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La Maltija

1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 9602
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“rabbit” (17 reviews)
“shell fish” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 3rd September, turned up without a reservation. We chose to be seated inside. Menus given and specials (fish) explained. We order a starter and a 1st course pasta dish each, with a bottle of rose wine. They didn't have the chosen wine, the...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit in a month and again exceptional food and service. Me and a colleague enjoyed a grilled seafood platter that consisted of lobster, prawns, oysters, scallops and calamari. This came with salad, vegetables and roasted potatoes. We had excellent white wine and were...More

Thank dunkirkmd
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Great menu with many options of Maltese dishes. All excellent. I could eat there regularly. The wine options were good.

Thank melitatd
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

First of all let me make clear the food is great. The menu is nearly exclusively Maltese. Every dish we ordered was fine and tasty as was the wine. The headwaiter made me feel like being at an Irish wake with the coffin at the...More

1  Thank Zaxender
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Was a guest at la Maltija with close friends, this is without doubt one of Malta’s finest restaurants tucked away just on the outskirts of Paceville, St. Julians. This is still a traditional family run restaurant, Charles Spiteri is an very accomplished chef and a...More

Thank RKHKent
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Everything was amazing - the lobster spaghetti was exceptionally good. The service was top notch and the ambiance is fun but quaint.

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is my go to place for steamed shell fish in Malta. Excellent food, selection, value and service. The atmosphere is incredibly nice and cozy. The staff is in top form !

Thank dunkirkmd
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Several times a year to visit Malta with family or friends. He walked by always watched the excellent fish and seafood table but never went inside because feedback on service of all time was negative. Finally we decided to check with friends, or really is...More

1  Thank Aigars V
Reviewed June 16, 2017

On our first evening in St Julians we walked by this place as we were looking for somewhere to have dinner. This place specializes in Maltese dishes and we decided to give it a go. Bad idea. The service staff gave an aloof and sloppy...More

Thank seashorekoa
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Aljota, rabbit and octopus stew, a botlle La Torre Cabernet Sauvignon local vine, a glas of kinisi (local non-alcoholic drink) €60. Gorgeous dinner, generous price.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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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