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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

Nice cozy restaurant. We take octopus, baked potatoes, vegetables and very good fish soup. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 29, 2020 via mobile

Had a meal at this restaurant in Mellieha and have say the service and food are excellent. Sarah and Raymond are such professionals and are ably assisted by the waiting staff who have obviously had good training. Lovely meal and drinks served with a smile...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

It's not often you can say a restaurant is perfect and I'm not one to over state a case, but, honestly, Ix-Xatba is as good as it gets. My partner and I visit whenever we're on Malta and our clear favourite choice is the peppered...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 13, 2020

We had a lovely meal here during our time in Malta. The restaurant had comfortable, family feel. The food was really nice and felt like a home-cooked meal. Definitely recommend - especially the lamb shank!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

Had a lovelly meal here lovelly atmosphere great service food excellent highly recommended good portions .

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 1, 2020

This year we decided to spend our new year's day family lunch at ix-xatba. It was a great experience. Loved the food and staff are very friendly, especially with children. For sure you will see us again.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 26, 2019

Ate here twice during the week we stayed in Luna hotel, Mellieha and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. We enjoyed pasta with seafood, pork fillet in a very delicious sauce amongst others. The service was lovey and we would definitely recommend it

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 22, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic food and service the best we have had in Malta. This is something that little bit special and the great end to a special Hoilday

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 25, 2019

Ate here a number of times on our trip, lovely food and nicely served . Probably best eating experience in Mellieha. Bread and garlic bread served. Fish looks great though never tried it as fish not our thing. Get to choose your fish .

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

A homely family restaurant with some seriously yummy food. Highlight was lobster Thermidor which was cooked to perfection

Date of visit: October 2019
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