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HQ Bar and Restaurant

1 Empire Terrace, Douglas IM2 4LE
+44 1624 676355
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
“mash potatoes” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Empire Terrace, Douglas IM2 4LE
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I stayed here for two nights on my first visit to the IoM we could not have picked a better venue The owner Angela works very hard to ensure that the Hotel is always top drawer the rooms are bright roomy and well presented and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mrski0258
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Standard food with standard service. Up hill walk from the promenarde.Small eating establishment with no reference to it being a HQ establishment. Shame

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shalej20
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Heard from a lot of sources that the Queen Scallops are a treat on the Isle of Man, so we tried the HQ. The scallops were served in a soup and it was just sensational. Cheery service and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LTB1240
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights in Sept 2018. Had myself a fantastic break. The staff were all friendly and efficient. The food was all really good quality and value. The room was clean well decorated and serviced everyday. Could not have hoped for more. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SteveWright-10
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Always get a good reliable meal here of average price not that cheap ! . But you must go early they don’t like serving anyone after about 8 pm ! The staff are ready to go home then ! Frequented mostly by locals, so that...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Helen N
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Lovely freindly place part of the hotel I stayed at Glen Mona staff very freindly service excellent food amazing had a starter and main didn't want it to finish really fresh tasty food good choice menu great prices quick service nothing a problem all staff...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Crag3
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for Valentine’s Day. £15 each for a 3 course meal and honestly could not fault it at all, the atmosphere was great and so was the service, and the food was just another level. Definitely a hidden gem this one.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tasha K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A visiting group come over from the Artist rifles club house at Bisley annually. Having arranged Accomodation and Breakfast at a very reasonable rate for upwards of 12 people for the last Five years, they are begining to call it their second home. No one...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Rod1947
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The accommodation is being advertised as a 4 star, what a joke - it’s no more than 2 stars. We booked well in advance for 3 night stay during TT racing at cost of £150 per night charged in advance, which seemed quite high anyway,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank L S
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We booked the mereside (following our friends review) for our first TT experience as this is close to the paddocks and start/finish line and Douglas centre both only 10 min walk away. From when we arrived until we left a week later the staff could...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ladyrider2018
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1 October 2018|
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Response from Crag3 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Alan B
22 February 2015|
Response from Joan W | Reviewed this property |
Did I say that? We often go to themed nights and enjoy them, just go with whatever the theme night is. Also had great meals on the none themed nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Empire Terrace, Douglas IM2 4LE
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 676355
Part of Mereside Guesthouse
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