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Sharma Ethnic Cuisines

Vjal Portomaso | Portomaso Marina, Level -5, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4011, Malta
+356 2145 3817
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Vjal Portomaso | Portomaso Marina, Level -5, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4011, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On a balmy evening in Saint Julian our small group strolled through Portomaso Marina admiring all the yachts up close before deciding on where to eat. There were many enticing places but in the end we opted for Sharma. Our diverse group ordered a variety...More

Thank 101GeordieGirl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being of Indian origin I always crave my spicy food as you can see from my previous reviews. We found this restaurant as we were staying at the nearby Hilton and wanted to have some Indian food. Would highly recommend this restaurant for Indian food...More

Thank Digant V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We approached this restaurant with the view to taking a table however we wanted to see the drinks menu as all was present at the "welcome" stand as such was a food menu with no drinks on it. We were spoken to by a member...More

Thank K-Edin88
FrankCachia, Owner at Sharma Ethnic Cuisines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sharma offers a food menu and also a drinks menu besides the wine list which offers a big variety of wines. Being a very busy restaurant we only accept diners as tables are very much in demand. It is very true that we do not...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this restaurant on the back of high praise from friends. Certainly not disappointed in any way, A warm welcome from the start. The menu has plenty to offer & its such a shame we didn't have the time to revisit during our vacation. We...More

Thank Sidandpaula
FrankCachia, Owner at Sharma Ethnic Cuisines, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We believe that, in this hectic life, not everyone will find the time to leave a review considering that we are serving thousands of satisfied customers every month. We take note of every review...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here back in December when it was still located in Mdina. After several days of Maltese food, enjoying some Indian dishes was a welcomed break. The dining room was charming and comfy. We also enjoyed the one-man musical performance during dinner. It was...More

Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant with a large group - a choir on tour in Malta. We were treated to a fine multi course, pre-arranged meal, featuring indian and other foods. The service was very good and the food was amazing. A fine experience!

Thank EMP1963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my family and a 4 month old baby which, by the way, was asleep, and was denied access to the restaurant rudly because of a non child policy. The restaurant was almost empty except for one table, and still we were...More

Thank Manuela Q
FrankCachia, Owner at Sharma Ethnic Cuisines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

At Sharma we do our best to provide the best environment for a quiet lunch or dinner being romantic, business or celebrating a special occasion. We appreciate that with children under 7 years that environment will not be possible and subsequently we only accept children...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere and location are very good, but the positives stop there. Service is poor, despite there being an army of waiters, none of them have the awareness to look around and actually wait on tables and customers. Food was very overpriced and average at...More

Thank roberto_villani
FrankCachia, Owner at Sharma Ethnic Cuisines, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A normal dinner for 2 persons at Sharma, which is situated right on the edge of the Portomaso Marina with spectacular views, comes with a bill of approximately €70 and that will include starters and main course, desserts, teas or coffees plus a nice bottle...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service with extremely friendly staff, first experience at such a restaurant, my brother and I ordered Indian and the waiter patiently explained what the dishes contained to us! The food is scrumptious and efficiently served! Will surely visit again

Thank Marica C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sharma is located in the plush Marina area of Portomaso Malta.. As with most of the restaurants in this area Sharma is beautifully presented and exudes an up market vibe. Sharma has an expansive outdoor area populated by modern well presented tables so one can...More

Thank Tifosi360
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Questions & Answers
21 August 2016|
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Response from FrankCachia | Property representative |
Yes, all food is halal. Thanks.
mario C
1 March 2016|
Response from FrankCachia | Property representative |
Good morning, thank you for your interest in our restaurant. We do only take away but we do not do any deliveries. thanks and kind regards. Sharma Ethnic Cuisines
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 24 - USD 36
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vjal Portomaso | Portomaso Marina, Level -5, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4011, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 3817
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Sharma is a popular restaurant which was previously in Mdina and has now moved to Portomaso, St. Julian's offering an eclectic mix of traditional cuisines from India, North Africa and the Mediterranean.
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