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Rising Sun Bar

20 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1301, Malta
+356 2165 9072
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“spaghetti” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European
20 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1301, Malta
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef claims that if it doesn't taste as good as his mum made it isn't good enough! Excellent chef! Excellent Maltese freshly cooked food - allow plenty of time to relax, chill out and eat!

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Selected this restaurant as it looked cleaner than others nearby. The staff were very attentive and the food was reasonably priced and delicious.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Can't rate food as we didn't eat. We stood for 10 minutes at bar waiting to be acknowledged 2 staff members looked at us and ignored us repeatedly.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Fresh, genuine, no-frills food cooked and served by a family who are obviously proud of their work - and indeed they have plenty to be proud of. This is one of those places which are so laid back, where you can enjoy the sun, eat...More

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Initially stopped for a cup of tea, which only cost E0.80 each....had a quick look at the menu and decided to stop for food....what a great decision. I had squid and that's what I got....one whole squid fried to perfection. I would seriously recommend this...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant offers an amazing view on the fishing bay and a terrace which is facing the sun all the afternoon. The fish is from the daily fish and it's cooked in a traditional Maltese style.

Thank Ali O
Reviewed January 17, 2017

the place might scare you off. but do not shy away, just slip inside and ask the owner to serve you with octopus spaghetti or lamb stew. go for the local beer and a kinnie with some orange dices in it. then go for a...More

Thank maxx1262
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The Rising Sun is a mandatory stop when we are in Malta. This time we had baked rice, spaghetti with octopus, squid and octopus cooked in garlic. All were excellent and extremely cheap! This is the place to visit to taste real Maltese food in...More

Thank gfspiteri
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Small bar/restaurant with tables on the street outside. It was a warm and sunny afternoon so we were able to sit and enjoy our meal outside. Service was prompt and friendly, we soon had cold drinks and the menu. Fresh bread with tomatoe paste, local...More

1  Thank JohnLaycock
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Great place to eat ; not an extensive menu but what is on offer is always fresh and very good , especially the fish. You can sit outside and enjoy the fishing village atmosphere or the quaint inside and have a friendly talk with the...More

Thank Julie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1301, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2165 9072
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