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The Overflow

Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 21582519
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Ranked #2 of 73 restaurants in Qawra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: This Restaurant is located just down the road from the Santana Hotel.The Restaurant is fully Air conditioned with an elevated private outdoor terrace .There is a ramp to enable Wheelchairs/push chairs access.The staff are professionally trained and speak French,Belgian,Russian,Ukraine as well as English Language to aid tourists if necessary to translate menus.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Fredericia, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Dinned here twice. Got both the sea Brink and the Tuna. Very lovely food and perfectly prepared.The staff was very nice and offered good service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Good food good wines friendly services The people know a lot of the ingrediënts. It was a wonderful experienceandere will be back soon

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We truly loved the little restaurant The Overflow. The terrace is so beautiful and the perfect setting for a great meal. The food and wine was delicious and the staff was happy, helpful and kind.

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant.Our raised terrace is a lovely area to eat outside.With the water feature lit up and the citronella candle lanterns twinkling away ,It is a relaxing Ambience.We are delighted you enjoyed your food and consider us to be the best restaurant in Qawra! We are always championing excellence and our team do... More

Caleta de Fuste, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

One of the best restaurants I ever been to in Malta. I had Scallops in a leek sauce as starter, just perfect As a main course I had Steak tornedos with Foie Gras, just cocked to perfection. And the staff was so friendly as it could be, top service.

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding review of our restaurant! What a compliment to read you think we're one of the best restaurants you've ever been to in Malta.The scallops and tournedos Rossini are two very popular dishes and we're delighted to read they were cooked to perfection.Our team are very friendly yet efficient and with having good service,help to make... More

Dudley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Dined here on our last night. Wonderful food and friendly staff. Very reasonably priced with little extra touches including a liqueur at the end of the meal . Would recommend

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review us.We are delighted to read your food was Wonderful.(What a shame you only ate with us on your last night!) Our team are very friendly,food reasonably priced and all of us go that extra mile to ensure happy diners.We do also offer extra little touches,free of charge, as we genuinely appreciate you... More

Douglas, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Steaks were to die for and the whole family loved it. Not expensive either!!! It was so good that we went back the next night as well.

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your Excellent review of our restaurant.We have many compliments over our steaks.We are delighted all the family enjoyed it.A great compliment to us is returning diners, as we appreciate there are many places to choose from to eat.We also agree that our prices are reasonable too! Thank you for choosing to dine with us. More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had fresh fish - Sea Bream 3 days running last week. I would thoroughly recommend this friendly British run restaurant. The service and friendliness of the staff helps to make a happy and enjoyable meal. Our fish cooked to perfection and very fresh. Bread and different flavoured butters to start was a nice touch. If you like a dessert... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant.It is always lovely to read comments and know exactly who you are and remember you dining with us.The fresh fish you enjoyed so much is very popular and a welcome light summer dish,in addition to our menu.The Maltese Bread,flavoured butters and Amuse Bouche are just little touches we like to provide... More

Morecambe, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Went there this evening there was 4 of us we had the barbecue ribs that just melted in your mouth and fell off the bone the best I've ever had, hats off to the chefs. My mum had the lasagne and said it was delicious we then had puddings and they were awesome the portions were massive and the staff... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your Excellent review of our restaurant.We are pleased you all enjoyed your meals.The ribs are very popular.These are slowly cooked in the oven ,so the meat does become soft and falls off the bone! Our portions are large ,so we're delighted to read you managed desserts and enjoyed them too! We make everything ourselves here so positive... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Quite easily the best restaurant around,dropped in last week and staff really friendly,sat outside as it was a roasting hot day,but from staters to main it was delicious explained the specials of the day had the fish which was light and served with fresh veg the atmosphere in the place is really good and although they were busy found time... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant.We are delighted over time ,you have reviewed us three times ,and every time you have enjoyed the food and experience.We are a very busy restaurant but will always make time to check to see if all is alright with your meal or you require more drinks etc.Specials change& The fresh fish... More

Aldershot, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Dined here last year and glad to see standard of food not changed with new owners my steak cooked to how I asked for it and crisp new veg and salad and would be hard pushed to find better meal for the price. Just 1 very minor point and that in mid summer it's very warm and can be inside... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review us.We are very pleased to read you ate with us last year and our standards were still upheld.We have many compliments on our steaks and with us using fresh local produce,the flavors and freshness of our side dishes ,are a great accompaniment !We also feel as you pointed out,we offer great value... More

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