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The Arches

113 George Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 1021, Malta
+356 2152 3460
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
113 George Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 1021, Malta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried some fried calamari, a seafood dish and pasta. It was ok, but honestly, i expected better, considering the fact that there is always fresh seafood available in Malta, and it is part of their culinary culture. Overall the taste was a bit "fast...More

Thank Orwo
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We have eaten in the arches quite a few times now, we try to go at least once every time we visit malta. The service, food, wine and attentiveness of the staff as always, was excellent. We have eaten from the set menu and also...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Foood though did not match high standards. It may have been this occasion but well worth a visit. The head waitress knowledge of wines fantastic. Not just to get you to purchase most expencive. We still enjoyed the night.

Thank david h
Reviewed 7 February 2017

When in Mellieha we try to eat in this restaurant as the food is good,also good value. It can be a little cold but there heaters around. We find it is best to eat in the back of the restaurant.On our return later we will...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I had Christmas Lunch here. The menu was very inviting. The starters was delicious but very little, the main was also very yummy, but dessert was nothing special. The staff were friendly and cheerful.

Thank Adeola K
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Had Christmas lunch here, was meant to be a four course lunch, starter was nice, the second and third was just ok but the desert was very bad and you would expect that the chef would have come to the table to offer some sort...More

Thank Adekama
MaritimMalta, Guest Relations Manager at The Arches, responded to this review

Dear Adekama, Thank you for visiting The Maritim Hotel Antonine & Spa and for taking the time to share your feedback regarding to your visit with us. Our aim is to maintain and to improve the standard and quality of our services, were comments and...More

Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Arches' reputation for fine dining and excellence in service is well known and no one of our group was in the least disappointed by the cuisine and experience we enjoyed during our Christmas Staff dinner. What is perhaps less known was the readiness and...More

Thank PatCordina
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Very similar to our last visit three years ago. The hotel have stopped the voucher system but the set menu is great value at 29 euro. Lovely wine menu for the connoisseur. We had rib eye which was good and well presented. Rabbit pasta starter,...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Meal superb ,wine fantastic, both quality price and quality of staff . Both fish and meats are excellent, and we will be going again.

Thank david h
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Still one of the classic evergreens. One of our all time favourites and a definite choice for special occasions. We love everything about this place, from the decor, to the menu, the wine list, the cleanliness, the service. It is truly an exceptional and unique...More

Thank jimmy_vella
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Would you be open on Sunday the 01st May 2016 at 10pm?
18 November 2015|
Response from arches1 | Property representative |
Dear guest, Thank you for your question. I regret to inform you that the restaurant is open from Tuesday till Saturday. If you have any other question any question about this, please do not hesitate to contact us... More
Michael L
We are coming to the area for (English) school half term. Very disappointed to hear that you will not be open when we are there 18th - 25th October. Have you not considered staying open until after half term as so many children visit then?
12 November 2015|
Response from arches1 | Property representative |
Dear Michael, First off all, thank you for your message. I would like to inform you that the Arches will be open on the normal days during the dates mentioned above. If you have any other question please do not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 101
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 George Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 1021, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2152 3460
  • E-mail
The Arches has a long history of success which makes it definitely a unique place. The Arches is an exclusive first class restaurant boasting exquisite international cuisine prepared by our Chefs. Impeccable silver service, starched linen and a sophisticated ambience will ensure a memorable evening of fine dining in the north of Malta. The Arches has built the reputation and clientele over more than three decades. Our success is based on excellence in service and best quality, presentation, creativity and tastes incorporated in every item on the menu.