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Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
2155 9730
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely eaterie situated next to water in Marsalforn,Gozo

We visited Marsalforn as part of a tour round Gozo,and sat down for lunch here. We both had lasagne which was delicious,and although I couldn't finish mine I was stuffed,and finished my meal off with lovely house wine. The waiter was very nice and friendly. Service was little slow but worth the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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English first
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We visited Marsalforn as part of a tour round Gozo,and sat down for lunch here. We both had lasagne which was delicious,and although I couldn't finish mine I was stuffed,and finished my meal off with lovely house wine. The waiter was very nice and friendly. Service was little slow but worth the wait. We have been to Malta and Go... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

First night here and found ta Pennellu wandering along the front in Marsalforn. Staff attentive and friendly and the seam bream was fantastic. The amuse-bouche before our main course was some warm bread with a very mild goats cheese. It was wonderful and I hate goats cheese! Very fresh and very mild - well done for introducing me to goats... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is one of the best family run restaurants on Gozo. We have been visiting for many years and it gets even better each year. The new chef George is an added treasure going out of his way to accommodate special requests. Raymond always makes us feel as if we are the only diners at the restaurant and he really... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Walk around Marsalforn and there's a huge array of restaurants all offering similar menus and prices. Some look quite basic, others a little more upmarket but none seemed to have the care over their setting as Ta Pennellu. Table cloths, fresh flowers and a general cleanliness helped it stand out. The menu was extensive and ranged from basic pastas and... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We went to this restaurant last night for dinner with our two children and my parents. Never again. Over priced, badly cooked food. The octopus salad came with oranges and potatoes - for someone who is used to seafood this is not served in the traditional Maltese way. Grilled calamari was sent back based on looks alone - it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Although most of the tables are on the pavement, the dinner has a fantastic view of Marsalforn bay. We took mussels in shell and a local fresh fish - both were fantastic.Service was excellent.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food was incredible, staff so friendly, best restaurant in Gozo! Would highly recommend and will be going every night next time!

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

First of all as a Hungarian I felt like home as many Hungarians are working in this restaurant. Service was great. We had fish for main course for 4 people, and it was amazing! We had to wait for it a little but worth it and in the meantime we got 2 side dishes which were also very nice. Be... More 

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Yorkshire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went for lunch and had a good meal. We had pasta as a starter which was good but not outstanding. However the steak and fresh grilled calamri were excellent. Service was very good and a lovely location.

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Chania, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A visit to this restaurant is an absolute must if you're in Marsalforn or anywhere nearby. The food is unbelievably good, the location by the sea is awesome and the service is impeccable! Our waiter had skills beyond a five star restaurant, he was always ahead of things and knew all there was to know about any dish served. It's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: 2155 9730

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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