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The Tabloid

C/O the Palace | High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1542, Malta
+356 2133 3444
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
C/O the Palace | High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1542, Malta
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to visit this restaurant. We like to go on Saturday evening for the fish night buffet. Wines (not cheap house wine), water and soft drinks are included in the price. The buffet is really good and has a lot of...More

Thank Claire A
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Claire A, Thank you for posting your review about your experience at The Tabloid. We are delighted that the themed Fish Night left such a good impression on you from beginning to end. We do hope to host you again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We ate here each day during our stay. The buffet has a good selection of both hot and cold alternatives. Staff were very polite and helpful.

Thank timliu00
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear timliu00, Thanks a lot for placing your positive review about your visit at The Tabloid. We do hope to host you once again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We came to Malta for a complete rest for a week. We found just that at the Palace enhanced by a great eating experience at the Tabloid. We had the best meal of the week at lebanese night. The saffron chicken was amazing. Thank you...More

Thank cliffstylianou
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear cliffstylianou, On behalf of The Tabloid team, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor about you recent dining experience with us. Your comments are much appreciated. We certainly look forward to serving you again in the near...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

A real good meal, buffet style that suited us well, with excellent plentiful choice-all cooked superblyMore

Thank wyvern2017
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear wyvern2017, On behalf of all the management and staff at The Palace, I would like to thank you for your positive comments following your visit at The Tabloid. We are glad that you enjoy the food offered. Looking forward to meeting you and hosting...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

Awful awful is all I can say the only thing in the evening I enjoyed was the maltese white bread. Soup was always cold as was everything never piping hot. Fish and meat were always in some sauce or other which was spicy and not...More

Thank Carol P
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear Carol P, On behalf of The Management and Staff, I would like to thank you for sparing some time to post your review on Trip Advisor. I am extremely disappointed to visit at The Tabloid did not live up to your expectations and would...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had breakfast here everyday which was always good - massive selection. We also had a buffet meal which was about 30 Euros and again very good choices.More

Thank Amy P
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Amy P, Thank you for having chosen to dine with us. Our ultimate objective is to serve and satisfy you with your expectations. It is in fact only through your comments that we may achieve what we are striving for. Sincerely, Kevin Callus Hotel...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

This was our main restaurant in the hotel, we eat here every day, variety of dishes, although the labels for the dishes were sometimes incorrect.More

Thank Lozzy13
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Dear Lozzy13, Thank you for your sincere comments about your recent time at The Tabloid. All comments and suggestions made by our guests are discussed at Management level as this reflects what our guests enjoy and expect from us. We do hope to host you...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Fixed price themed buffet menu with at least 5 courses available and something for everyone. Very well laid out with room to select your choice of food.

Thank martintravel470
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear martintravel470, Thank you for posting your review about your experience at The Tabloid. We are delighted that the restaurant left such a good impression on you from beginning to end. We do hope to host you again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus Hotel Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stayed at the Palace and ate here a couple of times. The Sunday Brunch had amazing food. It's a buffet and there were Maltese dishes and also dishes across the Mediterranean. My wife loved especially Lebanese dishes and I loved the meat dishes that...More

Thank Mikael_Teeri
Kevin_Callus, Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Mikael_Teeri, Your feedback on Tripadvisor regarding your recent time at The Tabloid is most appreciated and acknowledged. All comments and suggestions made by our guests are discussed at Management level as this reflects what our guests enjoy and expect from us. Hopefully you will...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

I have eaten here a number of times when staying at the hotel and with friends. There is a different theme to the buffet each night and the food is fantastic and plentiful. Great value.More

Thank Pauline T
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Pauline T, On behalf of The Tabloid team, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor about you recent dining experience with us. Your comments are much appreciated. We certainly look forward to serving you again in the...More

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hannah12323
15 May 2016|
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Response from Kevin_Callus | Property representative |
Dear hannah12323, Thanks for your interest in our hotel restaurant. With regards to your query, the breakfast cost 18.50euro. Currently we are offering a special discount, on minimum of three days breakfast is charged at... More
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ancienttrveller
6 September 2015|
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Response from Kevin_Callus | Property representative |
Dear ancienttrveller, Many thanks for your enquiry. We are pleased to inform you that dinner at The Tabloid is served everyday between 19.00 and 22.00 hours both in the summer and winter months. Should you require further... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/O the Palace | High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1542, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: +356 2133 3444
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Palace
Description
The Tabloid is a versatile venue offering contemporary Mediterranean cuisine in a stylish and modern setting. As the name implies, it is the place where events take place; being a healthy start to a new day, the enjoyment of a sumptuous Sunday lunch with your dear ones to a lavish meal in the evening with your special guests. The Restaurant offers a refreshing combination of contemporary interiors and traditional quality service. With its contrasting hues of subdued greys and crisp, cool lime green details in the morning, which transform into warm red tones in the evening, The Tabloid offers a fresh alternative to the traditional concept of restaurant décor.The Tabloid’s Mediterranean menu matches the décor in its approach to quality service and fine dining, with a choice of innovative starters featuring dishes like peppered swordfish carpaccio or quail confit and leek tortelloni. Its main courses include mouth-watering dishes such as pan seared duck breast and beef fillet with hazelnut crumble truffle mash.In winter the Tabloid is renowned for its Sunday lunch buffet. Complimented by an extensive wine list, the lavish spread starts with a varied selection of antipasti that feature sushi, shellfish, meat platters and fresh salads, moving on to soups and home-made pasta. This is followed by a choice of 2 carveries and 4 main courses along with a number of vegetable dishes. For those with a sweet -tooth, the dessert selection will definitely tease ones taste buds with the array of mouth-watering mousses, cheesecakes, sorbets, ice-cream and the delicious home baked white chocolate cheese cake and assortment of fresh fruit. Cheese lovers are not overlooked and find an abundance of fine cheeses. Given its versatile décor and appetising menu, The Tabloid restaurant is the ideal venue; be it a business dinner, a romantic tete a tete or family affair, or a trendy alternative for anyone seeking an enjoyable night out. And for those wishing to enjoy a nice meal outside, the al fresco tables on the sun-drenched terrace are a definite invite. Operating Time:Breakfast 07.00 – 10.30 hrsLunch 12.30 – 14.30 hrs – Winter Sundays OnlyDinner 19.00 – 22.00 hrsSpecial Features of Tabloid:Healthy Corner, Sparkling Wine and Live Cooking items in the daily full buffet Breakfast Menu.
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