Places To Visit - Cafés & Restaurants

Our cafes and restaurants are located in some of the most scenic locations on the Island.

Niarbyl Bay Café

Set on the west coast of the Isle of Man at one of the most beautiful locations on the Island. The menu offers fresh fish dishes and a great selection of lunches and evening meals. The Seafood Chowder and Niarbyl Cheesecake have become firm favourites with visitors and locals a like.

Opening times:
Sunday to Thursday 10am – 7pm
Friday & Saturday 10am – 10pm

Opening times from Thursday 3 November 2016:
Closed Monday to Wednesday
Open Thursdays 11am – 4pm
Open Friday & Saturday 10am – 10pm
Open Sundays 10am – 6pm

Christmas opening times:
Open Christmas Eve 10am – 6pm
Closed Christmas Day
Open Boxing Day to 30 December 10am – 10pm
Open New Years Eve 10am – 4pm
Open New Years Day &  2 January 10am – 10pm

Special Menus/Offers
2 for 1 menu in Oct/Nov
Steak Saturdays
Christmas Lunches, Boxing Day or New Years Day Carvery

Address: Niarbyl Bay Café, Dalby IM5 3BR
Call: +44 (0) 1624 843300
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Bay Room Café

Serving delicious home-made soups, salads and local dishes plus scrumptious cakes. Take a break from your museum visit to enjoy some wonderful Manx hospitality and lite bites.

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10am – 4.30pm
Sunday openings in 2016: 12 June & 4 Sept

The Bay Room Menu
The Bay Room Kids Menu

The Manx Museum, Kingswood Grove, Douglas IM1 3LY
+44 (0) 1624 612211


Sound Café

The Sound Café has floor to ceiling windows providing uninterrupted views of the Calf of Man and the Sound.  A spectacular spot to enjoy morning coffee, afternoon tea and local Manx dishes.

With a truly unique and seasonal setting, first class service and beautiful views.

Summer Opening Times:
April to October, 10am to 9pm (last orders 8.30pm)
Winter Opening times (commencing November):

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm & Saturday/ Sunday 10am to 5pm

Evening Menu

Address: The Sound, Sound Road, Port Erin IM9 5PZ
Call: +44 (0) 1624 838123


Grove Conservatory

The Grove Conservatory will be changing its daily operation and will be available for visitors to sit and enjoy hot and cold refreshments from The Grove Shop and ‘bring your own’ family picnics. It will also be available to book for special occasions and pre-booked groups of 15 or more.

To book the Conservatory for a private event please call Manx National Heritage on (01624) 648032 – afternoon tea or bespoke packages are available for special occasions, The Grove gardens are also available to book for Weddings.

The Grove, Andreas Road, Ramsey IM8 3UA
Call: +44 (0) 1624 648032 for more information

Afternoon Tea

Creg y Shee Tea Rooms

In the heart of the village, the Creg y Shee offers home-made broth, soups and freshly prepared salads.  Afternoon tea with scones and a selection of cakes including traditional Manx Bonnag.

Opening Times:
Daily 25 Mar to 27 May 2016 10am – 4pm
Daily 28 May to 4 Sept 2016 10am – 5pm
Daily 4 Sept to 30 Oct 2016 10am – 4pm

Sample menu:
The Creg y Shee Tea Rooms Menus
Address: Cregneash. Cregneash Road, Cregneash IM9 5PX
+44 (0) 1624 835288

Creg y Shee

The Abbey Restaurant

Next to Rushen Abbey in Ballasalla on the banks of the Silverburn river. This stunning restaurant has quickly established itself as one of the best eating experiences on the Island.  Call to book to avoid disappointment.

Opening times: Wednesday to Saturday, 10am – 10pm & Sunday 12pm – 3.30pm (Closed Monday & Tuesday)

Address: The Abbey Restaurant, Rushen Abbey, Ballasalla
Call: +44 (0) 1624 822393
Further details:

Abbey Restaurant, Interior

The Coffee Station

Adjacent to the House of Manannan visitor attraction on Peel quayside is the recently opened Coffee Station.  Housed in part of the old Peel Railway Station building, the Coffee Station is a great place to stop for a break in your visit to Peel.

There is seating inside for up to 16 people and when the House of Mannanan opens at 10am further seating in the lobby area.  There is also an outside seating area providing fabulous views over the marina and towards Peel Castle beyond.

Serving speciality coffees and teas with a selection of light snacks such as soup, paninis, croissants and cakes and always with a smile and a warm welcome.

Opening times: Open daily, 9am to 5pm

Address: The Coffee Station, House of Manannan, Mill Road, Peel, Isle of Man IM5 1TA.

Call: ++44 (0) 01624 648097


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