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9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 3568
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Ranked #5 of 145 Restaurants in Sliema
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $34
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is located on a side street to the Strand and has limited number is seats. The meat, especially the ribs, are recommended over the fish plate, which was quite dull. Go here if you want a more genuine experience in a smaller restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

It takes a little bit of searching to find the place. Small in size and very busy. The menu had lots of local specialities. The food was nice and accompanied by a good local wine choice. The service was a bit too laid back for my liking but then again when your on holiday what's the rush

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I have been to Merill Restaurant several times just because it is one of the best restaurant in Sliema.The service is great and always with a great smile ,food is excellent and very well priced.If you come to Malta please make sure to visit this restaurant as I am sure you will not be disappointed

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Vernon, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a cozy, family-run place just up from the hectic Sliema waterfront. This is the place for good food, quiet background music, and a relaxed pace...ideal for us baby-boomers! No rushing here. No crowds walking by. Too bad we're leaving tomorrow because we would go back.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We loved the family-run, small and cozy atmosphere of this restaurant. Delicious rabbit dishes and excellent Maltese platter. The Imqaret dessert was incredible. Definitely one of Sliema's best restaurants!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It was a good time there, friendly staff , very good food ,traditional furnishing . . A simple but cozy ambiance with first class staff attending to your needs.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited this restaurant as high rating on Tripadvisor. It is family run and quite intimate, 32 covers, and whilst food is good the menu choice is quite limited. We arrived early and chose from specials board to find only one portion available which was strange as they had just opened.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great food and very friendly staff. Nice small place with great food and very good service!!! Need o book in advance. A really good place for a cousy and tasty dinner in Sliema.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Nice small place with great food and very good service!!! Need o book in advance. A really good place for a cousy and tasty dinner in Sliema!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Young couple arrived on New years eve and surprisingly and very fortunately they had a table for us. We had the mixed seafood platter and some great Maltese wine. What made everything extra special is the people who were working that night, a full place and we the last customers but still everybody so welcoming. We had the pleasure of... More 

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Additional Information about Il-Merill

Address: 9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: +356 7942 3568
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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