Places to eat in Isle of Man

  • Port Erin Fish & Chips, Isle of Man
    Port Erin Fish & Chips, Isle of Man
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    Paparazzi: Pizza and Pasta Galore!!

    by Kristymamoo Written Jul 10, 2007

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    We visited Paparazzi for the first time last Friday evening to celebrate Emma's 9th Birthday with a few of her friends. The restaurant was the perfect choice for the occassion.

    We arrived fairly early (7.00pm) so we were seated within 10 mins of arriving which was ideal with six children in tow!! The walls around the restaurant have been signed by many famous people; from motorbike racers to film stars, which is an interesting focal point. The waiters had great fun with the children and really amde a fuss of them which was great. I was even able to smuggle in a Birthday cake which the waiters produced after the meal with a fabulous rendition of "Happy Birthday!". The evening was great fun and an ideal place to take children. I did notice that the other end of the restaurant was mostly made up of couples and small groups of adults so I would imagine that it may be a nice place to go as a "grown-up" group too - although it was quite busy so may not be an ideal choice for an intimate dinner for two.

    The menu was quite extensive even if fairly predictable. Then again if you go to an Italian restaurant in the UK then you can pretty much gaurantee you'll be offered pizza and pasta! The pizza's were really tasty - we managed seven large ones between us!! There was a nice time gap between servings and the waiters were wonderful throughout the evening.

    The only negative here is the cost. Although not extortionate - it does seem a bit pricey for pizza. Very, very tasty though and it was a special occassion this time so not too bad.

    You are unable to book ahead here so ensure you arrive early to guarantee a table.

    Overall, a very pleasant experience.

    Favorite Dish: Garlic bread with cheese - Yummy!!!!

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    The Lighthouse (?): A Hidden Gem!!

    by Kristymamoo Written Jul 9, 2007

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    I'm not 100% certain of the name of this cafe, but it really is fabulous!!

    At the very end of Port Erin promenade there is a lighthouse and this is where you will find this small friendly cafe. Most of the seating is outside just off the beach so you can sit and eat while watching the sea - which really is beautiful at this end of the Island.

    There is some seating inside but even if the weather is a bit chilly I still prefer to sit outside here.

    This is a friendly cafe with customers often chatting amongst each other and generally having a laugh too. The proprieters here are very friendly and welcoming and are quite happy to prepare anything you fancy even if not on the menu - particularly for children.

    This is only operates seasonaly though - generally from Easter until Bonfire Night when there is a fantastic fireworks display on the beach!!!

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    The Ranch: loved the ranch!

    by dervish Updated Mar 3, 2007

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    the ranch is a tex/mex western themed restaurant in douglas. as there is a big shortage of eaterys on the island in my opinion, this was recommended to me for my 3 hungry kids by a local lady. they loved the western theme and each seat is named after a state ( we sat in chicago). they do kids portions which was great, that come with complimentry soft drink. the waitress, a local girl was lovely. the only down side was the fact that the following evening we went there at about 6pm but it wasnt open till later unfortunately we couldnt wait.kids were disappointed.

    Favorite Dish: i had the peppered chicken and home made onion rings ..delicious. the kids had spag bol and licked the plates{and u know how fussy most kids are}

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    hilton hotel: dining at the hilton

    by dervish Written Mar 2, 2007

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    on holiday in douglas had lunch here at hilton with 3 kids. the bar is upstairs so we had bar food, but could also use the restaurant menu if we chose. the waiter was very helpful and friendly. we all loved the food, but the biggest thrill was the kids telling everyone on returning home that theyd eaten in The Hilton Hotel!!!!

    Favorite Dish: i had a delicious home made angus beefburger with chunky cut fries, it was the presentation that impressed most. the kids ate pizza and spag bol and loved it.

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    Garrison: Tapas Under The Castle Walls

    by KristaB Written Jul 18, 2004

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    This is the only place where you can eat a decent meal in the afternoon in Castletown and whole region.
    But you have to book in advance, I came here with kids because I had a lovely meal few days earlier, but there were no seats available. So before taking the tour of the Rushen Castle, just stop by and make a reservation. It is very close to the castle.

    We ordered different tapas, all were delicious,

    Tapas at Garrison
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    Shore Hotel/Old Laxey Brewing Company: Pints by the riverside

    by RB_Oakes Written Apr 10, 2004

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    The house beer is Bosun's Bitter - a caramelly, malty brew which stacks up with the Jough Manx Ale at the Albert as the best Manx beer I've had to date. The kitchen was closed, but the pint was great!

    Shore Hotel & Old Laxey Brewing Co.
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  • Angiolinos: Italian food

    by biker7 Written Sep 9, 2003

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    The chef from the Paparazzi restaurant (previously one of the best eating places on the island) has now opened his own restaurant in Douglas.

    The atmosphere is good and the food is great - this will soon be one of THE places to go

    Favorite Dish: Pizza and pasta dishes are both excellent

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    Creek Inn, Peel: Good lunch stop

    by bonio Written Nov 10, 2008

    Warm and welcoming on a cold and windy day. Recommended by the Good Beer Guide for their real ales, the food here was also pretty good, Mrs Bonio especially happy with the homemade soup.

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    Paparazzi: Lively italian restaurant on the Promenade

    by orlikins Written Apr 12, 2003

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    Paparazzi has very crazy but lovable waiters who go around with their shirts unbuttoned so you can get a good look at their hairy chests ;) .....this doesnt apply to their waitresses (sorry guys!)

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Isle of Man Hotels

  • Regency Hotel

    Queens Promenade, Douglas, IM2 4NN, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Anchorage Guest House

    Athol Park, Port Erin, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Sefton Express

    Stayed here with grown-up family and it met our needs perfectly. Easy walk to airport and only 20...

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