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Il-Wileg

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33 Triq Il-Wileg, Qala, Island of Gozo QLA 1930, Malta
+356 9988 5482
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18:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Mon 18:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Valletta, Malta
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This for certain is one of Gozo's hidden gems. Not easy to find, but worth a visit once you're in Gozo. We were there last Friday, for our 2nd or 3rd visit. We had fish soup (Aljotta) for starters, and my wife had lamb shank while I had beef fillet with mushroom sauce as a main. The food was very... More 

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Qrendi, Malta
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our first time here was pretty average, but we decided to give it a 2nd chance, but it wasn't any better. The decor of the restaurant is really nice and it would have been cosy if it hadn't been so cold. We asked for some form of heating, but every time they put the A/C on heat the electric tripped.... More 

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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140 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I have been driving past, and meaning to dine here for years.... Last night, friends of mine invited me to a B&B in Qala that also has a restaurant, so finally I was eating here, and it was a really nice evening. Seated at the large table in a warm, farmhouse dining room, we had good service from 2 professional... More 

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ate in the courtyard at Il-Wileg this evening and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. I ordered the Oriental coconut curry with prawns which was delicious. My husband ordered the pork with coriander which he also thoroughly enjoyed. This is a charming restaurant with delightful staff.

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Bedfordshire
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134 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two weeks, whilst on holiday in Gozo. If you want 5 star accommodation don't stay here, but if you like a quaint, rustic environment then this will be for you. The rooms are thoughtfully decorated and have everything you need, hair dryer and toiletries are supplied. There is a good selection for breakfast, cereal, fresh fruit,... More 

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Xlendi, Malta
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Il Wileg is a wonderful BB in Qala on the Maltese Island of Gozo. Beautiful setting in a restored farm house, feels like a private villa. The owner Martin is truly a wonderful host and nothing is too much trouble. The atmosphere is relaxing and tranquil , just the very place to unwind. The rooms are beautiful, well appointed and... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Arranged with Martin (owner) for a birthday supper for my wife's 60th birthday and it was superb and the supper included a cake which was a great surprise for my wife. The food is excellent and cooked with passion. Martin is a very good host and the menu choice is very local for Gozo. We shall be returning on our... More 

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Really lovely food in a charming setting ! Martin the Proprietor and Chef is an inspirational cook who serves traditional Gozitan food.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We had high expectations for this restaurant,because the ambience on the photos are nice, but we were very disappointed and came out hungry. The servings was very poor. The plate was served almost empty and the price sky high. The meat and the duck that we ordered was very little and not tender. The vegetables were very little. Certainly we... More 

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Grafton, New York
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The service was the best we experienced during our 12-day stay in Malta. I had delicious Red Snapper and my Constant Companion had a deep sea fish which was also delicious. There are three restaurant right around the main church square in Qala. This one is a several block walk up the hill at the perimeter of the village right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Triq Il-Wileg, Qala, Island of Gozo QLA 1930, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Qala
  • Phone Number: +356 9988 5482
Description
l-Wileg Restaurant is one of the best Restaurants in Gozo to experience genuine, traditionally prepared Gozitan cuisine, served in the splendid warm surroundings of an authentic 17th century farmhouse, or get some fresh air and dine in the tranquility of the courtyard under the shade of a young olive tree. Il-Wileg Restaurant offers you a unique experience you will surely never forget!

Il-Wileg Restaurant -10Our menu is vast and specializes in freshly prepared local dishes such as Aljotta (local fish soup), Ravjul ta’ Dari (home made ravioli), Torta tal-Fenek (rabbit pie), Laħam fuq il-fwar (aromatic steamed beef), a wide selection of vegetarian dishes, seasonal specialities and a selection of fresh fish of the day. We serve a variety of local and foreign wines as well as a range of spirits, liquers and beverages.

Il-Wileg Restaurant -9Besides casual dining, Il-Wileg is the ideal place to host your special day. Be it Birthdays, Anniversaries, Holy Communions, Bachelor, Hans or Staff parties; we’ve hosted them all! Set Menus are available in addition to A la carte during the holidays of Christmas, Easter, Valentines day, Mother’s day and Father’s day. Il-Wileg also provides a unique rustic experience to numerous rural excursions and small incentives.

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