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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cassata” (28 reviews)
“rabbit” (68 reviews)
“pork fillets” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is tucked away in the back streets of Valletta but it extremely popular so booking is a must. The service is excellent with friendly and efficient staff. The food is an absolute delight. We had lamb shank and pork fillet, both of which...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Rubino. Try to get a tabke as you come in rather than downstairs as it has real character. Food and ambience were excellent.

Thank HampshireMary
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent restaurant. We had beautiful fish dishes. Our server was very personable and gave very good suggestions. I just wish we had had room for dessert.

Thank apace120
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our close friends who own a home on Gozo (where we had stayed for the last week) said you must have dinner at Rubino. What a treat and fortunately we were warned you must book as 7 groups were turned away, sorry we are fully...More

Thank RMYardley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit which was even better than the first ! Our main course was guancale which was one of the best plates of food we have had for a long time. The cassata desert was their signature dish which was simply sublime. Good value for...More

Thank Spartaco1963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best food we had in Malta and the standard is high. The restaurant is tucked away in Old Bakery st and you need to book. Toni greets you and looks after you brilliantly explaining everything on the menu. We particularly enjoyed Neonate,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice in two day s because we loved it so much. Excellent food ( perfectly tender calamari, succulent Gozo asparagus, tiny neonate local fish, lots of other fish) a very good wine list, extremely friendly service, a delightful proprietor, simple dining spaces....More

Thank BellDavid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can only agree that Rubinos continues to be an excellent place to enjoy the delights of real Maltese cuisine. We had starters of Bebbux (snails) which were tender and delicious, the Spaghetti Rizzi (Sea Urchin) was tangy and truffle like. The mains of pork fillet...More

1  Thank Keith B
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We liked this relaxed but top-notch restaurant so much the first time we came that we booked again for two days later. It’s a mix of Maltese and Italian cuisine, with the freshest of ingredients (a basketful of asparagus just off the ferry from Gozo...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This restaurant had been fully booked on Saturday when we arrived in Valletta, preventing us from trying it then, so we came back during the week to find out how good it could be. It was also fully packed on a weekday. We shared one...More

1  Thank LoveAllKindsOfTravel
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6 April 2017|
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Response from mazza1908 | Reviewed this property |
They have lovely veggie dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656
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