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“Wednesday candle night”
Review of Palazzo Preca

Palazzo Preca
Ranked #14 of 242 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $41
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
Saint Julian's, Malta
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Wednesday candle night”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

Having the directors and senior staff, together with some important suppliers, i wanted to ensure that the place for our dinner had to be a 100% sure to be a perfect service, food and ambience. The choice automatically fell on Palazzo Preca. Being a Wednesday night, the palace was dimmed to give a low light feature where a huge number of candles are lit. Food was perfect, and all enjoyed it promising that they would visit again. Staff is very friendly and any request was seen to immediately. Suggestion.....always book well in advance.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Food 5* Ambience much less”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

We had heard about this place and this morning (around 13:00 - so maybe afternoon :)) we happened to be passing in front of it and decided to have lunch there. The name PALAZZO might not be the most appropriate after having been to a couple of other Palazzo's in Naxxar and Mdina. So I would call it CASA PRECA.
But the food was excellent. Even though we had just 1 course each they still got us warm bread and maltese antipasti (complimentary). The ravioli ai gamberi were simply decadent. The maltese 'fenek moqli' was a bit of a surprise because it was upped to a finer version though not the real maltese style version.
DEFINITE RECOMMENDATION!
I just wish they paid a bit more attention to the details of the place (they do pay attention to the food)
eg 3 different colours of tablecloths (should be limited to 1-2...
poor finishing of walls/doors/tiles

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fab food, awesome ambience”
Reviewed November 23, 2012

Absolutely a hidden gem. wouldnt have found without local knowledgeable friends.I have enjoyed eating out in Malta regularly over 15 years. Without a doubt, outstanding! Fish superb veal moist and tangy. Beautiful building.....

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MALTA
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

We had lunch today and the food was exquisite. The mussels were very fresh and tasty, the pasta with seafood was superb. For mains we all had ribeye - all three cooked to perfection. The vegetables were delicious. Desserts were also very good - all three - lemon sorbet, chocolate cake and cassata Siciliana. Great value for money! Well done!

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Valletta, Malta
Level 1 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“quality to price”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

the food was great and the price was relevant to what was ordered. when one considers that a full house on a Saturday night and still the service was good and the food was excellent, then it should be even better on a week night. situated in an old palace in the middle of Valletta, the setting is great for a night at the theater and the a good meal.

really enjoyed it.

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2 Thank Andrew M
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