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Menqa L'Antika

Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo MFN 1052, Malta
00356 27300309
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Ranked #3 of 29 restaurants in Marsalforn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The main ingredient which makes Menqa L'Antika stand out from the crowd is the attention to detail. From the decor to ambiance, to the raw produce assessed day after day for quality by chef patron Gordon Camilleri, results in an incomparable dining experience. The talented chef, whom through experience has tasted most Mediterranean and European fusion, has gone back to childhood, bringing you the original immaculate taste of Gozo’s native kitchen while using the islands’ tasteful produce from its limited space. This has contributed to the exceptional gastronomy of our earliest traditions…
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This was the first restuarant we tried on our two week break and would like to have gone back for more but were foodies and wanted to try as many as we could. The kings prawns cooked in a pernot sauce and flambayed at our table which was a bit of a show stopper as everyone in the restuarant wanted... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

As part of our routine trip to Marsalforn, we decided to try this restaurant. Overall, it was far beyond our expectations. We experienced very high quality service, the staff were friendly and offered to take a picture of me and my family. The food was tasty and local, high portion sizes impressed me. It was a mystery as to why... More

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Cornwall, England
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Menqa L ‘Antika Restaurant. Marsalforn, Gozo, Malta We had an excellent meal and made to feel extra welcome and special. The food was excellent and reasonable priced, as were the wines, we would highly recommend this restaurant.

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guernsey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

From the welcome to the goodbye, everything about Menqua L'Antika is first class. The food is excellent, freshly roasted potatoes and grilled vegetables with tender suckling pig and fantastic calamari. Great wine (no. 56 on the list if you are interested). All in all a great experience and we will definitely go back. Easily the best we have eaten in... More

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Belfast
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Had arrived in Marsalforn intending to try Pulena however this was closed. Our group of 4 decided to try Menqa L'Antika. We were glad that we did, the location is scenic and central in Marsalforn. The decor is great with crisp white table arrangements. I found the service attentive. We had mains only however tasty bruschetta and breads were provided... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very good food, nice environment, lovely crockery, good service. Will be back! Thank you for a lovely evening!

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Piazza Armerina, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I think is first or one of the best restaurants in Marsalforn , the food was very good and I don't pay very much, the restaurant is nice.... try it...

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was our first meal whilst on holiday! The staff were very knowledgeable and knew their menu when asked questions. The staff were really friendly and attentive whilst not being too overbearing. Overall this was a great first meal on the island and would highly recommend the Gnocchi!

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We ended up here after a busy day and what a good choice it was! The staff were very welcoming and when I asked what they would recommend, they recommended the quail. It was amazing! Good local wine too.

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Xaghra, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Excellent service and food was perfect and not very expensive, a great place to go both for a family and a couple.

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