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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (69 reviews)
“fresh fish” (62 reviews)
“fritto misto” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the finest restaurants is Malta. It is located in the capital city of Valletta in one of those narrow street. The restaurant is an old palace and the ambiance is very nice. The staff are very well educated and professional. The menu is...More

Thank Chris Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I had an excellent meal. The menu is diverse; seafood to meats. My pasta con vongole was delicious. My wife raved over her risotto w/seafood. The service was helpful with suggestions and quietly around whenever you needed them. It was a wonderful...More

Thank wridgeway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been there couple of times, best service, delicious food and price worthy.booking is needed as it is always busy.

Thank SimonM9964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After all these glowing reviews I expected more. Tuna cakes, rabbit liver, fish of the day and swordfish - nothing was bad but nothing was terrific. At these prices and with the setting/fancy service it just wasn’t good enough. Big portions though.

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With only 3 days in Malta, we were lucky enough to dine here for lunch on our first day. The salad (Insalata ta’ Rosario) was one of the most delicious salads I have eaten and there was a large selection of daily specials to select...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful palazzo in the heart of the Capital city Valletta. A great restaurant with exquisite dishes and good selection of wine. Portions were well served and were good sized. Overall very good restaurant.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited based on other reviews and we weren't disappointed. We had a late lunch - my husband tried a local rabbit stew and I had the seafood risotto. They provide gluten-free pasta if you're looking for some options.The restaurant is located...More

Thank JHALondon_England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews here and on the NYTimes I decided to bring my family here for dinner and Palazzo Preca absolutely lived up to the expectations. We ordered different pasta dishes as starters and when the vongole didn’t open as expected they immediately replaced the...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vaied menu with great taste. Fish is king here yet meat is a respected queen. Ambience and service are to standard and add to customer experience. Visited various times and never regretted.

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the heart of Valletta, Palazzo Preca takes you back in time with the stylish decor. Booking is a must as this place is always full. They specialise in fish but meat lovers can still get a meal here. We had a mix, some...More

Thank daman123
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will v
18 February 2017|
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Response from holidayjunkie24 | Reviewed this property |
It is value for money due to the quality of the food/service but it is fine dining so it is not cheap. We ate there twice and paid 70 and 110 euro's. For this we had 2 courses, Tio Pepe, a bottle of wine and 2 double... More
will v
18 February 2017|
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Response from OldtravellerDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes and there is a menu outside by the street entrance
29 December 2016|
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Response from Dipal U | Reviewed this property |
Also, the menu does change so as the others have said, do check online or email them directly. They're very responsive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
  • E-mail
Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
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