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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“antipasti” (41 reviews)
“pork” (24 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (10 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 1 week ago

Tucked away in the back streets of Birgu is this gem of a restaurant, family run in an 800 year old building. There are menus, but instead let Gaby, the host, guide you through what can only be described as a culinary adventure. There are...More

Thank seapirate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviewers cover the no menu experience... For myself I have just had the best beef ever and an amazing pork cooked three days! Great staff... Wonderful food, fantastic value.

Thank fraggler_rock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt, one of the best restaurants that we have ever had the pleasure of eating in. From start to finish the food and service were superb. We loved the fact that all ingredients used were in season and produced on the owners Farm....More

Thank 41DaveP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great surprise. Recommended to us by the Rolling Geek people and we were not disappointed at all. The collection of the tasty local food. The very friendly service and patient explanation of the staff. The story how the family re-purchased the building...More

1  Thank S C B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about Tal-Petut in our guide book and followed the signs along the beautiful back streets to find this hidden gem. The restaurant was very cosy and the waiters were so welcoming. We were served by Liam in particular and as the food is...More

1  Thank JenMason116
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, amazing, amazing. Food was spectacular, you walk out of here and think you never be able to eat again. The portions are so big, and it is fresh quality food. Don, the owner recommends your food and does a great job, many thanks was...More

1  Thank john s
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous restaurant, Donald is the perfect host and really knows his food. If you want a meal to remember then this is the place to dine.

Thank Marcelle C
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

A complete tasteful Mediterranean menu. Great antipasto, you must try Malta’s wine and the dessert was amazing with pears and chocolate

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We were staying close by for a few days so, based on the restaurant’s excellent reviews, booked a table for dinner. The restaurant is small. We were seated at a long table, one half of which was already occupied by another family who were obviously...More

Thank pmydon
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This restaurant is a very quaint place they serve authentic Maltese dishes we recommend booking in advance as saturdays they were quiet busy

1  Thank Eaine V
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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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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
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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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