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St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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Dining options: Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 58
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Local dining

Portabello is a good family restaurant with great Mediterranean food, popular with locals and visitors alike. The menu is varied with great fish and meat dishes as well as pasta & pizzas. On the subject of pizzas adjoining the restaurant is a pizza clay oven where the pizzas are made and they do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Steve19552014
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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Portabello is a good family restaurant with great Mediterranean food, popular with locals and visitors alike. The menu is varied with great fish and meat dishes as well as pasta & pizzas. On the subject of pizzas adjoining the restaurant is a pizza clay oven where the pizzas are made and they do take away menu too. Really good pizzas... More 

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Rabat, Malta
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This lovely restaurant, overlooking the port of St. Paul's Bay has become one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Malta. It has a a varied menu of Italian mixed with Mediterranean cuisine while still manages to be authentic. The beef fillet was divine and the pizzeria is one of the best in the Bugibba area. Try to get a table... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I love love love Portobello! Amazing vibe and view plus great food which also happens to be well priced along with a great staff. I would recommend this to lovers of great food who like a relaxing atmosphere

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Beautifully situated restaurant overlooking the bay. Great service, friendly staff and wonderful food. Thoroughly enjoyable evening. Well worth a visit.

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Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We enjoyed a well prepared Pizza by Ciccio at Portobello. Value for money will recommend. The Mozzarella is fiore de latte and lovely and white even when cooked and taste good.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Me and my partner visited Malta in 2011 and were recommended Portobellos. The restaurant was lovely and quite and we were lucky enough to have a table next to the window which overlooked the harbour. Amazing views to have during dinner. The food was very well priced and absolutely delicious. The staff were lovely and very attentive. We have never... More 

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Livorno
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Thanks to Ciccio, the pizzamaker of Portobello Restaurant, who has a fantastic skill and passion for pizza making. We live in Malta and always advise our friends to go and eat Pizza there! It is great for me, who I am a bit intolerant to the yeast, to find a pizza I can digest easily.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice setting, good food and reasonable prices. Service was very good with a full menu that would cater for most.

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Llanberis, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a delightful meal here. The food was all perfectly cooked and it was clear all meals were prepared fresh to order. This was only marred by the slow service and long wait for food.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The food here was so overpriced for the quality. We felt it was a bit of a tourist trap and they gave us extra bread and garlic bread which we didn't ask for (and didn't eat) but was added to our bill. This practice is really outdated. Everything about the place was outdated and was so pretentious. The mains were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  St. Paul's Bay

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 37
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?