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Local cuisine, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Perched on land at the edge of Msida Yacht Marina, lies a 100 year old wooden schooner, The Black Pearl. Proud operators of popular Ferretti Restaurant and Haywharf Restaurant & Clubhouse, Ferretti Catering Ltd, have craftily refurbished and developed a new concept for this legendary ship. The Upper deck lies an A la Carte Restaurant with its breathtaking views whilst the Pub is housed in the lower deck, offering an all day hospitality, streaming sports and a varied ba food menu.
$23 - $41
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
European, Mediterranean
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed February 18, 2021

We were very happy with the service, the food was great. We booked an early dinner reservation and since I am coeliac and the kitchen was still clean they offered to start the dishes from scratch. They also had gluten-free bread and were very knowledgeable...about the difference between gluten-intolerance and coeliac disease. For any coeliac individuals, we suggest booking early so 6:30 pm so that the kitchen would still be clean since it is not a gluten-free kitchen. The staff was very friendly, the venue was very nice and so was the atmosphere.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed January 29, 2021 via mobile

Finally tried the black Pearl restaurant and it did not disappoint! The venue/ship is really nice inside! Great pirates of the Caribbean feeling! Food and service was good too!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed November 21, 2020 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Staff were very friendly. Food was delicious and portions were very good. Well done and keep up the excellent service.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 8, 2020

Ordered New Zealand fillet simply delicious and cooked to perfection. For dessert we had Maltese imqaret with ice cream and 'helwa ta tork!' heavenly good. Thanks Svetlana and all her team. Service with a smile from our waiter..sorry dont know his name. They also OFFER...gluten free food and bread. Will visit again for sure.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 1, 2020

Very well served at Black Pearl. We had a lovely lunch with a beautiful view.. Staff were very friendly especially Svetlana. Health regulations were spot on. Will definitely return

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 28, 2020

The food was very good and it is really value for money.Svetlana and Baljirt were so nice. For sure we are going there again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 27, 2020

It was a really nice dinner. Me and my partner, we both enjoyed the food and the environment. Svetlana was really attentive, thank you!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 18, 2020

We had an amazing dinner here with very friendly service. Special thanks Baljit who was super kind and gave us a 5 star service.The portions are huge and the view is also beautiful. We will be back :)

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 11, 2020

Good meat, good side dishes, good music, good service. It was a very special dinner. Thanks to the manager for recommending the tagliata

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

The fresh bread was lovely and hot out the oven. The mains had a lovely presentation and good size portion. Desserts where amazing.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Hi Marisa, Your message only came up now (3 years later) can't imagine why!! The last time I visited The Black Pearl was last July 2019.
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4