We arrived quite early and found a parking spot easily, right outside.
The fire was lit and we sat in a cosy booth with a festive candle flickering.
We chatted for a while with the landlady while we waited for our food to arrive and when it did we both thought "We'll never get through all that!"
But, Dear Reader, we did.
Two steak meals with a bottle of house wine for £30. Not bad for Isle of Man prices.
It was a good evening, right up until the end when P, whose "inappropriateness" filter is permanently switched off, made a slightly off-colour jokey remark, about not trusting a restaurant with a thin chef, to the rather large young man who cooks and waits on tables.
Oh well, the church tower looked pretty with the coloured lights.