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“Exceptional service and food is great” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pulena

Pulena
Ranked #5 of 48 Restaurants in Marsalforn
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
1 review
“Exceptional service and food is great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

I am impressed with the service. I asked for a covaccino my favourite, generally it comes with rucola on the side. In a first instance host informed me that rucola was not available but when the plate arrived he came with rucola because host went out of the way to go and get some. Food is great it makes me reminisce of summer even in the winter months. The selection and specialities is so varied. The hosts are graceful and not intrusive. Well worth it!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Nice restaurant well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

This restaurant has a nice position with others along the harbour, it has a really good menu and the service was as good as we had hoped for
In our opinion not quite as good as a couple of other restaurants I have reviewed, but well worth a visit. You will not be disappointed.

Visited October 2013
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Brampton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Can't fault this place - definitely worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

Visited in August 2013 with family. Super-friendly staff, excellent service, great food beautifully presented and standard Gozo prices. Could just have the edge over Latini next door as the best all-round restaurant that we visited in Marsalforn. We've been holidaying in Gozo for years and had previously overlooked this restaurant - now top of our list.

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London
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“really good food AND LOCATION”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

We was a bit apprehensive after having a few expensive gastronomy disasters, but La Pulena restored our enthusiasm for really exquisitely cooked good local cuisine. Starters were great, wonderful presentation. Just lately got fed up with bones in fish and meat (me being an ex butcher/ fishmonger) bu4 they kindly filleted the local fish which was delicious. Desert was great also.
More importantly had a chat with the owner and talked about about his passion for locally sourced produce and where necessary sourcing the finest quality imported meats etc (which is the norm for a small island) Gozo. Overall one of the best meals we had in Gozo ... strongly recommended

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank joy m
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Cornwall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Italian food in laid back surroundings.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

My family and my parents visited this restaurant when we were on holiday in May.

We headed there because it seemed like a nice menu and it wasn't far from the hotel. It was really laid back, but we didn't feel ignored at all. We all opted for pasta, since we wanted something a bit smaller rather than a big blowout dinner.

The pasta was fresh and the sauces were tasty. We were so impressed that we went back the next night for more!

The next night we all had a pasta starter followed by mains. Everything was authentic, delicious and relaxed.

I'd highly recommend La Pulena. Despite it appearing to be temporary from the outside, this only adds to its charm and the food is fantastic.

  • Visited May 2013
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