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Portobello

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St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good pizza by Sicilian pizzaiolo. Book a table on the outside terrace by calling in advance as they are very in demand and there are only three available, and you will get a lovely view on the scenic St Paul's Bay.

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Thank ADXBS
Maaseik, Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

was advised by a local to go there for pizza. and my my.. what a pizza chef they have.. singing, making the best pizza i had there in a wood fire oven..

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I have been visiting Malta for many years, this was the first time i have ever been to this restaurant. I will be going again on future trips. The menu is good and not expensive. We both had steak and the steaks were cooked exactly as ordered. A good variety of wine available, we tried the Maltese Merlot and were... More 

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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was an unexpected surprise, really lovely casual atmosphere. Waiter was very relaxed, maybe a bit too much but generally pleasant and helpful. The food was great value, we had pasta meals which were delicious. Recommend visiting at sunset for a beautiful experience.

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Thank RLC1984
Liverpool
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

About sixth visit to this part of Malta, and this restaurant is always on our itinerary. Good local cooking, Mediterranean food, with fresh ingredients and a chef who cares. For this visit I had melon and ham to start (always a safe bet, but I like it!) and then duck in orange sauce. Lots of food fro each course, but... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Best pizza on the island, thin and crispy, italian style. Also really good prices, with pizzas ranging from 6eu to 8.50. Keep returning and never disappointed

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

An underused restaurant when visited (March 2016) but the food was excellent,and well presented. A good selection of local and other wines at reasonable prices. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Located on the top road a few hundred metres from the harbour.

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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We went to Bugibba to eat at Diamianos but it was closed so went to this one across the road. The a la carte restaurant was empty when we arrived and the waitress asked us if we wanted pizza which we did so she took us to the pizzeria next door. It's a small restaurant with only a few tables... More 

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Malta
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Visited Portobello for dinner a few days ago. Cannot complain about the food or service, everything was delicious especially their prawn bisque, waiting staff were friendly and attentive. The restaurant itself needs a bit of a rehaul and when I visited it was extremely cold (inside the restaurant). This made my experience a little uncomfortable. Will go for a summer... More 

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Thank ZedMalta
Valletta,Malta
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207 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Good Pizza, typical Italian style...where its about quality more then quantity, Good and reasonable wine list... very small pizzeria only about 6 inside tables in winter. Very reasonable priced as well...will be back yes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $37
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  St. Paul's Bay

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?