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81, Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1429, Malta
+356 2122 4821
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tuna belly” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81, Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1429, Malta
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Risette
1. Fine dining in Valletta
"Risette is synonymous with quality and fantastic atmosphere"
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2. A real delight
"Lunch as never experienced before. Fantastic food. Michelin star level"
Sylvia G
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3. Unforgettable experience
"An absolutely stunning gastronomical feast – Modern, Local and Maltese"
Jesstwiga L
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely one of the best fine dining restaurants in Malta! We enjoyed every second, a culinary experience second to none.

Thank Colin A
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 July 2018

World class Dining experience...top notch service too !Everything was exceptional. They only have on the menu what is super fresh and I like the fact menu changes...More

Thank mgatt10
Casa_Ellul, Manager at Risette, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Dear mgatt10, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. Such lovely comments regarding our food and the standard of our service. Your comments are very rewarding to our hard working staff. We're looking forward to welcoming you again in the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the ambiance, the sommelier and waiters were very nice maybe a bit “pompous”, but competent, the appetizers were delicious, especially the oysters, but my veal quite ordinary and dry. I know it is Maltese cuisine, but the main plate kind of spoiled it...More

Thank QuebecDany
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Much like the hotel that Risette forms part of, Casa Ellul, this is the most romantic, divine and unique spot on the island. Great service, sublime dishes(and presentation) and a magnificent wine list. A definite must. Beautiful decor too. 👌🏻🙌🏻

Thank Paultgf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the brilliant reviews, we decided to try Risette out! The starters were lovely and tasty but the main courses left a lot to be desired. I had the veal which was bland and tasteless. My partner had the pork which was fatty and...More

1  Thank Vallettiana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Risette is probably the best fine dining spot in Malta: Great food, nice ambience, very good service.

Thank Ferdinandhaas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Risette’s tasteful decor creates a chic ambience; attention to detail is particularly evident in the sterling service and carefully crafted food menu & wine list.

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent work to the Ellul brothers, For their cleverly and tastefully engineered top fine dining experience in the capital city Valletta. Each dish is exquisite Each plate is a piece of art The service is impeccable or probably the best on the island.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with a group of friends and I was not disappointed. Attention to detail at every stage. Food was exquisite and the staff were very friendly. Andrew the owner is also very welcoming. Will definitely be back!

Thank stevezb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet and serene atmosphere, excellent personalized service and the most exquisite and surprising food. Pure art! Worth the money. Try fixed price menu. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Eduardo M
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Questions & Answers
Jerry C
2 August 2018|
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Response from Lori81 | Reviewed this property |
For an aperitif, starter, main course, dessert, coffee and half a bottle of wine, I'd say it would be about a €100 per head.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 69 - USD 173
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81, Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1429, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4821
  • E-mail
Risette is an informal fine dining Restaurant set within the elegant Casa Ellul, in the heart of Valletta. With an emphasis on using the freshest produce, Risette's menu changes weekly. The menu combines cultures and methods into dishes which express Chef's passion for flavours together with his mastery of technicalities.
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