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Il-Forn Art Gallery & Wine Bar

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27, Triq it-Tramuntana, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG1160, Malta
+356 7982 0379
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7:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 21
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 5
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
NIce place to visit

Crazy colourfull arts, fair priced food, wonderful hosts.a nice place for a night out in Birgu Malta

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Marsascala
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I've been to Forn many times for different occasions, dinner, drinks, platters....the trio burger is divine, the platters are amazing and the selection of wine is also very good when compared to other wine bars. The atmosphere is amazing full of colorful paintings...only downside is the parking problem in Birgu....but other than that this is my favorite wine bar on... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Crazy colourfull arts, fair priced food, wonderful hosts.a nice place for a night out in Birgu Malta

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Cospicua (Bormla), Malta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Love the quirkiness, the staff are great, and paintings by Clemens take you to a different and provocative dimension. This sums up for an entertaining dining experience. Simple food, great prices and pretty good wine to boot! A must when visiting the beautiful historic Three Cities in Malta.

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Zejtun, Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

me and my husband had a very good platter worth the money and good wine, atmosphere is relaxing and in a nice quite street in Birgu, we will go back

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Delightful setting with owner's colourful art on the walls. Great food and unusual dishes. Good selection of wines. Charming service.

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Sliema, Malta
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I went with my friends last Saturday, and we were disgusted by their service and food ! the food came 2 hours late after we had ordered, and it was not the food that we had ordered + the waiter had no idea, what were the names of the plates he was giving out ! Also we ordered two different... More 

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Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have never complained on this group before, as i understand that everyone has a bad day. However, yesterday i think was one of the worst wine bar I ever experienced. We were a group of around 15 people and had a booking at Il-Forn Art Gallery and Wine Bar, Birgu at about 8.30pm. To start off with, our table... More 

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Il-Kappara, null, Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Restaurant and its setting is picturesque enough (though a bit hard to find) with art gallery where art pieces on the wall were available to sell. Some in the party found one or two of these paintings inappropriate. Definitely not for kids or the prudish. The service was poor, slow and basically inept. Had to share one menu between the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very nice place in the heart of Birgu. Good platters and a variety choice of wine. Reasonable prices.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Shame on the service attenders noooo idea where manners are very rude, asking for something and shouts back to you. Food is good only for lemon lovers, for people suffering with lactose intolerant avoid the place the menu is not good. Not to the missed the dirty floor. Horrible experience in such a lovely place in the heart of Birgu.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27, Triq it-Tramuntana, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG1160, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 7982 0379

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:30 pm - 1:00 am

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