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“Maltese hospitality at its best”

Tomabnina Wine Room
Ranked #5 of 11 Restaurants in Mgarr
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $32
Cuisines: Italian, Central European
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tomabnina Wine Room is set in the quaint village of Mgarr in the northwest of the island.Set in Mgarr's only alleyway; which will serve as an outdoor seating area for the summer months, Tomabnina is housed in a cosy building which is over 120 years old. Between 1930 and 1945 the Tomabnina building used to be a typical wine bar of the day.Dishes served at Tomabnina are prepared using the freshest ingredients and with love for food and everything culinary. Our wine list is various and we have something for everyone. Food specials are preparared for weekends; and afternoons are a joy at Tomabnina - choose from our selection of herbal teas and freshly brewed coffees and enjoy the sunlight streaming in from our windows.Tomabnina is a family run establishment and will ensure a wining and dining experience like no other - come see for yourself!Beers and spirits also available. Airconditioned. Seats 20 inside & Outside seating available. Caters for private groups. Bookings are recommended.Strictly 17+.For bookings please SMS or call (+356) 99855261 or (+356) 99479721 or email us.
Surrey UK
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Maltese hospitality at its best”
Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is the 3rd time we have visited Tomabnina Wine Room and was still one of the best evenings we had in Malta. Experience Malta life amongst the friendly locals around their square in the shadow of their magnificent church, enjoy local wines recommended by the knowledgable owners and nibble all night on their tasty food platters. You don't always need a full course meal to feel satisfied. Listen to easy mood music and just relax in the welcoming ambience. Just be aware that it is a small intimate bar so might need to book.

  • Visited October 2013
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Clackmannan, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“WONDERFULLY RUSTIC MALTESE”
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Mjarr is a typical Maltese village in the north of Malta with its large church at the centre. The village has various restaurants that are frequented, in the main, by Maltese. In the last 2 years this wine bar has opened and this is the second time this year we have visited with the first time being April. The atmosphere is superb with it being tightly packed with all sorts of decorations necessary to set the scene of a rustic wine bar. The Maltese element is, of course, partly the wine, the delicious Maltese platter and the Maltese service by the owner; superb. Having dined out at some of Malta's finest restaurant's this visit, this place in its way was no less enjoyable and if people want to visit a Maltese gem which will leave a memory, then visit this place.

  • Visited October 2013
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Authentic atmosphere”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Very cozy tiny place, for very special evening. The place is very authentic where you will get a feeling of being served like a family member, and selection of wines is really abundant, it’s definitely worth to visit.
Mindaugas from Lithuania.

  • Visited August 2013
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Ascot, Berkshire
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5 reviews
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“Excellent!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

amazing find in Mgarr, great atmosphere fantastic wine and stunning tapas. Grab a table outside, Malta at its best

  • Visited August 2013
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

I have been more than once to Tomabnina, a lovely cost tiny wine bar. Lovely music and nice platters... And the owners are really sweet. You'll see us again :)

  • Visited May 2013
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