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4, St. Joseph Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356-21352000
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nicely located restaurant with a wonderfull view over the bay Spinola. Service could have been better and the food was below average. Do not eat pasta carbonara, nor sallad.

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Thank Pia P
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, great atmosphere and the food is good and a reasonable price as is wine. Just don't go expecting fine dining and you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Heather C
torbay
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant at night is perfect overlooking the bay there is no better position all lit up so romantic , it is busy but the food was basic ,bland , poorly presented and overpriced which was so disappointed .

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Thank bonjovibabeTorbay
Worcester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What looked from the outside a fantastic resturant was spoilt on entering. The resturant sits alongside the waterside with great views of the bay. It promises much from its menu but on entering its more like a cattle market, with tables and chairs rammed into every inch of space. Having been shown to our table 10 minutes later and despite... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've gone many times and had many different things. The food is great and there is a very large variety of food ranging from kebabs to ribs to pizza however the food could do with some more flavour for example the ribs needs more barbecue sauce

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Thank Finlay C
Stockholm
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overlooking Bay och spinola, lovely place. Middle priced food, not excellent but not bad. Quick and alert staff. Ok place for a quick lunch.

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Thank Trillingmamma
Sliema, Malta
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location and views is what made me go to this restaurant but I won't go back. Have to wait a long time before ordering and on the food. Quality of the food itself also pretty bad.

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Thank Jasper119
Gieterveen, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great location facing Spinola baybay, food not so great, this was are first meal in Malta, was dissapointed,

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Thank Christina9121960
UK
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and the views over the bay were great which is really the main reason why you would go here. The food was very nice, we had the pizza and salad and both came promptly and were delicious. Agree with some of the reviews here who highlight service as an issue, we weren't personally affected by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Girlfriend and I went to Raffael on a recent trip to Malta. This was meant to be a treat dinner given the restaurants location and views over the bay. Whilst the views were great the food was extremely poor. We had a sea food sharer which was small and below average and a Greek Salad which was awful -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4, St. Joseph Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356-21352000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?