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Crystal Palace

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Fast food, Mediterranean

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Fast food, Mediterranean
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The bests pastizzis in Malta. 🤤 I prefer pastizzis of ricotta, are delicious. I heard that they also make pastizzis de nutella, but unfortunately they did not have

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank heccc2289
Reviewed 3 days ago

A local bar - famous around the island for its pastizzi. Ownership changed a couple or so of years ago - but the atmosphere & the quality remains unchanged - attracting locals & tourists alike for a quick snack and a cup of tea or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ecurmi
Reviewed 5 days ago

The pastizzi were good, so was the tea and the beer. Quick and efficient ..wish there were many of these around. Thank you guys for running this place the way you do. For all the pastizzi, tea and beer, we paid 5.70 euros for 4...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently situated to Domus Romana and Mdina. No frills, but lovely,freshly baked savoury pastries and a good choice of ice creams. Go inside to order and watch your pastries emerge from the oven.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Desserts are incredibly delicious! Unfortunately, there is always a lot of people , so you dont have the chance to get a seat at a table.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andr3ida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just one Google search indicated this was the place to go for a traditional Pastizzi and they didn't disappoint. I tried all three varieties - cheese, chicken and pea. The only part that let them down were the toilets, as a bloke I am in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends after looking for Tripadvisor for the best Pastizzi in Malta. Well BLOW me down this was some fiiiine Pastizzi and at only 40-50c its a down right bargain. You could tell it was really good as all the locals were cheesing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dippythereviewer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried the cheap but lovely Pastizzi at Crystal Palace which is near the Rabat bus station. Had the chicken and peas Pastizzi.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kawan2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

WOW this place was memorable. 50c for a cheese, pea or chicken pastizzi, with an enormous queue out of the door, and for good reason! Served directly from the oven these pastries are a Maltese delicacy and they're too good to miss.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beth35
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Fell in love with Pastizzi whilst in Malta and tried several varieties but peas or cheese always firm favourites. This unassuming place in Rabat has a good mix of locals which is always a sure sign of good food. I had a couple if Pastizzi...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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6 October 2018|
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Response from martin a | Reviewed this property |
There was nothing mentioned on the price list so I doubt it. This seems to be a very traditional establishment and not in keeping with more modern trends.
6 January 2016|
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Response from Go815168 |
I don't think it's open later than 21.30 but it's open quite early in the morning.
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