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“short notice dinner”
Review of Root 81

Root 81
Ranked #13 of 69 Restaurants in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $28
Description: Route 81 – the old bus route which was used to transport thousands of Maltese and tourists from the City of Valletta to Saqqajja Hill in Rabat. Combining this with the belief that “good food starts from its root”, was the inspiration for the name of this charming restaurant – Root 81. Nested on the side stairway leading up to Rabat, enjoying impressive views, is Root 81.
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Description: Route 81 – the old bus route which was used to transport thousands of Maltese and tourists from the City of Valletta to Saqqajja Hill in Rabat. Combining this with the belief that “good food starts from its root”, was the inspiration for the name of this charming restaurant – Root 81. Nested on the side stairway leading up to Rabat, enjoying impressive views, is Root 81.
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

root 81 accomodated us on a very short notice booking and responded on facebook very quickly. a very small restaurant but an absolute gem.service was great, very friendly and food super tasty. not much parking nearby but we just managed to find a space .reccomend booking as minimal tables.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lassie64
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Incredible meals, all cooked to perfection. Staff were very enthusiastic and professional. Pastas were extemely tasty, duck and steak were some of the best ever had. Would highly recommend and would happily return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stellcoops
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Being rather 'mature' guests we arrived at 6.30pm and had the Chef and his excellent staff all to ourselves! Other guests started arriving from 8.30pm onwards.
Our dinner was excellent and included a magnificent fresh Maltese Rockfish cooked in herbs and white wine.
We highly recommend this small, intimate and innovative restaurant and my birthday celebration dinner there will be a happy memory for a long time to come.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank GlobeTrotting528443
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

We where four friends for the second time, service and food was amazing. You can feel that they loVe what they are doing..The atmosphere is great and very welcoming

Date of visit: May 2019
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Thank Q3236LFfrancescac
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

We saw the revue and stopped in to make reservations. When we entered we were greeted by the owner. Not only did he greet us with a smile he took our reservations and offered us a drink before we left. We returned that night. We were again met by a warm greeting like we were customers for years. I had the Chicken Liver Pate for an appetizer and the most amazing Rabbit. My wife had the grilled octopus and Trio of duck. All dishes were fantastic. We struck up a conversation with two guys from Belgium sitting next to us who were equally satisfied with their dishes. We split a few bottles of Brunello wine with them and after dinner drinks. At the end of the evening Robert came over and offered us all a single malt scotch that he poured generously. Was one of my best nights in Malta. We felt like we had dinner with family and friends that we had known for years. Highly recommend for the service, food and ambiance. Very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Thank Stephen B
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