We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla IM9 3DB
+44 1624 822393
Website
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 155: English reviews
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Horrendous experience for Mothers day! Waited for 10 mins before anyone came to speak to us, then were told our table was just about to be vacated ( which turned out to be a lie as they had given our table away!) As we waited, we were not advised to "take a seat" or offered a drink!! We eventually got... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alison M
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely disgusting service. Manager has absolutely no idea what he is doing in terms of customer service. Arrived 15 minutes after our booked table and was not welcomed by one member of staff for a good 10 minutes. When we finally got the attention of staff we were told our table was just paying their bill so it would not... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kirsten Eilidh M
Douglas, Isle Of Man
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Maybe it was the chefs off day. Was not impressed on this visit. The husband of the team is quite protective of the quality of service, so if you complain be prepared to be banned.

Helpful?
1 Thank StephenL_1812
Level Contributor
33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

this was by far the best meal we had on the island the staff were friendly and the meal was incredible. the restaurant itself was lovely cosy and welcoming would highly recommended especially if your looking for a special occasion meal would definitely go back

Helpful?
Thank doughnut22
Douglas, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been before and had a good meal we booked for lunch, taking an elderly relative for his birthday. There was no table ready for us, they were still clearing tables from breakfast so we we seated on the other side and promptly forgotten about. It took 45 minutes and some prompting to get served even then. We were given... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank freddiec146
Castletown, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit her, recommended by friends Extensive menu, good wine selection and seamless service. Front of house team are fantastic, nothing to much .... See you all again very soon Capt Medley

Helpful?
Thank Captain M M
Scotland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings , the food was to die for , and service second to none . A beautiful venue for the wedding , thanks to everyone concerned

Helpful?
Thank marshyboy
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great New Year's Eve here with 14 friend and colleagues. Place was packed but the five course meals were served in a timely, efficient manner. Each course was a delight, the courses took about three hours from start to finish but just right. Music and dancing provided. Great atmosphere, great night. Well worth the price tag. Staff friendly... More 

Helpful?
Thank hippychick63
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

High quality food, well presented, Service wee bit slow but the place was busy. Should probably double the number of service staff

Helpful?
Thank Scaadoo
Brighouse, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We hadn't booked and were lucky to get a table. Warm welcome with super food and excellent service. For lunch they offer a deal on 2 or 3 courses - it was good value and although intending to stick to 2 courses the puddings tempted me to a third. Delicious desserts.

Helpful?
Thank Annabel T

Travellers who viewed The Abbey Restaurant also viewed

Santon, Isle of Man
Douglas, Isle of Man
 
Douglas, Isle of Man
Douglas, Isle of Man
 

Been to The Abbey Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla IM9 3DB
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Ballasalla
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 822393

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Abbey Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Abbey Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?