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The Overflow

Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 21582519
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Ranked #2 of 69 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
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW 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
79 helpful votes 79 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
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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

Qawra, Malta
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

The wife and me have started going here for roast dinner on a Sunday, the roast is good with a nice hearty plateful. The experience in enjoyable and the food good, very close to five stars, would give it four and a half if I could.

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review.We are delighted to read you find The Sunday lunches to be hearty and good quality.As a local it will be our pleasure to see you dining regularly with us and we hope to see you again soon! Thank you for choosing to dine with us! More

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We went here just before we left Malta and really enjoyed the food. The staff were very friendly, too. Looking forward to going next year to try out more Maltese dishes.

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Congratulations on your wedding! We are delighted you choose to eat with us whilst on your honeymoon! We are also pleased to read ,you really enjoyed your food and found our team to be friendly! Thank you once again for choosing to dine with us and we hope to see you next year for your anniversary! More

Malta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had relatives visiting and took them to dinner at The Overflow. It was a fabulous evening. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was excellent. One of our guests required a gluten free meal and she was very well looked after. In fact she commented that it made refreshing change to feel special rather than be treated... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our restaurant.We are thrilled you had a fabulous evening dining with us,and everyone found the food to be just how you all wanted it to be!The fact that we make everything ourselves and have had training with dietary requirements, it goes a long way in helping to ease the problem of accommodating everyone's... More

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My ate here on two occasions on our weeks holiday. Beautiful food, great ambience and very attentive staff and owners who understand that you have a choice to make when choosing a restaurant in this area and really go the extra mile in welcoming you and hosting you in this lovely restaurant. On both occasions my partner and I had... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your outstanding review of our restaurant.We are elated that you found us to provide Fabulous,Excellent Quality meals and ambience.We do pay attention to detail and strive to do our best for each and every diner.The garlic mushrooms are savored by many diners ,with a spoon often being requested for the sauce! The Assiette de charcuterie is also... More

Aberdeen
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Me and my partner mid way through our holiday and it was superb,I had the pepper steak and it was lovely,we went back on our last night and I went for steak again and didn't think it was possible but was even nicer than first one,up there with best steaks I've ever had,this will be first place we return to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for your Lovely review of our restaurant.We are delighted you had a Fantastic meal and found your steaks to be superb!It was good to see you enjoyed it so much ,that you chose to return for your last night,and we surpassed your previous night with us.You wrote you will be returning later in the year so we will... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

spent our last night in Bugibba having a meal and a damn fine time at this restaurant and would 100% recommend to anyone. The location is ideal - just down from Tourist Street away from all of the noise. 4 of us turned up without booking, a table was sorted within 3 minutes despite it being busy. The "Geordie Lass"... More

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TezZejtun, Owner at The Overflow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review our restaurant.We are delighted to read you had a wonderful experience dining with us! We strive to provide good service ( down to the care of our draught beer as you noted) and give that extra care and touches such as the Flavoured butters,to ensure diners enjoy their time spent with us!We... More

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