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Malet Restaurant

178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7921 1414
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (22 reviews)
“snails” (8 reviews)
“coq au vin” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had visited this restaurant when it first opened 8 years ago and it is still as good. The food was delicious just as good as we remembered my husband had the rabbit a traditional dish which was excellent and I had chicken stuffed with mushrooms,cheese...More

Thank lesley22_12
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a little gem of a restaurant. Since the area is crowded with your usual over-priced, low quality, money-hungry tourist-traps where good service and attention to detail take a backseat to maximising profits, your experience at Malet can be described as walking into a...More

1  Thank Reuben R
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We (4) visited on a Saturday evening to the usual warm welcome from Paul. This is a quiet intimate restaurant on a quiet side street away from the hustle of Bugibba Square. All the food is freshly cooked by Esther and Paul looks after front...More

Thank Mick L
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We visit every year and the quality of the food is always really good and great prices. Love the quail dish. I do wish they would get another member of staff to help with the drinks and service though. Having said that we will be...More

Thank JeffnCarol_Surrey
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here on our first night in Malta. I have to say the portions are large so we struggled to eat all out main meal but saying that everything was really tasty. We had traditional Maltese cuisine and the service was great. Would Deffo...More

Thank Angie N
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Friendly, good value Maltese cuisine. Just off the front we have now eaten here twice and both times the food and welcome have been excellent. I can recommend the pork stew

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem in Bugibba. If you want to try Maltese food this is the place. And for those who can stomach Rabbit,Octopus,Horse, Snails and Quails I highly recommend. Very reasonable priced. Deffinatly will return :)

Thank Alscicluna
Reviewed 31 July 2016

There are many restaurants in Bugibba, providing good holiday food, some thatgive a little more. Malet gives a lot more. The menu has the expected items but also some that are very different. My wife had stuffed calimari dish on our first visit and, on...More

Thank JohnGP
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our second visit to this restaurant and it matched the first visit we had. The restaurant is not far from Bugibba Square but can be hard to find. If you do find it though it is well worth it. I can honestly say that the...More

1  Thank YorkshireFellow
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The restaurant is tucked away just one street behind the main promenade, but seek it out if what you want is beautifully cooked Maltese cuisine in a calm, unhurried and spotless environment. The Maitre D' was charming and completely unphased by a woman dining alone....More

Thank Amanda R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 7921 1414
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