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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Contemporary, Bar, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place to have a meal with family, drinks with friends and ‘quick bite to eat’. Very good prices with good portion sizes . Only comment - Needs more meringue in the Eton Mess.. not just cream and strawberries

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steak fajita's a winner Quiet and cold night on the island pleasantly warmed up by delicious food. Im sure there's more atmosphere in the summer but was empty in Jan. ( Obviously )

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for my daughters 14th birthday for the first time in almost 2 years. The food is still excellent and generous portions ( Barbary Coast sharing platter). The staff were extremely helpful and just amazing. The guy and lady who served us even played...with my 3 year old and made us feel relaxed. It was such a good evening. Thank you so much team .More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 5 January 2024 via mobile

Food generally good but can be a little inconsistent. Staff nice but since expanding some of the staff have moved to other restaurants in the group and some of the newer staff hired appear to be less personal.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 December 2023

It was a special birthday, so I called in person a couple of weeks before to make sure we got a nice table for 5 people - a very helpful guy recommended a large secluded window table - ideal, as we were to have two...boisterous kids in tow. On the night, we were furious to find there was no record of our booking, and the table we'd wanted was already occupied. However, the staff were very apologetic, and managed to put a couple of tables together by another window, nicely out of the way. The service from then on was first class, the food arrived swiftly and was excellent, and the prices were not too bad at all - particularly as, being a Tuesday, kids' meals were free! Highlight of the evening was when our nearly-four granddaughter had a strop and went to sit under the table, refusing to come out. The waitress taking our order sat down on the floor and joined her under the table, asking what she'd like to eat - and all was well! They even brought crayons and paper to keep the kids amused while waiting for the food. So, when booking, I suggest you get your reservation confirmed in writing/email beforehand.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 3 October 2023

Nice atmosphere nice staff . Meal presented nice …steak was nice but cold plates steak and veg cool asked for re heat steak veg left cold plate left cold

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

Was recommended here by a taxi driver for a casual restaurant as we had arrived for our few day break away late and didn’t want to get dressed up for a fancy restaurant. We didn’t have a booking but they accomodated us with no problem...even though it was quite busy. Staff are very friendly and regulary check all is ok. Food came quick and was very tasty. Portion sizes were big and menu is varied. So something for everyone. We enjoyed it so much we went back the next day too.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 13 September 2023

Stopped here for a meal late afternoon and took advantage of the nice weather to sit on the patio area near the quayside. Decent menu. We had Vegetable noodle stir fry with chicken. The service was good and the food was good and filling. Prices...were reasonable. Well worth a visit if at the Sea Terminal end of the promenade. Only a few minutes walk from Sea TerminalMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023

Ordered a 1/4 c hicken but got 3 wings and a drumstick in a horrible marinade that i didn't expect. Still repeating on me 24 hours later.Will not be going back.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Darren Walker, Owner at The Barbary Coast Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2023

I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience. we have been working tirelessly for 7 years to make a good name for the barbary coast. if anyone is not happy with their meal, we are more than happy to exchange it for...More

Reviewed 27 August 2023

13 of us turned up at 9pm on the 19th of August with no reservation after just arriving on the Isle of Man. From start to finish all the staff who dealt with us were fantastic. We all more or less chose something different from...the extensive menu. The food arrived looking superb, piping hot, excellent portions and was delicious. The desserts were outstanding. We all couldn’t agree on whose was the tastiest. I had key lime pie and it was the best I’d ever had. What had been a horrible day had turned into a memorable evening and Barbary Coast has to take the credit. I only wish we had one near our home.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 August 2023

There was a sign on the table saying no table service, so we had to go up to the bar. The menu was too complicated and overpriced, we thought by about £10 per meal. When we went to the bar to order, we were ignored...for about two minutes. When we were finally served, the boy behind the bar said he wasnt ignoring us, but we needed to queue at the other end of the bar to order food, at which point we left. This place calls itself a restaurant, but it feels more like a very badly-managed McDonald's. Furthermore this place suffers from the perennial problem of putting QR codes on the tables but not allowing orders from your phone. If I could give this place 0 stars I would. Do not recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 15 August 2023 via mobile

Their New Yorker burger is genuinely one of the best burgers I've ever had from any restaurant. A thick, hot sticky mess and it was absolutely gorgeous. Chicken wrap is also a big hit. HIGHLY recommended checking this place out if you're visiting.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 9 August 2023

Barbary coast,great food great place, lovely staff , couldn't fault it as a 9 people stag party, couldn't fault the place ,five star rating, they deserve , thankyou and hope to return soon

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 July 2023

Great position in Dougals, vibrant atmosphere, friendly attentive staff and good food. Glad we found it

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 23 May 2023

Saw this earlier during our visit when it looked very full but on the Tuesday it was not so we called in. Had a table near the centre so it was a bit noisey as other diners were all around. I had a Cod dish...which was very large and came with plenty of chips and salad. Wife had a chicken dish which was substantial although she asked for a small portion. All the food was very good as was the drinks and the service which for my wife was amazed. Had previously at their other establishment had an "Eaton Mess" which was mainly cream. She asked the waitress for the same dish and explained how she wanted it. The waitress spoke to the chef and the dish arrived with 3 seperate plates with ingrediants on each one so wife could in fact create her own. Very thoughfull.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Barbary Coast Grill & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3