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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
AKI is a contemporary Japanese restaurant and lounge bar in Malta's capital city. Taste our signature Japanese inspired dishes prepared with care and with flavours to satisfy modern palates and contemporary styles. Enjoy a drink at the lounge bar, where the music and sophisticated décor offer the perfect setting to unwind and kick off the evening while sipping on one of the signature cocktails
PRICE RANGE
US$18 - US$88
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Japanese Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was absolutely divine, service was impeccable, very quick and high quality. Very well served by our server charith. They very sweetly helped us celebrate our friend birthday

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thankyou for the delicious food and great service. Ruby introduced herself as our server for the afternoon. She was friendly , professional and very efficient. Thank you for very much to all the staff and making our afternoon a memorable one. See you again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just PERFECT! Best place in Malta! Mini tacos with prawns and octopus our favorites Coctails amazing Greetings to Khomssy :)

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed yesterday

Charith was our waiter i was very pleased by his service. The food was amazing and good quality for the price. I would surly visit again.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent with swift delivery of food after a maximum of 10 mins after ordering, top quality dishes. Staff was super kind and helpful especially Charith. Wonderful experience, totally recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed yesterday

We had pre-booked most evening restaurants before our holiday but this particular evening we had nothing booked so decided to wander around Valletta looking for inspiration... and as in the title of this review this was a lucky find, it was just lovely. They managed...to find us a table (although fully booked) and we were presented with a vast menu that took some time to read through. Our server was Ruby who was lovely (and very patient!) - service overall was excellent. The food and wine was great, lovely deserts and interesting cocktails... Well worth a visit but do book to avoid disappointment. It was a great dining experience and very good value.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok..where do I start? Last night on Malta and wanted to treat myself..Friday night. I'm trying to find something negative to say about this.place but I can't. The service was 1st class, the music was on point.Negi and Ruby both looks after my culinary needs....Best way to end the holiday. Did.i not mention the food?, superb..and the cocktails... try the "Geisha" thank me.laterMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good service from Khoussi and the team, amazing food and true value for money. We got a lot of sharing plates as recommended and we weren't disappointed! Cocktails were amazing and very instagrammable. Will surely vist again soon.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Without any doubt! The space is beautiful and very trendy... and what about those coktails?? 🤤 I totally recommend!! What a surprise! Congratulations!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Aki restaurant, Manager at AKI, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Andreia, Thank you for your recent visit and for taking time to submit your feedback for our restaurant. We are very happy to read you enjoyed the entire experience. Your feedback is being appreciated and fills the team with energy to continue creating great...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there with my friends while in Malta for vacation, we didn't had a booking but the manager Mira was really helpful, got us a table and helped with the order. Great recommendations, the food and cocktails were very good! Would recommend for the service...and amazing cocktails!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Aki restaurant, Manager at AKI, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent visit and for taking the time to submit your feedback for our restaurant. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the entire experience and Mira`s hospitality! Your feedback fuels the team with the energy to continue creating...More

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Frequently Asked Questions about AKI

Yes, AKI offers takeaway services.

Yes, AKI is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

AKI is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5