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L-istazzjon Bar & Kitchen

€€ - €€€Cafe, ,
Triq Ghajn Hammam, Rabat, Island of Malta MDN 9070, Malta
+356 2145 1984
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Bar, Grill, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Triq Ghajn Hammam, Rabat, Island of Malta MDN 9070, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

L-istazzjon is built in the Rabat station building of the old Maltese railway which closed in the 1930s; I understand it's been a restaurant for a long time, but a few years ago was refurbished and extended under the current owners. Having heard about L-istazzjon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Addlepate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in an isolated country side patch under the historical imdina bastions, this magnificently restored "train station" converted into a restaurant offers excellent service, nice ambience (indoor and outdoor), easy parking and very good food with a smile! One visit is surely not enough!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called with Maltese friends for lunch with out the busyness of Mdina. First what a fantastic building the old station as been transformed. The food and service was excellent at a good price. We will again next week.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JohnWill1076956
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Good food as usual. Nice portions. Friendly staff. Great place and location. Gave it 4 stars because my steak wasnt cooked as expected but they made it up with a free desert.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Great and different place for lunch use to be a train station when trains us to run in Malta. Ideal situation for when you do your trip to Mdina or Rabat. Big menu so close to Mdina you can walk down the hill one hundred...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Juan G
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Although it is used regularly by families, it is of no inconvenience to other diners. The menu is not vast but varied to meet the tastes of all.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Frans16932
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This beautiful restaurant welcomes dogs and has a sign to say so right on the front door, so my friends and I were welcomed heartily with my Alaskan malamute and she was treated like royalty. Furthermore this restaurant which is family run provides numerous choices...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank catpeople25
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We would like to thank L-Istazzjon Bar & Kitchen.... A big thank you goes to the professional staff who made our special day a one to remember from the beginning to the very end. They gave us all the help we needed to organise our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bernice S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Something of an identity crisis. Nice place nice walk from Mdina. But what exactly is it setting out to be? Called at a lunchtime but only a restauraunt menu no lunch style. Drinks very limited and not somewhere where you can call and have a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Quinny_A
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We went as a family of 4.We booked before hand as we suggested to do so. The place has been done to a lovely standard and a welcoming place to be .Family oriented and would go for a meal at any time. Staff is very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mario C
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Nina B
8 January 2017|
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This place which has an amazing location and beautiful view is a must the visit. The food is so delicious. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We organized a baby shower there and we were served all through! Nicky the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq Ghajn Hammam, Rabat, Island of Malta MDN 9070, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Rabat
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 1984
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Our Aim is to provide happiness and joy through good wholesome food, genuine hospitality and unique peaceful surrounding.
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