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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (71 reviews)
“fresh fish” (60 reviews)
“fritto misto” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good, friendly and professional service. Excellent local menu that’s cooked to perfection. The chef here knows her stuff. Seafood was cooked perfectly and not over powered with sauce. Fish is very fresh and worth trying. Even the bread and butter was delish. I will...More

Thank Lyle-Brazil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in without a booking, because we liked the sound of the whitebait fritters on the menu outside. Waiting staff did some soft voice secret staff talk and in seconds had separated a table for four into two doubles and ushered us into a...More

1  Thank Gill S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

place has many great reviews but damn these reviews as they steered me wrong on this one. walked in and wasnt greeted properly and the waiter tried to sit us at the worst table in the place next to the entrance. I asked for a...More

Thank 70,017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very unpleasant experience and were happy to leave the place as soon as we finished our meal. Food was okay in taste but lukewarm, staff was unpersonal, cold and lacked basic table manners. For just a slightly higher price you can have...More

1  Thank DavidFromBelgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious foods cooked expertly and good service. Ramona, the owner, was present & helped the wait staff clear tables & bring it the food. Easy to see she really cares about her restaurant, patrons, and staff. The portions are large & balanced. The seafood fresh...More

1  Thank Hydien
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch, very nice staff. Fish soup was superb, and uniquely Maltese. Ambience also very nice.

Thank sndgrss88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great dinner here. There is a great selection of seafood and pasta. Courses were well presented while the waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. I had pasta with steak while my partner had the octopus; both were delicious. Probably the best meal we...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband went to this restaurant on a Sunday. Overall we were very satisfied .. the food is exceptional, the atmosphere is relaxing and the ambience is beautiful. The service has room for improvement but cannot complain much other than having to pour...More

Thank Lexy19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden away in Strait street Valletta , I have only great praise for the chef and food . The service staff are very friendly , the food , mainly on the fish side , is perfectly served and in 5 star quality for my standards...More

Thank 643amc
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Great restaurant, serving local cuisine, with many options to suit all . It appeared to be family run, with a long history, ensuring great service. Quite reasonably priced, with a good variety of local wines, which we found to compare very favourably with wine from...More

Thank Michael H
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will v
February 17, 2017|
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Response from holidayjunkie24 | Reviewed this property |
It is value for money due to the quality of the food/service but it is fine dining so it is not cheap. We ate there twice and paid 70 and 110 euro's. For this we had 2 courses, Tio Pepe, a bottle of wine and 2 double... More
will v
February 17, 2017|
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Response from jonah20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is good value. It's not exceptionally high in prices. It is what many other restaurants in Valletta charge. The difference is that unlike some the food is cooked with care. So it works out that it's reasonably priced... More
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Dipal U | Reviewed this property |
Also, the menu does change so as the others have said, do check online or email them directly. They're very responsive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$26 - $43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
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Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
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