As we hurtle towards the last Bank Holiday weekend of 2018 BEFORE BLOODY CHRISTMAS, we’ve rounded up the newest hot spots on the Island for you to try over the next few days.Mostly (well, entirely) food & drink related, it’s gonna be a GREAT weekend for your bellies…


Your favourite Douglas Quayside haunt has only gone and expanded! Yes that’s right, Little Fish at the Bay is now open on the glorious Port Erin promenade, within the Bay pub (the pink building towards the far end of the prom)Serving up some classic LFC-esque dishes and cocktails a-plenty, we recommend you book a table here to avoid disappointment. You’ll find so much local produce on the menu, including dessert extraordinaires ‘Smoo’, so go down and get your Manx on.Little Fish at the Bay is currently open Tuesday – Friday from 12-2 and 5-9pm, and Saturdays from 11 until 2:30.


COMPTON VAULTS – 5 Parliament Square, Castletown

Sounds like somewhere Dre spent his time recording the Chronic doesn’t it?Anyways, Compton Vaults is a new basement haunt in Castletown, serving up ‘pints, pies & cocktails’. I mean, need we say more?



Italian Kitchen is a new deli in Castletown, stocking authentic delicious ingredients from artisan producers right across Italy, allowing you to get ‘the taste of Italy at home’.Packed to the rafters with specially sourced treats, including a great gluten-free range for those intestinally challenged, they also serve up an amazing selection of pastries, coffee and gelato…

Italian Kitchen

GELATORY – 1 Market Hill, Ramsey

You know what they say, Gelatorias are like bloody buses.Rammo is getting all up on that Italian goodness train too, with new Gelateria ‘Gelatory’ promising to ‘give you one of the best Gelato experiences you’ve ever had.’Seen as it’s always sunny up North, maybe if you close your eyes whilst you devour a pot of pistachio goodness, you could totally feel like you’re at the Trevi Fountain in Rome?Gonna have to try it to find out.Gelatory

LUV BUNKER – Foraging Vintners, Port Erin

Ok so whilst it may not be a ‘new opening’, there’s a brand new house & techno night ‘appenin down at everyone’s favourite fizz bar, Foraging Vintners.The night will be brought to you by Allan Vannin, who had this to say on the evening;‘The bunker will be dark, the bunker will be your friend, the bunker will have bass, the bunker will give love.’Our bodies are ready.Tickets available hereLet us know if you try any of them!// bannersnack_embed = {“hash”:”bu5wh4gym”,”width”:672,”height”:280,”t”:1548694738,”userId”:38193901,”responsive”:true,”type”:”html5″};//