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The Peristyle Restaurant

Museum Esplande, Rabat, Island of Malta 1202, Malta
+356 2145 6377
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (13 reviews)
“rabbit” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Museum Esplande, Rabat, Island of Malta 1202, Malta
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called to have lunch, they were not busy. We waited for the waitress, one who was chatting to customers. I approached a women at the bar and asked to be served and was told the menus are next to the till! We should have left...More

1  Thank LavaLulu
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We had visited the Mdina and returned to the bus stop. Opposite the Roman villa ruins lies peristyle restaurant. We dined around 12.00 pm the restaurant was nearly full of locals always a good sign of an establishment. We ate simply a bowl of vegetable...More

1  Thank retep d
Reviewed 14 January 2018

After a busy morning running around the island seeing to errands and things, we arrived at Rabat. My friend suggested lunch at Peristyle and in we went. We were very lucky with the parking! What can I say about Peristyle? I HAVE ALWAYS HAD GOOD...More

Thank Balzanija
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stopped here on a visit to Rabat and the medieval city of Mdina, the entrance to which is maybe 3oo yards from this restaurant. Very friendly welcome, great service and delicious local cuisine. We even tried some of the "Kinnie" non-alcoholic drink which tastes...More

2  Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Been in Malta for Two weeks and only came across Peristyle Restaurant by accident Wow what a place the food is so amazing from home made bread to home made pasta !! Over my holiday went four times I have also got to mention my...More

1  Thank Simon G
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Trying to avoid the tourist traps in Rabat we asked a friendly local for recommendation, got sent to Peristyle and were ever so grateful. The atmosphere is unaffected and genial, the service very friendly (Joanne, thanks for being so nice!), the freshly baked bread melted...More

Thank Tatjana C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This wasn't my first time here and every time food was excellently cooked and served by staff in the kindest manner. As for desert you'll be spoiled for choice. Their freshly baked bread is to die for by the way!

Thank Annamaria A
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

There is a reason why i put up that picture. And that is because i could not wait to eat. Mine was a Special Angus Burger. Satisfied and filling. Chips were cooked to perfection. Angus burger was very tasty and filling although i would have...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped to eat here whilst we were visiting Rabat. From the outside it doesn't give too much away but we went inside to find a warm and friendly environment. Food was great, quick service and it was lovely talking to the lady serving us,...More

Thank has a
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Just arrived home after a nice dinner at this restaurant. The staff are very helpful and efficient, making sure that a guest feels at home.The waiting time was very low and the meat dish that we ordered was exquisite and cooked to perfection. The charge...More

Thank anto1756
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Sandra M
30 April 2017|
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Response from henryborgbarthet | Reviewed this property |
I have nothing to do with the restaurant except that I ate there and reviewed the place, I know that their ravioli are great, I suggest you contact them via email Regards Henry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Museum Esplande, Rabat, Island of Malta 1202, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Rabat
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 6377
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