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36 Main Street, Balzan, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2701 6677
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: We run a small but elite rustic bar/pub and restaurant serving genuine...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
pizza was good

I only wanted a snack so beware, the standard pizza could feed two. But it was great-tasting and the staff were friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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English first
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

On a Friday evening after work drinking a Cisk beer under the street trees is a great way to unwind for this expat. Malta is great and so is Balzan and the Smugglers is best of all

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I only wanted a snack so beware, the standard pizza could feed two. But it was great-tasting and the staff were friendly.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A good menu, reasonably priced. A friendly and helpful manager who gives the ladies a small bottle of wine with his compliments after you have dined there.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Nice little bar, lovely seats outside under the trees. Friendly bar tender, good place for a few drinks in the evening.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were a table of 8 - 5 eating and 3 just having a few drinks. The food was great, cooked well, nicely presented, abundant and made of good quality ingredients. Food was expensive, but the price was fair. The atmosphere was casual - it's more of a bar, but that was OK for us. I will return, but there... More 

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San Gwann, Malta
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Lovely place to go to and chill out after a long day's work. Great varied menu and a good bottle of wine.....and bingo a stressful day at the office kind of softens up a bit! Parking is easy and the food is terrific. The staff is very friendly and are always ready to chat a while until your order's ready.... More 

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Balzan, Malta
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Sat outside for an excellent plate of Thai curry and beautiful bottle of Chateau Marjosse with my lovely wife. Good food, wine and company accompanied with lively Maltese weather.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've been here once. I had the burger, and it was amazing. I went back yesterday, ordered the same, and the burger took over an hour to be delivered to my table, and only after I asked whether it was done yet, and the waitress told me it would be ready soon (which it was, 10 minutes later). If this... More 

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Dublin
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Main Street, Balzan, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Balzan
  • Phone Number: +356 2701 6677

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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