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4, St. Joseph Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 2000
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were attracted by the very nice location, however utterly disappointed by food and service. We waited incredibly long just to order and same happened when we waited for our order. The pizza was mediocre, the salad of the poorest quality. There are so many great places out there in St. Julian's and surroundings so you better go somewhere else.

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Thank Ray C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Makes a better place for lunch than dinner. Food fairly basic. Chicken & chips etc. service adequate.

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Thank gilloptom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Really nice food and service. The atmosphere is lovely in a sunny day! We tried Börje tried salad, pasta and pizza, everything was really tasty!

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Thank Josefinehs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food superb, staff very friendly and helpful loved every minute spent there. We had rabbit which was suculant and tender

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Thank Gerry W
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just popped in for coffee. Finished up having liqueur coffee and then a pear and Camembert salad. It was absolutely fantastic, good size portion as we had one between 2 and it was plenty. Great service and really pleasant staff. Would definitely recommend this, great location and views over the bay.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on Friday February 8th. having called in earlier in the day to reserve a table. Very busy, quality of service was poor, cold, and uncomfortable . When mentioned to staff no attempt was made to address the problem. One dish, the bream was very good, two other main courses were average, while the fried squid with French... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service faultless. Very enjoyable evening. We were a party of ten with a seven month old baby and the staff went out of their way to accomodate us and ensure we had a memorable dining experience. The food was scrumptious and value for money. The salads and the ravioli were phenomenal.

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Thank RubyrubyNZ
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a meal with my family the staff were very helpful,the food was great, the view was lovely from the restaurant is very nice,would highly recommend a visit to this restaurant in you are in Malta

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Thank littleAbby1964
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the center of S.Julien S Bay with a spectacular view and nice Maltese atmosphere. I tried the vegetarian pizza and I wasn't disappointed at all. Very big portions and for the wine lovers great variety of wines. I wasn't so impressed from the cheesecake but all the desserts they have they are so fresh! Very friendly the people... More 

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Thank Eirini M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers good value. Varied menu. Excellent location. Good service. Had a great lunch for my wife and I.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, 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 2135 2000

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