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Il Galeone

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Tigne Seafront, Sliema, Island of Malta, Malta
21316420
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great, friendly restaurant

A very nice restaurant serving tasty Italian and Maltese food. Excellent, friendly service, welcoming to families and very accommodating to my daughter's dietary requirements.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
tcm28
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A very nice restaurant serving tasty Italian and Maltese food. Excellent, friendly service, welcoming to families and very accommodating to my daughter's dietary requirements.

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17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Nice cozy family run restaurant, menu is quite small and they'd ran out of a few items, which suggests everything is handmade from scratch. The food is nice, with a friendly relaxed atmosphere from the staff.

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Leuven
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Food good but not superb. ...we have eaten better at other Italian restaurant here at Malta. Vitello. ..meat very well cooked..Sauce was ok. Vegetables nothing special. Fries were not prepared at the house but from freezer. Pasta with red peppers. .tomato and garlic...nice. Staff...female waitress was very friendly and helpful. We decided that it was ok for a one-time visit.

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Dortmund
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

While not being as disappointed as other reviewers with this place, we still had a few things that could be improved. Complementary bruschetta starters were top, as was the service. The meals (we both ordered seafood) took a long time to come out, say 45 minutes, but there were two other large groups in the restaurant. My partner was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We are foodie couple, and we are really disappointed with their food. I couldnt exactly remember what my boyfriend had but it was like scrambled egg in the meal and a little bit watery.. It wasnt very nice. Nice interior design though, loads of history, but the food was a let down. Needs the menu to be revamp I suppose.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant as we were browsing for dinner in Sliema. What attracted us to the restaurant was the fact that nobody was standing outside with a menu trying to drag us in. We could take our time looking at the menu and decided without being pressured. It's a small cosy place. Our waitress was very friendly and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We chose to eat at Il Galeone as it had excellent reviews on Tripadvisor and was just around the corner from out hotel. Unfortunately, we were rather disappointed. I found the service attentive but perfunctory rather than friendly. We were given some free bruschetta to start our meal, which was greatly appreciated and very tasty, but that was the nicest... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We walked in a rain looking for somewhere to eat and just kept going as we wanted to end up somewhere special. There it was, no sharks outside to get you in no matter what, just our choice to go in. Family run, years of experience, lovely service and great food. We went back to Il Galeone for the second... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have just come back to our hotel well stuffed and sleepy after a meal at this restaurant. For food of the high quality we were served, we felt content with the bill, €63 for two people. We had salmon linguine to start; and this was in the best Italian English style - loads-a cream, salmon, and piping hot, hotter... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Loved the food and the service and the price was reasonable..Try the Tournado Rossini ...Superb.! This place is easily missed. Near to old salt water treatment building..on the corner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tigne Seafront, Sliema, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: 21316420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?