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1 Summerhill, Douglas IM2 4PL
+44 1624 623103
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chateaubriand” (10 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Summerhill, Douglas IM2 4PL
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From start to finish couldn’t fault the place staff where very attentive to all of us , we had 2 people with gluten intolerance and it was amazing the amount of choice that they had when we got served are bread they got a separate...More

1  Thank TylerJ001
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing dinner for me and my partner the service was excellent, the atmosphere was perfect and the food was outstanding. Nothing was to much trouble for the staff who at one point ran out of the brand of beer I was drinking and when I...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 February 2018

My husband and I had the pleasure of having dinner at this place. I felt welcome since the first moment I stepped in. The service is very friendly and helpful. We had french onion soup, cheese souffle, "Tournedos Rossini" which is a fillet steak stuffed...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious fresh food cooked and presented to a very high standard. Never fails to please with a professional helpful service. Thankyou

1  Thank Val L
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We've been twice recently and not been disappointed. It's not cheap but the food is super and the service is warm and efficient. House wines are excellent (rare in such an establishment). The Goat's Cheese Soufflé is (apparently - according to several members of our...More

Thank ManxmanSJP
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our Hotel manger. From the outside it looks a little tired and not incredibly inviting- not the normal place we would go to, but the food was AMAZING! The French onion soup alone was worth the trip. Very good...More

Thank dcolenso
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Never ever fails to impress me and my friends every time we dine here cracking service and beautiful stakes I don't have to mention the onion soup speaks for

1  Thank Dave Y
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Justifiably world famous for its French Onion soup and also served very good starters(goats cheese souffle). Steak was mediocre. Rack of lamb was blue and cold - no, not pink, just raw. Service good and they did switch off the wailing French music to allow...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were 2 couples eating here for 1st time Saturday evening. First impressions were good - cozy and intimate. The restaurant looks and feels French. Service was efficient and friendly. We were all happy with our starters. Main dishes were a little disappointing. No veg...More

Thank stevebarbpaul2016
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is a pleasant little french restaurant. We had a lovely meal here but it is quite pricey. (all veg are extra)

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Richard S
22 February 2015|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not sure if this restaurant opens on a Sunday evening, maybe over TT it will. The best thing to do is give them a ring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Summerhill, Douglas IM2 4PL
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 623103
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Here at L'Expérience, we pride ourselves on our warm and friendly atmospshere, accompanied by great locally sourced ingredients and an extensive wine list. A number of our dishes can be adapted in order to meet the needs of those with specific dietary requirements, meaning all our visitors can enjoy their time with us.
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