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Vittoriosa Waterfront, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2180 8828
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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347 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely little restaurant down by the waterfront. Looking for somewhere to eat, and starting to get quite hungry I saw that there seemed to be a lot of English looking people sitting here and so wandered over to peruse the menu. I was surprised to see jacket potatoes on the menu, with some distinctly Maltese flavours. Wanting... More 

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Thank GeysirGal
Belgium
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to relax on Vittoriosa waterfront. Staff are friendly and service good. Cherry cheese cake is fabulous

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Thank Globalcitizen360
nottingham
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122 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Outside terrace well placed for looking over the harbour while having a drink or meal. Nice staff, good pizza & bruschetta. Worth a visit

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Thank mazkNottingham
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

We arrived here at 12:41 and we got our starter which nothing more than rate bruscetta at 14:20. The farfalle very not al dente but hardly cooked. The potato cauliflour soup is tasteless, a bit tasteless. The waitress very friendly and well educated. The place is wheel chair friendly. Service is very very slow. On the whole I do not... More 

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Thank patrick s
Horsham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We visited Tate cafe/bar for an afternoon coffee. The lattes were excellent and cakes were highly recommended. The position is very good being right on the waterfront and staff were friendly despite having to cope with a lot of New Years Day visitors particularly from coach trips. Lemon meringue and carrot cake are highly recommended as are the cafe lattes!... More 

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Thank FlyerAA
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Some unkind reviews of this place. My experience was great ,so good as i've said that i returned same day. Lunch was baked potato with cheesy beans.Portions are big.Is that a problem in these times of meanness? After museum hopping we went back for dinner. I had a large bowl of carrot and ginger soup with maltese bread. Delicious!! My... More 

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Thank bluesbuddah
Malta
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

There aren't too many vegetarian restaurants in Malta. So we really wanted to check out The Tate. What a huge disappointment. 20 Minutes after ordering we had to change the main course because one of the main ingredients was finished. When they brought the starter, pumkin soup, we were surprised to see how thin it was. We tasted it and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We ate at this waterside restaurant in Birgu (Vittoriosa) in late September. A friend dragged us there having had it recommended to him by a couple he'd met the day before. As soon as we saw the tattered and torn menus and the offerings on it, we had deep misgivings. But our friend insisted, and so we sat down and... More 

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Thank JoyFlight101
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

This vegetarian restaurant with nice terrace offers a good variety of snacks and meals for different tastes. As a carnivore found nothing to complain, especially burgers and pasta are amazing!

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Thank Matkaaja86
Mellieha, Malta
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Service.. Not so good at all and the food is too expensive for its quality. The restaurant was empty.. Which shows why.. The lady/ waitress which was behind the bar was A bit of rude

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vittoriosa Waterfront, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 2180 8828

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