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Fontanella Tea Garden

1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 4264
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (1,331 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (195 reviews)
“pizza” (304 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed today

Undeniably a great venue but not cheap iced coffee fab and cake nice but lots of flies when we where there and hot

Thank carolmerchant18
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fontanella is excellently located and was renowned for its chocolate cake and strawberry meringue cake. However I am sad to note it has become very touristey and standards no longer as good. Views from upstairs terrace are sensational though.

Thank Mimmici
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Milkshakes are still nice but definitely smaller ! Cakes still amazing . Views are worth the visit but get there early or you have no chance of sitting on the terrace

1  Thank deereddragon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great view, cake and fantastic ice coffee. Cozy and small place with a small garden. Thanks for the lemon :)

Thank Llamatheexplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago

A really nice tea shop with a lovely courtyard and an upper level with spectacular views across Malta from the heights of Mdina. A great place to sit, have a drink and cool off! Helpful and friendly staff as well. Not to be missed if...More

Thank H0lidaymaker32
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fontanella will always remain one of my favourite restaurants in Malta because of it's amazing food and good service. There is a variety of pizzas and other foods. One can choose to sit inside or outside and the view is simply delightful.

Thank BuzzReviewer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tucked away in what was once a walled garden near a noble family residence Fontanella offers during the day a vast snacks and drinks menu including a large number of freshly baked cakes. If you manage to find a table on top of the bastion...More

Thank FransdeGans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was initially put off as it looked really crowded. However I'm glad I gave it a go as it was lovely sitting on the roof top overlooking the landscape and the mosta church. The service was surprisingly swift and the food was to a decent...More

Thank simon c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The most amazing panoramic view of the island from the beautiful old city of Mdina, with wonderful cake to accompany it.

Thank Lia2088
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes this is indeed a beautiful spot to see the Vista of the island of Malta from a higher point in the old town of Mdina. Everyone tells you you must go there to see it and it is a great view. However like some...More

Thank K1W1China
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July 26, 2016|
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Response from Amethyst-2009 | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry this tearoom is up steps.
September 26, 2015|
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Response from Mildred B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not quite sure if they do, they do some cakes I believe which are gluten free. You can always check through their website though, they have their contact details readily available. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 4264
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