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Assaggi

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Upper Ross Street | Up the road from (HSBC), Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3223, Malta
(+356) 2133 6625
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Situated in the heart of St Julians right behind Pendor gardens,up the...
Situated in the heart of St Julians right behind Pendor gardens,up the road from HSBC bank, Assaggi is established and a favorite in the heart of the locals, with a chique, rustic dining room, that doesn't fail to impress .Our focus is firmly on great seasonal produce, a combination of Italian and French influences offers a unique tasting experience.Private parking available.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is one of my absolute favourite restaurants. The food is always perfect, beautifully presented and I love how the menu changes with what's in season, the mood and current inspiration of chef Ivan. The service is always impeccable and the atmosphere relaxed and intimate. Highly, highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After a very hot walk from the Westin Dragonera with 2 kids .... Discovered it closed down 3 months ago....beware website still taking bookings and sending confirmation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is one of my absolute favourite restaurants. The food is always perfect, beautifully presented and I love how the menu changes with what's in season, the mood and current inspiration of chef Ivan. The service is always impeccable and the atmosphere relaxed and intimate. Highly, highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The food is always perfect and the staff and owners are very friendly and professional. We usually go here once a month. 🍛🍴🍷

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I went to assagghi hoping to get good steak as promised by some advices. I booked online and got confirmation mail but when we showed up our request was not listed. Anyhow we got a table. Unfortunately there was no good selection of steaks but one... Generally the food was good, above average in Malta, a bit pricey but let's... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The place requires a facelift, seriously but we could not believe the sophistication of the food. All dishes were passionately created to combine the freshness of the product with delicate taste buds. Mediterranean products with French tones. Assaggi is the way to go French in Malta. Keep it up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Been to Assaggi yesterday for the first time and it was absolutely fantastic! We were 6 food lovers and all our starters main courses and desserts were excellent. Compliments to the Chef for the taste and presentation. We will be back for sure.

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Really enjoyed the place and the food...service is friendly and the atmosphere is very cozy....the Capesante: Fresh king scallops, truffle butter, fennel puree and parmesan was the best thing I've ever tried....and my husband also enjoyed his Gamberoni in padella. Very fancy good food at quite affordable prices!

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Bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Assaggi was recommended by a friend of mine and I now owe that friend a drink!!!!! Small, cosy restaurant hidden away in St Julians, thought parking would be a hassle but this was also provided. I started with Jerusalem artichoke, caulifower and truffle soup, garnished with king scallop, followed by the rib-eye on the bone - absolutely divine!!!! Service with... More 

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Gharghur, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Small cozy family-run restaurant situated in a quiet area of St. Julians. From the first moment you step into the restaurant you find warm and welcoming faces . Waitress will take you to your table and offers you the menu, which is every day slightly different, based on fresh meats . So you can be absolutely sure that just came... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This restaurant is romantic with exceptional service. The food is very tasty and rich. I very much enjoyed my experience at Assaggi and would recommend it for a nice romantic meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Upper Ross Street | Up the road from (HSBC), Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3223, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: (+356) 2133 6625

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 68
  • Cuisine: Italian, French

Description

Situated in the heart of St Julians right behind Pendor gardens,up the road from HSBC bank, Assaggi is established and a favorite in the heart of the locals, with a chique, rustic dining room, that doesn't fail to impress .Our focus is firmly on great seasonal produce, a combination of Italian and French influences offers a unique tasting experience.Private parking available.

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