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Review of Il-Gifen Bar

Il-Gifen Bar
Ranked #75 of 245 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed May 19, 2014

Il-Gifen is such a lovely family-run business where they do all the food onsite. It's small and cosy but the pasta and the burgers are very nice and great value for money, EUR 3-5 (i know!!!). It gets very busy but tables free rather quickly, so waiting 10 min or so is not unusual and well worth it. They also have a good selection of salads, and the place is well frequented by locals.

Certainly one of the hidden gems in Valletta worth visiting.

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2  Thank Mitch B
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Reviewed May 15, 2014

We had lunch here and at just past 12noon it was full of locals, which is a very good sign. We ordered the Maltese Salad for starters; I ordered a salmon ravioli and the couple with me ordered one each of the ricotta ravioli and Penne chicken. All the dishes were very good and for the price it can't be beat... Our meal including three cappuccini cost us just about under 8 Euros each... Oh and the staff are very friendly and helpful too!!!! A big plus if you're the only tourist in the restaurant... Keep it up!!!!!!!

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1  Thank docgorio
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

A small but friendly bar opposite the Church of St Paul Shipwreck. The staff are friendly and the food is good and not expensive. The place tends to be very busy lunch time during the week.

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5  Thank antOn44_12
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

We go to Gifen daily and must say that the food is always really good, and the prices really cheap! Very friendly staff and great homely atmosphere. Thumbs up!

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2  Thank DeborahF1987
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Reviewed February 13, 2014

This is a really lovely small bar in real Valletta. It has great coffee, fabulous food and all with very friendly service.

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1  Thank Ruwayda B
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