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Tal-Furnar Bar & Restaurant

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136, Gnien Xibla Street, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 6372
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Marsascala, Malta
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the best pizzas i've tasted. Pizza base is truly lovely. Ambience is uniquely gozitan. Visiting Toni il furnar is a must !

Thank carolzammit
Level Contributor
29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant towards the end of our 2 week holiday in Xaghra based on trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. We loved the location in a quiet street just opposite the museum of toys and it was good to get away from the major construction work currently going on in the square. The food was great home... More 

Thank jaciacky
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated a couple of hundred metres from the main square in Xhagra, Tal Furnar is a small family run restaurant (and bakery by day), serving typical food of the region. Claiming the oldest (or is it last?) stone oven in Gozo as a selling point (not sure what's actually cooked in it though), we decided to give it a try... More 

Thank John B
Qawra, Malta
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Lovely restaurant,although it doesn't look it,but don't let that put you off.Tony the host is a great guy and this family run restaurant has a great atmosphere and popular with locals and tourists alike.The wine comes from his own vineyard and is excellent. We have visited this restaurant four times just recently and we haven't been disappointed yet.The food is... More 

1 Thank Ben C
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We followed opening times given by TA. Unfortunately we went there twice during the week and on 2nd time owner told us that hè serves the food only Fri-Sun..we lived close so no problem,but if you follow real day planning not really nice..

Thank Indra G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food and good homemade wines! The place is family run and all of the staff are very kind - they even gave us a complementary fresh bread when we left! The bread is baked in stone oven and is delicious!

Thank Boiko T
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We ate here twice and talked with the owners. It is very clear that this is a family run business built over several generations on a passion for good food and wine. The wine is produced from the owner's vineyard - the red and the white are both excellent. We enjoyed garlic bread and tomato conserve, two different Ftira and... More 

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

Admittedly only stopped here by accident, it does not lokk too inviting and is off the main square. Family run with a now unique oven. Huge plates of food arrived, too much to eat despite us hiking most of the day. Great taste. Please use this cafe if you can and see thier oven.

1 Thank Sandy G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I've just found a nail in my pizza. It's not a joke. Owner said that a nail is from the wood because its real stone oven. Really?? Creepy Never again. So be careful, there is also dirty.

1 Thank platanowicz
Mosta, Malta
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This restaurant is unique in Gozo, Toni is well known preparing the famous Ftira (Pizza base filled with real potatoes & different ingredients freshly prepared). But we prepare their home made menu that his lovely wife & daughter knows best how to lure us every so often with their traditional way of slow cooking dishes. Thank you once again for... More 

Thank Ray_Zammit
AnnaMarieFarrugia, Owner at Tal-Furnar Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ray and Anna We thank you so much for your lovely comment. It is always our pleasure to treat our special guests like yourselves to bit of Gozitan hospitality and cuisine. Hope to see you soon Anna More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136, Gnien Xibla Street, Xaghra, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Xaghra
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 6372

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