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, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
23561920
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 50
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dresscode or not?

Fabulous bar! Fab food, fab wine! A really nice restaurant with very friendly staff. We had different starters, chateaubriand and for dessert chocolate. Just one question: Is it a dresscode or not? There were people in shorts as well as a lady in evening dress. If it is supposed to be fine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
SirMilton2
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Stockholm, Sweden
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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English first
Stockholm, Sweden
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Fabulous bar! Fab food, fab wine! A really nice restaurant with very friendly staff. We had different starters, chateaubriand and for dessert chocolate. Just one question: Is it a dresscode or not? There were people in shorts as well as a lady in evening dress. If it is supposed to be fine dining it feels rather silly to be sitting... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Me and my family recently visited this restaurant for an evening meal. The service was impeccable and you got treat like an individual rather than a person. The food and drink was an amazing standard. I would fully recommend this restaurant if you want to make a night of it. You can't fault the place.

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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted to read that your evening with us at Essence Restaurant was a pleasant one and that you enjoyed both food and service. I very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best regards, Karla More 

Ruislip, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food the staff are amazing.the view is perfect for a romantic meal or as a family have enjoyed both.value for money is very good you would pay twice as much in London for in my opinion not as good as essence, the chef comes up with wonderful menues which caters for most tastes and is so pretty almost a... More 

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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for your review, we are very pleased that you had such a great meal at Essence Restaurant. We look forward to your next visit at the Radisson Golden Sands. Kind Regards, Karla More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We visited this restaurant as we were staying at The Radisson on holiday, and we had a fabulous time. We went upstairs for cocktails first, and sat overlooking the sea, which was lovely. The food was exceptional and the service was also fabulous. We were served by our favourite waiter Dean, who looked after us really well, and kept bringing... More 

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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for your review, we are very pleased that you had such a great meal at Essence Restaurant. I will pass on your lovely comments to Dean. We look forward to your next visit at the Radisson Golden Sands. Kind Regards, Karla More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Staying in the Radisson and thought we would try the top restaurant, and wow! Great view, great staff, amazing food! Not cheap, but get a lot for your money! More a couples or adults place, with nice bar one floor up. Thanks all, really made our trip special.

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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you so much for your great review. I am delighted to read that your evening with us at Essence Restaurant was a pleasant one. Your kind words regarding our food and service were well received and I will be sure to share your review with the Chefs and Food & Beverage team. Kind Regards, Karla More 

Lija Mt
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The restaurant is part of the Radisson Hotel at Golden Bay. Everything about is superb. Fantastic setting overlying the bay, with impeccable service from well trained staff and a creative menu full of amazing food. Certainly a place to visit again.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This restaurant isnt actually in Melieha like the address say but is part of the Radisson Hotel at Golden Bay. It is listed as fine dining and from the food we had there I totally agree, we had some amazing food incuding fresh caught tuna. There is nothing we could fault about the food and the wine list was pretty... More 

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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Aesthetically pleasing restaurant/bar, fantastic cocktails and mocktails, refreshing and tasty! Overall borderline value for money as syrups were used rather thank fresh ingredients.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Superb setting, superb menu, superb service, From the moment we were seated the experience was faultless. Very relaxed atmosphere. Your table is there for you all evening. No hurry to leave. Will definitely eat there again.

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midhurst
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Went as a treat and enjoyed the views. Staff were lovely and service great. The food, however was a little dissapointing as it was all very salty. Think the cheff on our day may have lost his taste!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: 23561920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 50
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?