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Taro at The Villa

39 Main Street | Balluta Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 1089, Malta
+356 2311 2273
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
39 Main Street | Balluta Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 1089, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We missed a dinner appointment and visited this Resto without any ideas in our head. It was a delightful experience, this is a place worthy of a Michelin star. And I say this from experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank saviour b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent NYE at taro, and the food was absolutely amazing, well worth the money!! We had delicious crab ravioli, veal Wellington and a great chocolaty dessert!! Only minus for us, was that fact that a glass of champagne for midnight was not included, but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nomad733323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had Xmas dinner at Taro and were fully satisfied. Location is perfect for a romantic meal, which means few tables, nice people, quiet setting, good ambience. Food is well prepared, nicely matched and designed for international food lovers. Wine selection is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PiedmontTrotters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really classy restaurant, we went there as a special Christmas Day treat. We both had the set Christmas Menu, multi course meal with a selection of at least three options for each course. The service was first class in a beautiful room....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ian E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect dining experience. Great service, wonderful atmosphere and tasty food. The villa never disapoints, well worth the visit and good value for your money.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank plenicker
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We went here for our staff party and it was really good great staff and food i highly recommend this place it was on my bucket list for a while and i wasnt disappointed

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Darren M
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

What a disappointment! Be aware that this is not the amazing place it used to be! Be aware that a lot of things have changed. It was the first time I was going since they moved at The Villa. 1. Service: Valentina is not here...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fabien G
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Great menus to choose from the beautiful sea view on the terrace. Good clean Food, great Cocktail and a lot of moods. Thanks for everything, Kristina Zilkova with team. See you soon.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Monika F
The-Villa-Management, Manager at Taro at The Villa, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for the lovely words Monika! We'll pass on your feedback to Kristina. :) Hope to see you again some time soon! :)

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Amazing dinner!! A special thanks to the chefs for the delicious food served in unique tableware, and to Kristina and Stephanie for the perfect service, and thanks to the bartender Alex for his sympathy and knowledge of the products!! Definetly you will see me again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank in_my_travel
The-Villa-Management, Manager at Taro at The Villa, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you very much for the lovely words! We will make sure this is passed on to the entire team! Hope to see you again soon. :)

Reviewed November 14, 2018

Had the pleasure of this experience a couple of weeks ago. All was in place, from the welcome and service of the waiting staff, to explanations of the menu, suggestions of wine pairing and, above all, the taste, presentation and quality of food, both on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Albert2508
The-Villa-Management, Manager at Taro at The Villa, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Sincere thanks for the kind words and encouragement Albert - hope to see you again soon!

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Eamon O
January 18, 2017|
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Response from TheVillaBrasserie | Property representative |
Yes it is wheelchair accessible there are ramps and lifts everywhere. Only one of the three entrances isn't. Thank you for your enquiry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$46 - $91
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Main Street | Balluta Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 1089, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2311 2273
  • E-mail
From the moment you walk through the imposing double doors of the 19th Century Villa that houses Taro at The Villa, the experience is designed to provide the ultimate in Maltese gastronomic excellence. With an award-winning kitchen brigade, professional service team, Taro offers daily changes to its a la carte menu, making the most out of the freshest ingredients the Mediterranean has to offer. Our kitchen brigade, lead by Executive Head Chef Adrian Buttigieg, have transformed the traditional Mediterranean restaurant menu into an immersive concoction of flavours, textures and colours from all over the culinary world, and is continually researching and discovering new ways to wow their patrons on a daily basis.
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