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Il-Horza

6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1468, Malta
(+356) 2122 6936
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Ranked #7 of 159 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Milton Keynes
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We spent a week in Valletta, and using Tripadvisor as our guide, visited 7 different restaurants in the top recommendations (think we got down to eleven, with one deviation which was a mistake - so trust the reviews!) This is a fascinating little place, a bit hard to take in at first as the tables are arranged on 2 floors... More

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london
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Charles and Carlo run this tiny but perfect restaurant. The atmosphere is charming and the food fantastic. No outdoor seating but don't be put off. Perfect for a romantic meal.

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Attard, Malta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Slightly on the expensive side, but il Horza serves high quality food accompanied by one of the best wine lists on the island. Suitable for couples looking for a lavish romantic dinner

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Msida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Me and my girlfriend decided to give this restaurant a try after hearing so much of it. So glad we did! The Owner greeted us warmly, and had a nice mature chat, (Since I work in the same industry). Food was cooked and portioned to perfection. Offered a complimentary cheese platter as well as a Liquorish liquor (Replacing the requested... More

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Best restaurant in Malta, bar none. Evident that the people there care for what they do, with passion! Never had better food in Malta.

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Tallinn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

On our last night in Valletta my husband and I decided to check out a small restaurant that we had noticed earlier in the week. Il Horza turned out to be an incredible find. With seating for only about 20 on two floors, the owner has made this small space inviting and intimate. The menu had so many great options... More

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Malta
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

1 toilet, stunk of pee. Air conditioner bumped up to 29 degrees and the owner anecdoting how he ate 3 fois gras in Paris. the atmosphere was borderline uncomfortable since its so pokey. the food made up for it all but if I were the chef, I'd seriously have a chat with the rest of the staff as this is... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We found Il Horza to be a beautiful little restaurant. The manager was friendly and welcoming. We were initially concerned about the prices in the extensive wine list (some up to 2000 Euros per bottle) however we asked for recommendations in the lowest price bracket and, without any haughtiness, we were provided with what turned out to be a very... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

What can I say? We booked at last minute and asked if there was a veggie option. Told no problem, so off we went. On entry, there are two floors for dinners, one on ground floor and one below. There are c.7 tables- 3 upstairs, 4 downstairs. We were on the ground floor which is delightful- barrelled ceilings and airy... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Being Maltese but living in the UK, I love to see how the culinary offering on the island is improving whenever we visit. Il-Horza, owned by Charles Bone, is a fantastic example of an owner who takes great pride in where he sources his ingredients, the team that puts it all together and the execution of the dishes is remarkable.... More

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