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9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR1075, Malta
+356 21340119
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Ranked #1 of 37 Restaurants in Il Gzira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Lebanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Gharghur, Malta
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After trying to park for over 10 minutes, we finally managed to squeeze our car in a tight space. Walking to the restaurant is not that pleasant - it is nestled in Gzira, a none too savoury part of Malta, yet safe nevertheless. This is a small Lebanese restaurant - emphasis on small - so booking is a must -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Went out for lunch on a Saturday as we had heard so much about this restaurant. The food was wonderful. I didn't know what i wanted to try so the chef did me a taster menu. Tried lots of food i had never thought i would try. The staff were friendly. It was a very enjoyable afternoon and we will... More 

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Malta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After wanting to visit for a number of years, we finally made it! Do reserve a table a few days ahead, as I always found the restaurant fully booked when I tried to book on the day. As it was our first visit we decided to let Hany Harb go ahead and surprise us and we were not disappointed. Four... More 

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Started off well when they accepted a very late booking (literally a few hours). This means a lot when I know that the place is constantly packed. On arriving, we were immediately seated and drinks ordered. I love the atmosphere of this restaurant. The seating area is small but elegant, and never feels cramped. You have a full view of... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We all know about food and we think how it is simple to make this restaurant service transnational Lebanese food but on his own terms it's so simple but tastes amazing his mezza are what u don't expect you get the feeling that they chief makes them original and tasty, don't get me started at the lambs and veal, I... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Using the freshest of produce, this is the best Lebanese outside Lebanon even if the chef is Tunisian!

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Swieqi, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I'd rate Ali Baba as the best restaurant in Malta. The Chef Patron 'Hany' is one of the most passionate and professional people I have come across who delivers time after time. So many exceptional plates to choose from for all kinds of tastes. Keep it up Ali Baba Team.

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Saint Julian's, Malta
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I've found this restaurant and decided to try it this weekend. We called to book a table one week in advance and the manager refused to take any booking after 9pm. So we arrived at 9pm and the manager did not even take the time to walk with us to the table and just asked us to go sit to... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Small restaurant with a big name ... Well done Hany .... what a spread ... a massive order as starters; Hummus, Baba Ghanouge, Tabbouleh, Arayess, Falafel, Lamb tenderloins, Lamb sausages, Lamb tongue .... OMG a meal for kings. Desserts were not any less tasty ... the Baklewa was to die for and also the helwa tat-tork ice cream, made from... More 

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Roden, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This restaurant (Just around the corner of our aparthotel) is definitely the best. The food was wonderful, well prepared and served. A lot of new tastes and flavors and the best lamb ever.

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Additional Information about Ali Baba

Address: 9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR1075, Malta
Phone Number: +356 21340119
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Lebanese

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