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The Rover's Return

11 Church Street, Douglas IM1 2AG
+44 1624 676459
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Quiet boozer. Great beer.

Ah yes. A great pub with no pretentions. Beer hunters will note that the pub is a rare exclusive... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great fInd

On the IOM for a day trip we were finding it difficult to spot a place to eat and drink and then... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
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  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“proper pub” (5 reviews)
“juke box” (3 reviews)
“real ale” (3 reviews)
11 Church Street, Douglas IM1 2AG
+44 1624 676459
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Ah yes. A great pub with no pretentions. Beer hunters will note that the pub is a rare exclusive outlet of the delicious Busheys brewery - also from the Isle of Man. The Ale of Man Manx Bitter is one of the most delightful brews...More

Thank FriendoftheBear
Reviewed 29 July 2017

On the IOM for a day trip we were finding it difficult to spot a place to eat and drink and then walked round a corner and found The Rovers Return Not a place for those who prefer expensive cocktails but a real pub for...More

Thank mad_mikeManchester
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great proper drinking house if you like real ale this place is a must 7 real ales and it's cheap food is basic but why would you need gourmet food in a proper boozer off the beaten track of the tourist trap...More

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you like Real Ale, well served at fantastic prices this is the place for you. It takes a little finding but its well worth a visit.

Thank JohnNewellIOM
Reviewed 22 May 2016

If old fashioned pubs are your thing, this is the one. An Isle of man institution. Friendly and local, probably time to ditch the faux brick wallpaper though....

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I came across this pub just in time, I was in Douglas for the beer festival and it was great. The night before the festival I tried a couple of pubs and the choice of beer was very poor as was the beer it self!!...More

Thank chippy9044
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

A traditional pub. No posh cocktails, no fancy drinks, no gimmicks, just good old fashioned ale served in a good old fashioned pub enjoyed by good old (and young!) beer drinkers!

1  Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, very good Bushy's beer. Lots of rooms. Lively atmosphere and Rory Gallagher on the great rock juke box!

1  Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A local pub that keeps an excellent beers brewed on the isle of man, Bushy's bitter, Busy's old tail. They are the drinks I had in the pub, but do not go dressed up it is a down to earth pub. The staff are helpful...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Was taken here by a friend at work. Was a little reluctant to be honest but i had a great night. Was a little studenty for my liking but it had a great atmosphere, good beer and I have been back since.

1  Thank pauljbManchester
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