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Ta' Pennellu

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Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
2155 9730
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and service on the sea front. Smaller selection but very good and local wine was good. Service was very good and nice touch was free glass of limoncello each after the meal.

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Thank Richard C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here today and the food is excellent. Staff very friendly and food reasonably priced. Situated in a beautiful location and well worth a visit.

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Thank greezmonkey
North Bay, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed the seafood very much and the spot where we sat enabled us to people-watch as we ate which was fun. Service was very accommodating and professional.

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Thank M W
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delightful seafood meal with friends with caring staff, great presentation and a great string on the Marsaforn sea front....lots of smiles from all the people at our table and the surrounding tables.

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Thank peter_g_brooker
Marsascala, Malta
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Went here for some lunch in the heat of the day in June. We were seated under shade on the promenade facing the lovely blue med. Excellent service here, although it was not too busy. The waitress (Hungarian I think) was very friendly. I had pepperoni pizza and it was one of the very best I have tasted on the... More 

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Thank Liamodixon
Paris, France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We had a wonderful evening at this restaurant. We ordered the fish plate, which was really great, fresh and perfectly cooked. Good choice of maltese wines, service really nice. Hope we will be able to come back !

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Thank rognon91
Wollaston, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We stopped her for a coffee in the morning after arriving in masalforn and were impressed with the service of the waitress so popped back for lunch later. I had the grilled calamari, my wife had a gluten free pasta marinara. We received a plate of sun dried tomato bruschetta to start the meal which was very tasty. The grilled... More 

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Thank fatboyuk
Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Great to see Tony back. The restaurant is now open after the long winter break. The food is to the usual high standard with excellent friendly service. This is a must visit to anyone visiting Marsalforn. You won't be disappointed

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stafford
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

To be honest, didn't expect much BUT our food was really good, mine was aged beef carpaccio and a great filet steak, cooked in wine with mushrooms, never tasted steak like that before but was very good, served with some lovely potatoes with turmeric. My wife had the special of lobster and king prawn ravioli followed by rack of lamb.... More 

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Thank bobtheblob
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Very nice service and excellent location. Massive portions and fair value for money. We had squid ink special and a gozo cheese starter which was a bliss. Service was good all through out but really loved the visit by the chef himself checking on us. Great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: 2155 9730

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