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“Best in Malta”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Assaggi - CLOSED

Assaggi
Price range: $22 - $65
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Situated in the heart of St Julians right behind Pendor gardens,up the road from HSBC bank, Assaggi is established and a favorite in the heart of the locals, with a chique, rustic dining room, that doesn't fail to impress .Our focus is firmly on great seasonal produce, a combination of Italian and French influences offers a unique tasting experience.Private parking available.
Sliema, Malta
1 review
“Best in Malta”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

Having lived in Malta for the past four years, this restaurant is our No. 1 choice for delicious food that holds a high and consistent standard. We've visited minimum once every two months to keep and renew our faith in the local restaurant fare.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Katy S
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Barcelona
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“Excellent experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

Been there over and over and have to go back again soon coz its been a few weeks. The service is just how i like it personal and professional, the food is delicious and made with passion it shows and so original too - i could eat the liver parfair ever day of my life ... You have to TRY IT !!!!

We have also organised an event there my boyfriends 30th birthday. The venue was reserved for us we where a group of approx 30pax so ideal for a private intimate dinner and all our friends where impressed by the quality and excellent value for money especially for the high level of food we where given. There was an excellent choice of mains and starters to share and ample of them. It really made his bday celebrations an excellent and unforgettable evening.

I really recommend this place either for a romantic dinner for 2 and also for a great night out with friends as it is very close to the best night life in Malta so ideal location.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Cristabelle3
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good but not memorable”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Went here on the basis of other trip advisor reviews, looking forward to something special. My heart sank a little as we approached. The setting is a little desolate as the restaurant is set between some rather sterile apartment blocks with stray cats fighting in the courtyard who later came walking around the tables looking for scraps.
However we were welcomed warmly and felt well looked after by the friendly staff who seemed to really care about what they were doing. The food was good with some nice little added touches and a couple of the dishes were better than good. However, the meal did not justify the €130 price tag (for two) and that with only 1/2 bottle of wine and aperitifs.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Simon M
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Rochester, Minnesota
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fine dining at it's best!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

It was hard to find another restaurant on our entire vacation that topped the food at Assaggi. Service was a bit slow, but it was a busy evening and they looked to be short-staffed. You WILL NOT find a better meal for the price, and an easy walk from the local hotels!

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank HungryPilot
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Southwold, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Value”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013

Hi everyone we wanted to say that we were underwhelmed! the service was charming but the venue had a cat problem- the staff did their best! The food was a bit unexciting though beautifully presented eg My prawns though impressive visually were soft not succulent and similarly lacking that fresh caught taste.
My next course though visually interestingly presented lacked 'the wow in taste factor' of a chef who knows how to make it happen ! ie putting together veg and fish tastes that work - so it was only average - the sweet was yummy but ratio of ice cream to yum pot was not quite right - !
the bill for all this was 3 times what we paid elsewhere which we would not have minded if it was a great food experience! we have recently eaten in places in Malta that had fabulous food and views - just thought this needed to be posted -actually i post very rarely

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank carolinesimons
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