We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Perfect end to our holiday”
Review of Kuya Asian Pub

Kuya Asian Pub
Ranked #15 of 358 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $12
Description: We are a relaxed Asian street food & Craft Beer
Restaurant details
Description: We are a relaxed Asian street food & Craft Beer
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

How often do you find the best place on your last day of your holiday? This was no exception and we so nearly missed this as you it’s a basement restaurant with a single door entrance in a crowded block.

Walking down the stairs you are immediately hit by bustling but cosy atmosphere. The restaurant is very small and though they were very busy they managed to secure us a table. It was at the bottom of the stairs but a bit draughty when the door opened but that was welcome. The three girls who were working were very busy but cheerful and very helpful explaining the menu - on a board near the bar and the drinks menu, posters all over the walls. Slightly eccentric but made the experience all the more enjoyable.

We ordered prawn dim sum and steam pork dumplings as a starter which we shared. Washed it down with a glass of white wine before moving onto the local craft beer. Beer is cans or bottles no draught. Main course of crispy leg of duck with hoi sin sauce and Pad ko chicken. The food was stunning. The service personal and committed.

A note to the wise is that this is a cash only restaurant.

I wish that we had tried here earlier in the holiday as I would definitely have used it more than once.

Thank Stephen F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (397)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

28 - 32 of 397 reviews

Reviewed March 1, 2018

We have visited this place several times but food was always amazing. It is not a fancy place as you might have noticed but the atmosphere is very friendly and relaxing.

Thank Maria_K0rzh
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We called in to this restaurant without making a reservation and were pleasantly accommodated even though they were very busy. The staff are the friendliest that you will find on the island and you can tell that they are proud of the restaurant and the products they serve.
The food is of the finest quality we have ever experienced anywhere in the world.
I had the Thai Yellow Curry and it was as good as anything I have eaten in Thailand.
There is a great selection of Belgian beers too and the prices are really good.
It's worth making a reservation because the restaurant is only tiny but try it, you will not be disappointed.

Thank Mewalshy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant from the reviews on trip advisor and we weren't disappointed. The food was so tasty and full of flavours. It is reasonably priced, the service is great and the ambience of the restaurant was lovely too. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Joel H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Staying nearby and tried it for dinner. They have found a great recipe for success. Simply decorated, extremely friendly service, good beers, and outstanding food at decent prices. The shrimp gyoza were cooked perfectly and not too heavy, the lotus root tempura (recommended by the server, but we would have never tried otherwise) was outstanding - great taste and a nice light tempura. The bang bang chicken was excellent. Had a nice local IPA and good red wine. Excellent time and we plan to return and try the crispy beef.

Thank H2O_log
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Kuya Asian Pub also viewed

Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
 
Valletta, Island of Malta
Il Gzira, Island of Malta
 
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta
 

Been to Kuya Asian Pub? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing