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“Terrible and overpriced”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Angelica

Angelica
Ranked #190 of 227 Restaurants in Valletta
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Mgarr, Malta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Terrible and overpriced”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

I went to Angelica's a couple of times, primarily lured by its decor, until I realized how our food was made. Apart from being way overpriced, the quality of the food is not what I would expect for the price we were paying. When my friend ordered a pie, the server simply reached for a pie on a shelf behind me (which was uncovered) and simply reheated it. There isn't a kitchen at Angelica which means that the servers prepare the breads themselves in full view of the restaurant. Please not that the same people also clean the restaurant, and unclog the toilet; which is what happened when we were there, within the same 5 minutes that she was making our food. Not very hygienic or appetizing if you ask me.
Needless to say, I will not be returning.

  • Visited April 2012
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13 Thank zuccherowhite
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Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Never going again!”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

My partner and I have been here twice but we will never be going again.

Tables are way too oversized. The waitress couldn't even get to the table next to us without having to ask us if she could move our chair.

The owner is extremely pushy and tries to up sell you to more expensive drinks or sweets. She did this to every single table in the place.

Portion size of cakes have reduced to about a third since the last time we visited in August 2012.

And finally the bill was way too expensive for two coffees and two cakes. I've paid less at cafe's in 5 star hotels in Malta for the same kind or order (but much better cake!)

  • Visited December 2012
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15 Thank MissBusinessTravel
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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Good food, but too expensive”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

Very nicely decorated coffee shop by Maltese standards, but the prices are excessive, there is no menu to see how much it costs before you order and no receipt. The food is fine, but definitely not even close in quality to what you pay for it. There are much better options for good coffee and cake around Valletta for a third of the price.

  • Visited December 2012
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10 Thank gfspiteri
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Valletta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Great Cafe'”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

The interior is small giving you the impression of going to someone's house giving the place a very welcome feeling the interior design is eclectic! The snacks are excellent ! Had `salmon fish cakes with roasted Maltese potatoes & my partner had a delicious Ftira ( maltese flat bread) stuffed with chicken, cheese tomatoes etc...we both devoured our food. The prices are not cheap but you pay for quality! Had a great espresso and we also bought some wonderful artisan chocolates.....

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank VallettaYozhik
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Naxxar, Malta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice decor but rather overpriced and pretentious.”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Disappointing. No menu (sensible decision on the owner's part given the extortionate prices). Well designed place but lacked the customers needed to give it the warmth it deserved (again, probably related to the crazy prices). There are plenty of other places for a coffee and a cake without taking out a mortgage. Won't be going back.

  • Visited December 2012
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5 Thank Anna G
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