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6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1468, Malta
+356 2122 6936
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of Valletta's Finest

Il-Ħorża was actually recommended by a chef friend of mine, as well as by fellow foodies. The place takes great pride and care over its choice of food and wine, and the service is friendly. Advisable for a long lunch or dinner, booking ahead, particularly in the evenings, is a must.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
TifelMalti
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Island of Malta, Malta
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Island of Malta, Malta
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108 reviews 108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Il-Ħorża was actually recommended by a chef friend of mine, as well as by fellow foodies. The place takes great pride and care over its choice of food and wine, and the service is friendly. Advisable for a long lunch or dinner, booking ahead, particularly in the evenings, is a must.

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Cedar Key, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

During out 9 day stay in Valletta we ate at all the top rated restaurants. Il-Horza was the last one we ate at before leaving and was the most refined of the bunch. The place is small so be sure to make a reservation. The prices are a bit higher than some other places but justified. This would be the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Food was delicious and staff great! This restaurant is definitely one of the best we have been in Malta. Really enjoyed our dinner.

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Marsa, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The atmosphere at il-Horza is unique while still very characteristic of Valletta. The owner takes pride in his product and he's a great gentleman. More importantly, the food is exquisite and the wine list is extensive. Starters, mains and desserts are to die for. The chef is ingeniously creative and very knowledgeable of his ingredients. It's just perfect and I... More 

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Germersheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My husband and I came here for dinner during our honeymoon. It’s tiny, about three tables upstairs and three downstairs. We sat downstairs and we were the only ones there (Tuesday in May), so it was lovely. They have a really extensive wine list, some of it’s very expensive but they do have reasonably priced wines as well that are... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a small exclusive restaurant with tables on two levels providing intimate dining. The food was superb with delicious sauces; one of us had sea bream and the other had pork belly with Maltese sausage. This restaurant is up with the best in Valletta but is more expensive than some others that provide equally good food. However it does... More 

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A lunch like no other, simply superb. Delightful starters, delicious mains and a wine list to die for. Simply the best restaurant in Malta!

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Valletta, Malta
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This was possibly one of my best lunches ever! Was having quite a busy day so I didn't have the energy to read through the menu so I trusted Charles Bone, the owner with the food selection - and I must say that was one of the best decisions I've took in the past few weeks! Lovely! Wine was excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were 9 people and everyone was happy and satisfied, with the special food and lovely owner, the atmosphere was really nice. Thanks again and see you very soon.

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Attard, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This quaint Restaurant in Valletta is a real treat !! Were the food is exquisite and the atmosphere is unique , the place is cozy and the staff so friendly almost like family !! They tend to your every need and make you feel you deserve this culinary experience and pampering . The manager takes pride in his product and... More 

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Additional Information about Il-Horza

Address: 6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1468, Malta
Phone Number: +356 2122 6936
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1468, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6936

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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