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1 Triq Katacombi, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
21450483
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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good basic food

We had lunch here with our tour group . Orange juice for starter , roast chicken potatoes veg for mains & two small scopes of ice-cream to finish . The staff accommodated 4 of us to eat on the ground floor so we wouldn't have to climb the steep stairs .Overall the food was lovely but there toilet... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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English first
Chorley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

very hard to park very poor and small portion. not very nice staff.sweets very poorly. the wine not tastey. in one word horrible place.

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Dublin
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119 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had lunch here with our tour group . Orange juice for starter , roast chicken potatoes veg for mains & two small scopes of ice-cream to finish . The staff accommodated 4 of us to eat on the ground floor so we wouldn't have to climb the steep stairs .Overall the food was lovely but there toilet facilities not... More 

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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We got there early lunch and ordered of the special I had rabbit pasta and steak and my husband veg soup and steak. The food was good. But the cleanliness. I asked for vinegar and the bottle was thick with grease. There was a strong smell of disinfectant when I went in the toilet I understood why. The smell of... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ended at Grapes purely by coincidence. Not such a good choice. I am giving 2 stars because the service really seems honest and the effort is a genuine one but the food is definitely not a nice experience at all. They seem to cook everything using this bolognese sauce which they seem to put on everything. We had lasagna which... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We are here as part of an organised tour. Due to the numbers we were sat upstairs at a long table, which was ok, if a little squashed. Limited choice to eat, but the soup was nice and clearly home made. Chicken for main course was very tender and tasty, with ice cream in a little metal bowl for desert.... More 

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South Wales
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate here as part of a tour around Mdina, Rabat and Mosta. Sometimes , when you are part of a big group, the food is a let down, but not here. The starter, a vegetable soup was delicious, as a main, we had a beef olive dish and a chicken dish, both excellent. Homemade wine or water was plentiful... More 

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Zurrieq, Malta
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We decided to come here for lunch. The food is very good and prices are reasonable. We were served very fast but the waitresses can improve. Regarding atmosphere, it's missing in this restaurant.

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Stone, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We had lunch here on a visit to the Museum and catacombs and really enjoyed the food and service. Even though the restaurant was busy the staff had food on the table and plates cleared very quickly. The food was good for the price and we will return next time we are in Rabat.

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malta
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54 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We ordered pizza and it was eatable. Prices are average but not the cheapest The atmosphere is lacking. The only plus I could find is the service. The waitress was really courteous but not intrusive. I would recommend this restaurant for a snack only.

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IL
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Me and my friend had not only a terrible taste from this Grapes Restaurant, but the service was as awfull as the soup, the meat and else. Salt was the name of the game: every dish had the same disgusting taste, and the service was just inexistant. The price was even not the one written outside the place and we... More 

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Address: 1 Triq Katacombi, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 21450483
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Rabat
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 1 Triq Katacombi, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Rabat
  • Phone Number: 21450483

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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