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La Maltija

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1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 9602
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Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal here. Very rustic / quaint/ cozy restaurant inside. Good food, good service and nice atmosphere. Not the cheapest meal we had, but certainly one of the nicest! We heard from some people they were put off by the outside look and feel - Don't be! - Just look inside it's really nice!

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Thank Yozza18
Northern Ireland
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140 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have dinner here one evening, the service was excellent and the food fantastic. It has all the usual but is very good for Maltese food. The sea bream was superb.

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Thank PJKNorthernIreland
Newark, Delaware
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner there last night. Both food and service were great! I had the tarragon chicken and my husband had the pork filet and dessert we shared was the date pastry - wonderful! We also enjoyed the broccoli and spinach! Fun evening!

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Thank bluehenmom85
St Helens, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute little family- run restaurant behind the Golden Tulip Hotel. Vey nice Maltese cuisine with friendly service. The knight outside the restaurant's door adds to the ambiance of being in Malta. You won't be disappointed and can get a truly authentic meal here.

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Thank Djaymorris
Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were referred here by our hotel front desk. The food was amazing!!! It was a slow dinner so don't be in a rush. Very good

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Thank ChesterNonsuch
Bristol, England
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

An odd place. We just dropped in here one evening whilst passing as it was close to the hotel and a lovely warm evening. We sat outside and immediately were charmed by the service. Would that it had continued. Once the order was taken that level of service ended. If the bread at a restaurant is not fresh I consider... More 

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Thank Eddie O
Lagos, Nigeria
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

My last night and I wanted to make sure I had an authentic Maltese meal. I hadnthe house special rabbit, was really nice. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere, sadly there wereny many people here so was rather quiet. Lovely either way.

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Thank Moradeyo A
Worcester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We called in on spec, food was great and I agree with previous comments that once served you were left to your own devices. Staff had a good knowledge of the menu and the good served was excellent. We found the portions large but others may find them just right. A good restaurant to visit but getting the bill and... More 

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Thank Tim R
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Walked in on a Sunday evening and got a table outside for a table of 4. Based on the decor inside, we'll be sitting inside on our next visit. Great and attentive service and a really enjoyable authentic Maltese meal. Not sure what other reviewers are talking about, but was a great European meal - this ain't TGI Friday's trying... More 

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Thank Mark M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

During my holiday to Malta I had the pleasure of dining at this establishment twice. The food is incredible and the atmosphere is amazingly authentic, food serving size is more than generous with plenty of choice of the menu to please anyone. I had the Penne Bella during the first visit and it had me craving the same for food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2135 9602

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