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Cross Keys Restaurant, Pizzeria & Bar

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5, Cross Square, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 21523744
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 104
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 4
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quite wonderful

This place has been looking over Santa Marija Estate in Melliha for decades and has three levels of dining - basement sports bar, ground floor pizzeria and first floor fine dining. The menu has a good choice though not inventive, and the sweets rather limited, but the portions, service and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Philip G
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This place has been looking over Santa Marija Estate in Melliha for decades and has three levels of dining - basement sports bar, ground floor pizzeria and first floor fine dining. The menu has a good choice though not inventive, and the sweets rather limited, but the portions, service and dishes are really tremendous. As a family we had the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We were looking for the restaurant and thought we'd found it when we were waved round the corner from the Cross Keys pub. Looking at the Tripadvisor pictures and comparing with the menu we chose from - we had obviously missed something. We were in a pizza cafe but were comforted by the pressence of a reasonable number of locals.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Hugeeee portions and very well cooked. This was my second time going and will not be my last. Value for money - for the price you pay u get triple the food!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We were about 30 family members the set Maltese lunch menu is the best value .service was excellent . Fried goats cheese best ever and the fish of the day great .was disappointed with rabbit being tough but overall 1out of 30 was pretty good odds .will go again !!!

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Northumberland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Biggest Calzone I've ever seen. Very tasty and the wine was good. I was the only diner in (only person all together except for the occasional takeaway collector) but it was a comfortable atmosphere

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Shanahoe
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Could be a nice little pub if they put five minutes thought in to it. There are so many wires hanging all over the place it looks like it is being refurbished. There is nowhere comfortable to sit and after a long day tracking around Malta a comfy spot is what is needed. Toilets are a bit dodgy also. Cistern... More 

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Mellieha, Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went in here with a load of friends. The service is great. The quality of the food is outstanding. Worth checking out if you are in Mellieha

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

What can I say! Quality from the first bite to the last... The device was exceptional the food was even better and the head chef Silvio what a gent. Would definitely recommend this restaurant or pizzeria.. Even the matra dee was his usual charming self (Mario) great venue great prices fantastic food... If you've not been then you need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Food was amazing. Prices very attractive. People are very nice. The best restaurant I eat ever in Malta. Even in my country...

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Mellieha, Malta
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We have tried the upstairs a couple of times and found the food to be Excellent and faultless. The staff were very professional and friendly but found the atmosphere to be a bit tense and too formal. As for the Pizzeria on the middle floor, I would never go back again as found 3 or 4 other restaurants that offer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5, Cross Square, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 21523744

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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