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Ristorante Il Pirata

41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2137 5827
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tagliata” (58 reviews)
“focaccia” (30 reviews)
“pasta” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

Friendly staff, service good, great food definitely would go back, the pizza was delicious. Good value for the money.

Thank terence_hawton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my toughest restaurants to give a fair score to. Their is so much to like about the restaurant so I will start with that, we ordered a starter to share and main courses and received a free am amuse Bouche which...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Il Pirata with a colleague after work following another colleague's recommendation and it was every bit as good as he said it would be. We turned up at 6:15pm without a booking, but despite not opening until 6:30pm, the friendly waitress still...More

Thank MFollett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We believed that we knew everything about this place as we were eating there very often last years. Yet, we genuinely surprised by what we have found this time. Original ideas, bold combinations, taste explosions, creativity at its best! So many new things that we...More

Thank John-en-HelenW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking forward to this highly recommended restaurant having tried all the other well rated places in the area, many in the same street. We had not booked, nor had we booked any of the other restaurants, for example Maltese Mama and The Avenue...More

Thank lumponmyhead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were happy to wait a bit longer for food. Two ordered beef fillet and we understand that on the menu it was listed that it is served with puree. But there was barely enough puree under the fillet to cover its diameter. We asked...More

Thank Cressida A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing else to say apart from fantastic food and service. Special thanks to Graziella :)) Will 100% be returning

Thank Rebekah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there as it was right next our hotel. The food was great! We had carpaccio of veal, pasta with scallops as a starter and risotto with seafood and squid for main. It's fresh and tastes really good!

Thank Marlies E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Il Pirata after booking a table as it had been fully booked the previous evening that we tried! We had a lovely table outside and we're seen to right away on arrival. Staff were very attentive but the food was the main reason...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

6 friends of mine and me went here the day before yesterday. We didn't like this restaurant at all. The service was not all too bad, but the quality of the food was the worst that we've experienced in Malta because it was quite expensive....More

Thank taramaedv
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Alfredo s
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Response from Claramile | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know sorry. When I visited the restaurant I arrived on foot.
Sammy V
7 September 2016|
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Response from Andrius G | Reviewed this property |
As far as we saw, no, but it might be worth to double check with them, they have a facebook page as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2137 5827
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