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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“antipasti” (40 reviews)
“pork” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of 30 of us descended on this beatiful little restaurant and we were met by the owner who described to us in detail what we would be eating and how it had been prepared. My wife is vegetarian, but that was no problem...More

Thank CleoburyRob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday dinner of 8 Excellent food wine - good spread of starters with a detailed explanation by the host !! Main course equally good , maybe we ordered to much as we could not it all !! A truly great culinary experience, nit the usual

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place, such a wonderful setting and the food was first class, service excellent, thoroughly recommend anyone to go there you won’t be disappointed

Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can see the passion host has for his food from the beginning. He wants to offer a pleasant experience and he delivers. Fresh ingredients, plentiful of different tastes that all blend together. Truly a gem to enjoy with friends. Its guaranteed that it will...More

Thank Panagiotis L
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Fantastic food, excellent service, a beautiful location and charming service. It doesn't get better than this.

1  Thank PerWahlin
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely experience...the place is lovely and warm, the hosts very welcoming and the food is divine. Natural ingredients with fresh local produce and traditional dishes put together with a tal-Petut signature in each. We had "Frejjeg tat-tarja" as a starter together with many...More

1  Thank anneeeeee
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

This delightful restaurant sits in a 500 year old building and run by someone with a passion for wonderful food made from local ingredients. The proprietor makes suggestions and then the most amazing food is produced. The antipasti are plentiful and really flavoursome. Do not...More

1  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Having just joined my two friends in Malta, I wanted a unique beginning to my foodie adventures on the island. Tal-Petut didn't disappoint. Owner Donald is confident and relaxed front of house. He really knows his stuff and it shows. The food is as fresh...More

1  Thank adrianpritcha72
Reviewed January 31, 2018

I doubt I would have discovered this small restaurant on two floors tucked away in the Birgu neighbourhood of Malta had I not been taken as a guest invited to Sunday lunch. I guess because of its size and local reputation it was essential that...More

1  Thank EstephenBCN
Reviewed January 19, 2018

This restaurant talks a lot about sustainability but the reality is nonsense. Having made a reservation for three pecatarians we were greeted with a standard introduction that included being told there would be some anti-past, pasta course, main (meat based) course and puddings. There was...More

1  Thank GeorgeCasley
petut, Owner at Tal-Petut, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

There must be something wrong over hear, as to start Maltese bottled water carries a larger carbon foot print, why?...... its because its purified using power,extracted from our depleted aqua fir, bottles are imported and distributed by diesel powered trucks When you calculate how much...More

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October 3, 2016|
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Response from Joanna D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. A couple of families in when we were.
May 13, 2015|
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Response from nerea54 | Reviewed this property |
As Glen J says i don't believe Tal-Petut is open for breakfast. They arrange private gatherings but if you don't contact them, i would say they only do dinners ( at least when i was there, beginning May). We wanted to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 7942 1169
  • E-mail
500 year old house built by the Knights of Malta With various dinning rooms all facilitated with AC Simple honest traditional kitchen with no fryers or microvaves all fresh local produce and preserves are made in house and home grown sundried tomatoes , cured tuna syrups ,jams marmalades bottarga and much more and also home made fresh local lemonade digestive always serving seasonal produce
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