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Papannis Italian Restaurant

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55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
+356 2722 0031
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Today
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Malta
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The owner manager knows his stuff and is very proud of his kitchen. The result of that excellent service and a kitchen that makes Italy a good name. They are particularly proud of the fresh pasta and rightly so. The tiramisu was excellent as well. The only reason that I did not award excellent but very good is due to... More 

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Titisee-Neustadt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Papannis Italian Restaurant has really good dishes even for vegetarians. The best thing for me were the deserts. They brought all the available ones on a plate so we could look at them before ordering. Nice treat.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners are the most kind people you ever meet - they welcomed us like old friends, they love the kids and boy they can cook. The food was delicious, all the staff very friendly - they know how to serve and do it the best way imaginable - also they are very gifted in speaking many different languages -... More 

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Thank schneiderjuerg
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is very cosy, it's really beautiful place.The staff is helpful and attending. The portion wasn't big enough for my husband but very tasty.

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Thank Katarzyna O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having my cousin over from Australia, i decided to treat her at the Papannis restaurant as i already had a positive experience here. Infact i did the best thing ever as, the food like i knew was absolutely delicious. Started with the Aubergine Skullcap and the Octopus salad that were fantastic, and after tried the Stuffed squid and the Seabream... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent an evening in the Papannis and we enjoyed it a lot. The staff is super-friendly and the food is excellent. In particular, I recommend the home-made pasta, ravioli with porcini or the one with pistacchio. The wine, needless to say, was ecellent as well.

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Thank LucasZinner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

The romantic interior makes it the perfect place for both lunch and dinner. The staff is very kind. I met the chef (italian) and congratulated him for his work. Italian food and Italian Chef, what else? A+!

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Thank Stefano C
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

By far the best meal had in Valetta was at Papannis. The option to sit out side was great but it was a bit windy so we sat inside. Lovely food and good wine, good service Highly recommend.

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Thank davieskaya
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Very well located in valletta center, few steps from St John's cathedral, we gave them a try in the evening, and then came for next lunch and dinner. The value for money is excellent, and overall all staff is fantastic smiling, and listening to all your needs. No need to go elsewhere. Thank you :)

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

If I could rate this restaurant a 6 star I would. My partner and I visited last night. With 4 nights left of our holiday I am sure we will be back. We ordered a glass of wine and whilst deciding on what to eat we were presented with a complimentary dish of white bean, garlic, potato spread..simply gorgeous. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2722 0031

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