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La Vela

Marina Street, Pieta, Island of Malta SLM 06, Malta
+356 2123 0336
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Marina Street, Pieta, Island of Malta SLM 06, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for a family lunch and unfortunately the standards were lacking on various levels. Staff was totally inattentive - huge time lapses between one course and another. They also totally forgot one of our starters but we decided not to ask for it because...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited to this place that we surprisingly didn't know yet. Everything was perfect from start to finish. The service and reception were very friendly, the food, fish and meat was sumptuous, a real discovery for us. Raw fish, langoustines, oysters, fish cake. Delicious...More

Thank jmLondon845
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a 5 star fish restaurant. Was invited for lunch so It was not my choice to go have lunch there. Staff are very helpful, food is 9+/10 (no-one gets 10/10). Atmosphere super-Mediterranean with sailing boats and town-church in view. Highly recommended. Will re-visit.

Thank Melvin J. G
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch as a family. We were served burnt bruschetta, a very salty and tomatoey bouillabaisse, 2 fish that smelt and were far from fresh. The only decent dish was the spaghetti ricci. I have visited earlier in the year again with family....More

Thank frawla
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife for lunch at La Vela. La Vela is set in a marina surrounded by sea and yachts. It is obviously a fish restaurant, and I might add on if the best fish restaurants in Malta. For starters my wife had the...More

Thank deoscerri
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We had a birthday celebration in this restaurant after reading the reviews on here. Presently surprised how good it all was - delightful owner and very attentive staff. Food was very good indeed and we enjoyed some rather fabulous wine too.

Thank Enjoymymunching
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've been to so far in Malta. Truly dedicated to service, atmosphere and specifically to excellent cuisine. The waiters gave us that personal yet discreet attention and were managed superbly by the very charming manager. The setting was idyllic by...More

Thank AlexLiberto
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Amazing service, good attention to the details, we had only fresh fish, there was a nice atmosphere ,perfect for a business lunch. Will be back again.

Thank Alvise T
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We went to this beautiful restaurant during our stay in Malta. It's easy to say that it is the best restaurant in Malta. The kindness of the owner and staff, perfect service and the best raw and cooked fish ever by chef Enrico who deserves...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Roast potato and veg came 10 mins after main coarse! Asked for chocolate fondant and waitress told me had to wait 20 mins. No problem refused to order and ordered something else and still came after 25 mins could have ordered chocolate fondant from the...More

1  Thank Jonathan C
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July 24, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Street, Pieta, Island of Malta SLM 06, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Pieta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 0336
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