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Ix-Xatba Restaurant

15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
+356 2152 1753
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly recommend this restaurant, a wide choice on the menu, the steak is the best you will find around and the staff are wonderful and most welcoming. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Twosheds1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not walk pass this restaurant!! This is the best restaurant in Melliha Bay by far. The seafood is so good, very fresh and just lovely. The mussels are exceptional!! Staff are very friendly & accomodating. Really good atmosphere. Never needed to book a table.

Thank mandyallen1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was another visit to this really lovely, intimate little restaurant. The staff are exceptionally friendly and kindly remembered is from our last visit almost 3 years ago! The quality of our meals was excellent and they are very welcoming of children. The excellent steak...More

Thank allison e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to this restaurant every time we are in Malta. The food is excellent and there is a wide choice of local dishes. The staff are very friendly and provide excellent service.

Thank Rod C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been coming to malta now for 10 years & as we stay in mellieha we try to eat in the smaller locally run establishments , we happened upon ix-xatba on our way up the hill from the beach . So we booked an outside...More

Thank elainebell250
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a quick meal on a Friday night after work. We got welcomed ok but the place was not very busy. We looked at the menu and it felt like it was forgotten by time. Very old fashioned and it is in need...More

Thank Hungry T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion the food here is average. It tastes ok but to be honest I could do the same in my kitchen in short time. You wait a lot for the staff to serve you and food to be served, cause it seems like...More

Thank Bali7_111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant but there are many good food. The tradicionally maltase soup aljotta is very good. The lamb shank is too. It is worth.

Thank László S
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing meal at Ix-Xatba in Mellieha. Everything and I mean everything was delicious! From the bread to the bread pudding! Definitely worth a visit! I have visited Malta 3 times from NYC and I make certain to come here every time!

Thank Abraham B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very Good Food, great staff and an excellent venue that feels "Just Right" A friendly restaurant in a convenient area. The owners serving up to tried and tested menu. We were not the only ones to visit on multiple occasions with the family on the...More

Thank williamstoker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2152 1753
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