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Harbour Lights Cafe

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Xatt is Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
+(356)21651156
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Sunny day in Feb beside the harbour: delicious fish and welcoming service

Best location, least prentious but friendliest restaurant for lunch: such a delicious and well presented Fish of the day, wine, dessert and coffee all under €20 and ultra helpful Vivian who actually helped me locate my lost mobile. Consequently I love her, and her food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Joanna P
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London, United Kingdom
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26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Come here to have a nice drink while you enjoy the view to the harbour. Staff is friendly and indeed very young as others already wrote. They seem to still learn a bit but except forgetting to serve the bread they did not make any mistake. The fish of the day was a tiny filet arranged nicely on the plate.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Best location, least prentious but friendliest restaurant for lunch: such a delicious and well presented Fish of the day, wine, dessert and coffee all under €20 and ultra helpful Vivian who actually helped me locate my lost mobile. Consequently I love her, and her food!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We visited most of the Restaurants at Marsaxlokk and We were impressed from the octopus with cherry tomatoes and capers in Harbour Lights Cafe and the best squid as well. Location is just on the sea shore and the staff is very friendly.

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Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went there at around 11.30 -12, and ordered a pint of beer, which was way larger than usual. The waitress was charismatic and friendly with us and let us first enjoy our beer before ordering any food. I ordered a plate of spaghetti vongole and my partner ordered a steak. The food didn't take long to arrive. The spaghetti... More 

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Aqaba
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had dinner at this reastaurant but regretted the choice. The waiters were practically children, two about 12-13, and although it was a busy evening with a lot of guests, but they kept forgetting anything we ordered. The food was average, the rice in the risotto not fully cooked.

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Hungary
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Been there last week, delicious food served by a very-very friendly lady with a honest smiley. Great surroundings, you can watch stuff going on in the biggest fisher bay of Malta while having great food. Recommended!

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Recently me and my Girlfriend visited Malta for a weekend and stopped at Harbour Lights for a Lunch. This restaurant is outside with a 360 view of the lovely fishing village of Marsaxlokk. The most lovable and the most charming lady in the world (Viviane the owner) greeted us and told us about the stunning specials that the chef has... More 

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Peaceful and quiet, with a nice wiew to the harbor, very good food and nice prices. Take an "hop on-hop off bus" and spend a few hours there. Worth a visit.

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had lunch here yesterday 23/06/14 with my mother and we thought it was superb. The crab tarts for our starter were fresh made on the premises and the fresh anchovies with home made salsa was to die for according to mum. As for me, I had fresh cooked octopus on potato cakes and the octopus was fresh caught that morning... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stopped over for a light lunch on a warm weekday, captured by the idyllic surroundings of Marsaxlokk bay. We ordered swordfish and rice with mushrooms and meat. The fish was tasteless as was the accompanying sauce and the meat accompanying the rice tasted of chlorine. Unfortunately the friendliness of the waiting staff could not make up for a disappointing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Xatt is Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +(356)21651156

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Central European
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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