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El Catalan

Dawret IX-Xatt, Xghajra, Island of Malta XJR 1202, Malta
+356 2180 0997
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (40 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Dawret IX-Xatt, Xghajra, Island of Malta XJR 1202, Malta
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1 - 10 of 509 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Well this is overall a great restaurant near smart city, a hidden gem...the cheese platter is definitely to die for and most of all the staff are super nice to all customers...if you are near you must go!

Thank Bernard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly organised private function by El Catalan. Delicious food and excellent service by all staff who decorated the room brilliantly... I would also like to thank Sandra who was our waitress and took great care of us, seeing that all our wishes and needs were...More

Thank ramlea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to thank and highly recommend El Catalan Restaurant. We organised our daughter's baptism lunch and we were very satisfied with the food and service. We had a private area which is ideal for small functions. I was free to decorate the area...More

Thank Jana S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good and great value for money. Staff were very nice and helpful. Will go again in the future.

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pizza pasta and grill are the msin dishes but I had a prosciutto salad with a baked cabbage as a side dish. What an amazing side dish considering I’m not a great fan of cabbage. The service was excellent and the quality and quantity was...More

Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

. Last Sunday we went for lunch at El Catalan as we do every summer . As usual the service and the food were excellent . Sandra who was on duty did her best to make us welcome and all the staff was really nice...More

Thank 444elsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for lunch on Wednesday 1st August. The food was delicious and beautifully served. Everything was great! Service was impeccable! Well done! Keep it up!

Thank Marlene Z
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Very well served at el Catalan. Great service, great food, great place. All food was also very well presented. Thumbs up El Catalan

Thank David C
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

A very big well done to this superwoman at El Catalan in Xgħajra. We were a group of 11 and we all ordered different plates. Sandra served us with a big smile and was very helpful. The food was delicious, well prepared and well presented....More

Thank Mary Louise S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner early in the evening. The food was excellent - we had lasagna, risotto and pizza for the kids. The kids really loved their pizza.

Thank Christian F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawret IX-Xatt, Xghajra, Island of Malta XJR 1202, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Xghajra
  • Phone Number: +356 2180 0997
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