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Il Gabbiano

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Came here a couple of times, food is good and not that expensive. Good for a dinner with friends . Nice atmosphere

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 577herbertc
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

You can watch the moon rise over the sea and hear the waves roll in while the friendly staff serve you excellent food. The Italian cheese platter was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AstridLundmark
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I ordered lobster ravioli and pork belly and after just 2hrs I was feeling sick. Had horrible days even in hospital resulting a food poison. Never Again!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carly F
Roseanne H, Manager at Il Gabbiano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Dear Miss Carly F, saying that we caused you food poisoning is a huge deal and lying about something like this is even a bigger deal. When ever a person goes to hospital and the results are food poisoning the doctor immediately orders an inspection...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice on our stay in Marsalforn. The staff were friendly and relaxed, which made for a good atmosphere. We had the sea food pasta dishes which were truly the best we have tasted anywhere. The house white wine was excellent and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Probably, for the first time in my life, I had to leave more than half of my food in the plate. We ordered the risotto and the lobster ravioli and to be honest I can't say what was worse. We couldn't even finish the dish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alessandro M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Food, service, view, location and atmosphere is perfect. For the first time I was there alone, second time I visited this nice restaurant with my friend and yesterday I went there with my family. All of the evenings were amazing and unforgettable. Many thanks to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Kateřina K
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We went to Il Gabbiano twice in a week and each time the food and service was top notch. On the second visit we booked in advance and got the best table in the restaurant, just above the rocky shore overlooking the bay. The menu...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Got attracted to the place by location, decor and service but were very disappointed with the food. Except for the courgette spaghetti the other dishes were average to poor.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank H_M_P_888
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a little gem on the far end of the harbor, closest to the opening of the harbor, down a little street. You almost can’t see if if you’re standing in the middle of the harbor. You can park in the municipal parking...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Heather W
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We visited this restaurant twice, once for special birthday celebration. The food was of a very special quality. Reasonable sized portions of well cooked and presented food. Cuttle fish was very special and the golden bream cooked and filleted beautifully. Wines were good and reasonably...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alan H
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