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Il-Veccja

372, Triq San Pawl, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta 3412, Malta
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Cuisines: Wine Bar
Most recent review
- Sep 17, 2012
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

First of all the place was very over crowded and the service didnt cater for all those people.this resulted in customers turning back from the bar. The worst bit was when we ordered 2 simple platters of cold cuts which included throwing in pieces of cheese, ham and some fruit.This took more than an hour.With kindness we approached the waitress... More

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malta
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Vecchia is one of my fav winebars. It is located next to the seabank and you smell the fish coming from the fishboats parked just outside the bar. Occasionally on Fridays you can find a local band as well.

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Forde, Norway
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126 reviews 126 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Building over several floors (whitch needs a lot of maintenance) with good views over the harbour, Kitchen seperated at streetside. Several types of sittingplaces even on pillows on the stairway outside and other cosy places, no cat to be seen, suppose thats why the huntingdog was there. The service was friendly and adequat , food ok for my partner, but... More

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Zevenaar, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I was there in the Melieha Nights week. And after a while a Hongarian girl took my order for food and wine, and when it came it looked verry nice . That was gone in a few moments, because I had a table partner on for leggs with a tail who also liked the Fish dish .a lot .. I... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

Saturday evening and we decided to take the 20 minute walk to Xemxija and try out this restaurant. What a good decision. We arrived just behind a party of 6 who were taken through the bar and out of sight, presumably to a table. So we had a short wait before the waitress returned to us. Some people may have... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

The food is amazing, the fresh fish is perfect. The view is lovely and its just a cozy low-key place. Service might not be at its best, but who cares when the food is so hearty, the atmosphere is chilled and the view is stunning. Have patience, let the vacation-mode kick in and relax for a delicious meal. A hidden... More

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Sicily, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

My husband and I had a great dinner outside in a relaxed atomosphere with live music and stunning night harbor view. Their fish plate as appatizer was super great. We would definitely repeatedly come if we stayed in st.paul bay longer.

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Ta' l-Ibrag, null, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

To all previous reviewers... If u want 5 star go to a 5 star restaurant...... if u want a totally relaxed atmosohere with no frills, this is the place to go. WE LOVE IT :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

The reasonably priced "Specials Board" outside is a con - it's allegedly gone when you are ready to order in an empty restaurant. 2 separate couples walked out after perusing the overpriced menu - we should have done as well. The fish dish we both ordered was supposed to come with lyonnaise potatoes & vegetables; instead we got undercooked boiled... More

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Redditch
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

My partner and I stopped in for lunch after a long walk from Qawra to Xemxija. We sat outside over looking the pleasant little harbour with its classic Maltese fishing boats. The owner was busy finishing off some renovations before it was time to open but he was kind enough to bring us out some drinks. We both had a... More

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