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Maharaja

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186 The Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta, Malta
2731 3200
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a chance to visit this place twice during my 5-day-holiday in Malta. Once with my mum and once alone and both times I was very happy with the food, excellent service (we were lucky to be served by John, who was extremely nice and helpful), prices and atmosphere inside. Both times it wasn't very busy so it's a... More 

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1 Thank Sara M
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service v good seemed all food was fresh.pakora and onion Bhajis were very tasty. Butter chicken and vegetarian main dishes very good , though sag aloo n sag paneer just like liquidised spinach with other ingredients thrown in , very salty ! Chicken vindaloo was like a blended sauce just super hot with no obvious attention to the usual spices... More 

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Thank Alison M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited this resturant in April. Food was amazing & tasty. One of the best indian food we had in Malta. I would recommed to eat here..

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Thank R J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were first clients but we're served 55 minutes later, after 4 tables. Good sauces but little meat. No itemised bill.

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1 Thank Glorianne B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

It's a pleasure to eat in this restaurant, value for money, very good food and portions, Keep It Up Maharaja

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Thank Andre G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Great and delicious indian food.Always treated with well mannered manager.The food is amazing.I myself visit the restaurant every week.The atmosphere is so calming.It's also ideal for all the family.

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Thank deborah b
Attard, null, Malta
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I was quite disappointed because there was no option to take a buffet and just one plate cost almost as much as a buffet from elsewhere

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2 Thank Roxana B
Nadur, Gozo, Malta
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I visited this place together with my Girlfriend on my birthday yesterday. The food was simply delicious and staff was really friendly!! We ordered the onion bahaj as a starter and then took the chicken tikka masala and lamb rogan josh with cumin basmati rice and naan bread on the side. The price only came up to 35euros with a... More 

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Thank Saviour A
Balzan, Malta
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Don't be put off by the atmosphere, It may not look top, but Its cosy, welcoming, John knows how to take care of you. Of course, I love the food, ask anything, He will somehow accommodate you :)

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Thank Andrew Z
Sliema, Malta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Excellent food, excellent service. excellent prices! John and his family are great hosts. Really value for money!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 The Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
  • Phone Number: 2731 3200
Description
New restaurant and the best indian on the island. with out a doubt

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?