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4, St. Joseph Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356-21352000
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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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
Nice View

Stressed Staff and and the nice view has to work hard to compensate the very average food. With three hungry teenager not happy with the portion sizes and I can not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Ebba A
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Vaxjo, Sweden
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Vaxjo, Sweden
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Stressed Staff and and the nice view has to work hard to compensate the very average food. With three hungry teenager not happy with the portion sizes and I can not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Caloundra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Yes, this is a busy restaurant predominately for the tourist trade and it has great views. The staff are exceptionally friendly and mostly multi national in Malta for the holiday season - so it is easy to start interesting banter with staff. I disagree that it is mainly pasta and pizza - we had succulent stuffed squid and pan fried... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We sat with a beautiful view watching the sunset over the bay. We had two very edible, tasty main courses, yet this place just didn't reach its mark. It has everything to be somewhere great, but whilst tasty the food lacks presentation and that something special. The biggest let down though? The staff. They're not rude, but so busy is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This Resturant is predominately pasta and pizza, and when we visited for dinner it was very busy. Both my partner and I had pizza, which were wonderful. I don't normally get excited about a pizza but these were very tasty. Service was good despite the waitress being rushed of her feet. Try it you won't be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Lovely restaurant by St Julian's - very pretty outside seating area and varied menu. Had a Camembert salad which was very nice and the service was also good, especially how busy they were. I'd recommend booking as it was very busy!

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Goulburn Valley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place has a lovely view over the harbour! Great atmosphere and service was great. Unfortunately the food was not as good as anticipated although was still satisfactory. We were lucky enough to have a table outside which overlooked the harbour which was worth it!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

As we were only B&B at our hotel we had the opportunity to try a number of restaurants in the sliema/St Julian’s area of Malta. On our first visit we both had the Chicken Kebabs. It was very nice. We sat outside overlooking the bay and as the restaurant was busy it was a pleasant atmosphere and the staff were... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We have eaten here before on our many trips to Malta. The views of the marina splendid and weather you are here for lunch or evening meals, the service is very good. I have a gluten intolerance my husband is allergic to black and white pepper and they take great care.

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lovely setting overlooking Spinola Bay. Busy restaurant with staff rushing/running around which doesn't look too good. Tasty food at reasonable prices, although my Spaghetti Marinara needing extra seasoning and the desserts didn't appear homemade. Lovely ambience though.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The view of the bay and the restaurant its self was nice but this didn't make up for the average food. The bruschetta was ok but I've had better, similar to my main meal of swordfish - cooked well enough but I wasn't blown away. My boyfriend ordered seafood too but it all came deep fried, even the prawns, which... More 

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

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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: Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children

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