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“Fish restaurant primarily so limited for other diners if in a party” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Dolce Vita

Dolce Vita
159 St. Georges Road | Spinola Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3209, Malta
+356 2138 8600
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Ranked #114 of 227 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
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Good for: Doing business, Romantic
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Specialising in exquisitely prepared seafood, the restaurant also enjoys one of the most picturesque views. The attention to detail and fine decor redefines any fine dining experience.
St Cross
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Fish restaurant primarily so limited for other diners if in a party”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I was in a group of 6, and had stuffed rolled chicken. Was too dry as probably had sat too long whilst other fish dishes came together for our other diners, and plate almost cold. Splodge of sauce did not taste of much and accompanying sauté potatoes and broccoli were fairly sparse so whole dish disappointing, as rest of party liked their fish dishes. Wine good, staff attentive, a stylish place, and nice views

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Great food, great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Very good seafood. Service was excellent. Prices are reasonable. Great view over a part of the harbour in Saint Julian's. Went here for a business dinner. Relatively quiet, could hear ourselves talk. Would very much recommend. Linguine with lobster was outstanding.

Visited March 2014
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“Wedding anniversary dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Suggested by the concierge at the Westin - this small, intimate restaurant does not disappoint. Outstanding seafood with a great view.

Visited May 2013
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Terno d'Isola, Italy
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“Food hi-quality, environment stylish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The food is very good even if in small qty. the environment is a matter of taste. for me it is too stylish, for other it may be perfect. excellent position, so good landscape over Spinola Bay

Visited December 2013
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Malta, New York
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“Excellent restaurant missing a couple of things”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The food was excellent from beginning to end. The atmosphere is also breathtaking. Just 2 things that annoyed us:

1. The wine list was just a few papers stapled together showing just the name of the wine and no description whatsoever which is obviously lacking at a fine dining restaurant.

2. Towards the end of our meal (we had finished the food but were still enjoying our wine), a group sat down on a table next to us. When the waiter got their bottle of wine to the table, he came over to our table, took the cloth wrapped around our wine bottle without saying anything and took it to their table as if they don't have a clean one. We looked at each other in disbelief as did the diners at the other table but the waiter continued as if nothing happened...incredible.

It is a pity to ruin the reputation if such a good and beautiful restaurant with such things that can be easily avoided

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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