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“Exceptional Buffet”
Review of Oceana Restaurant

Oceana Restaurant
Ranked #103 of 325 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $46 - $66
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Enjoy authentic, rustic Mediterranean cuisine at the Hilton Malta hotel's Oceana Restaurant. Equally popular among locals and Guests of the Hilton Malta hotel, Oceana has a menu that is continuously evolving to incorporate freshly caught local seafood and seasonal produce, offering diners the chance to experience the wondrous diversity of Mediterranean cuisine. Throughout the year, Oceana Guests are provided with a variety of specialty buffets, ranging from Italian, Maltese, Mediterranean Fusion and the popular, seasonal Sunday Buffet Lunch
Reviewed December 2, 2013

We ate breakfast at Oceana Restaurant on three mornings. The selection was plentiful and delicious. In addition to eggs cooked to order, there was sausage, bacon, scrambled and boiled eggs, salad, fruits, vegetables, luncheon meat, cheeses, juices, coffee, yogurt, cereal, breads and pastries. I loved the homemade biscuits -- rosemary? We also had dinner in the restaurant on Saturday night. Again, the selection was fantastic. The best part was the desserts -- I regret I did not bring my camera. There were works of art and tasted every bit as good as they looked.

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Thank CopperPennyLover
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MaltaHilton, Manager at Oceana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2013

Dear Byron’sGirl,
I greatly appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback and thoughts on our Oceana restaurant. I am very glad that you had the opportunity to enjoy both breakfast and dinner and had a positive experience in them both.
Next time you need to try the Sunday lunch buffet........
Kind Regards
E Phillips
Asst F&B Manager

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Reviewed November 30, 2013

This was our fifth holiday to the Hilton Malta and we went for the Sunday lunch buffet on our last day. What a delight. I think we had about five courses each if you count cheese and biscuits to finish. The selection for starters was amazing. So many things to choose from - fishy things - meaty things - stuffed vegetables (in fact stuffed everything) - sushi, soup, risotto - I can't remember them all. There were lots of different options for the main course and I really enjoyed the mussels and roasted vegetables. There was a strawberry theme on that day so difficult choices to be made for pud as we were pretty full up.

The atmosphere for Sunday lunch is great - lots of Maltese families dining together and entertainment for the children as well. It had a real buzz about it. Nice friendly service and very relaxed. A definite must.

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Thank PJ1743
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MaltaHilton, Manager at Oceana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2013

Dear PJ1743,
Thank you so much for leaving such a positive review. Our Sunday lunch buffet is always extremely popular and our kitchen team is rightly proud of the results of their hard work and dedication.
I am very glad that you enjoyed your meal so much and your kind comments will be shared with all those involved.

I do hope we see you back at the hotel again soon.
Kind Regards
E Phillips
Asst F&B Manager

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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Superb variety of food from around the world, beautifully presented, serve yourself. We sat outside in a lovely spot. Good wine list with some good value bottles. Excellent service.. eg plate removal and wine. Recommended.

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Thank cliffandjules
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MaltaHilton, Manager at Oceana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2013

Dear cliffandjules,
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal and in particular made reference to the good service from our team members.
Kind Regards
E Phillips
Asst F&B Manager

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

Today we visited the Oceana for their Sunday lunch buffet. Wow! The selection was vast, every item was of excellent quality, the service was impeccable. The atmosphere chic and casual at the same time. Couples and families with children were present but everything was excellently co or donated and although we were a couple did not feel overwhelmed with noise. Of course the place is huge. An excellent place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary etc. Great!

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Thank Licia G
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MaltaHilton, Manager at Oceana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2013

Dear Licia G,
Thank you very much for your kind review of our Sunday Lunch buffet. Our kitchen team do pull out all the stops with this buffet to make it is a lunch to remember for all our guests.
Your recognition of the service quality from our team members is also highly gratifying and I’ll make sure all your comments are shared with the team.
I do hope we see you again soon.
Kind Regards
E Phillips
Asst F&B Manager

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Reviewed September 19, 2013

We tried the "french style buffet". We were especially disappointed by the cold starters. They looked nice, but unfortunately the taste did not follow - in fact it had no taste. Main course was fine but not much choice - especially for the vegetables. Dessert were satisfactory.

The service was however excellent. But we won't be returning there for our remaining diners - as it was below our expectations, especially for the price we paid.

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MaltaHilton, Manager at Oceana Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2013

Dear Jenouillette,
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of our Oceana buffet. Although negative feedback is never pleasing I do believe guest feedback is essential to enable us to adapt and amend our product where necessary. Your comments regarding the food have been shared with our Executive Chef, similiarly your kind comments about the service quality have been shared with the restaurant team.
Please do feel free to contact me directly euan.phillips@hilton.com should you wish to discuss your experience in more detail.
Kind Regards
E Phillips
Asst F&B Manager

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