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La Maltija

1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 9602
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (17 reviews)
“shell fish” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all let me make clear the food is great. The menu is nearly exclusively Maltese. Every dish we ordered was fine and tasty as was the wine. The headwaiter made me feel like being at an Irish wake with the coffin at the...More

Thank Zaxender
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a guest at la Maltija with close friends, this is without doubt one of Malta’s finest restaurants tucked away just on the outskirts of Paceville, St. Julians. This is still a traditional family run restaurant, Charles Spiteri is an very accomplished chef and a...More

Thank RKHKent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was amazing - the lobster spaghetti was exceptionally good. The service was top notch and the ambiance is fun but quaint.

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my go to place for steamed shell fish in Malta. Excellent food, selection, value and service. The atmosphere is incredibly nice and cozy. The staff is in top form !

Thank dunkirkmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several times a year to visit Malta with family or friends. He walked by always watched the excellent fish and seafood table but never went inside because feedback on service of all time was negative. Finally we decided to check with friends, or really is...More

1  Thank Aigars V
Reviewed 16 June 2017

On our first evening in St Julians we walked by this place as we were looking for somewhere to have dinner. This place specializes in Maltese dishes and we decided to give it a go. Bad idea. The service staff gave an aloof and sloppy...More

Thank seashorekoa
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Aljota, rabbit and octopus stew, a botlle La Torre Cabernet Sauvignon local vine, a glas of kinisi (local non-alcoholic drink) €60. Gorgeous dinner, generous price.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 March 2017

excellent Maltese cuisine at very good prices. Exceptional service, nice décor, small and friendly. Good wine list of excellent local wines. Highly recommend.........

Thank LPM418
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal here. Very rustic / quaint/ cozy restaurant inside. Good food, good service and nice atmosphere. Not the cheapest meal we had, but certainly one of the nicest! We heard from some people they were put off by the outside look...More

1  Thank Yozza18
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have dinner here one evening, the service was excellent and the food fantastic. It has all the usual but is very good for Maltese food. The sea bream was superb.

1  Thank PJKNorthernIreland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2135 9602
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