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24 Salini Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
(+356) 2163 7312
Today
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
So gooood

Would definatly recomend the full rack ribs for just 13.75! They are MASSIVE and very delicious. Good service and good prices :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Chanyscic
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Qormi, null, Malta
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Qormi, null, Malta
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Would definatly recomend the full rack ribs for just 13.75! They are MASSIVE and very delicious. Good service and good prices :)

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San Gwann, Malta
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We ordered 3 main dishes - lemon chicken, veg curry and sweet and sour pork as well as noodles and rice. It was one of the poorest meals I have ever purchased. We tossed all the food in the bin and made toast instead! The sauces with all of the dishes looked like water with colouring added and in the... More 

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Malta
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Ambience is noisy and smells of kitchen. Service leaves much to be desired. Good is almost decent but nothing to write home about.

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The food was poor, 2hrs to bring the starters & most of all a small argument regarding the wine. So my review is a vert poor one.

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Msida, Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have been going to this place for quite a long time both with family and friends. That is why am so surprised. Be it a pizza or Chinese food it was esquisite and good value for money in the past but this time since am watching what to eat ordered a swordfish but instead of requesting chips I requested... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Three different types of menu were presented to us, from Chinese, to Maltese and Pizza. The service was a a bit slap dash and we found the pizza to be unpleasant.

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Folkestone Kent
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Yesterday evening was the second visit in two weeks to this establishment, the first was dissapointing for the quality and presentation of food but we thought we would give them a second chance. This was even worse! One of our friends ordered Chicken Curry which looked like 90% rice and is seemed like it had been thrown on the dish.... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

went there on Friday evening.,pizza was salty, Maltese platter was below poor....the dried tomatoes were uneatable ,the Maltese olives were sliced olives out of a jar, the gallerying weren't fresh and the salad limp! When I complained about it the waitress just shrugged and didn't come back to our table!!! Will definitely not go there again! :(

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Malta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Prices are not too high, but food is not that great either. Been there on a weekday, service was good, and food did not take long. I do not suggest this place if you are in a mood to eat a great meal. The dish I ordered, which was a penne carbonara was super filled with thick white sauce. It... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We tried some Chinese food and was not good at all, as well the pizzas served on other tables did not looked good. Love for cooking is not in the kitchen.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Salini Street, Marsascala, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsascala
  • Phone Number: (+356) 2163 7312
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?