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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were lucky indeed to be directed to this restaurant by a local used bookstore owner. We entered this charming little bistro prepared to enjoy a delicious lunch and weren’t disappointed! Tony the proprietor greeted us at the entrance and was delightful and went through...More

Thank ctaylor1223
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is nice and cosy, the service is lovely and good prices. We had lamb shanks, ossobuco, lampuky and spaghetti. As a desert we all had death by chocolate, which was amazing. No photos to post as we were too busy enjoying our dinner....More

Thank brc7ar
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely evening in this intimate restaurant. The owner and his nephew are excellent hosts, and all three courses, especially mains were very good. The recommended wine - from Gozo - was good to try. Would recommend! Book in advance if possible - it's very popular,...More

Thank LouSydney
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hidden away, but only 100 yards from the main street, this place is very easy to miss. The frontage is of an old confectioners. Inside there are three floors but not many tables so reservations are essential. Menu is only displayed on chalk boards on...More

Thank lirioblanco
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing locally cooked food from a superb choice of options. Great atmosphere in this lovely restaurant. A must visit, book first!

Thank Feering05
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rubino is a definite must for any visitor into Valletta. It is the traditional restaurant which serves authentic and heart warming food. Trusting the manager for his recommendations is one of the easiest things to do. We were a table of 8 and shared lamb...More

Thank Blobbie103
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking up to the entrance I was enthralled by the door and frame with the old gold writing which made me think I was going to step back in time on entering and in some ways I did. Inside the interior was a mix of...More

Thank lorettaTwickenham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly underdressed restaurant in a less busy street of Valletta greets you with a relaxed charm. I felt immediately comfortable like sitting at a friends house. We ordered a wide range of food between our party of 5 and all of the dishes were excellent....More

Thank brayster99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant situated in the heart of Valletta. The shop front hides a lovely restaurant split over three levels. Good choice of traditional and European dishes and an extensive and well priced wine list. Would definitely recommend and return. 2 courses + wine and tip...More

Thank AndyIreland2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant because it was well reviewed on TripAdvisor; those reviews were well earned. The restaurant takes a bit of finding, it has an old-fashioned shop front, extremely stylish, that looks far too small to accommodate a restaurant. Your efforts will be well...More

Thank robjhar1958
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6 April 2017|
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Response from mazza1908 | Reviewed this property |
They have lovely veggie dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656
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