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Malet Restaurant

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178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7921 1414
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18:00 - 23:00
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had visited this restaurant when it first opened 8 years ago and it is still as good. The food was delicious just as good as we remembered my husband had the rabbit a traditional dish which was excellent and I had chicken stuffed with mushrooms,cheese and sun dried tomatoes with a Neapolitan sauce, and one of the best things about... More 

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Thank lesley22_12
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a little gem of a restaurant. Since the area is crowded with your usual over-priced, low quality, money-hungry tourist-traps where good service and attention to detail take a backseat to maximising profits, your experience at Malet can be described as walking into a veritable oasis surrounded by a service-desert. My wife and I have been frequenting this place... More 

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1 Thank Reuben R
Inverness, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We (4) visited on a Saturday evening to the usual warm welcome from Paul. This is a quiet intimate restaurant on a quiet side street away from the hustle of Bugibba Square. All the food is freshly cooked by Esther and Paul looks after front of house. Whether busy or quiet one can expect the same impeccable service. A must... More 

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Thank Mick L
London, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We visit every year and the quality of the food is always really good and great prices. Love the quail dish. I do wish they would get another member of staff to help with the drinks and service though. Having said that we will be back next year

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Thank JeffnCarol_Surrey
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here on our first night in Malta. I have to say the portions are large so we struggled to eat all out main meal but saying that everything was really tasty. We had traditional Maltese cuisine and the service was great. Would Deffo recommend to others.

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Thank Angie N
St Helens, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Friendly, good value Maltese cuisine. Just off the front we have now eaten here twice and both times the food and welcome have been excellent. I can recommend the pork stew

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Thank Alan H
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem in Bugibba. If you want to try Maltese food this is the place. And for those who can stomach Rabbit,Octopus,Horse, Snails and Quails I highly recommend. Very reasonable priced. Deffinatly will return :)

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Thank Alscicluna
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

There are many restaurants in Bugibba, providing good holiday food, some thatgive a little more. Malet gives a lot more. The menu has the expected items but also some that are very different. My wife had stuffed calimari dish on our first visit and, on our second could not be persuaded to switch to the tastiest and most tender chicken... More 

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Thank JohnGP
Scarborough
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281 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our second visit to this restaurant and it matched the first visit we had. The restaurant is not far from Bugibba Square but can be hard to find. If you do find it though it is well worth it. I can honestly say that the food was the best we have had in Malta. The chef is very competent indeed.... More 

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1 Thank YorkshireFellow
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The restaurant is tucked away just one street behind the main promenade, but seek it out if what you want is beautifully cooked Maltese cuisine in a calm, unhurried and spotless environment. The Maitre D' was charming and completely unphased by a woman dining alone. He was on hand to explain and avise where necessary. I had the Maltese hors... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 7921 1414

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