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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“trifle” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (69 reviews)
“fresh fish” (59 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 13 May 2015 via mobile

our first experience at this place and it was divine; the food was delicious and presented very beautifully and the service was excellent. would definitely go there again

1  Thank GabyJason
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

The chefs are 2 sisters, they serve fantastic food, service is great, nice at atmosphere. Definitely we go back again.

Thank Richenjel
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Delicious, classy ambiance and excellent service. Food was excellent, local delicacies and wine list extensive. Must visit in Valletta.

Thank ela925
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Once again a pleasent meal in a Mini Palace food, service, and staff, friendly efficient, and for us on a wedding anniversary, just that little extra from the staff, who had noted it and presented us with a reminder in chocolate message! Thank you from...More

Thank sparrowwelland
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

While we were in Malta on holiday we found this gem. We went here on one of our first nights. We were going to try somewhere else towards the end of our stay but that place was shut so we came back here. Again, wonderful...More

2  Thank Jebbikah
Reviewed 18 April 2015

As everyone says well deserved rating for food and delicious home made desserts.the shellfish plater fantastic as was fish in fennel cream sauce . Fennel growing everywhere wild in Malta just now. The pudding taster fantastic we couldn't agree which was best ( I still...More

Thank indigor
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I was roaming around looking for a good restaurant and casually came across Palazzo Preca. I would sincerely recommend this to anyone looking to dine in Valletta. The ambiance is welcoming and relaxing. The host quickly set the tone as we were introduced to a...More

Thank JPadovaniGinies
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a bit hidden away but well worth finding. All the seating is inside and on the lunchtime we visited it was very busy with locals - a good sign. The menu has a very good selection of fish, meat and pasta dishes....More

Thank Hanter2512
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Two sisters run the Palazzo Preca. They have gained their experience in Sicily and it certainly shows. This the finest food I had in Malta (Scoglitti being a close second). It was seafood all the way for me but I have to say the meat...More

Thank AnotherCaroline
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Despite the fact that it's a restaurant with it's own charm and character, the food - well that's just sublime. Excellent, refined and well presented. As a starter we had an assortment of traditional Maltese appetizers - each plate tasting better than the other. Then...More

Thank JosephDM89
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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 jonah20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is good value. It's not exceptionally high in prices. It is what many other restaurants in Valletta charge. The difference is that unlike some the food is cooked with care. So it works out that it's reasonably priced... More
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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