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Review of Giannini

Giannini
Ranked #39 of 284 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $54 - $81
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Giannini is a family run restaurant since 1988 and is an excellent place to have lunch or dinner when visiting Valletta. The restaurant is situated above St. Michael's bastions with vast views of Manoel Island and the pretty Marsamxetto Harbour. The third floor of a typical Malta townhouse, reached by lift from the ground floor lounge bar, has been converted into a delightful restaurant. Giannini tends to be popular with locals for business lunches and romantic dinners giving it a casual but discreet atmosphere.The cuisine is a delicious blend of Mediterranean food. Fresh fish is available daily (ask the host) and you should also consider the daily specials on the board. The a la carte menu changes according to season. A rather comprehensive wine list is also available to complement the meal.
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food. View from the restaurant is superb. Would recommend the restaurant for dinner.

Thank Marie Louise B
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited here and sat outside on the balcony. Lovely views in a charming old building . Great for people with modern city fatigue! Service was a bit naive if you're being fussy and are a restaurant snob - but mostly charming and very attentive. The main lady was a bit brusque when asked to repeat the long list of specials. We were probably being thick after a week on a boat without long lists to remember!

Food was fresh, delicious, good choice of options and nice wine list. We loved it. A memorable meal. Save room for dessert. Stunning views. Wouldn't take younger kids - would suggest 13+. A great choice and would highly recommend

Thank MissMaccy
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

Situated across from the Bank of Valetta headquarters in an old town house, Giannini didn’t disappoint from the minute I walked through the door to the end of the meal. We were greeted by the barman who made us a drink and didn’t rush us to our table. The meal itself had a good choice of meat and fish (I opted for salmon carpaccio and fresh sea bass main). The service was professional and friendly. Excellent wine selection too. Definitely recommended.

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Thank NMPCC100
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Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Nice view, but that's pretty much about it, over all wasn't bad but nothing impressing neither, not looking forward to visit again.

Thank John M
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited in May with friends having read reviews on trip advisor.

Amazing food, four of us shared a sea bass which was beautifully cooked and filleted in front of us.

Staff very accommodating and friendly. Would recommend.

Thank Lucy C
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