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Del Borgo

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Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar
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St. Domnic Str, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG1114, Malta
+356 2180 3710
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oozes bucketfuls of Birgu....cellar...traditional. Great wine list and plenty to choose from on menu. Slightly off the tourist track but well worth the atmosphere

Thank Ian G
Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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985 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place definitely had the feel of THE place to be on a Saturday night! We arrived at 7.30pm not having booked and managed to persuade them that we were happy to sit at the high table with two stools near the bar area. Many people turned up who hadn't booked and who were politely turned away. The wine list... More 

Thank moot
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my husband saturday evening.I ordered ribs and my husband lamb shank.When the waiter came with our food my ribs from inside were still cold.So we told the waiter and he took the plate again.My husbabd's plate was still infront of him waiting for my plate to come so we can eat together and when my food... More 

Thank Sharon Z
United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this place. What a discovery, hidden away down the backstreets of wonderful Medieval Birgu. Food & wine were superb and the kitchen stays open late which is also a great find. Waiters also very friendly

Thank Anoula
Zabbar, Malta
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Have been going to this wine bar for over 6 years and have never been disappointed. The staff is really friendly and helpful when it comes to picking a wine, the food is always fresh and tastes good, the ambiance is brilliant. It is a very quiet restaurant. I love going there at the end of a very long day/week... More 

Thank Maypapilio
Saint Julian's, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very good experience at Del Borgo wine bar in Birgu. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, genuine food! Personally I loved Bruschette and Ravioli filled with rabbit meat :) They also have a good choice of wine. I will definitely go again!

Thank avdalessandro
San Francisco, Ca
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was my second visit to Del Borgo. The dining room is in a series of basements in a 500 plus year old building. Great feeling of intimacy. Excellent food and service

Thank lts2828
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Del Borgo opened its doors in 2005, the place, which used to be the cellar of the Prince of Wales’ Own band club, was once a centuries-old palace. The place is a typical Maltese dwelling with a lot of character, and vaulted ceilings with a great atmosphere. Stone vaults divided into rooms and furnished tastefully, with the occasional sofa with... More 

Thank Cricketman_10
Island of Malta
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

After having been refurbished a few years ago, this place oozes charm. The only downside to Del Borgo so far has been that not all the food is served at the same time so, if you're at a large table, some people might have to wait 5-10minutes. Having said that, the quality of the food is impeccable. I've tried their... More 

Thank Alana A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It has been a while since we last came here so were looking forward to spend a pleasant evening here in the company of friends with wine and platters. Upon opening the menu, we realised how limiting the platter menu was and we asked if they had a dip platter. For a wine bar, we were quite surprised to hear... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Domnic Str, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG1114, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 2180 3710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?