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Paceville Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2786 4626
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice restaurant, with great value for money. The food was decent - not exceptional, but certainly ok - but what really made Gozitan shine was the service. The chemistry amongst the staff was palpable, and the desire to make guests feel welcome, happy and at ease was too. We had a lovely meal in large part thanks to the... More 

Thank Aaron H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was in Malta for one week with my wife for her birthday. The receptionist at the hotel i was in recommended this local restaurant "gozitan" which later on that night i was approached by this wonderful and very nice FoH or head waiter named Gordon which he explained the traditional food they had. once we sat down to our table... More 

1 Thank Mark-McCann1
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were 15 of us on the party and the food was excellent . The starter platters were really good. ThAnks to Mark and the staff for bringing a family reunion together .

Thank sam_gayford
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before writing this, I read through some of the recent reviews, particularly the bad ones and really find it hard when diners write damning reviews based on personal taste. First off, I'd like comment on the complimentary bread (which is more than fantastic) and the condiments. The little pot of tomato paste is NOT ketchup, it is a paste made... More 

Thank GrandeQuerciaAbruzzo
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guy behind the bar at our hotel recommend this place as good local food. I'm a super fussy eater so a lot of places put me off if I don't have something simple I can order as a back up. The complimentary homemade bread was amazing, the little pot of butter was good the tomato paste a bit strange... More 

Thank Casey-lee G
Egham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 408 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday lunch and the restaurant was very busy but we managed to find a table. Service was very prompt and friendly and the menu was full of typical Maltese dishes. I went for the rabbit stew while my wife had the octopus which was very well cooked and tender. Good selection of local food and wines at reasonable prices in... More 

Thank AFrequentTraveller
Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Some of the best (and certainly better value) restaurants in St Julians are away from the waterfront and this is certainly one of them. We ate here twice, enjoying dishes such as lamb, suckling pig and mussels - dishes apparently originated from Gozo. All very well presented and cooked. Service was good on both visits for us but as the... More 

Thank bandaStamford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Just had a meal here, service excellent and food was really lovely. Portions are very large so I couldn't finish my rabbit stew! Very reasonably priced and front of house gentleman was very helpful and knowledgeable!

Thank GlobeTrotter10071988
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

My husband had found this hotel as we both wanted to try some traditional cuisine. The restaurant was popular with the locals which at the beginning we agreed was a good sign. I have to agree with another person’s comment on here that indeed the butter which is served with the bread does taste like a pot of ketchup. I... More 

1 Thank Anita R
Watford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Looking forward to some traditional food. The person on the street outside made it sound excellent but it went downhill from there. Very basic menu and though the food was well cooked it felt like the ingredients and presentation didn't fit. I had octopus which was cooked perfectly but the oil had an after taste and the accompanying potatoes (I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paceville Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2786 4626

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