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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (71 reviews)
“fresh fish” (63 reviews)
“fritto misto” (15 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 today via mobile

Another holiday series of visits to this family run venue. We are a couple that enjoy fish and this restaurant is a gem of a place for fish , always something different to try from the daily catch. Remember that price of the meal is...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderfully tasty clams, local fish and seafood risotto - very extensive menu. Excellent bread and good wine list - had to have the local rose which was very quaffable indeed. We enjoyed the palazzo atmosphere and the service was friendly and attentive too. Couldn't fault...More

Thank c b
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to visit Palazzo Preca after reading about it in the New York Times' "36 Hours in Malta." We made a reservation through e-mail, as international phone calls were difficult for us. The restaurant is quite elegant with interesting museum-like decor. Even though the...More

Thank CKF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit here and expected more, food was good, setting pleasant, service average/poor , not attentive, we’re not offered amuse bouchée as other tables, poured our own wine , disappointing, still plenty of other establishments to visit

1  Thank Don-Michael-A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience of the restaurant was wonderful biardering on fine dinning without the hefty price tag. Made this excellent value for money. The service was impeccable and food delicious, fresh and authentic. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Connie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best places in Valletta in a very charming and evocative Palazzo building, Smart attire and you need to book. Good menu choice, specials and reasonably priced wine list. Shared the taster dessert option - very nice finish with coffee. Excellent service and...More

Thank burdens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance now husband booked this restaurant while we were on holiday in Valletta to celebrate my 50th birthday. What can I say the restaurant is lovely, the food was amazing and the service was impeccable. We would return to this restaurant in a heart...More

Thank KizzyR68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been recommended by a golfing friend, expectations were high and not disappointed! Service was excellent and the food delicious. Following a lovely shared fish platter, my tuna steak (v.large!) was done to perfection and my wife’s special beef dish, superb (she doesn’t normally order...More

Thank antonytyndale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be it fish or meat this restaurant continues to serve exquisite food. Service is efficient and cordial. Tried the pasta Caruso, to die for and will have again. Specials are always worth a try and you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called into this restaurant on the off chance of getting a table. The team were accommodating and found us a nice little table for two by the front door. Great food, excellent atmosphere, friendly chatty staff who were obviously proud of their workplace. I’d...More

Thank Chris 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 OldtravellerDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes and there is a menu outside by the street entrance
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
$24 - $41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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