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The British Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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North Quay, Douglas IM1 4LB
+44 1624 616663
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isle of man
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

not been in here for years so was a nice surprise to see the new look, the interior is lovely at Christmas time. will go back.

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Thank manxcat1971
London
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We've called in here for drinks a few time, always excellent range of Okells ales and a good choice of red and white wine. This time we drove straight from the airport for a late meal (9pm) and were served really good fish and chips. The batter was very light, the fish nice and fresh. There was a good Friday... More 

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Thank Manxbikeboy
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Been several times for both lunch and drinks at night, on all occasions was busy. Very nice interior and great atmosphere. The music was fitting, the service was polite and friendly, not too long waiting time, clean and tidy all round. Serves great coffee and a very large selection of drinks, particularly gins. On a warm sunny day it is... More 

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Thank Ben C
Bath
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260 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went to the British twice over the weekend firstly for a drink on the Friday night. Good atmosphere and choice of drink. The second visit was for Sunday lunch. The lamb was lovely with a good choice of vegetables. Good friendly service on both visits.

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Thank BathGarry
Ibstock
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170 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Really nice interior, friendly staff and a huge selection of drinks at reasonable prices! The view outside of the marina is very nice too!

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Thank JayRDIB
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

4 adults & 2 year old, we popped in for lunch. We were made welcome, and had a most enjoyable meal; four different meals plus a child's and all satisfied with the quality, we would happily return. It would be nice to be offered a side order of vegetables as only 1 of the four came with much more than... More 

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Thank Simon C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Just off chance myself and the wife called in and asked if they did Sunday lunch whilst passing . They did and we sat upstairs which is all decorated to a high standard , we both had homemade soup followed by a Sunday roast , both of which were excellent . Would highly recommend trying it out .

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Thank Eviltwin154
Douglas, United Kingdom
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424 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I've gone to several training conference and events in the Embassy Rooms. Food changes with each change of management. The current team surpassed themselves. Various salads, chicken skewers, pasty slices, potato salad and prawns in batter. All moist, fresh and well cooked presented. Perfect.

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Thank John W
Warrington, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Cath and Myself visited this Pub and were impressed with the food we saw being served ,so we decided to have a meal and a drink we wasnt disappointed ,I had a homemaid burger and Cath had Fish and chips and a Oakells IPA

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Thank John W
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday lunch here just before getting the ferry back to Liverpool. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Great location by the quayside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Quay, Douglas IM1 4LB
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 616663

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