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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“trifle” (13 reviews)
“fresh fish” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 29 October 2014

Excellent throughout - exquisite food, friendly smiles of the owners and staff, beautiful setting of an old palazzo. We can't help but go back for dinner almost every week :) If you only get to dine in Valletta once though, make sure you eat at...More

Thank LMaciu
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I have been to Palazzo Preca a number of times (10+) with parties ranging from 4 to 14 persons. I have never been disappointed. On the contrary, their ability to keep up the quality and friendliness is amazing. Go for the Lobster Thermidor, it will...More

2  Thank Stormester
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We enjoyed our dining experience last evening at Palazzo Preca. The wait staff was welcoming and warm. We'd made reservations--dinner is busy at Preca--and were seated in a romantic side room where red candle were aglow and crimson damask cloths covered the tables of this...More

Thank tulipia
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

This little gem in the beautiful capital of Malta is the eating place for foodies. No surprises, always good food with great services. Friendly waiters, cosy setting, delicious food with nice presentations. I am happy to return again & again.

Thank Maltafoodie2014
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We didn't book a table at lunchtime but the staff managed to fit us in despite having a prior booking for 80 diners. The meal were excellent - my lamb shanks were cooked perfect plus a large portion of vegetables - my wife had porcinni...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

Excellent value for money. The day's catch of fish was brought on a tray for selection, and all looked lovely. We chose a fish each and it arrived cooked to perfection. To round off the meal we had the mixed selection of desserts - really...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 19 October 2014

First time visit at this Restaurant, as my wife chose it for my 39th Birthday.Makes you feel welcome at all time.Vast selection on Menu and also lots of wines to choose from.Food professionally cooked by Chef Ramona.Will re visit for sure.Value for money.Place is very...More

Thank cliftonMalta
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Palazzo Preca Restaurant After a flight and the hassle of airport security, it was a relief, on our first night, to find this restaurant. It was Wednesday evening and the candle light dinner occasion. The white table cloths glasses and cutlery shone and glistened back...More

Thank Latetraveler
Reviewed 17 October 2014

A group of four couples, we went to the Palazzo Preca with high hopes given the reviews we had read of the restaurant. Our hopes were even higher upon entering the restaurant and finding decor that was comfortable, understated and rather charming. While going through...More

2  Thank WDTVancouver_Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Yes, the food was grand and it's certainly a beautiful building with lovely decor. But somehow for us we just felt it was a little bit lack lustre, we didn't feel particularly welcome. I know other people have loved it, and in fact we went...More

Thank Drumcovitt
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will v
18 February 2017|
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Response from holidayjunkie24 | Reviewed this property |
It is value for money due to the quality of the food/service but it is fine dining so it is not cheap. We ate there twice and paid 70 and 110 euro's. For this we had 2 courses, Tio Pepe, a bottle of wine and 2 double... More
will v
18 February 2017|
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Response from jonah20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is good value. It's not exceptionally high in prices. It is what many other restaurants in Valletta charge. The difference is that unlike some the food is cooked with care. So it works out that it's reasonably priced... More
29 December 2016|
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Response from Dipal U | Reviewed this property |
Also, the menu does change so as the others have said, do check online or email them directly. They're very responsive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
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Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
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