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159 St. Georges Road | Spinola Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3209, Malta
+356 2138 8600
18:30 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 18:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 18:30 - 23:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The worst I ever eaten during all of my visits to Malta! We were two couple in a nearly entry room only two other small accompanies.. The food was overpriced, tasteless and badly tasting as well as poorly cooked. The only thing that tasted somehow good was the wine which you can get anywhere else.. The staff were not even... More 

Thank Josefinehs
Göteborg, Sverige
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE food did not meet the price tag. They charge you for complimentaries that should be free. Overall a nice package with lousy quality.

Thank lillvik
Island of Malta, Malta
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there to meet with my Friends. That was a lovely evening food was expensive but not bad, staff very friendly however the owner was very rude to the table next to us. The way of treating of that people was unacceptable. All The atmosphere was uncomfortable. I don't know the case exactly I but will never be back... More 

1 Thank styllowoo
Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Good food, good atmosphere. Waiters can be very unprofessional in terms of bringing chage if they decide it roughly matches their expectations for a tip. Even if they become aware their asumption that no change is required was wrong they ignore you to the end. Will never come again. Leave exactly as much as you intend to pay uless you... More 

2 Thank DmitryZab
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We have been going to this restaurant and it's predecessor (La Tana Del Lupo, run by the same people but now closed) for a number of years, including every Christmas day. Until the move from Tana Del Lupo something over a year ago, we have always been exceedingly happy with the food, service and value, but this year has been... More 

4 Thank Michael C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I visited as part of a group of 10 for a friend's birthday. The location of the restaurant is excellent. We had panoramic views of the harbour, which were really quite wonderful. The restaurant is simple, modern and tasteful and the ambience is good. Staff were friendly but not as attentive as I would have liked. it was not always... More 

1 Thank James G
Frankfurt, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Last week I was with customers in La Dolce Vita. What an experience!! We ordered as starters the recommendation from the house... A great assortment of very fresh fish dishes. From oysters to delicious mussels over a superb tuna and swordfish carpaccio. As main we took the scorfano in cartoccio. Try it it is worthwhile. Wine selection to die for.... More 

2 Thank Peter L
Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner with friends Elegant decor, good service. Fillet of beef thoroughly enjoyed be all four of us. Maltese merlot was good and affordable Will be returning

Thank longtimetraveller13
Birzebbuga, Malta
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Whilst I cannot complain about the food quality and presentation I must say I was a bit disappointed with the waiting staff. We asked for a prosecco which although on the wine list apparently was no longer available - no problem there as these things are understandable although if as they said it will no longer be available it should... More 

2 Thank Lorraine195
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Loved arriving at the restaurant in the lift from the small side street reception, which was decorated with bottles of champagne. Good selection on the menu, but expensive. Food and service were excellent. A lovely evening.

Thank 55Lin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 St. Georges Road | Spinola Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3209, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 8600
Specialising in exquisitely prepared seafood, the restaurant also enjoys one of the most picturesque views. The attention to detail and fine decor redefines any fine dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?