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Papannis Italian Restaurant

55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
+356 2722 0031
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Ranked #20 of 162 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Brighton
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Slightly overshadowed by a busy, noisy wine bar opposite, this restaurant when you do get inside is perfect in every way. Very cosy, small and welcoming with wonderful friendly service - and the food was a real surprise! Though it looks on the menu like fairly standard Italian fare, the quality is exceptional and first class! You suddenly realise the... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

From start to finish everything was exactly how you would want it. Prompt and friendly service, terrific food, and a charming atmosphere. Definitely a quality place for dinner!

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Naxxar, Malta
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited Papanni's for a nice evening dinner with my better half on a warm November evening. When the weather is as good as it was on that evening, the outside table setting in 'Strada stretta' is very romantic and fairly unique. We found papanni's without a reservation and asked for a table outside. We were quickly attended to, menus delivered... More 

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Gharghur, Malta
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What more do you want when you go out to eat? The food is heavenly, the atmosphere is great and the people are just so nice. Truly good Italian food. We went for lunch because the last time we tried to get there the place was just full....reservations are probably a good idea for the evening.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It was a night when many other restaurants are either full or fully booked. I came across this place and it looked like a good bet. The food was good, tasty and decent portions. It's one of those restaurants that serve decent food and aren't expensive. I would consider coming back.

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was reluctant to eat Italian, having just been in Sicily and feeling that we should be eating more traditional Maltese food. However, I was happy my husband convinced me otherwise. The food and service were impeccable and the atmosphere just delightful. It is very, very busy so we were very fortunate to get a table without booking, mostly because... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

small family run, Italian orientated, restaurant. Really enjoyable, great atmosphere, cooking area visible too. Highly recommended. Booking would be highly advisable.

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Qawra, Malta
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

By chance, my friend and I stumbled along this little place last week and what a evening it was! The menu is pretty good offering a rather extensive menu, mostly pasta and fish. My friend's fresh salmon fillet was some of the best i've ever tasted. Expertly cooked and generous portion too, and my truffle pasta was divine. Absolutely sensational... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Slightly disappointed as the home made pasta wasn't really any better than normal fresh pasta. It was slightly undercooked for my taste. We chose to sit outside as it was so hot indoors, but that was a mistake (no fault of the restaurant) as the outside tables are only a couple of feet away from the entrance to a noisy... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Lovely little restaurant on Strait St, (the Gut) this is an excellent Italian with some of the best service that we experienced in Malta. It's really kid friendly, the food is top notch and the waiters are brilliant! Go there, it's reasonably priced too!

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Additional Information about Papannis Italian Restaurant

Address: 55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
Phone Number: +356 2722 0031
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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