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Ristorante La Vela is a cosy Italian restaurant right by the water's edge. It offers mouthwatering Sicilian and Mediterranean dishes prepared by Sicilian chefs. Menu changes very regularly and is mostly popular for seafood anitpasti, both raw and cooked, pasta and daily fresh fish although fresh meat is also available and cooked to perfection. Homemade desserts are divine.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had the opportunity of visiting this place twice in a row after being absent for some time. I must say the place has made a huge step up in quality and ambiance. Michelle is always herself, radiant and helpful. The wine waiter Enrico...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Victor B
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Today I wish to re endorse one of our favorite restaurant. The starters were divine. Raw Red King prawns and Tuna Carpaccio for starters. Followed by excellently cooked Lampuki (El Dorado) and Triglie. Very tasty vegetables and tasty desserts- fruit Tart was divine as was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Tonio_Bugeja_HAttard
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Lost for words...faultless food and service. Very well done 👍 overlooking a marina with a grand church in the background

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Petepeder
michmus68, Owner at La Vela, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Many thanks for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. Your host Michelle

Reviewed August 22, 2019

Stopped by recently for a quick bite in the evening, and were impressed with the restaurant. Despite being a weekday, they had a nice selection of fish available, which was all fresh. The attention to detail is worth pointing out and the service was excellent...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank edopir
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere. Great service and good food. It is a fine dining restaurant with the staff tending to our needs immediately, pouring us wine and water as soon as the glass is almost empty. The fish was great. It is very expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank egatt82
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Few restaurants offer an ensemble of excellent food, personalised professional service and great atmosphere; La Vela does. Having been there recently after an long spell of absenteeism, I must say that I was pleasantly surprised at the exceptional level of service and quality. This together...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DayTrip772374
Reviewed July 16, 2019

We booked this restaurant without many expectations. I must say that this is by far one of the best restaurants on the island. Superior service, amazing food set in a posh, elegant ambience. A hidden gem that one must try to appreciate. The furniture is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Claire M
bellastronza, General Manager at La Vela, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you Claire for your lovely review. Your appreciation to our food and service is what we continuously aim for. I am very happy that you enjoyed dining with us and I look forward to welcoming you once again. Your host Michelle

Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

I have enjoyed being in this restaurant so much. Oysters were so good that we have ordered another lot of them immediately ! The quality of the food but also the presentation and the service is on another level. Highly recommended, will definitely come again...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kapaniris
bellastronza, Manager at La Vela, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2019

Thank you so muvh for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your meal with us and look forward to hosting you again.... Your host Michelle

Reviewed April 21, 2019

We wanted to celebrate some good news with some friends and I decided to go to La Vela where I had good memories from last time I was invited there. The room is very elegant and the view is stunning. Apart from that, the evening...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank jmLondon845
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Had lunch last Sunday and as always both the service and mouth watering food were excellent. As starters we had fish soup and octopus in a delicious sauce. For the main course we shared a Barracuda. Vegetables and roasted potatoes accompanied the fish. Dessert left...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Istvan U
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Response from JSC882 | Reviewed this property |
To verify this question one would need to phone to the Restaurant, dress code smart would be considered a nice dinner outfit
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Response from Tonio_Bugeja_HAttard | Reviewed this property |
Get in contact with Michele muscat on messenger and almost instantly you get bookings and any information required!
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