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“To avoid!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Smugglers Cave

Smugglers Cave
22 Marina Street | VCT116, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo VCT 116, Malta
21551005
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Ranked #24 of 33 Restaurants in Marsalforn
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Marsascala, Malta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“To avoid!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We were a group of 8 and just managed one eatable dish. Ordered roast pork and got nothing close to it, spagetti marinara that was boiled pasta with defrosted seafood spread on it, had to ask for extra suace to add to ravioli as the dish was presented with not much more than a teaspoon of tomato sauce, baked rice in hot plate with rice still cold! ...... all this after having waited for the food for more than an hour! This is not the kind of service one expects when paying over 70 euro bill.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Dublin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Fair play to the owner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We had a wonderful meal every evening at Smugglers thank you for making our holiday wonderful. Thank you for the extras you gave us every night and we know now the taste of prickily pears fruit of the cactus. We loved your location, your reasonable prices, your beautifully cooked food. But most of all it was your hospitality we loved the best. Good Job Smugglers

Visited September 2013
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good service, horrible food!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

I asked for gravy for my rib-eye and got tomatoesauce for pizza. The veggies were clearly frozen from the beginning and not fresh, the potatoes were dry and full of air which means they probably were days old. I myself work in the business and I know the difference between fresh food and reheated. The only good thing was the service, our waitress had a big smile on her face the entire time and was really sweet! But thats about it! Would never go back!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good meeting place for a cold beer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Friendly efficient staff, cold beers and a good selection of ice creams.Only ever had a snack here but quality for price was good. A bonus was the ramped access for my scooter.

Visited July 2013
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Msida, Malta
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115 reviews 115 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Very good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Good food at a great price. Very clean restaurant in a nice environment. Helpful staff. The menu is quite vast and caters for different tastes. Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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