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The Boathouse

Chinese, Pizza, Hamburgers
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Triq Il-Luzzu | Off Qawra Beach Road, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
356-21573806
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gluten free paradise

One of the best restaurants serving Gluten free on the island. The view is fantastic just off the sea shore. Waiting staff very friendly. The food is excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

One of the best restaurants serving Gluten free on the island. The view is fantastic just off the sea shore. Waiting staff very friendly. The food is excellent.

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Bolton, England
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I'm going to begin my review by stating the shock I had on arriving home to see so many bad reviews of this restaurant. I'm so glad I hadn't read before I went as a lot of these reviews will be very damaging to this restaurant, however everyone is open to write about their experience and here is mine. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very good Chinese restaurant. One of the best meals of our stay. Also all the food in this restaurant is glutinous free.

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Orpington, England
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We sat down in this restaurant and were ignored for quite some time but in the meantime watched many people not finish their meal and look decidedly unhappy at their choice. Consequently we got up and walked out without being served having been in the restaurant for some time.

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Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We looked forward to eating at this restaurant, as me and my partner are staying in the area for 6 months and liked the sound of the menu and location. on getting there we didn't get greeted and went to find a table, the first 2 in prime areas were reserved so had to site the other side. (these tables... More 

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Martin Z, Owner at The Boathouse, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I am very disappointed by this review as there is a misunderstanding somewhere. First of all the menus that you where served there was no salads listed on. Also all the food was eaten and you only complained when you where given a wrong bill which I presented it to you myself and instead of billing a pint... More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Although we do not have a gluten allergy we were tempted to try this restaurant as their Chinese menu looked good. Not disappointed! Friendly service, can sit inside or outside.

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Naxxar, Malta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Boathouse restaurant has a prime location, jutting out nearly over the beautiful sea in Qawra and decorated in a pseudo-shabby chic decor that really does remind you of an old wooden Boathouse. Unfortunately, that is where the praise comes to an abrupt halt. We had seen many people on social media here raving about this "totally gluten free" restaurant... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I went to The Boathouse because I was told that they are 100% Gluten Free, including Pizza and Pasta. I ordered a Gluten Free Hawaiian Pizza - the crust was 1/2 cooked and 1/2 raw dough and burnt on the edges. There was so little tomato sauce that it was not possible to taste it. There may have been 1/2... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I am gluten-free but the pizza was awful. The Chinese food looked much better - they should stick to that. All things said, they gave us our dinner for free and admitted they had changed pizza bases and that there was a problem.

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liverpool
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My husband had coeliac disease so imagine his delight at finding a 100% gluten free restraunt, he was sceptical when we went as they advertised various food types and also Chinese ( which he hasn't had for a long time )there was no need for scepticism the food was all excellent and very reasonable, cooked in a completely gluten free... More 

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Address: Triq Il-Luzzu | Off Qawra Beach Road, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 356-21573806
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
Cuisine: Chinese, Pizza, Hamburgers

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  • Address: Triq Il-Luzzu | Off Qawra Beach Road, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
  • Phone Number: 356-21573806

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Pizza, Hamburgers

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