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Kandles Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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Ball Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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North West England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015

Glad to hear kandles is shut! Went last summer and food was disgusting! Had the Poor quality set menu with free wine. Food was not hot and not cold,perfect temperature for food poisoning! Complained about starter which was taken away and heated using the traditional Maltese method, the microwave! And returned still looking and tasting horrid but at least hot.... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

This quirky, typical Maltese restaurant appears to have closed much to our disappointment, despite its unique decor, its unique food, sometimes cooked unpredictably, it was a little gem that left you laughing or complaining, in our case laughing. Let's hope its whitewashed windows mean it is being refurbished but I suspect it is another victim of changing expectations from Malta... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2015

Kandles might not be fine dining, but it's certainly quaint. As we were looking at the menu outside, a small boy came out and handed us a piece of paper telling us there would be free wine with dinner. We thought, "why not!?". There seemed to be a good mix of locals and visitors inside, and the atmosphere looked nice.... More 

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Thank willdupre
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Just getting in an "old smell". Dirty and sticky cutlery. Really poor quality set menu.... Salad tasted very bad, traditional soup was dirty water with coliflower taste and the sword fish dry like a shoe and watery and tasteless sauce. Group of Maltese women dinning, screaming and drinking too much, one of them almost threw up on my jacket. Horrible... More 

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Thank Elbayadrian
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2015

Awful restaurant, the worst i have ever seen. we were just looking at the menu outside and the waiter came to us to offer Wine without any taste (full of water) and the food was not eatable at all. Do not go There unless You like to eat plastic

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Thank lisamoscat
Mosta, Malta
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

The headwaiter or whatever he was, behaved like an army cook but army food tastes a lot better. The bragoli looked like an aborted fetus in a sea of blood (tomato sauce straight from the can and not stew) and were evidently stuffed with breadcrumbs. The potato and salad portion were small enough on their own, even smaller when you... More 

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Thank RobertBonnici
Malta
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

First of all the discount of 50% I had purchased from maltadeals4u was not valid for pizza, whereas on the site of maltadeals4u it was clearly indicated that the discount was valid also for pizza. So we had bragioli. On the menu it was indicated that the filling of the bragioli was supposed to include hard boiled eggs, but there... More 

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Thank Rowna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

I ate bebbux as a starter and they were delightful. As a main course I ate king prawns with rice and they were exquisite!! Excellent service and very friendly. I recommend this restaurant for both families and couples

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Thank Nicholas M
Qawra, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

went with my girlfriend for my birthday this march. we had a lovely dinner of rabbit and roast beef. lovely starters and yummy cake for dessert. we had free wine with our dinner. highly recommend

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London
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2015

Nice little restaurant on Triq Paceville. Cosy atmosphere, and great food. I had rabbit, and my wife had pork chops, which were both delicious. Got free wine too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ball Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's

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