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

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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
Eating Surprisingly good

We just wanted a snack food and were surprised with the best mussels we have eaten for years delicious and there was also a very fine white wine

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had a couple of meals here. Met the chef twice who took time to talk about his food and his passion to cook fresh food. Had salmon pasta for lunch which was absolutely delicious and had super nice mussels for a starter and barracuda for main for dinner. Simply delicious. Excellent value.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I came to this restaurant with my family for lunch and had the salmon pasta. It was so lovely that we decided to come back again for dinner. It was so nice having the chef come out and talk about the food and take pride in his dishes. The food we ate was gorgeous, the mussels were delicious.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were on a sightseeing bus on Gozo and stopped at Marsalforn as we were getting hungry. We needed a quick meal as the next bus was only 45 minutes away, and I'm sure that we could have eaten in that time, but... We sat outside and only ate from the snack menu, but before we started we were given... More 

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Duisburg
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We just wanted a snack food and were surprised with the best mussels we have eaten for years delicious and there was also a very fine white wine

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Chanced on this restaurant while staying in Marsalforn and had a really special meal. We had fresh mussels to start, which were large, succulent and perfectly cooked, followed by calamari cooked in wine with parsley and garlic which was delicious, and rounded this off with coffee and the most amazing chocolate fondant melting middle dessert with vanilla ice cream which... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed in Nadur in September and tried several restaurants in Marsalforn. Having been approached by the owner as we walked past, we ate at Ta' Pennellu - it was a big mistake ! The staff did not seem interested (the waitress seemed to deliberately avoid the customers' gazes !) so it took ages to order the food and for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Stayed in Marsalforn for 5 weeks again this summer and had dinner with the family (15 of us) at Ta Penellu on numerous occasions. Food, service and overall environment was always exceptional. Would highly recommend to anyone and look forward to going back on my next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

We had an excellent meal here. The seafood pasta was superb and the rib eye steak on of the best we've ever had. The service was very good and the setting just right for chilling and watching the world go by.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This restaurant right by the seafront offered a good choice of well-cooked food. As you get complementary bruschetta, we found the pasta as a starter was enough for a main meal, so the bill was not a horrible shock!

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The restaurant is in a nice location and the food was ok but the service was very poor. It wasnt that busy but it took well over an hour to get 4 pizzas - the thin ones that take 5 minutes in the oven. We asked a couple of waiters - those whose attention we were able to attract, ie... 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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