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The Courthouse

The Old Courthouse Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
+44 1624 672555
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“meatballs” (2 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Old Courthouse Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This restaurant is well located in Douglas close to our hotel and easy to find. At first we thought perhaps we were in the wrong place. Most other diners seemed much younger than us (we're 60+) and so were the staff but in fact it...More

Thank bakellymail
Reviewed 23 January 2018

On a trip to the Isle of Man 13 of us were booked in for Sunday Lunch. Absolutely brilliant service and wonderful food. Must be up there with the best Sunday Lunch ever. Very nice restaurant and decor.

Thank Daveh04
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the nicest burgers I’ve had recently on the island. Chips were great too. Not somewhere I would normally go but defo will come back as there are very few places here that are consistently good. £12 1/2 quid is slightly dear but...More

Thank bhudi
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks very much for your kind review Bhudi, in life you get what you pay for, thanks very much for re-iterating my thoughts on this matter and for having an exceptional palate that recognises quality meat and a stonking burger! Be well and we hope...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The place is big and spacious. The Chef needs to be replaced. The food was bland. I had soup which tasted like tinned tomatoes that had been purified. I then had the vegetable thing that was wrapped in pastry. Tasteless!! Like eating veggy cardboard. Then...More

Thank Jo V
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Crikey, Where to start? It seems like you did not like any aspect of anything we did and all I can say is sorry for that Jo, the 2500 other people that had their Christmas meals here over December did have a great time and...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Overall the was good, however I did find the food a bit salty. I had the lamb shank with cheese and mustard marsh, the lamb was not as tender as I thought it would hebe and marsh was too salty.

Thank Karman C
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We were a team of 12 people and we order a variety of dishes. Everything was great,appetizers,salads and main courses. We were so full when dinner finished that unfortunately didn't had "space"for desert. We will be back!

Thank tekilaAthens
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us in such a positive way, it is greatly appreciated! Merry Christmas and we hope to see you again soon! Best wishes Andy

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Having had two previous years not so good Christmas company meals I decided it was my choose and picked to go to the courthouse. The menu was good the organisation regarding the pre -meal paperwork was excellent even a last minute change of a main...More

Thank lilyisleofman
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thanks so much for this, it means a lot to know that hopefully what we are doing is being well received! You are obviously a man of exceptional taste and decorum, Merry Christmas to you and your guests.

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Went to the Courthouse Friday 15th with 32 work colleagues. The food was amazing all hot and served together no complaints would recommend 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Thank Helen H
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks very much indeed Helen, your comments are greatly appreciated and I am chuffed you were happy with what my team delivered for you! Merry Christmas to you and your team and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Andy

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Called into this place at night ,,, if your over the age of 16 don’t bother ... full of kids , how the hell this place has an alcohol licence is beyond me ... door staff are useless , a complete waste of time .......More

Thank Wover D
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Eight of us went Saturday night for a birthday meal. Friendly helpful staff. I had queenies with bacon garlic in cream for starter. Main had fish of day today it was sea bass. Finished off with warm chocolate brownie. All very tasty. We all had...More

Thank Anthony W
CourthouseAndy, Owner at The Courthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Anthony, Thanks for the great feedback, much appreciated! Be well and thanks again for choosing us and taking the time to review us! Best wishes Andy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Courthouse Athol Street, IM1 1LD, Douglas IM1 1LD
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 672555
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