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“Anniversary dinner at a unique restaurant with its own Museum ”
Review of Rampila

Ranked #32 of 246 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $36
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Rampila boasts a menu where Maltese, Mediterranean and International cuisines are prepared and presented in creative and tempting ways. Whether a beautiful and memorable lunch or dinner experience, or just drinks on the terrace you will not be disappointed. Rampila offers a truly unique atmosphere when dining both indoors or out and is definitely the only location of its kind in Malta.
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We found this gem by chance as many establishments are closed on Sundays.
We weren't sure what to expect but were pleasantly surprised from start to finish.
The restaurant is found by walking down a set of stone stairs and is in a tunnel originally built by the Knights of St John year 1570. Once you walk through the museum then grab a table on the terrace overlooking the Bastions.

They have an impressive wine list and a very nice selection of dishes along with daily specials.

The chef sent out deep fried Brie as a taster which was very nice along with freshly made hot rolls.

We thoroughly enjoyed the beef carpaccio and fois gras terrine followed by a second course of freshly made Ravioli stuffed with Castelmgano cheese with a pistachio and olives sauce.... Yum

Our mains were a rack of lamb and veal...the potatoes are worthy of a mention as they are served sliced, doused in olive oil, curry herbs and aniseed and then baked...simply delicious!

With a bottle of red, welcome glasses of Prosecco, dessert, after dinner drinks & water...our bill was under €150!

Malta offers excellent value for money and this beautiful find comes highly recommended.

We had a wonderful evening celebrating our 1st wedding anniversary here and even the non stop chatter from the lady seated next to us in a group didn't deter our enjoyment!

Highly highly recommend Rampila!

1  Thank ritu k
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Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food - the best we have tasted in Malta so far. Very friendly waiter service. Quite difficult to find as you have to go through the old walls to reach the balcony. It's quite expensive, but well worth our 5 star rating.

Thank John B
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

One of the most amazing restaurants I have ever been to the location service and food was sublime we had to come back a few days later to eat again. Incredible

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Thank BenSinclair
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

I guess this restaurant has the most spectacular location in Malta, as it is located inside Valletta's city wall, with the terrace on the outside, surrounded by the city walls at three sides. You can easily see it from the bridge at the main entrance of Valletta. And from the moment you enter the restaurant you understand that the service level is far better here than at most other restaurants.

We had the grilled sea bass, it was very good and well prepared, although not exceptionally good. For dessert we tried the typical banoffie, that also very good. Maybe a bit more expensive here than other places, but well worth it. We came early in the evening with no reservation, it was not a problem, but reservation is recommended.

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Thank Tore S
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

The location of this restaurant is great, tucked into the wall of the city. The staff were very friendly and service very good.
I was a bit disappointed by the food though. Had a fish soup which was quite bland although had reasonable chunks of fish and mussels in it. For main had rabbit in a thyme sauce with side of veggies. Rabbit was quite dry and the sauce sparse. OK flavour but not fabulous. Skipped dessert but coffee was very good. Good wine list but none by the glass.
Toward the upper end of prices in Malta
All up can't recommend sadly.

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1  Thank cattipus
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