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Il-Forno - CLOSED

25 Marina Street | Marsalforn Gozo island, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
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Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: A 300 year old building with great character, with a bay view balcony.A live latin guitar player and a Hong Kong Chef who tries to please.

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Malta, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Our annual stay in gozo always goes without a hitch, unfortunetly when in Gozo for the 15th time in a row, we decided to try something new and look for a restaurant at the last second (we preferably wanted one in Marsaxlokk which serves pizza for the kids and has sea views) the positioning was absolutely perfect and the view... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

On our first night in Marsalforn the owner was trying hard to get us to go in and we declined. On our last night we decided to give it a go. The building is lovely and the view across the bay is picturesque so as a restaurant it has a lot of potential. The service however leaves much to be... More 

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Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I had the spaghetti with squid ink and calamari which at 7.50 EUR really cannot be faulted. My wife had the lasagne which was OK. Service was slow and the food took a while to arrive which is strange seeing we were the only customers in the restaurant! Just above average.

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

To be honest, we first entered this redstaurant because of his balcony with the absolute best view in Marsalforn, but the food was so delicious, that we ate there nearly every day of the rest of our holidays! The menu may be unusual with its mixture of maltese, italian and chinese food, but because all is extremely good, you have... More 

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UK
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

We regularly visit this restaurant on a couple of occasions on our annual visit to Gozo. A very diverse menu in a beautiful restaurant with a balcony with best sea view in Marsalforn. One of the chefs is chinese and there is a speciality starter of dumplings and Won Tons with bar-b-q spare ribs in a special chinese sauce -... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Very very disappointing would never step into the pace again. The owner is very pushy and food is dreadfull. What a shame that one of our favourite places is right next door. Imbarrasing when we are eating at the trattoria, and he is practically dragging people in the place.

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Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We were a group of two families with kids, looking for a restaurant that served pizza... Which we specifically asked for before entering. After waiting more than 45 minutes for the food. Finally, the three pizzas, a pasta and meat dish arrived. The pizza looked unpleasant, the crust and toppings were burnt and the inside was practically raw! Pasta was... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Was ushered in via the street, as the next door place was booked and we hadn't eaten we thought ok, let's try it...as others have said odd collection of meals...not sure all of it was really really fresh, the waitress was very nice and the view is fab..just a pity that it all didn't match up, it has great potential...!... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We ate here our first night of our 5 day stay. The Avocado and crab starter was tasteless with terrible old grab meat with bits of shell in it. For the main course I ordered Veil in an orange sauce - my first bite tasted of old cooking oil coloured orange - it was swimming in grease pretending to be... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

we were friendly invited to have diner in their restaurant. we talked about how we would like to have the food done, and it was perfectly done like that. the lampchop and the calves liver were dilicious to eat. we surtainly recommand this place, off which the owners do absolutely their best to please the customer .it also hase a... More 

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Additional Information about Il-Forno

Address: 25 Marina Street | Marsalforn Gozo island, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
Cuisine: International

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