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La Mere Restaurant

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174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
+356 2122 3256
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: La Mere is a quiet & cosy restaurant in Valletta, Malta. This restaurant...
La Mere is a quiet & cosy restaurant in Valletta, Malta. This restaurant is a fascinating journey though Mediterranean, Maltese, Arabian & Indian Cuisine. Home-made genuine food. Open for Lunch and Dinner from Monday to Saturday. Sunday closed all day.Children 8+ are welcome.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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  • 25
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  • 13
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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 of 5 stars
Great meal

Had a really great meal last night. Excellent local wine, starters and mains. Staff were excellent at advising on dishes and how spicy they were. Quite a small restuarant and we were lucky to get a table; it was full shortly after we arrived. Would certainly go again but book this time to make sure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Alex B
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South Queensferry, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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South Queensferry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Had a really great meal last night. Excellent local wine, starters and mains. Staff were excellent at advising on dishes and how spicy they were. Quite a small restuarant and we were lucky to get a table; it was full shortly after we arrived. Would certainly go again but book this time to make sure.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Really tasty food, all arrived hot. My family are hard to please when it comes to spice and this wasn't too little or too spicy. Not sure that there was a fusion between the three styles of food more three options. Apologies to the staff there as we had a small domestic upon entering, thank you for being patient with... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Booked online and stated family includes a buggy for a baby and called from hotel to confirm it was received. The restaurant called back half an hour later to say that they have a no baby policy so cannot accommodate a buggy! Disgusting!

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LaMereVlt, Owner at La Mere Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We apologise for the inconvenience caused however all this is all due to the fact that the hotel receptionist is an incompetent and an unprofessional individual. The receptionist at the hotel you were guest in called us to reserve a table for 6 people and we immediately asked if the 6 people are all adults (given... More 

Swieqi
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and have NEVER been disappointed. Waiting staff are very polite and efficient. The choice of food is extensive, including Indian, Arabian, Maltese and Mediterranean cuisines, and it's all really delicious. One of the best places to eat in Valletta.

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15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal at this small restaurant. The waiting staff were friendly, the room itself was attractive (stone walls and pretty wall lights) and the food! A mix of Indian, Maltese and Arabic items made an interesting assortment from which to choose. We all had sharing platters to start, followed by Arabic main courses. The lamb fillet... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were taking in the sights of Valletta and we happened to pass this restaurant. We checked out the menu and it looked good but we just "filed" it for future reference. However, we got the bright idae that night that we would try it out so off we trotted. When we arrived the place was full but the owners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

One of my favorites . As a regular, must say that every time was an enjoyment ,freshest ingredient,wonderfully taste and atmosphere . Recommended for both lunch and dinner?

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Mellieha, Malta
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Been wanting to visit La Mere for a few months now & for some reason or other we never made it, until only recently....now that we 'discovered' la Mere, I can safely say that we look forward to becoming regulars. The food is divine, & the service excellent. Antonella is kind & very helpful. While we were dining at La... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

As a Food Safety consultant, I always request to 'visit' the kitchen after a meal. I read some favourable comments on trip advisor and decided to try out this little chic restaurant in the core of Valletta. The ambience was very relaxing with very soft music but I discovered that this was possible because they have a policy of not... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Friendly service, they Squeezed us in when they were fully booked. The food served tasted great. worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 3256

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 47
  • Cuisine: Indian, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

La Mere is a quiet & cosy restaurant in Valletta, Malta. This restaurant is a fascinating journey though Mediterranean, Maltese, Arabian & Indian Cuisine. Home-made genuine food. Open for Lunch and Dinner from Monday to Saturday. Sunday closed all day.Children 8+ are welcome.

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