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Diwan's

Tourist Street | Qawra, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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79% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

What a terrible experience and restaurant ! It starts with the most pretentious menus which is all about 'not being the usual indian' ..i.e not serving poppadums atc and real food . Then it gives you a menu of the most basic massala / vindaloo / korma ?????? like the only 6 curries you could make at home ? its... More

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UAE
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

we were in Malta for a week....try diwan's Restaurant..its was a great time..staff was very helpfull and food was fantastic ..kindly must visit and enjoy

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Glossop, Derbyshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Went to Diwans in July 2012 and what a massive dissapointment it was. We went in 2011 and the food was tasty so i dont know whats gone wrong! We asked for poppadums but the staff didnt seem to know if they did them! i can explain why i think as when they did arrive they were the packet ones... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

The waiter was polite. As I have dabbled as a chef myself and as Mr Diwan is a 'professional chef I couldn't believe i got a curry served with tomato soup from a can in it! One other curry i tasted was ok although it was oily (suppose currys in UK are oily to) it also tasted suspiciously like a... More

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Torquay
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Visited this restaurant in late October 2011 on a weeks holiday in Qawra.I love indian food and found this restaurant very clean and well presented. By the decor of this one it looked something special.Looks of course not everything as we cameto try the food not admire the decor. Due to time factor we ordered a take a way and... More

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St. Paul-de-Vence
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

I very rarely award 5 stars for any establishment, but this restaurant merited such an accolade. Why? The food is superb. Forget the A La Carte. For a real experience go for one of the 4 tasting menus. Don't be put off by the thought of 6 different courses. Each one is small and lovingly prepared. The courses are served... More

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London
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

Visited this restaurant whilst on holiday and was pleasantly surprised The menu looks pretty basic at first glance however the quality of the food is really good. It surpassed all but the very best of curries I have had in the UK. We arrived quite early and the restaurant was empty, but service was good. Really nice food and not... More

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Bugibba, Malta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

Impressive Food Tasting Set Menu! Must go there again!

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

we go here every time we visit Malta, best Indian food on the island, we stay in Qawra but would deffinately travel if we stayed elsewhere!!! Food excellent and "Saif" (waiter) recognises us each time give it a try!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

I spent New Year's Eve in this restaurant and it was a brilliant experience for all of us. Allen Diwan, the owner and chef, personally explained the tasting menu concept to us and then set about cooking us the most delicious dishes. I thought it was going to be too filling but the quantities were just perfect. We could tell... More

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