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Sammy's Tavern

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24, Xemxija Hill, Xemxija, Island of Malta CFM01, Malta
+356 2744 1546
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent cuisine in classy surroundings

If you want the meal to end all meals then this place is for you. Superb cuisine, superb service - food doesn't come much better than this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Elaine S
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London, United Kingdom
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Valletta, Malta
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Historians tell us the genesis of food service dates back to ancient times. The restaurant, as we know it today, is said to have been a byproduct of the French Revolution. Modern food service is a product of the Industrial Revolution. Advances in transportation also created a huge demand for public dining venues. Xemxija Hill has plenty of bars and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you want the meal to end all meals then this place is for you. Superb cuisine, superb service - food doesn't come much better than this.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a new concept in Malta with Keith the owner cooking food which is exciting and different.Well worth a visit.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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104 reviews 104 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Service: excellent. Waiter was courteous, attentive and friendly. When they ran out of desserts they gave us a house-made fruit sorbet on the house. Food: the chef is clearly passionate about what he does, and this shows. Although not the most refined dishes I've tasted, the interesting choices of ingredients, particularly of the salad leaves grown on the premises, make... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My husband and I ate twice at this restaurant and both times the food was excellent. The ambiance was very good and waiters very attentive. The menu was great and had a bit of a Heston Blumenthal vibe. I would recommend a visit here if you are in Malta

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful little restaurant in a quiet area, chef puts together some wonderful taste sensations while you sit in a relaxing and listening to a bit of jazz playing in the background. Excellent quality ingredients are used and this reflects in the taste. There's not much activity in this area but I'd say it's worth an extra journey to go check... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We coincidentally stumbled upon this restaurant since it was really close to the hotel we were staying. It looks really fancy on the insight; nice decorations, everything is clean and tablecloths are ironed. The service is most excellent, you're really being treated as a VIP. The food itself is exquisite. The chef must be a culinary master and understands not... More 

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Malta, Europe
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Awesome dinner, better still than last year's. Cooked to perfection and in a way that you would find in a much expensive restaurant. Parking not a problem. All in favour.

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malta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had never been to this restaurant until New Year's Eve. The food was excellent and the atmosphere relaxed and pleasant. The staff was very cordial and offered a service with a smile. We had children with us and they were presented with a varied choice of food. I recommend this restaurant and will definitely visit again very soon.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place had been recommended by friends who had been there before and I must say that it impressed me quite as much on my first visit. I went with my family and friends on New Year's Eve and even if all the tables were occupied and the evening proved to be a busy one. the food was delicious and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24, Xemxija Hill, Xemxija, Island of Malta CFM01, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Xemxija
  • Phone Number: +356 2744 1546

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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