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34, Main Street | BALLUTA BAY, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ1091, Malta
+356 9986 6822
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Wed - Mon 10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Alicante, Spain
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went twice to this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed both times. The sea food and steaks were superb, we also had the stuffed chicken which was beautiful

Thank Chris H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are Italians and we complain about food quite often... We came back 2 evenings in a row! Sword fish is great, octopus is great, it's really good. Small and cozy with nice music too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Island of Malta, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

It's not the first time we've been to this amazing restaurant. Food is ALWAYS excellent with good sized portions. All the food is to die for but my favorite remains the calamari :) ... I would recommend this restaurant to everyone. Keep it up Fabian & Raffaella !!!!

Thank AAF254
Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've been here twice & both times my meals were delicious. The first time I ordered the seafood spaghetti & the second time the bragioli (Maltese cuisine rabbit). Both were delicious. Good portions and they bring bread on the side too. Once I saw another table getting limoncello shots at the end of their meal for free but we didn't... More 

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Fabian G, Manager at Scruples Kitchen, responded to this review

thank your for your review to scruples kitchen . regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a small restaurant (approximately 6 tables) inside but offers outdoor seating during warmer months (with a view towards Balluta Bay). My friend and I ordered and then the lovely waitress brought us homemade humous with crackers and Maltese sausages (the best I have eaten on the island - I had to enquire where they had purchased and was... More 

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Fabian G, Manager at Scruples Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear clients, Many thanks for your trip advisor review to scruples kitchen. Regards More 

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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stumbled across this little place shortly after our arrival in St Julians as we sought somewhere to have lunch and escape the unseasonably cold wind and rain. It was full of locals which we took to be a good sign, and the food turned out to be the highlight of our all to brief stay in Malta. Our lunch... More 

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Fabian G, Manager at Scruples Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear client, we highly appreciated your review to our restaurant. Many thanks Regards More 

Boston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We found this restaurant in Nov 2015...so when we went back this year to St Julian's Malta we tried it again...and its just as good as it was before We were only in Malta for 4 nights and we ate in Scruples every night - I'd recommend any fish meal - my wife would recommend the wrapped chicken - and... More 

1 Thank Colin S
FabGrech, Manager at Scruples Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review.. looking forward to welcome you again, Regards More 

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551 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food was really good and the service friendly. Moreover, the wine was excellent value for money.

1 Thank Seasondtraveller
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Ftira - like a flatbread pizza, was what we ordered, and it was just enough for two to share a light snack. A couple of glasses of wine (served by the most beautiful waitress EVER) and wonderful views of the park by the sea was so satisfying. We ate here last summer, I believe I had rabbit and the wife... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and tasty. Surprising seafood menu and also reasonable prices.I would recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34, Main Street | BALLUTA BAY, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ1091, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 9986 6822

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