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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here twice and were very impressed that they put themselves and adapted their menu out for our vegetarian friend. Their were some good dishes on offer (great by the most of the other cooking in Malta). I would certainly recommend it if you...More

Thank 8neil27
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although we had read many good reviews of Rubino, we had no idea that it would so far exceed our expectations. From the moment we arrived and were greeted at the door by Tony until we left, it was a perfect experience! There is no...More

Thank SJCSantaMonica_CA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Coosy restaurant. Amazing food. Friendly staff. Highly recommend if you come to Valleta. Book in advance!

Thank jcerezop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here for lunch after reviews on TripAdvisor. The owner, Tony, was exceptionally welcoming, bringing us some local goats cheese to try with our bread. He also asked the chef whether he could make some calamari fritti for me even though it was initially indicated...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the patron who cannot do enough and genuinely makes you feel at home,explains the menu from the board and provides such warmth towards his clientele, to the excellent food and ambience in this wonderful restaurant.Cannot praise this restaurant enough.A must visit if you are...More

Thank emdyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read about Rubino and decided to try it for lunch. Tony the proprietor is a charming host and very professional. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch especially the risotto, in fact we so enjoyed our meal we came back two days later. Would definitely...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the unprepossessing frontage of Rubino, as it belies the quality of this small and unpretentious restaurant. The food is wonderful and the menu, which is written on a blackboard, changes regularly according to what is in season. I had Neonate...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant that offers a really personal service , I would recommend that you book a table well in advance , although we were out of season and mid week it was very busy . The exterior of the restaurant is that...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint restaurant is on 3 different levels, quite small with wonderful typical Sicilian food. The owner is most gracious.

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real delight hidden away at 54 Old Bakery Street in Valletta. Starters at around €12.00 and mains at €22,00 are really good value and truly delicious. A really delightful, small restaurant which is a must!

Thank Jerry G
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Do you have a vegetarian menu please?? URGENT
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
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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