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Malata Bar and Restaurant

St Georges Palace Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
21233967
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Ranked #58 of 161 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had the linguini with prawns as a starter which was perfectly al dente and so rich and creamy. As a main, both of us had the irish fillet which was probbly one of the most tender steaks ive ever had in my life. The potatoes were also incredible! We sat outside near the heater which was oh so cosy and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had an excellent meal at this restaurant, I think it deserves a far better rating than it currently seems to have. The food was excellent. A good choice including a spectacular variety of fish brought to the table for us to choose from. Service was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was good, we sat outside on the tables overlooking... More

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Lindau, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Excellent food & wine, pleasant and attentive staff, wonderful location. We will return and would without hesitation recommend.

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Oxford
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

we were visiting Malta in a group and ended up going twice to this restaurant, once for lunch and the next day for dinner. The lunch was ok, I had the fish soup which was delicious followed by the vegetarian pasta salad, which lacked flavour - a lot of pasta (I don't think it was wholewheat as billed either!) but... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Malata Restaurant This was our last night, we were considering returning to one of our previous favourites. Upon walking into St Georges Palace Square and watching the children playing in the fountains, the scene was one of the utmost peace and tranquillity. Rampila was just setting up its tables outside the Main Guard building so we asked for a table... More

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Oslo, Norway
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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The first evening in Valletta after I arrived, we had dinner at Malata restaurant. My parner had been here several times before with friends and we were lucky enough to get a nice table by the square and with a view to the President’s palace opposite. This was a stylish place, with white tablecloths on the outside tables. Subsequently I’ve... More

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Pisa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had dinner here in our first night in Valletta. The restaurant is located in front of the presidential palace and I was expecting a classic touristic restaurant not very concerned about quality. I have to admit that I was surprised by the courtesy of the service staff and the good quality of the food that was nothing special but... More

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Launceston
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72 reviews 72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had a very good meal here last week, beautifully cooked food and very good service. I'd be happy to recommend Malata to anyone.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and myself walked past the fountains and seen the white table clothes, and looking at the expensive menu we thought 'lets treat ourselves'. well don't be fooled. we both ordered a medium cooked steak. Mine was well done, my wife's even more so, little thought put into it by the chef. far to dry to enjoy so we... More

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Took my wife here for her special birthday. The seafood is so fresh and displayed on a platter before you choose, small-ish menu but the quality is outstanding great location on the square too

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Additional Information about Malata Bar and Restaurant

Address: St Georges Palace Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 21233967
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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