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“Wonderful food - good service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Palazzo Preca

Palazzo Preca
Ranked #12 of 227 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $38
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Bucks, England
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“Wonderful food - good service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

We managed to squeeze into this lovely restaurant on a Saturday evening (15th Feb) as we ate at 19:00. The restaurant was fully booked with people dining mainly at 20:30 or 21:00, but if you try early on they will do their best to accommodate you. We left at 20:30 just as most people were arriving!!

The meal was especially memorable for the 3 fish main dish which I ate as my main course. It was fantastic and one of the very best dishes I have eaten anywhere in the world. Service was excellent throughout and the bill was very reasonable for this standard of restaurant.

  • Visited February 2014
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“Elegant, delicious, delightful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2014

We enjoyed what can only be described as a perfect meal here on our first night in Valletta, and although we went on to dine in some of the city's finest restaurants, this was by far my favourite. The food was elegantly presented and perfectly cooked, and the freshness and quality of the ingredients was obvious. Between us we tried a good sampling of the menu - starters of spaghetti vongole and a wild mushroom and hazlenut soup, mains of fresh snapper and lamb shank that fell off the bone, and decadent desserts of tiramisu and creme brulee - and everything was delicious. There was a good selection of wines, including Maltese wines (so, so good), and the service was excellent. Can't recommend this restaurant highly enough.

  • Visited February 2014
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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“Great food, fantastic service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2014

If you're looking for a nice restaurant with great food and great service, this is the place to go.

The food is cooked to perfection. Our party has a mix of fish and meat and they both were cooked very nice. The fish was fresh and the vegetable still had a bite to them. I can definitely recommend the fresh fish and the selection of maltese pastries.

In addition to the very good food, I must say that the staff is also great, very attentive and friendly without being annoying. A special thank you goes to Fran who really took care of us throughout the meal. We had the opportunity to speak to the young chef, who ate her meal at the table next to ours. I don't think that there is a better recommendation for a restaurant then seeing the chef eating the food cooked in the kitchen of the restaurant.

  • Visited February 2014
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“Delicious dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

It's not my first time dinning here and every time it has been enjoyable excellent food at a very good price the environment is wonderful ' one occasion I had lamb shank which was awesome and also tried pork fillet which was delightful definitely going again

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Rabat, Malta
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“a place very enjoyable to dine in”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

the food was perfect in all aspects. if one is a lover of fish , you can taste the freshness , and very genuine.
also the service is excellent, very up to date.
the deserts are fantastic.
sure to go again.

  • Visited February 2014
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