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King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant

274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
+356 2123 0281
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

`We visited Valletta for the week and ate here three times as the lamb shank and duck breast was excellent. you can eat inside but they put the tables outside about 7.30pm and it is the ideal place to eat and people watch!

Thank PhilG160
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to go to Valetta from Sliema during the evening, as opposed to only going during the day. We chose this restaurant which is in a great location, as it looked pretty busy and the menu. The staff were very helpful in getting us...More

Thank Graley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cant believe this is the same place having read the excellent reviews. This is the only time in all the countries we have visited, that we have ever got up and left the table. It looked charming and we were met by a very friendly...More

Thank sandracul
Roberta P, Manager at King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sandra , Thank you so much for taking some of your time to review us. We are very sorry that you had to experience this experience. There was a technical error with our printer and unfortunately had to be your table. This really rarly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant for the first time and I must say I have really enjoyed it. The food, the ambiance and staff all were top notch. Hope they keep this combination because the place ticked all the boxes for me. We eat...More

Thank Freedom574651
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table when we walked past earlier in the afternoon to be sure we could get in. Staff very friendly and professional and all the food we had was delicious and good value for money. We will definitely visit again on our next...More

Thank Suzy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are frequent visitors in our beautiful city. We’ve tried many places and have our regular ones. However being without a reservation we didn’t manage a table. We stopped and asked for a table at King’s Own and the head waiter(I think) very nicely suggested...More

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant during the summer, it's located in a very nice central place in Valetta. I had the best gnocchi ever couldn't stop eating! My friends pasta was undercooked though. Appetizers were Aldo satisfying. The person who served us very friendly! High prices...More

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant twice while we were in Valletta and were not disappointed on either occasion. Great choice of food and friendly service.

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here before a year or two ago and really impressed that the high standard is still there. Ribeyes to die for. Just wish French restaurants could emulate what these guys do. And better wine lists too!

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate tipycal maltese food. Everything was very good, in particular bragioli. But l found that spaghetti with rabbit were eccellent too. I really suggest it

Thank FTam1975
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 0281
Description
The Preca Family are the proud owners of Tal Familja Restaurant & Palazzo Preca. Roberta Preca (one of five daughters) owns the King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant which is situated in this enchanting 1874 building, a stone's throw away from the Maltese historical gem - 'St John's Co-Cathedral'. This restaurant is a typical Maltese traditional cuisine restaurant. Roberta is the proud award winner for Maltese best female chef for 2015 & 2016.
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