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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“antipasti” (39 reviews)
“pork” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can see the passion host has for his food from the beginning. He wants to offer a pleasant experience and he delivers. Fresh ingredients, plentiful of different tastes that all blend together. Truly a gem to enjoy with friends. Its guaranteed that it will...More

1  Thank Panagiotis L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, excellent service, a beautiful location and charming service. It doesn't get better than this.

2  Thank PerWahlin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely experience...the place is lovely and warm, the hosts very welcoming and the food is divine. Natural ingredients with fresh local produce and traditional dishes put together with a tal-Petut signature in each. We had "Frejjeg tat-tarja" as a starter together with many...More

2  Thank anneeeeee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This delightful restaurant sits in a 500 year old building and run by someone with a passion for wonderful food made from local ingredients. The proprietor makes suggestions and then the most amazing food is produced. The antipasti are plentiful and really flavoursome. Do not...More

2  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just joined my two friends in Malta, I wanted a unique beginning to my foodie adventures on the island. Tal-Petut didn't disappoint. Owner Donald is confident and relaxed front of house. He really knows his stuff and it shows. The food is as fresh...More

2  Thank adrianpritcha72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I doubt I would have discovered this small restaurant on two floors tucked away in the Birgu neighbourhood of Malta had I not been taken as a guest invited to Sunday lunch. I guess because of its size and local reputation it was essential that...More

2  Thank EstephenBCN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant talks a lot about sustainability but the reality is nonsense. Having made a reservation for three pecatarians we were greeted with a standard introduction that included being told there would be some anti-past, pasta course, main (meat based) course and puddings. There was...More

1  Thank GeorgeCasley
petut, Owner at Tal-Petut, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

There must be something wrong over hear, as to start Maltese bottled water carries a larger carbon foot print, why?...... its because its purified using power,extracted from our depleted aqua fir, bottles are imported and distributed by diesel powered trucks When you calculate how much...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for Maltese food and and we got it, Donald Caligari our host took us though the concept of the food that we were going to be served. He claims that everything is sourced locally and most of the produce is from their own...More

1  Thank henryborgbarthet
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We were here on a sunday afternoon and had a wonderful lunch. A young chef and his family were making great and honest food. Next to us a maltese-English cook book writer who was also enjoying. The restaurant in an old townhouse from the Middle...More

1  Thank mathijswitte2018
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Fantastic food, excellent service, a beautiful quaint location and the most charming host.... it doesn't get better than this. Tal-Petut is a great way to learn a bit more about Maltese culture and traditions.

1  Thank fsghneim
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3 October 2016|
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Response from Joanna D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. A couple of families in when we were.
13 May 2015|
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Response from nerea54 | Reviewed this property |
As Glen J says i don't believe Tal-Petut is open for breakfast. They arrange private gatherings but if you don't contact them, i would say they only do dinners ( at least when i was there, beginning May). We wanted to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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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