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Rubino

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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hull
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had booked ahead and so very pleased we did as it was full. It's only a small restaurant set on three levels offering a very friendly personal service. The owner explained the menu in great detail. Making a choice was hard as all sounded yummy. The wine menu was extensive and so pleased they had an Amarone valpolicella, my... More 

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Thank CDW20
Sliema, Malta
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you haven't eaten at Rubino, you haven't had the Maltese experience !! The food is amazing, the service is truly Maltese and this is smack in the heart of the capital, walking distance from everything in this buzzing metropolis

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Thank Simon M
Malta, Austria
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we went there for lunch we had 5 differnt special of the day starters and one dessert to share and local wine everything was perfect we enjoyed it will be back

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Istanbul, Turkey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the menu. There are so many options for different tastes. This place is family business and all the guys are so kind and helpful. We love the place and the food. Must try...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly go here, and certainly book. Another of the small, individual Valletta restaurants. This one has real character. The waiter reads and describes the menu to you - so be prepared to ask him to repeat a few a couple of minutes later when you can't remember the detail! But don't worry, they're happy to describe things again and give... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant with my fiancé following a recommendation from a friend. We were not disappointed! The restaurant has no set menu as the dishes change on a regular basis. The waiter ran through the starters and mains with us answering all the questions that we had. The food served included a mixture of different meats include steak and... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table as recommended and we were not disappointed at all. We were greeted and shown to a table below a huge menu showing all the delightful dishes available that evening. The owner then explained each dish in detail to us. Prior to receiving the starters, bread, hummus, guacamole, aubergine, oil and balsamic were presented. The starters of... More 

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Thank Jo C
Nienburg, Germany
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my fav. restaurants in Valletta over the years. Such a gem. Wonderful fresh dishes with excellent quality. When in Valletta my restaurant for lunch. The antipasti and the lamb dises ar my choice. But the fish is although always fresh and delicious. Choose a local wine to your taste, have one their homemade sweets, a lovely coffe and... More 

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Thank Michael P
Algarve, Portugal
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401 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away in a narrow street this is excellent traditional restaurant in Valletta. A classic one. Decoration and employees very old-fashioned, friendly and efficient. And good food. For starting they bring bread with bigilla (paste made of bean) and another with eggplant like baba ganoush . And then we share spaguetti rizzi (with a sauce made of sea urchin egs),... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just great food - No buts if or maybes. All is of great taste , good portions and truly fresh. The Octopus Salad has been very special as you do not get the typical chewiness that you get in most restaurants in the Mediterranean. Extremely well marinated and prepared. If you are in Valetta I will highly recommend visiting Rubino... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656

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