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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (69 reviews)
“fresh fish” (59 reviews)
“fritto misto” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great restaurant, serving local cuisine, with many options to suit all . It appeared to be family run, with a long history, ensuring great service. Quite reasonably priced, with a good variety of local wines, which we found to compare very favourably with wine from...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is highly recommended to book a table in advance for Palazzo Preca. We showed up without reservation on a busy evening, only to be turned politely away. However, we were asked for a phone number in case of late cancellations and barely 30-40 minutes...More

Thank AlexViator
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place with family, we were a rather sizable group, the food was good and we were served all together,no one had to wait although we had different orders. This old palazzo in the heart of the capital is beautiful and classy, it offers...More

Thank Cynthiagut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Palazzo Preca for my birthday while in Valetta. My husband and I both adore seafood and based on the reviews we were excited about eating here. First off, the service was excellent, the wait staff were really attentive without being overbearing. They...More

Thank Nefi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy food, engaging and attentive service with a sense of humour great atmosphere, and theatre right at the table- crepe Suzette made to order at tableside. We found the wine here the best in Malta and whilst high end options were available, the low end...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place with my partner and child. we were waiting to be served. They ignored us completely. they took so long to greet us so I sat down whilst waiting. and this rude incompetent a jobsworth waiter got upset and told us that...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Valletta and was craving some seafoody lunch so we search TripAdvisor and landed in Palazzo Preca. The restaurant is lovely and nicely decorated. We were served complimentary warm buns with homemade cheese butter, a small cup of soup as well as a...More

Thank AmatuerTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Valletta, the ambience is great, the staff are pleasant and helpful and the food is always well presented and cooked. We had a table in the red room on a busy Saturday evening but not problem we got exactly...More

Thank MarpleTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu and the food was very good. Service was also very good. Only negative is the price of wine. Food isn't cheap but is worth the extra.

Thank John I
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Situated on Strait Street in beautiful Valletta this Restaurant is divine. The atmosphere is welcoming and the food is delicious. We opted for the clam chowder which was not only beautifully presented but the taste was out of this world. Second dish I chose the...More

Thank Jacqueline C
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will v
17 February 2017|
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Response from holidayjunkie24 | Reviewed this property |
It is value for money due to the quality of the food/service but it is fine dining so it is not cheap. We ate there twice and paid 70 and 110 euro's. For this we had 2 courses, Tio Pepe, a bottle of wine and 2 double... More
will v
17 February 2017|
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Response from jonah20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is good value. It's not exceptionally high in prices. It is what many other restaurants in Valletta charge. The difference is that unlike some the food is cooked with care. So it works out that it's reasonably priced... More
29 December 2016|
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Response from Dipal U | Reviewed this property |
Also, the menu does change so as the others have said, do check online or email them directly. They're very responsive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
  • E-mail
Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
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