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Smuggler's

36 Main Street, Balzan, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2701 6677
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Ranked #2 of 4 restaurants in Balzan
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: We run a small but elite rustic bar/pub and restaurant serving genuine never ending list of genuine single malts, whiskies, vodkas, beers and wines. Our dining area offers you a taste of Maltese typical home cooking, so nothing is prepared before you order your lunch or dinner. The establishment is family run and is open fro 11 am till 01 am daily so you can pop in any time.From coffee and tea to the finest brandies. Only the finest fresh ingredients are used including fresh egg based pasta, fresh beef fillet and USDA ribeye (400gms)If you are in a rush try our mouth savouring home baked rolls and wraps.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: We run a small but elite rustic bar/pub and restaurant serving genuine never ending list of genuine single malts, whiskies, vodkas, beers and wines. Our dining area offers you a taste of Maltese typical home cooking, so nothing is prepared before you order your lunch or dinner. The establishment is family run and is open fro 11 am till 01 am daily so you can pop in any time.From coffee and tea to the finest brandies. Only the finest fresh ingredients are used including fresh egg based pasta, fresh beef fillet and USDA ribeye (400gms)If you are in a rush try our mouth savouring home baked rolls and wraps.
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  • English first
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English first
Dublin
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The food here is perhaps the best food you are likely to find anywhere in Malta. The atmosphere is great, the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Definitely a place you have to put on your list to try.

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Balzan, Malta
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A very nice place with good food and drinks. Simple but excellent. Always you meet friends, neighnours and also businessmen

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Valletta, Malta
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Went there for dinner mid-week. First shock was entering the place and finding someone smoking inside, we think it may have been the owner. We asked if the locale was a smoking locale (which would be super odd since it's now illegal to smoke inside establishments without a separate smoking area in Malta). In fact it's not (the place is... More

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Mellieha, Malta
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This is a small bar on the periphery between Balzan and Birkirkara. The bar itself is very well-stocked and a low-key but fun place to hang in with friends and the regulars, which keep coming for the great service and good drinks. The owner, Richard, is a great host and chef, which makes this bar a standout for its awesome... More

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Saint Julian's, Malta
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

I have been reintroduced to this little place by the "boys" who meet there every Friday afternoon. Situated in one of the most quaint and up market villages Balzan, you need to know it to find it. It is hidden away behind some lovely old trees on the main road. The place is very small and cozy, frequented by a... More

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Balzan, Malta
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Our local wine bar is absolutely delightful! One already feel at home on entering. Family run with a very welcoming staff who take pride in their product and give complete attention to their clients. A cozy hang-out with an interesting menu and a well-stocked bar.

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Mosta, Malta
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

i go to this restaurant set in the best part of Balzan village with my friends aswell as my family...Good food, service and atmosphere...Always clean, dining area is a bit small when busy but thats what makes it special.....Not cheap but very reasonable for the overall experience you get in return...Very well mannered and kind owners who know thier business....you... More

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Balzan, Malta
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Nice place to stop at after work for a drink, or a nice meal. Good at lunch time or for dinner. If you appreciate quality over quantity, you should try this place out. Some excellent wines and whiskys. And the food is really good too. And to top it all, a very friendly atmosphere.

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Naxxar
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

A home away from home.....well stocked bar & great food! Cosy, friendly atmosphere provided by Rich, Zack, Pippa, Melanie & Rosalie. Well worth regular visits!!!

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Balzan, Malta
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

nice menu and welcoming environment......nice crowd most evenings

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