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“Great place to dine” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gozitan

Gozitan
Ranked #46 of 301 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hitchin, UK
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place to dine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Proper quality local food served in a quality and friendly environment. If you dived with Divewise you get a free starter as well. Pan fried Rabbit highly recommended.

Visited December 2012
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San Gwann, Malta
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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“Delicious, abundant traditional Maltese food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We visited Gozitan for lunch on a fresh May Sunday. We were greeted by very friendly staff and had our order taken by Walter, the owner. Very helpful and friendly and he suggested having a tris of main courses as we couldn't decide between the Stewed Rabbit, Fried Rabbit in garlic and the Roast Pig on a Spit. The wine list was very varied too.

The starters were delicious - snails and deep fried, battered goats cheese with chutney.

The main course was also out of this world. Very abundant, perfectly cooked and the side of roast potatoes was one of the best I've had.

We chose not to have dessert as we were absolutely stuffed.. however the waitress brought us dessert anyway - on the house! And thank God she did!

Home made fig ice cream, hot date cakes (imqaret) and helwa tat-tork!! We ate the lot!

Definitely worth visiting a couple of times to try all the dishes but make sure you go hungry!

Visited May 2012
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Cincinnati
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Authentic with Great Service and Reasonable Prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

It was surprisingly a challenge to find Maltese cuisine around St. Julians and Paceville. However, the owner of Gozitan goes to great lengths preparing exquisite dishes costing much less than surrounding overpriced restaurants. He and his staff provide exceptional service, and make sure everyone at the table is taken care of. I dragged my family there our last night in Malta, and everyone ended up enjoying their meals. The owner accommodated us, despite our not making a reservation, and their hosting several large parties that evening.The rabbit was our favorite dish, and their lamb is also very good. Just make sure you're ready to "de'bone" your own fish if you order seafood! We also appreciated the gift of a free dessert. My wife and I can't wait to go back.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Valletta, Malta
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“amazing..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012

was there on a staff party.
and I went few mins before so I set the table with large amount of Christmas decor and party poppers and much more we made a mess wiht the poppers literally and the staff and the owner was really profesional with us.. you have full marks ...
FOOD : wonderful
staff : 10/10
place good looking

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Zabbar, Malta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Amazing Food!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

The food was simply amazing, we got so many appitzers that maybe it was enough for the night :) and the taste was deliscious. Nice atmosphere but not so much of a location.

Visited April 2012
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