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The Black Pearl

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Ta Xbiex Marina, Ta' Xbiex, Island of Malta MSD11, Malta
+356 2131 6000
18:00 - 12:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 12:00
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San Gwann, Malta
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I went 3-4 times during the lst 2 years: Having heard that the owner changed, I wanted to give a chance to the new one... Everytime I was there I was dissapointed: food is not at the best, and very often tasteless. I will not go back now, there are so many choices in this island... It's a pity because... More 

Thank Julmo01
Island of Malta, Malta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend had planned a romantic dinner yesterday at 8 pm, by doing an online booking but to our disapointment when we are arrived at The Black Pearl to our surprise we found the restaurant closed. We immediately tried to go online on your website which indicated us you were open, we also tried to contact your numbers shown but... More 

Thank Davinia022
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Visited once a while back. I was amazed by how wonderfully this restaurant is set up. Beautiful view. The restaurant was very quiet at the time of our visit and we got perfect service and outstanding quality of food. Had a great night out thanks to all the team in the restaurant. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Elaine M
Sliema, Malta
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71 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

If you search for a special experience visit the Black Pearl and you will get maritime history accompanied with great food. Can recommend meat and fish that comes cooked to its perfection.

Thank 105annie
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

I have to admit that going to the Black Pearl in July 2015, was a last resort as a previous booking had gone wrong. So happy to visit this old ship and not only be greeted warmly by the owners and runners of the place, but also because of their excellent service throughout the meal. No need to say that... More 

Thank Chris G
Balzan, Malta
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We made a staff xmas party reservation which was supposed to confirmed. When we called to confirm again a few days before the event we were told that it was uncertain and they needed to get back to us. We ended up chasing them for confirmation but our calls kept being ignored. In the end our planned night was ruined... More 

Thank Mtanti
Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Booked a table for group of 8 last minute as most other restaurants in the area were full. Remember restaurant from dinner 3 yrs ago as decent, not special. We may have been here when the chef had an off day, but the food was terrible; uncooked clams (dangerous!), cold pasta and the days special tuna was overcooked and not... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We cannot judge them on their food because we never got to try it, but, back in June we sent a booking through their web site but never got a confirmation so we messaged them on facebook and got an instant reply confirming our booking for 8 ( four adults four young children ) for 6.30pm September 28th, a few... More 

Thank timothy e
Sliema, Malta
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Pizza at the black pearl is very good and the atmosphere is great.only draw bsck is that at the time of ny visit they did not offer half bottle wines

Thank spiritofscouse
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Well, I have eaten here about once a year. Fish and Pasta dishes all good. Nice wines and beer. Rather nice to walk up "on deck" for dinner :-) And relaxing to look out over the sea and yachts during dinner.

Thank KarlaDolphin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ta Xbiex Marina, Ta' Xbiex, Island of Malta MSD11, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Ta' Xbiex
  • Phone Number: +356 2131 6000

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