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Papannis Italian Restaurant

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55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
+356 2722 0031
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 181
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice .... but did not meet expectations!

We were a Family of five who ate dinner at Papannis! We got a table right away! This was good: + Cozy restaurant + Nice atmosphere + The food was decent, but not great! + Some were happy and others less happy with the food! + The staff was attentive and pleasant! This was less good: - Uneven... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
ProfessorTravelling
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Stavanger, Norway
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Stavanger, Norway
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were a Family of five who ate dinner at Papannis! We got a table right away! This was good: + Cozy restaurant + Nice atmosphere + The food was decent, but not great! + Some were happy and others less happy with the food! + The staff was attentive and pleasant! This was less good: - Uneven quality of... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Delcious food - friendly and welcoming staff. Very nice surroundings and atmophere. Desserts to die for! Will certainly go again!

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Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I dined with 4 others late on a Saturday night in April. Everyone's food looked amazing. I had the lopster with shrimp ravioli, which was a small portion, but very nice, I could have eaten 2 portions. Great dessert selections, I had the sampler with 3 small dessert, which was nice. Excellent, attentive service and very cosy atmosphere, with a... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Can't get any better on steak & I'm from Texas! Service was impeccable in a cozy, warm, inviting atmosphere. Desserts are varied and local delicacies.

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Stuttgart, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great food, great staff. Food was wonderful, on a little side street in Valletta near the center of the town. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Excellent lovely restaurant! The waiter was very nice and looked after us very well. Will definitely go back the next time in Valletta!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great food at reasonable prices. Also a good wine list. Booking recommended as three parties were turned away whilst I was there. The number of tables inside is limited but on a nice day/evening the terrace offers extra space. Friendly staff.

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Stockport
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We found this restaurant after our original choice was full. What luck! We were a party of nine and the staff went out of their way to accommodate us including moving furniture. The service was outstanding with delightful waiting staff who were friendly, patient and informative. But what really stood out was the quality of consideration given to a large... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A hidden gem down a sidestrret is not to be missed. Papannis is true to its Italian name. Fresh house made pastas, authentic sauces and a menu that makes it hard to choose. In our group the favorite was the crab and lobster ravioli. The service is excellent and the old world ambience made the whole experience exceptional.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

two visits, one for lunch, one for dinner. On the evening visit we found the main courses a bit bland, chicken papannis as mentioned elsewhere really had very little flavour. Service was very good and friendly and wines are reasonably priced. The lunch visit was a much better affair altogether, great, friendly service, the choices of pasta dishes was extensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2722 0031

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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