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Harbour Lights Cafe & Restaurant

24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
+44 1624 613650
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pop in to the Harbour Lights Douglas every time we visit the Isle of Man. The food is lovely and the children’s menu is great value. Once this visit we had two very fussy children who ate everything on their plates. So clean, warm...More

Thank Si123
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I walk past this cafe so often and I always thought it was closed because it seems quite dark and dingy from the outside. Randomly, my mother and I decided to try here for lunch and we were not dissapointed. It is small but very...More

Thank RebeccaCIOM
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Excellent friendly service, lovely choice of sandwich fillings, tasty scones, a delicious cake and more cups of tea than you can shake a stick at! My husband is diabetic and it was no problem for them at all they willing provided extra sandwiches as he...More

Thank Jan295
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I am a dedicated breakfasteer (my coinage, I think), forever in search of the perfect start to the day, and I think I came pretty close to it here. Downstairs is small, cosy and not too over-decorated or fussily-furnished. I was early, the first customer...More

1  Thank 300andrew
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We live in Scotland in Summer & over Xmas. Always visit Harbour Lights, have been doing so for about 5 years. It's quite quirky in terms of signs and wall décor (you'll have to see for yourself) It is always clean with friendly service who...More

1  Thank krsdave
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We called in for lunch and weren't disappointed. My partner had french onion soup & a sandwich which he said was delicious. I had a manx cheese & pickle sandwich & chips which I thoroughly enjoyed despite being very fussy!! I would recommend the home...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited on way back from bus journey from peel to hotel so popped in as cake and tea offer.glad we did wonderful testing tea and brill rainbow cake with extra cream and a strawberry.the staff were lovely,it has a nice ambience a very pleasant visit...More

Thank 187064Satty
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The cakes here are incredible!! Also had a sausage sandwich which was awesome. I'd really recommend this place if you fancy a light bite in Douglas. Wish there was more places like this!

Thank lmarts993
Reviewed 10 August 2017

consistantly good food, service and quality...year after year...we'll be back 'very soon'... We have visited both the Ramsey and Peel Resteraunts for lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed

Thank manxoceanmonkey
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My Dad and I had lunch here last week before the ferry to Liverpool and it was good We had the soup and sandwich lunch which was excellent

Thank Droopydrawrs52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Castle Street, Douglas IM1 2EZ
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 613650
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We are delighted to add a fourth location to our family of restaurants. Previously known as Copperfields Edwardian Restaurant, our new central Douglas location is a perfect mix of old world charm and great seasonal food. Already famous throughout the island, you’ll discover everything you love about Harbour Lights right in the centre of Douglas. Open daily from 10am for Breakfast, we also offer our famous comfort classics menu throughout the day featuring the very best of local produce. Sample our welsh rarebit with smoked salmon or huge beer battered cod served with seasonal vegetables and potato of the day. Alternatively take a break from shopping and pop in for a quick coffee and cake, served all day.Our entire team (many of whom will be familiar) look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful new location.
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