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4, St. Joseph Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356-21352000
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 51
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic salads, fresh fish and amazing view!

Believe it or not, there are not too many places in Malta to get a great salad! Raffael has 5 amazing large salads that never disappoint. Since going there regularly for the past 4 years, we know the staff and owners and receive good service - a treat in Malta. Worth checking out the next time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
AntoinAnwar
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Mgarr, Malta
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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342 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Mgarr, Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Believe it or not, there are not too many places in Malta to get a great salad! Raffael has 5 amazing large salads that never disappoint. Since going there regularly for the past 4 years, we know the staff and owners and receive good service - a treat in Malta. Worth checking out the next time you are in Spinola... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I've been here to eat several times and the food is delicious ! The decor is lovely the waiting staff are more than pleasant and the views are lush! Don't miss Roberto the local resident moggie! He's lovely!

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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326 reviews 326 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The restaurant has a quite simple dishes menu and is affordably priced, at least compared to many of its neighbours. The location, in a restored boat house, is very attractive. It has a number of Maltese specialities on the menu, including rabbit and stuffed squid. My wife tried the the stuffed squid and I had grouper with a tomato sauce.... More 

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Bleiburg, Austria
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This restaurant overlooks the harbor at St Julians, and the terrace provides as lovely an aspect as you wish for. The menu is very good with both seafood and other dishes featured. Service is above average, prices are very reasonable, and the wine is quaffable. A most enjoyable place to spend a long leisurely lunch.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Had a doar season salad and a pizza, very good both of them. The toasted bread with garlic was magic. I don't remember eating this good in italy.

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Rome, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Decided to try traditional maltese stewed rabbit in this restaurant. It was cooked with some herbs which made the taste very distinct and refreshing. They also have a very nice terrace facing south, so the sun there is all day long.

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carrick on shannon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I read and write reviews and find it hard to believe some of the bad things about this place. My family live here and love it, the food is great, yes when its busy you need to remind waitresses, but dishes are good, service is relaxed like the atmosphere, but whos in a hurry ? if you are go home... More 

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Madliena, Malta
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It's the worst pizza (napolitana) I've ever eaten in Malta. The calzone (something with ham and salame) that my husband has chosen was disgusting as well. Poor service. It was very disappointing because it's situated in a lovely area of St Julians. Never again. If you're in that area I would highly recommend Bianco's.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We are at this restaurant twice whilst staying on malta and loved both times. We had bruschetta and a pasta dish to start, pizza and mushroom pasta for main and choc cakes for pudding..had couple of glasses of beer and glass of wine and came to around 50euro for all 3 courses..service was good especially as was a busy evening.... More 

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England
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here on my own on a Friday night. As I'm travelling solo, so eating solo, I don't like to spend a lot of time in a restaurant as its very boring! However the wait here was quite long. There was no problem getting seated and placing my order but a long time for the food to come and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4, St. Joseph Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356-21352000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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