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Cosmana Navarra Restaurant

28, St.Paul St, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 0638
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (28 reviews)
“ribeye” (10 reviews)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28, St.Paul St, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been there already six times this year -quite, excellent food, and good service with down-to-earth prices. The place is very nice ! I enjoy going there.

Thank nothing11
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a good meal here but starter choice was bruschetta or cold cuts Desert choice limited to a pear or chocolate tart Rib eye steak was excellent Spaghetti with ham and mushroom tasty Would be improved by a slightly larger choice on the menu

Thank 40somethingWiltshire
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This restaurant has the tastiest food I have ever eaten! It's just how I like my food. Natural, freshly made and no processed meat or vegetables. I ate Wild Tuna and potatoes beautifully seasoned. Superb and not over priced. Looking at the menu they had...More

Thank Anna1964_13
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We ate dinner at this lovely family run restaurant 3 times during our stay in Rabat. The Son is the chef and Mum & Dad welcome guests & look after you at your table. The homemade pasta is sensational ( hence our 3 visits !!...More

Thank jentel007
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant inside the Mdina in front of the main church. With home made pasta and vegetarian options. A big variety of food on the menu. The desert was also delicious. A couple, maybe the owners, hosted us in a very welcoming way.

1  Thank C1745NRcarolinam
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best food we had whilst in Malta. We had a late lunch so we were alone in the restaurant but the food was amazing. They had a very interesting menu of several different tortelloni and pasta cooked in wine instead of water. Because...More

Thank Alexandra J
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Ok. If you want formal, impersonal service with an eye to business rather than a relaxed quality dining experience, then better go somewhere else. We visited here several times over a week long visit to my daughter, who loves this place. The family who own...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant in a large group and we all enjoyed our dining experience. I had a sea bass baked with capers tomatoes and spices baked and served in foil. It was quite the presentation and very delicious. My partners had this slow cooked...More

Thank firepois
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Unprofessional service hampers the overall dining experience. Nevertheless, the heady scent of garlic and the promise of good food compensate entirely.

Thank AirgeadEurope
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We stopped into Cosmana Navarra for a casual lunch and were greeted by skilful and enthusiastic chef and owner, Jonathan. Our meal of rabbit was superb and Jonathan's attention to us was unsurpassed. He clearly is passionate about food and it's evident in its quality....More

Thank Jennifer J
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June 17, 2017|
Response from Jonathan_castellari | Property representative |
Good morning, you can to see the menu in the Cosmana navarra facebook page. Thank you Chef Jonathan Castellari
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28, St.Paul St, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Rabat
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 0638
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Casa Cosmana Navarra is a traditional Maltese. Is a 17th-century townhouse in the suburb of Mdina, building belonged to Cosmana Navarra (1600-1687), who was the main benefactress of the rebuilding of the Rabat parish church of St. Paul. The house is found in front of the parish church opposite the The Wignacourt Museum. It has a vernacular facade, that includes a closed timber balcony and two neoclassic columns. In the inside it features some baroque architecture including the coat-of-arms of the family, the decorative archways from a room to the other, the former courtyard and upstairs they are several spacious rooms inside.
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