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9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1448, Malta
+356 7942 3568
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit stew” (43 reviews)
“fish cakes” (15 reviews)
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1448, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a family meal here on the recommendation of our hotel. We were not disappointed. I had the Rabbit stew, which was very hearty and we also had the grilled rabbit. The service was very friendly, as they kindly fitted us in even though...More

Thank Fisher_JJ
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've had the ribs they were excellent. The place is tiny so book in advance and be prepared for all their cuckoo clocks! The service was ok, though not great.

Thank Koen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here the other night and it was fantastic, a good example of local food cooked really well. We had the Malta antipasto special which was great and the Il Merill pasta which was fantasitc, too much to eat but definitely tried it...More

Thank Janine321
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked on a side street, Il-Merril is a fab place for traditional Maltese food. We visited twice for dinner and had both pasta and fish dishes and they were both great. I especially enjoyed the little butter bean and caper salad that was provided with...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner about 9- it was packed but we were able to wait until a table was free. Had delicious Maltese platter to share 8euro, then chicken which was delicious. Very warm atmosphere and a bit different from usual tourist fare. Would recommend....More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant has interesting decor of collectables, including antique clocks and a working cuckoo clock. The food is Maltese. The night we visited there were three different types of fresh fish on the specials menu and the fish was grilled or crumbed/fried according to...More

Thank WillandEva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the sheep cheese starter, rabbit in special sauce and Martin pasta as well as the date pudding. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank LichfieldCharlie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were very happy. We felt perfection in every taste of our dishes. Definetly we suggest the restaurant to others who are visiting Malta and looking for perfect local cousin.

Thank Andris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had dinner at this restaurant two times since coming to Malta, and each time was excellent. We saw good reviews on Trip Advisor so we wanted to try it. A cozy, small restaurant in the heart of Sliema. Charming decor and perfect music...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Mélanie and Patrick, MERCI BEAUCOUP !! Whatever you're looking for, this is the place. Mélanie and Patrick are just two great people. We arrived a few minutes late – our mistake – Mélanie brushed it off with a smile. Afterwards, I ordered something slightly off-menu...More

Thank 091312o
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Grete D
14 March 2017|
Response from TibiSam | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9, St. Vincent Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1448, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: +356 7942 3568
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