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La Maltija

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1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 9602
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Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred here by our hotel front desk. The food was amazing!!! It was a slow dinner so don't be in a rush. Very good

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Bristol, England
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An odd place. We just dropped in here one evening whilst passing as it was close to the hotel and a lovely warm evening. We sat outside and immediately were charmed by the service. Would that it had continued. Once the order was taken that level of service ended. If the bread at a restaurant is not fresh I consider... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

My last night and I wanted to make sure I had an authentic Maltese meal. I hadnthe house special rabbit, was really nice. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, sadly there wereny many people here so was rather quiet. Lovely either way.

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Thank Moradeyo A
Worcester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We called in on spec, food was great and I agree with previous comments that once served you were left to your own devices. Staff had a good knowledge of the menu and the good served was excellent. We found the portions large but others may find them just right. A good restaurant to visit but getting the bill and... More 

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Thank Tim R
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Walked in on a Sunday evening and got a table outside for a table of 4. Based on the decor inside, we'll be sitting inside on our next visit. Great and attentive service and a really enjoyable authentic Maltese meal. Not sure what other reviewers are talking about, but was a great European meal - this ain't TGI Friday's trying... More 

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Thank Mark M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

During my holiday to Malta I had the pleasure of dining at this establishment twice. The food is incredible and the atmosphere is amazingly authentic, food serving size is more than generous with plenty of choice of the menu to please anyone. I had the Penne Bella during the first visit and it had me craving the same for food... More 

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Thank dion s
Northumberland Heath
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80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

My wife I ate here twice and on both occasions had a terrific meal. On our second visit we went for the deluxe seafood platter and wow, what a treat. Lobster, calamari, king prawns and scallops accompanied by a glass each of champagne. We were advised that the restaurant were out of oysters so would double up on the scallops.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Actually a very nice restaurant with good food. Service very nice but a bit slow. One thing I did not appreciate - when I tasted the wine we ordered and didn't like it because it was too sweet for my taste, I was told that it was dry and that was it. La Maltija try to operate at the fancier... More 

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United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Situated in a quiet side-street on the edge of Paceville, and happily away from the noisy bars and clubs, La Maltija is an attractive small restaurant that is full of charm whether you eat inside or on the terrace. The service initially is attentive, however once your order is served you are pretty much left alone. No one checked to... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I was amazed by the freshness of the seafood at this small local restaurant. It was pleasantly setup to view at the front to view and my family was not disappointed by the taste or service at this eating delight. Well done to the staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2135 9602

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