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Il-Merill

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9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1448, Malta
+356 7942 3568
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Little Place

A small restaurant with a big menu. It actually has a very limited space so booking is a must however the decor is very nice. There is ample choice in the menu for everyone's taste and they also have regular specials. Portions are very generous, even the starters. Good selection of wine as well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Charmaine G
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Malta
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A small restaurant with a big menu. It actually has a very limited space so booking is a must however the decor is very nice. There is ample choice in the menu for everyone's taste and they also have regular specials. Portions are very generous, even the starters. Good selection of wine as well. Prices very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent Maltese food with a good choice on the menu. Very friendly staff and good advice about what is on offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great food, super service and great value. We had a lovely meal here on our holiday. The rabbit was great, ribs were huge. The spaghetti with octopus was truly delicious. Great selection of Maltese wines. Six of us are for €100.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Turned up without booking and luckily got a table .... made to feel extremely welome . Only had main course .... but rabbit stew was delicious and wife had ribs also fantastic. Both left full and would definitely visit again during our two week stay at The Palace. .. only a short walk up the hill to hotel after meal... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Upon entering this restaurant we wernt greeted with a friendly welcome. Our starters came in good time and were tasty, fishcakes. Big portion for a starter. We waited a while for our main course to come. It was difficult as the restaurant got busier to get the waitresses attention for more drinks and it felt like this was a chore... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

great service, excellent food, incredibly low price (though we have come from London), firm recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst looking for another one recommended on Trip Advisor, so glad we found this. This restaurant is exceptional - the food, service, ambience cannot be faulted. It is a small family ran establishment so wouldn't be suitable for large groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Excellent food and service. My daughter has a number of food intolerances and Patrick the chef kindly adapted the mussel Dish; she was over the moon and it looked delicious. The rest of us had a mixture of Rabbit, pasta and the fish and we were all delighted with what we ordered So good we went back the following week

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We ate here after reading some trip advisor reviews and were a little disappointed. It is well air conditioned but very small and compact and my boyfriend and I felt like we were sitting on top of the larger group along side us. We had the Maltese platter to start which was ok.Throughout the evening the electricity kept tripping and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It s a very small restaurant, so it can be challenging to get a table for dinner. However, once I got one, I was enjoying a very familiar and good atmosphere in the restaurant. After some talking with the staff, I decided to order some of the local fish of the day. It was very tasty and well cocked, sided... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1448, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: +356 7942 3568

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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