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The Overflow

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Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2713 4597
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really, really good food, made by an italien chef and served by his lovely wife. Supreme service and good care for the whole table.

Thank Pia B
Kent, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant on Friday 28th October, we were told that they had an oven issue and some choices they were unable to provide. We were ok with this and took a table. we started with the share Antipasti For mains,I had Rib eye steak with garlic sauce, my wife had Overflow Salmon, which were wonderful, and considering the... More 

Thank GeezaKentEngland
Qormi, Malta
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Go past the tourist places and you will find the Overflow. Draped by a huge bourgainvillia tree in flower. You are made to feel very welcome by the hosts. The menu is Mediterranean/Maltese/Italian with loads of choice

Thank BBA2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Went last night , place was busy and we could see why when we had our meal , top marks to the lady who runs it with her husband , service we received was excellent , food not only looked good tasted great too If we have time we will be going back Thank you for a lovely evening

Thank Angela c
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

delicious food it is a nice place if you dine on the terrace the staff is friendly , recommends strawberry panaconta :)

1 Thank Abril n
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Went to this restaurant some years back when the English owners were there. Was surprised there were new owners. However, glad we stayed for the evening. It was the most wonderful experience with these new owners. The Maltese hostess couldn't do enough for us, and the meal was just divine and good value. Sadly our visit to that area was... More 

1 Thank John B
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We tried this restaraunt again, but it has changed hands from a very good French restaurant to a nice Italian. Very friendly staff, good selection of food

1 Thank Lorraine P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Fantastic food, great service and a lovely atmosphere. We were in Malta for a week and we ate here twice. Possibly the best dinner I've ever had and reasonably priced considering how good the food is. Perfect fora romantic meal, not the sort of place you'd bring all your kids to.

1 Thank Clai E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Had a meal here for our 23rd wedding anniversary, fantastic service and food. With my wife being coeliac the gluten free choices were fantastic and put a lot of restaurants in the UK to shame. I would not hesitate in recommending this restaurant to anyone, and if we were to visit Malta again it would be my first choice for... More 

Thank p67
Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Walking past and dropped in to book table for the following evening, greeted very warmly by staff and were given a choice of tables for the next night. Food was absolutely delicious, locally sourced and well presented.

Thank Angie I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $42
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
  • Phone Number: +356 2713 4597
The New Overflow Restaurant, under new management, is located at Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, just a street parallel to Triq it-Turisti. Bright and airy, the restaurant is ideal to grab a bite at lunch time or to order a one to three course in the evening. One will fall in love with the restaurant with its genuine Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by an excellent service.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?