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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good vibes from the owner that gives you an explanation about the food. The meal was wonderful and delicious. I dident liked the deserts, i expected match better.

Thank Itay B
Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you are hungry because you will get 3-4 large courses inspired by local fresh produce. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the food is cooked beautifully. If there are foods you don't eat, just let them know and then sit back and enjoy your meal. We enjoyed the whole dinner with water and a bottle of lovely... More 

2 Thank Bri1966
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely the place if you want an authentic Maltese experience! The service was great and the waiter was able to recommend what to try.

1 Thank Pandora J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. We came here unexpectedly but were really satisfied. See you soon for sure. Typical Maltese dishes, I left it all in their hands and was great

1 Thank Jonathan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service. The waiter gave us a detailed explanation of the menu from A to Z ( which is hardly to find nowadays in restaurants). We also had gluten free options 😊

1 Thank Gianella M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great - it was a dining experience. Our host (I never caught his name) seated us at a large communal table and explained his dining concept - no microwaves, no fryers, only traditional cooking and preparation methods. Only seasonal and local ingredients. A new menu every day based on the ingredients. We had an amazing selection of... More 

1 Thank MargerieDawes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely little restaurant in the heart of Birgu, pne of the three cities. All fresh local produce made daily. An amazing host that guides you through the produce of the day. No menu.. but a variety of dishes can be made to suit dietary requirements. It's a fixed price for 3 courses of delicious food made with love. The... More 

1 Thank Bushyboo
Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son visited this restaurant on an other occasion and he had very excellent service coupled with very good food served. And on the first occasion we gad he took us so that we too can experience this restaurant. And know what? He definitely was right. The service was excellent and so was the food as well. And look forward... More 

2 Thank MarcoScicluna
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easily one of my top ten dining experiences. The concept is in tune with exactly what a Maltese restaurant should deliver, a finely tuned feast. The service is exceptional, the host and waiters clearly outlining each dish. The antipasti was varied, local and the best I've had. The meat is perfectly seasoned. The desserts (not deserts) complement the rest of... More 

2 Thank Ross H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't like the "concept" here. No menus are offered and waiter explained how restaurant worked. No wine list and did not have a wine to our liking. We chose a wine and didn't like it, would have preferred to be able to have read from a list rather than making choice following verbal list of wines available. We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 7942 1169
500 year old house built by the Knights of Malta With various dinning rooms all facilitated with AC Simple honest traditional kitchen with no fryers or microvaves all fresh local produce and preserves are made in house and home grown sundried tomatoes , cured tuna syrups ,jams marmalades bottarga and much more and also home made fresh local lemonade digestive always serving seasonal produce

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?