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Cafe Royal

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5 Independence Square, Victoria, Island of Gozo, Malta
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Northumberland
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always visit the Café Royal when in Victoria / Rabat. It sits overlooking the small market area, and although small inside, it has plenty of outdoor seating. This time we popped in for a mid-morning coffee, but the place was buzzing with customers, mainly enjoying the outdoor seating in the market. We had a mixture of drinks, coffee (... More 

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Thank AlisdairGB
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped at Cafe Royal for a quick bite to eat and orders the chicken salad. It wasn't real chicken but processed patties which was very disappointing. If you are going to offer a chicken salad then please use the real thing!! Also the cafe doesn't accept cards which is a pain when you don't like to carry cash. Service... More 

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Thank Geetee1976
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Service without a smile as they made coffee using instant coffee from a jar and water added from the elaborate coffee machine. We asked for a double espresso, that meant two teaspoons of instant. Taking the mickey! They thought we couldnt see as they did this just below the counter.

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Thank GeekyBunny
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a brief stop over to check it out and was stunned. A little bit pricey but well worth it if you ask me lol.

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Thank Delavegas_Anyakora
Coventry, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We has some bruschetta for our lunch. Service was reasonably speedy. Presentation was fine: food looked appetising. Tasted good too. Nothing special but nice lunch.

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Thank 301lisa33
Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A good cafe to have breakfast or hot beverages in their terrace area. Located in a good sightseen central square the Royal offers a good varity of hot beverages and dishes at a reasonable price.

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Thank Dani A
Worcester, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

On a whistlestop tour of Gozo, we stopped at Victoria for lunch and decided to try one of cafes in a square where there was a bit of a market. The waitress took our order quite quickly. Although everything that we ordered was simple, sandwiches or omelettes, it seemed to take quite a while to arrive and not all at... More 

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Thank MFollett
Rabat, Malta
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Stopped for a light snack and had two 'parma ham' toasted sandwiches and two mineral water. Toast was almost cold and had to ask fo a piece of lemon. Price was, in my opinion, too expensive for what we got....

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1 Thank John Z
Manchester, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

What a lovely find. An atmospheric and small café which serves cheap, quality food in good-sized portions. The staff were really friendly and we found it to be a relaxing break from sight-seeing. Another one we intend to return to.

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1 Thank CraigandMarie
Yateley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely cafe to just sit and watch the world go by. Lovely sun trap , or sit in the shade . Food is good, prices average.

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, European, Bar, Pub
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Independence Square, Victoria, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Victoria

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?