs to decide if it is a pub or a restaurant. Food is inedible, service is incredibly slow. Is a real shame as the location is good.

Thank Debs G
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Our previous visit a few months back was a little disappointing but today's visit merely confirmed this was no blip. My curry was bland, I could have done better, the Tesco micro popadom was tasteless & the chutney awol. Other meal, steak burger was fab , fries were sent back, hard as nails. New ones came, 100deg c but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Bar, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Sefton Hotel, Harris Promenade, Douglas IM1 2RW
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 645500
  • This restaurant is at Sefton Hotel
Sir Norman's provides an extensive beverage selection and modern menu including handcrafted burgers, delicious flatbreads, and sharing platters, in relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Opening 4pm - 10pm Monday to Friday and 12pm - 10pm Saturday and Sunday, Sir Norman's is sure to have something for everyone! We look forwards to welcoming you to Norman's Bar

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