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La Maltija

Southwestern, Seafood, Mediterranean, Oyster Bar
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1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
356 2135 9602
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Traditional Maltese Restaurant

We had a lovely evening at La Maltija - the food was delicious and the service very good. It's not a cheap restaurant but the quality is good and it's definitely worth a visit for an authentic Maltese meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We had a lovely evening at La Maltija - the food was delicious and the service very good. It's not a cheap restaurant but the quality is good and it's definitely worth a visit for an authentic Maltese meal.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Went there for dinner for the second time in a week last night 5 th may. Atmosphere is cosy , food is fantastic traditional Maltese food like my mum makes. Staff are friendly and reasonably priced .

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Avignon, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Eaten twice at La Maltija in the last week and this must be one of the best restaurants in Paceville. It's not loud or busy but a pleasant alternative to its brash neighbours.

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Leeds
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Our first dinner at the island and it was great. We shared a baked loaf of bread with cheese and veg to start with. For the main we had excellent seafood platter which came with a glass of champagne. Pudding was strawberries with pistachio ice cream. All very tasty. Chef came out from the kitchen multiple times to say hello... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This great restaurant was recommended to us, and although it wasn't busy when we arrived (a bit off the beaten track) so glad we stayed, seafood dishes cooked to order and very special. Give it a try (if you can find it).

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Swieqi, Malta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Really cozy restaurant, good food and excellent service :) Has loads of Maltese typical dishes/ Mediterranean. Which in my opinion every tourist should try out Malta's tasty cuisine :)

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is the first restaurant we have been in where the waitress gave a brief history of the chef with pride. The meal was a real joy to the taste buds. We enjoyed it so much that we rebooked for the next evening.

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Someone recommended this typical Maltese restaurant and I must say it was superb. Food was excellent. Seafood and fish were prepared with perfection. Desserts were to die for. Very good service, and above all not expensive at all. I would definitely go back!

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Seville, Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The restaurant is charmingly decorated. The staff are very friendly and servicce-minded. And the (Maltese food) is very delicious. Definitely worth a visit for try the local cosine and have a good time.

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Bath
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33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lovely restaurant - agreed somewhat grey, undistinguished exterior, but don't be put off; inside it's comfortable, relaxed, food and service were excellent. we were served complementary breads (these people know how to bake!) and Mediterranean appetisers - olives, butter beans, etc. - all good stuff ! I had the home made chicken broth with celery (and carrot, and potato -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: 356 2135 9602

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Seafood, Mediterranean, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups

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