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Ta' Kolina

151 Tower Road, Sliema, Island of Malta, Malta
21 335106
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Ranked #30 of 134 restaurants in Sliema
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sliema, Malta
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

A group of us (some visiting Malta, some living here) tried this restaurant on the recommendation of a Maltese relative who told us it was well known for being possibly the best traditional Maltese restaurant in Sliema. In stark contrast to most other restaurants in this area Ta'Kolina serves well-prepared, home-cooked, traditional food that is flavourful and good value for... More

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Hextable, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We've past it a few times in the week we were here and booked it for last night. When we booked all appeared great and everybody was friendly. Returned last night to a half filled restaurant so no worries about booking. Offered a table inside by the window and then left for the best part of 5 minutes before we... More

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takolina, Manager at Ta' Kolina, responded to this review

Trip advisor is there to hammer you the time you do something wrong. The day before this gentleman came we were packed & even had to turn customers away. So we added 2 extra waiters & were half as busy .Thus instead of faring better it seems the waitresses were siesta. I remember quite well this nice gentleman so I... More

Sliema, Malta
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

After going there couple of times on different occasion, today I was asked for 1e for each extra slice of bread and butter! Maybe our bill just wasn't high enough. Apart from that, lots of kids noise.

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takolina, Manager at Ta' Kolina, responded to this review

Thankyou for writing so quick. Yes it is true we charged you 1 euro each for twice asking for bread when you only had one fish soup nothing to drink & wanted to sit by the window. You also said you are not hungry. Even thou it is written on the menu that bread & butter is inclusive with second... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for an average of 1-2 times per 2 months and my parents have eaten at this restaurant for 21 years. Its never disappointing and the food is always wonderful. The service is friendly and nice, all in all a great place to eat and to take a friend to introduce Maltese cuisines and... More

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Well run restaurant with simple but well cooked food. The skewer of fruit was free and nice idea. Small wine list but includes local wine as well as European wines. I was staying for only four nights in Malta but I eat there twice.

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

A perfect night to end another lovely day in Malta, a very warm and friendly greeting, attentive staff and great food. We went for the Maltese set menu which gave about 4 choices for each course including a traditional vegetable soup and Malteese cheese salad, and bragioli,braised beef and chicken cacciatore.Desserts included Lemon sorbet or a liqueur,everything we tried was... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We arrived at about 8pm local time to be greeted by very friendly staff, especially the gentleman on the door. We were shown to a table straight away, the service was speedy and excellent. Now onto the food, we had a variety of nibbles to start then the main course which we all had a fillet of steak which melted... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Went here with a friend after a suggestion from our hotel's manager. The Maltese bruschetta was to die for and the ravioli was great along with the wine! Definitely recommend.

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takolina, Manager at Ta' Kolina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. What amazes me is very small percentage of those like you enjoyed their visit write on Trip advisor but on the good side you see them comming back year after year. Thats why they call us family restaurant. As we are a typical but small Restaurant we advertise only on Air Malta magazine.Thus we are always... More

Sliema, Malta
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We decided to try the restaurant after a suggestion from a friend: the place is nice and the outdoor seating is charming, if not for the fact that it's positioned right on the strand, so it gets noisy and it's really not that nice if the strand is jammed with traffic, which was when we went there. As we usually... More

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Swieqi, Malta
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Definately worth visiting - it is not only the fact that it serves both traditional maltese and continental food, the food is of the highest quality, very decent portions and not expensive when compared to similar restaurants of similar quality.

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