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Fontanella Tea Garden

1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 4264
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We called in for morning coffee and a cake, we had strawberry meringue, which was excellent. Although it was quite busy, the service was excellent and the young staff very polite and helpful. Amazing views from this restaurant.

Thank Moyra A
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you go to Mdina, then you must visit Fontanella's, we had heard about it through a Timeshare Rep called Paul, told us they were the best cakes in the world, and he might be right!! We actually went to Mdina specifically to hunt for...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the magical town of Mdina, Fontanella Tea Garden is a lovely oasis. With multiple patios and balconies, each table in this restaurant/café offers a magnificent view of the city, and thus a nice setting for a meal or just dessert. We stopped for an...More

Thank MercedMack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having walked around the silent city of Mdina and its fascinating history and architecture, this was a great location to rest and have lunch. The quirky restaurant is on two levels - a cosy lower level surrounding a beautiful flower display area and an upper...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being very busy on a fine Sunday afternoon, service was good, as was the food. We only had a baguette (€6.75, good, and freshly cooked) and some wine (€8.50 for a drinkable 50ml carafe). There is plenty of space, still with a great view,...More

Thank JandLillyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic views and a great location. We went inside to escape the cold December breeze. Found a table but we were pestered by flies at the table. As the waiters were not rushing to take our order and we didn't fancy eating with so many...More

Thank yomob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of cakes and hot drinks. Also great for a quick snack or simply to enjoy a mouth watering dessert

Thank theac387
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, Fantastic staff, Fantastic service. Get the picture.... Really enjoyed ourselves and ate far too much.

Thank Barneyabz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by on my Birthday for a coffee while visiting Mdina. It exceeded my expectations. Coffee was delicious and the date cake was the best ever! Even though I hear they are famous for the chocolate cake. All the food going by look great. The...More

Thank konacoco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this tea rooms by a Maltese friend. It was superb. The service was great, views are lovely from the veranda upstairs and the coffee and cakes were excellent. We saw other people having pizzas and salads and they looked very good value...More

Thank Yas46
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2016|
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Response from Amethyst-2009 | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry this tearoom is up steps.
27 September 2015|
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Response from Mildred B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not quite sure if they do, they do some cakes I believe which are gluten free. You can always check through their website though, they have their contact details readily available. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 4264
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