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Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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  • 23
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Superb location nice food busy and well organised

We had lunch twice our choice was simple on both occasions but food very well presented and served. It was tasty and we enjoyed both occasions. On the Sunday really busy a lovely afternoon helped.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2014
Markie2
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Belfast
via mobile
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Ate here on a Sunday night when the restaurant was fairly busy when we arrived but had only 3-4 tables by the time we left. We ordered 2 dishes of pasta and waited nearly an hour. The restaurant was freezing - we asked to move by a heater, which was obliged but the heater was then turned down and the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A table with a view, a relaxed lunch, some nice bread and two fabulous salads. An excellent meal does not need to be elaborate, fresh ingredients, a nice dressing with friendly efficient service. One's mood is lifted. We recommended this place to others who reported a similarly good experience.

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melksham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed b and b in the art hotel cavalieri just a 5 minute stroll away.we ate here for lunch and dinner on different days and always found the staff friendly, service could be a bit slow on very busy days but so what, your on holiday. if you want fast food go to on of the fast food outlets.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been visiting Malta for many years as I am half Maltese and have lots of family there. I must say that whenever I stay I always make sure I visit this restaurant. Even when I was staying up in mellieha and on Gozo, I still made the journey down simply to eat at my favourite restaurant. The ambience... More 

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Belfast
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch twice our choice was simple on both occasions but food very well presented and served. It was tasty and we enjoyed both occasions. On the Sunday really busy a lovely afternoon helped.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Not bad. Food was tasty . Fairly good value for money . They lacked a drinks menu other than a wine list . Service could have been improved but nice location and overall had a nice meal.

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Hamburg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Waitress forgot to put our order into their system. Tried to cover up her mistake after we questioned her 30 mins later. At this stage we hadn't even received cutlery. The eventually turned up with out very ordinary pizza's one hour after we entered the Restaurant. Manager apologised and they offered complimentary coffee/dessert but by that stage we just wanted... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We made two attempts at this place – in the first evening we arrived too late to get something to eat (it was around midnight) but we were patient and we returned on the next day at 9 p.m. we got a table, we liked the food, the views and ... the prices ;-)

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Decided to venture down to the waterfront and investigate the offerings in this part of town. Having perused the menu we selected this venue and were quickly seated and drinks followed swiftly. The food was very tasty well presented with both cheerful and good service. There was a good selection of Maltese wines among the wine choices and we enjoyed... More 

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Pleasant evening dinner with friends visiting from Liverpool, one of their favourite restaurants in St Julian's. 2 kinds of bruschetta, garlic bread, mozzarella & tomatoes for starters, fish kebab, 2 rib eye, 2 pizza calzone, 2 beef fillet accompanied by roast/fried potatoes, vegetables and salads, wine beer soft drinks and water. Icecream and cheese cake + liqueurs.

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  • Address: Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's

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