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King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant

274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
+356 2123 0281
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (9 reviews)
“trifle” (7 reviews)
“fried rabbit” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Had a six day stay in Valetta, and apart from enjoying the city itself, and a trip to Gozo, we enjoyed dinner at ‘The Kings Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant’ in Rephblic Street! It had been recommended to the friends I was with! They...More

1  Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Located in the centre of La Valetta, it serves Italian and Maltese food. Nice portions and good prices, and food tastes very good. Waiters are kind and very professional. Recommended

1  Thank shadylau
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We had grilled tuna and swordfish both of which were cooked extremely well. The freshness of the fish could be tasted with every bite - don’t think I have tasted better fish. Service is also very good. This place has become one of our favourites....More

1  Thank Spartaco1963
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Al fresco dining in Republic Street on warm nights, with fine cuisine, excellent wine selection and good music, combine for an unforgettable evening.

1  Thank curmi_qrendi
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our late lunch here. The Malta specialty, fried rabbit, was delicious. The waiter was professional and very enjoyable. We recommend!

1  Thank Flaker26251
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

It looks very posh but the service is a disaster and the food is not eatable. Desert was moldy. :-( no recommendation.

Thank 85raffael
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

First time I have visited this restaurant and the food is wonderful. It's a traditional maltese dinning establishment. Sea food is a must You have a selection to choose from. Lampuki,Grouper ( Maltese Dot) Lobster etc etc. On your visit to Malta, visit this lively...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 21 September 2018

`We visited Valletta for the week and ate here three times as the lamb shank and duck breast was excellent. you can eat inside but they put the tables outside about 7.30pm and it is the ideal place to eat and people watch!

1  Thank PhilG160
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We decided to go to Valetta from Sliema during the evening, as opposed to only going during the day. We chose this restaurant which is in a great location, as it looked pretty busy and the menu. The staff were very helpful in getting us...More

Thank Graley
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Cant believe this is the same place having read the excellent reviews. This is the only time in all the countries we have visited, that we have ever got up and left the table. It looked charming and we were met by a very friendly...More

Thank sandracul
Roberta P, Manager at King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear Sandra , Thank you so much for taking some of your time to review us. We are very sorry that you had to experience this experience. There was a technical error with our printer and unfortunately had to be your table. This really rarly...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 0281
The Preca Family are the proud owners of Tal Familja Restaurant & Palazzo Preca. Roberta Preca (one of five daughters) owns the King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant which is situated in this enchanting 1874 building, a stone's throw away from the Maltese historical gem - 'St John's Co-Cathedral'. This restaurant is a typical Maltese traditional cuisine restaurant. Roberta is the proud award winner for Maltese best female chef for 2015 & 2016.
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