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HQ Bar and Restaurant

1 Empire Terrace, Douglas IM2 4LE
+44 1624 676355
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Empire Terrace, Douglas IM2 4LE
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only stayed one night, but this place is a cracker, just situated off the promenade its about a 10 minute walk into the town centre. The bedroom wasnt large but really well apointed, clean and fresh, coffee tea all supplied , flat screen tv and...More

Thank mossCheshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bar was part of the Mereside Hotel. It got its name because because during WW2 it was the HQ of the Internment Camps administration. Breakfasts were standard hotel fair, but well cooked and plentiful. Dinners similar, with huge platefuls.Pleasant sitting area in front.

Thank JimChris2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slightly hidden, one street back from the seafront, this was a really nice restaurant. Good selection on offer and great quality.

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Menu was not the same as on booking.com so a little disappointed but was still very good food! Staff were very friendly and accommodating as we were eating late.

Thank nigelmoffatt
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We stayed a minutes walk away from here at the Glen Mona, and loved every meal we had here. From breakfast to dinner, everything we chose from the menu was top class, tasty, and great portions. Brilliant selection at breakfast, and despite it being TT...More

Thank NicolaAnne23
Reviewed 22 May 2017

HQ is a small bistro, just off main promenade. We dined midweek - not particularly busy, but service took over an hour. Sea bass and lamb cutlets when they arrived were very well cooked in fairness. Offered a complimentary glass of wine which was nice...More

Thank P216NSmichaelc
Reviewed 27 April 2017

After a tiring day sightseeing we went for an early meal without booking. We were welcomed and quickly seated. The menu was varied and our selections were all good. The service was efficient and friendly and the surroundings were pleasant. Just off the beaten track...More

Thank Pippalil05
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here a few times , never lets us down food is delicious staff really helpful and friendly if you are visiting douglas the hq restaurant is a must

Thank Lilpops2
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Stayed at one of their hotels, so visited a few times for food. Staff is friendly and food was good.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The staff were very friendly and the food is all freshy prepared and served hot. Good quality and couldn't fault it at all. Wednesday night is steak night and well worth a meal here then.

Thank Robbie H
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Alan B
23 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, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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