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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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Barcelona, Spain
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We found the restaurant by a chance and we enjoy an excelent dinner! Beautiful place, romantic at all. Well choreographed by the owner Donald. He looks for all the details. Fresh and very good food. The concept is original and surprise us very greatful. Highly recomended!

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1 Thank Meritxell2010
Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

In a word, sublime. We had a great dinner. Best restaurant in Malta. The dinner consists in a menu with several entrees and two main dishes (all to share) of beef (pork and chicken). The attention was also more than excellent and the atmosphere is very comfortable. The owner is very kind and it explains all the dishes with pleasure... More 

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2 Thank Dani A
Island of Gozo, Malta
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Genuine local food. I will definately recommend it to those wanting to experience local cuisine with fresh local products. We were welcomed by the friendly owner who helped us out in this culinary journey. We were offered an antipasto to start... it was tasteful, abundant and ingredients well combined together for a mouthwatering result. Then we had sruffed quail for... More 

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2 Thank Brian280
Qormi Malta
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is a genuine Maltese restaurant that serves typical Maltese dishes consisting of fresh local produce which are cooked slowly in the true traditional way. There is no fixed menu because only what is available at the moment is cooked. For the price of 29 euro per person, we had a feast of three delicious courses. Our Italian guest enjoyed... More 

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3 Thank Maria B
Tarxien, Malta
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Went there twice. The second time we were a group of 29, celebrating a special occasion. The food was excellent, as always. As soon as you step inside it smells like you entered grandma's house - no nasty odors of deep fryers, just genuine, slow cooked food. I just want to go there over and over and over again!

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2 Thank Larlie2008
Island of Malta, Malta
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

A cosy shop with a Maltese atmosphere and excellent cuisine its the nearest experience Maltese family dishes a must for tourists!!

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2 Thank Frank Elaine B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Found this place just walking the lanes around Fort St Angelo. Little family run restaurant serving slow cooked traditional Maltese cuisine matched with local wines. Would definitely come here again. Outstanding meal with a huge variety and so much delicious food. Loved it.

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3 Thank Martin P
Island of Malta, Malta
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Well, the restaurant PR is good which is a sign not to visit but I wanted to try it out just the same. That's it. The 'chef' / owner is full of himself and thinks that he can cook. Food is bland. Not much to say. Over priced bland food. A friend of mine opted for vegetarian - was given... More 

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2 Thank Johann J. C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant if you want eat well cooked local food. The service and the recommendations of food and wine Are excellent. Try there full menu and you will not get dissapointed.

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2 Thank Michael L
Malta
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to tal-petut. Host really attentive to detail and shows interest in guests. Genuine local food with a twist and reasonable prices Will surely re visit.

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2 Thank JoannMalta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?