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King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant

274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
+356 2123 0281
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

On the tourist trap that is Republic Street, we'd visited on previous visits and always found it to be, how can I put it, 'basic' but we discovered this time that it was completely different, nice and brightly decorated, popular with locals as well as...More

Thank CoachCraigie
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Went here a few times during our stay a week ago.The ribeye steak was delicious as was the salmon. The house wine was very good as was the various Maltese ones. The icing on the cake for me though was the band rehearsing up stairs...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We ate here twice during our stay at St George's Malta. Both times we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. My husband and I both had bragioli the first time, a Maltese version of Beef Olives, which was so tasty...More

Thank Violet006
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here which was fried rabbit - took a chance but it appeared to be more of a rabbit stew which was delicious, staff very friendly and attentive. Will check me here again soon. Thanks

Thank Imelda C
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This place offers good food at reasonable prices. It might not be very 'classy' but it is always packed and especially for Sundays or holidays it is best to book. Service is quite good and waiters are ready to comply with ones needs.I would recommend...More

Thank Yvonne F
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

3 courses, all as good as could be, excellent service, good price. One of my favourite meals, and the kids all agreed..... First time for everything!

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

What service. So friendly and accommodating. Food fantastic. Steak and Bragioli reasonably priced and gorgeous to eat! Cannot speak highly enough of the reception and warmth we felt from all the staff. Excellent!!

Thank leewhyb
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Small unimposing entrance but what a restaurant, the best rib eye steak I have ever had, my wife's chicken was excellent, accompanied by a generous carafe of local wine, and super value, all served by very friendly staff, highly recommended.

Thank rogerB730
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Great service, food and desserts!! Very fair price and excelllent quality!! Visited almost every night!

Thank Saltarin2013
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This a truly historic setting for meal so enjoy the ambience- the band still meets and plays - but upstairs so dont worry but look at the awrds and photographs- before ordering- everything here is brilliant including the service- hose white was ace too!

Thank Schadla-Hall T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 0281
The Preca Family are the proud owners of Tal Familja Restaurant & Palazzo Preca. Roberta Preca (one of five daughters) owns the King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant which is situated in this enchanting 1874 building, a stone's throw away from the Maltese historical gem - 'St John's Co-Cathedral'. This restaurant is a typical Maltese traditional cuisine restaurant. Roberta is the proud award winner for Maltese best female chef for 2015 & 2016.
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