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Tal-Furnar Bar & Restaurant

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136, Gnien Xibla Street, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6372
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Truly authentic...

And accommodating throughout! A great dining experience with lovingly prepared food and friendly staff...all seating is on the pavement and all the better for it...I loved the mixed fish platter, calamari to die for...! Pity we only found it on our last night...so top tip is don't leave it until... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

And accommodating throughout! A great dining experience with lovingly prepared food and friendly staff...all seating is on the pavement and all the better for it...I loved the mixed fish platter, calamari to die for...! Pity we only found it on our last night...so top tip is don't leave it until your last night to go!!!

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A surprising little restaurant on the roadside to Xaghra town square,cooking fantastic meat dishes in the only surviving clay oven in Gozo, the spare ribs and lamb dishes are to die for.good for the kids as well with plenty of pizza to chose from.Really can't recommend this little jem enough,word of warning folks, it pays to book as it fills... More 

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Qawra, Malta
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This amazing little business is a bakery by day and a restaurant by night! The food was delicious with many choices for starters and mains. The staff were extremely friendly and efficient and sitting outside on the road side added to the experience. Prices are extremely reasonable considering the quality of the food served and portion sizes. This is a... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Excellent meal, the traditional cooked meat is a must. We were a large group and all of the traditional meat dishes were tried and finished off. The sauce that the meat was served in was delicious, the roast potatoes were best I have had. The service from the staff was excellent. Being a large group we did book a table,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Visited here last night for a birthday meal with my family. Squeezed us in even though we hadn't reserved (thanks, we will next time!). Kids loved the garlic bread that was swiftly brought, and we enjoyed pizzas and pasta. Seriously good food with unique flavour from the oven (7yo loved seeing it, thank you!) and recommended. Wine was good too.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Delicious pizza and fantastic service. This little family run restaurant is on the edge of the town and well worth seeking out. It used to be a bakery and still has that feel. Also is amazing value for money.

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Firenze
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A very good alternative to the more upscale restaurants in the main square. Very good food, but be patient 'cause it's going to be a long evening: we were seated at 9pm and got our food around 10pm. This said, the gigantic rabbit-amd-onion ravioli were excellent and innovative, making the long wait acceptable.

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Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Maybe it was what we ordered but were not expecting our lamb meal to be what it was. It tasted like boiled mutton with 3 bones on my plate alone. Not only that but when we sat at our table had to ask the waitress 3 times to clean the bird poo of the paper table cloth. Thought she would... More 

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AnnaMarieFarrugia, Owner at Tal-Furnar Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Trip advisor user, We very much welcome your review as it gives us a chance to improve our business for the better good. We took into consideration all that you spoke of and where needed changes were made, but also certain areas that you spoke of ie, the Local Lamb which is cooked in the traditional way will remain... More 

San Gwann, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Simply AMAZING. Delicious. Fresh food. We ordered a salad, a pizza frutti di mare and a spaghetti with rabbit. Everything was homemade. The pizza from the stone oven was spectacular. The fish in the pizza was fresh: Tuna, mussels and prawns had a delicious taste. The rabbit cooked in red wine (local recipe) and the pasta al dente was superb.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Visited here in the winter - excellent choice as the oven was lit and provided some welcome warmth! Typical Gozitan farmhouse - stone walls, high ceilings etc. The pizzas were thin crust and very good. The local wine was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 136, Gnien Xibla Street, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Xaghra
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 6372

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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