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195 Main Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta SLM05, Malta
+356 2134 4875
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very disappointing - not the best evening out we have shared - expensive for the standard of food offered and served unless you wish to have a pizza - would not visit again.

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Thank charlesford9
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good and so was the food. It's a very popular spot, so try and make reservations. The outdoor patio was nice but people can smoke outside and it was bothersome to some in our group. One doesn't want to smell smoke while trying to eat dinner.

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Thank Julie R
Sliema, Malta
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this restaurant is perfect, a very casual feel with nice waiters and apparently a great pizza. I opted for something a little more comforting - an Irish beef burger with melted cheddar cheese. Even though I love my meat to be rare, I prefer well-done burgers... this was the juiciest burger I had in ages! The view... More 

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Dagenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food, reasonable prices. Friends commented that wine prices were quite good. Great views although couldnt sit outside due to weather.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extraordinarily tasty food, excellent staff, wonderful atmosphere and beautiful view. I highly recommend this place.

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WGC_Group_Director, Manager at Piccolo Padre Pizzeria, responded to this review

Dear Josie, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience at Piccolo Padre. Kind Regards, Denise Cachia Piccolo Padre More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know that Malta is not Italia so I didn't expect so delicious pizza. After our first visit, I was sure that I want to come back and try something else but I couldn't resist ordering pizza again. Each one we tried was so good and you can add real olio picante to it. We visited Piccolo Padre 4 times... More 

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Thank Katarzyna O
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our dining experience. Good quality pizza's in a busy busy environment. Staff are very knowledgeable and only too willing to help and wine is a reasonable price and decent enough quality. Would recommend

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London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are working in Malta and went for a casual supper after work. The food was ok but the service was not very good - no respect for customers (i.e. physically shoving across to put down a knife, or clear up) - culminating with an accident of the waiter knocking red wine down two of us on his way past... More 

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Thank Job666
WGC_Group_Director, Manager at Piccolo Padre Pizzeria, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We do apologize if your experience at Piccolo Padre was not to your satisfaction. I did check with the manager present on the evening and they remembered the accident. They did mention that they were apologetic about the accident and also put a discount on the... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Thursday evening, and the restaurant was packed. Booking is essential. The decor is lovely and much has been done to preserve the original look of the building. We sat on the balcony, with a view over the water. I had the sea bass with potato gratin and stir-fried vegetables. The sea bass was perfectly cooked, and the... More 

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Thank JTO94
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot praise enough the wonderful service we had at this marvelous place. 25 years ago the service and food was great ... today 25 yrs later, I must admit that the dedication and eye for detail by Mr.&Mrs Cassar, the place is even more better. ..... Very well done !!

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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$16 - US$27
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, 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, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Main Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta SLM05, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2134 4875
Description
For over 21 years the tastefully converted 18th century Maltese villa has played host to over 12000 celebrations and special evenings while enjoying enchanting views of Balluta and Spinola bay Piccolo Padre is renowned for its quality and consistency.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?