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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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Lagos, Nigeria
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Moradeyo A
Worcester, United Kingdom
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37 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 

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 

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 

Thank dion s
Northumberland Heath
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79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

Thank SirP67
Zurich, Switzerland
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

Thank Elena0906
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 

Thank Mr_Johnny_Cammareri
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.

1 Thank Scott M
AIRDRIE, Scotland
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Friends and I were in Malta for a recent football fixture. We were stuck for somewhere to go for dinner and asked a taxi driver to take us to the best steakhouse in Malta. This place DID NOT disappoint. To the friendly welcome, fantastic staff and the friendly chef who was out and about talking to customers, this place was... More 

Thank marky1874
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Service rather slow. Food could be better. Cover charge 1.50euros for breads which were too hard to chew..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?