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Peperoncino Restaurant

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8/9 Bay Street | Balluta Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2138 8872
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant on a midweek night so it was relatively quiet. The service was excellent as was the food. The staff could not do enough for us. Best restaurant we ate in during our week long stay.

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Thank Vim V
Southampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for the first time and had such a great time. Customer service was excellent with full explanation of the specials and visuals of the fish of the day. The recommended wine was excellent and honest, had such a wonderful meal. Certainly would return again 👍

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Thank Michaelk4k
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our top two restaurants during our week-long stay in St. Julian's. The setting is perfect, food and wine excellent and reasonably priced compared to other alternatives. Service was also top-notch.

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Thank GHHW92
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a Sunday evening dinner with friends. As is usual Bernard and his team gave us a superb evening dining experience. There were four of us, we all had something on the menu which we liked. The evening was relaxed and not rushed. The white wine was well chilled, the red wine at a good room temperature. All in... More 

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Thank Richard_XII
Arusha, Tanzania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very attentive service, authentic feel to the place as we were looked after, given choices of fish and offered very good wine. Good ambience in this traditional building, no frills, just right for a meal for two

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Thank Tabitha33
Munich, Germany
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peperoncino is a nice local restaurant, suitable especially for a nice, relatively fancy dinner. The service is very friendly and helpful, they explain the dishes etc. BTW, as a vegetarian not eating seafood, you can expect two to three main dishes.

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Thank Jure90
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We love every single thing about this restaurant! Food is divine, the atmosphere of the place is very cozy, the old walls and ceiling feels like home. We love to dinner at the small second floor place. Only occupies 2 tables so it feels like you have your own privacy, having the view of the rest of the restaurant. The... More 

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Thank Cami S
England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a gem of a place. Very slightly off the main drag but if you find the City of London pub just look around and you will spot it from that. The menu outside tells you what is available before you even go in. The atmosphere is wonderful. Suitable for solo diners, couples and families. The waiting staff are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went for dinner with a group of 10 friends on new years eve Staff explained us all the dishes like 5 times, they are very patient and very very nice, polite and well mannered The food is great, really enjoyed the duckbreast

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Thank Dia1997
Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Peperoncino for New Year's lunch. The place itself is quite old and pleasant looking . Some of the staff were really nice and gave proper information but some seemed disoriented. The starter which was lobster ravioli was delicious. As main course I ordered the duck,it was okay as I have had better ducks in other restaurants. The side... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8/9 Bay Street | Balluta Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 8872
Description
Situated in an old town house in St Julian’s, Peperoncino has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.Inside is decorated in a traditional manner with limestone walls and elegant décor, while the outside terrace area offers fantastic views over Balluta Bay.The food is a blend of Maltese, Sicilian and Italian with other international flavours merged, so combinations are both varied and interesting.

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