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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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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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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
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 171
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  • 65
    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
Most recent review
Great pasta options.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
petecee
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Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW 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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Winchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We entered this restaurant a little wary as there were no other diners inside, and most other establishments were closed. However, what a lovely surprise. We were well looked after by our waiter, who guided us through a menu offering food that we were unfamiliar with and helped us choose an acceptable wine, this not being the first bottle presented.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

All of the pasta types are incredible, freindly and quick service. Try malta wines. Don't miss out the panna cotta

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a delicious meal in this lovely little cave of a restaurant - good service, nice ambience, excellent wine and the lobster & crab ravioli is to die for!! Definitely worth a visit if you are in Valletta.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Came to visit unexpectedely a few weeks ago with friends. Food was delicious. We took different dishes from the antipasto, fish with lemon to pasta , all fantastic genuine italian cuisine. And the dessert....to die for. Highly Recommended. Good atmosphere and very friendly service.

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Mosta, Malta
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Service is very good however I was disappointment with the Food. Ordered the Chicken Papannis and it was just taste less chicken breast cut in cubes with mushrooms, who to us seemed more like preserved mushrooms.. expected more from this Restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

It's a very nice place to eat in one of the most famous streets in Valletta. Very nice staff and helpful. Me and my friend had the Ravioli with crab and lobster with home made pasta. It was delicious and finish with a nice glass of wine in a very chilled out atmosphere. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Dorset
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The restaurant was very inviting in a rustic way. The service, food and wine were very good. We visited this restaurant twice during our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I think that is the best restaurant I have been in. friendly staff with great eye to detail. very good and fresh food with nice cocktails and a nice selection of wines from al over the word. I suggest to give a try

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic service. We went for lunch. The last time I had tagliatelle so perfect was in Rome over twenty years ago

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?