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The Spoon Restaurant - CLOSED

Marina Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
356 2747 6808
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Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jan 3, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

28 reviews from our community

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English first
Kalkara
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

had a lovely romantic dinner. food is very nice. Some dishes are expensive but menu` is varied enough to offer tasty options even for those who do not want to spend a lot. Setting is very nice, romantic seating outside with stunning views of much-desired yachts :) recommended. Really like the free parking offered, finding a parking spot elsewhere in... More

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Il Gzira, Malta
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Right on the Portomasso Marina, lovely views, great food, excellent service, nice for a romantic night out.

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Qawra, Malta
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Not just the worst Chinese meal I have ever had, but the worst meal and service I have ever had. Cheap tasteless food, it was not even warm and when I complained to the waiter I was called a liar, then offered to heat it up. But after being called a liar I refused to even entertain the tasteless warm... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

this restaurant is in a lovely setting at the marina beside Hilton hotel. this is the positive part of the review have a look but do not enter. We had a beef dish chewier than bubble gum, a chicken dish that was like rubber and a pork dish that was dried out and tough. Low quality ingredients never make up... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Nicely situated in the Portomaso Marina, with quite a few tables with great view, our visit in this restaurant reminded us more of a 'food court place' in a cheap mall or airport, than a restaurant in a luxury housing complex: The waiter was hard to understand, and he did not know what a smile or a welcome was for.... More

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Malta EUROPE
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This restaurant is an all-rounder. Unfortunately it doesn't open in summer since the proprietor runs a similar restaurant on the Valletta waterfront instead. Pity.... its terrace overlooking the yacht marina would be wonderfully cool in summer, I'll bet. Parking is complementary and unlimited, so you could fit in a walk both before and after the meal if you fancy. Hubby... More

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Swansea South Wales
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

good position by the Hilton Marina, nice views and friendly welcome from the staff thats the good news! having read previous reviews, I confirm the portions are large but I prefer quality to quantity, and the quality was poor our chicken in lemon was not good, but also there was hardly any lemon sauce, having pointed this out to the... More

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Msida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This restaurant serves very good Chinese food in large portions. The location of this restaurant is at Portomaso which is a tourist complex with a nice Marina.

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Alness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Attracted to this restaurant as it offered a gluten free menu. It is the first time we have been to a restaurant which offered a separate gluten free section. Not a great choice to pick from and have tasted better but full marks for making an effort for all us Coeliacs out there. ( Our visit was slightly marred by... More

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Alnwick
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We thought we would try a newish Chinese restaurant, at the Marina, Portomaso St Julians called The Spoon, I have never tasted anything more like shoe leather, that should have been beef in some kind of sauce. The starter that was supposed to be chicken and beef satay was tasteless and then when we complained about the food the waiter... More

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