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La Mere Restaurant

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Indian, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Latvian
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174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
+356 2122 3256
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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A culinary oasis in a Mediterranean desert

OK the title of my review may reflect a little unfairly on Mediterranean cuisine but I so miss the variety of cuisines that are represented in every City, town and even many larger villages in the UK. We were on a cruise with an Italian cruise line (Costa) and in fairness to them the food was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Arthur_Tash
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

OK the title of my review may reflect a little unfairly on Mediterranean cuisine but I so miss the variety of cuisines that are represented in every City, town and even many larger villages in the UK. We were on a cruise with an Italian cruise line (Costa) and in fairness to them the food was very good but they... More 

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Kent
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55 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We opted for this restaurant as we were craving a bit of spice after some delicious, but quite traditional, meals so far in Valletta. La Mere certainly did the trick with a great range of middle eastern and Indian food. My husband was really impressed with his Lebanese dish - something he'd never tried but was very tempted by. I... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

First - book! Its so good and quite small it always gets full. I had the tikka fish skewers (same with rice, nan and raita) and partner had a vegetarian version of the Thali. All very good, with excellent nan, and selection and blend of spice. It was Medium Hot but in practice very mild - so order upwards if... More 

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

Thanks for your review and your positive comments about the food and service. Sorry to hear that you have been disappointed when presented with the bill and found out about the corkage fee. It is true that this is not a concept that you will usually find in other restaurants on the island due to the fact that we have... More 

Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great location in Valletta, excellent food & innovative idea in malta that allows you to bring your own wine. Busy staff are helpful and accommodating, Must visit if in Valletta.

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

Thank you for your review. Glad that visiting our restaurant was a pleasant experience. Also, thank you regarding your comment about the bring your own concept. Lately patrons are embracing this concept even more and also the fact that we have taken the initiative to give up on the usual wine profit margins and price the wines at the retail... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food just simply fab and very reasonably priced. I have never been to a restaurant that sells, Indian, Arabic and Med food at the same time!

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

Thanks for your review. We're glad that you've enjoyed the fusion of our cuisines and that dining at our restaurant turned out to be a splendid experience. Regards, Clinton, Chef/Patron More 

Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Excellent mix of mediterranean and indian food. The ambiance, the service, the food, the price. Everything was great. The restaurant was opening at 19h, and by 19h15, it was full.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience when dining at our restaurant. We are glad that it was a pleasant evening and satisfied with both the food and service. A pleasure to serve you again if you return to Malta again. Regards, Clinton (Chef/Patron) More 

Hedmark, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Nice little restaurant with a fusion between arabic, indian and mediterranean food. Make a reservation, it is not many tables. Very nice and serviceminded! And very very tasty food! Wish I could go back!

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

Thanks for your review and lovely comments. Glad you've enjoyed the fusion of our cuisines. If you do come back to Malta, we hope to see you again at our restaurant. Good wishes, Antonella More 

Gosport, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We visited this restaurant back in 2012 when we came to Valletta on holiday and the food was just the best. We returned last night May 2015 same chef and the food was just as good! Think it will be visiting again before returning home to the UK!

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

Thanks for your review. We are glad that you chose to dine at our restaurant again after 3 years. Glad it was a pleasant evening and we hope to see you soon. Kind Regards, Antonella More 

Island of Malta, Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've been to La Mere a few times for different occasions, both during the week and at the weekend, and I have never been disappointed. If you're looking for a good place to eat Indian or Maltese food in Valletta, you should definitely consider this place!

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

Thanks for your review. Together with my team we do our utmost to consistently offer good service and food. Glad that all your visits to our restaurant were up to your expectations. We hope to see you sometime soon. Regards, Clinton Chef Patron More 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great food, an interesting menu. Liked the fact that there were a number of vegetarian choices clearly marked on the menu. This was my favorite place that I ate in Valletta.

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

Thanks for your review and your comments regarding our menu. In fact, as you clearly mentioned we did make sure to have a variety of vegetarian options on our menu. We have vegetarian options in all sections such as curries, sizzlers, Arabic dishes, platters and many more. We hope to see again should you re-visit Valletta. Regards, Antonella More 

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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, Latvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, 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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