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“Truly Special Place to dine.”
Review of Grotto Tavern

Grotto Tavern
Ranked #4 of 69 Restaurants in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $79
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Situated in the charming village of Rabat, opposite St Paul's Church, The Grotto Tavern Restaurant boasts a typical Maltese house of character, which has been transformed into a lovely restaurant retaining original Maltese features and an interconnecting cellar featuring a 2000 year old cave. The Grotto Tavern's kitchen brigade have and continue to satisfy the palate of a multinational clientele with sublime cuisine, bringing together the finest seasonal produce with innovation, finesse and expertise to bring forth tantalising dishes. The Grotto Tavern Restaurant guarantees a discreet and an impeccably attentive service allowing patrons the time to savour and enjoy the cuisine and the company.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! How special was it to dine in a Cave. Very Romantic! The service was excellent! Our Meals were lovely. Great for a Special Occasion! Great choice of wine & the best coffee we have had in Malta.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MalteseBeauty
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Jonathan P, Manager at Grotto Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return!

Best Regards,
Grotto Tavern

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an incredible setting and incredible meal. Oh yum! Loved everything about it. The hostess/waitress was warm and fun and gave a perfect service. (Not that that matters too much to me usually but it was a special touch for a special experience)

We ate in the cave section. It is beautiful. Lovely cool temperature in June with aircon. Rich in history and certainly a delight to dine in.

The food was also first class. Interesting combinations that worked very well. Nothing too weird though so don't be frightened. Really perfect food. ❤

We thoroughly enjoyed the alcohol selection too!

5 stars for everything!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rain-alynch
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Jonathan P, Manager at Grotto Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return!

Best Regards,
Grotto Tavern

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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Had the pleasure to go for the first time and for sure i didnt get disappointed. The place and the ambience is simply perfect. The food is unbelievably tasty and mouth watering! The service is excellent! 10/10. Will visit again. :)

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank gd192019
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Jonathan P, Manager at Grotto Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return!

Best Regards,
Grotto Tavern

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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

A very nice experience with a great service, professional staff and great food accompanied with great wine. Also some delightful cocktails for appetizers were offered. All of us enyoied our dinner. A complimentary digestive liqueur was also a nice touch!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Taavi K
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Jonathan P, Manager at Grotto Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return!

Best Regards,
Grotto Tavern

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Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

The staff are very friendly and competent. Nothing was too much for them. One of friends is Vegan and all her questions were answered. The seven year old boy with us was made to feel comfortable. We sat in the Grotto part of the restaurant to eat, which is an experience on it’s own. The meal was excellent which all our friends agreed on. and said they would all go again. Managed to talk to the Chef after and thank her personally. Can only highly recommend this restaurant for anyone.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank grahamalba
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Jonathan P, Manager at Grotto Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return!

Best Regards,
Grotto Tavern

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