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Barracuda Restaurant

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194 Main Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 1089, Malta
+356 2133 1817
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Barracuda is situated right on the waterfront with a wonderful view across the harbour. The food is excellent and service is attentive without being intrusive. I would recommend a visit if you are ever in Malta.

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Thank DesJackson
Bedfordshire , England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing dinner, wine and staff. Definitely the best restaurant in Malta! If you love fish then don't look past the fish soup.

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Thank Zac W
Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been in barracuda restaurant last september. It was a perfect location to enjoy the fresh fish of this beautiful island. Starter were very good. As you expect from a cuisine that mix arabic and mediterranean culture. Main courses less traditional but also very good. They have a nice wines list. Try local wine.

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Thank antozas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The first time I visited I very much enjoyed it but when I went back after a year I was very disappointed! Food quality went down massively even though the restaurant is still gorgeous with beautiful view.

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Thank Nadine K
WGC_Group_Director, Manager at Barracuda Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nadine, Thank you for your feedback. It would be great if you could kindly provide us with more details about the plates ordered so that we can look into this properly. Kind Regards Denise Cachia, The Barracuda Restaurant More 

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My husband and I booked this from the internet, we choose the degustion menu, chefs choice. So absolutely amazing at Euro 60 per head plus wine. Executive chef Andrew furnished us with eight courses of pure delight, from carpachio of red prawn, through lobster, scallops, ravioli with prawn and scallops to fillet of beef and pudding duet to die for!... More 

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Thank mary ann s
Lancashire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Just had a super meal at Barracuda. Service was great and we both had well cooked starters and main courses: sea bass and lamb. Service was great and staff very friendly. Look forward to a return visit on our next trip to Malta.

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Thank ladybeeLancashire
England, United Kingdom
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549 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

For the money that you pay the one thing that lets this place down is the fact that the service is too slow. I accept the fact that in a stylish, elegant restaurant you also don't want to be rushed but this place does need to speed up a bit. When I needed a drink it was hard to even... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The greeting, menu, the view and the decoration. All are tempting despite the tiny toilet. Some of the appetizers were delicious, while the others are not good shots. Fish is recommended.

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Thank AybarsYagiz
Geneva, Switzerland
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My experience in this restaurant has been really frustrating. When you read the menu you have the feeling that it is an Italian restaurant, but when you eat what you ordered you imlediately understand that the chef is not Italian nor that he has never been trained on Italian dishes. Menu is really misleading. I was not satisfied AT ALL... More 

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Thank Antonella218
WGC_Group_Director, Manager at Barracuda Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Antonella, we appreciate the time taken to give us your feedback. We are sorry that your experience at the Barracuda was not as you expected however kindly do note that our cuisine is Mediterranean fusion as stated on our website etc and not specifically Italian. thank you Denise Cachia The Barracuda Restaurant More 

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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner there last night and it was so delicious, we had the truffle pasta and the shrimp pasta, everybody left happy! Also service was excellent. Also the place is beautiful decorated and by the sea!

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Thank Mahara S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$42 - US$48
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Main Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 1089, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2133 1817

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