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Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2356 1920
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“petit fours” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, French
Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed today

This is the second time I went to Essence restaurant and I can't even begin to describe how fantastic the experience was. Starting with a beautiful sunset view and a glass of white wine we made our way to our table. Before we even got...More

Thank Benjamin J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here last night for Sushi Mondays. We came last week also moved it was moved to Mokka bar due to the winds. The chef was the same both times - and we went late both times also, 9pm. Although the offer was 12 pieces...More

Thank kerazygal_04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here this evening and despite being initially seated at an end of the restaurant with no sea view at all even though the restaurant was empty I asked to be moved and we got a good table. I have to say the food was...More

Thank MattT166
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant: the food was interesting and delicious, the staff attentive and upbeat, the ambience lovely and calm. The views of the sunset were amazing. There are plenty of little surprises as you eat, which added to the joy of the experience. We...More

Thank lucynougat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can just recommend that restaurant. It has great fish and meat, and an excellent service. The price fits the quality. I suggest to reserve a table on any day in the evening.

Thank Heikotobias
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I tried to book a table and was told that the place was not open yet this season. Seems like it was opened earlier this month and as there weren't enough requests it was shutdown again. One wouldn't expect this especially for a fine dining...More

1  Thank dirtonth
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Strange one....... We have visited this hotel 5 or 6 times now and eaten in all of the restaurants bar this. It's high end and our son is only 7 but we thought we would give it a go. As you enter there is a...More

1  Thank nomis7
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Fine dining at its best! You can enjoy the lovely food while you enjoy an astonishing view of the golden bay below you! This is the place to visit !

1  Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We had 2 visits to this fine dining restaurant at the raddison blu resort. The food was nice but its more about the service and presentation here. Service was very good as was presentation. The waiters and waitresses all have been trained highly to deliver...More

1  Thank 825barry
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Essence is fine dining at its best. The attentiveness of the staff is second to none and the view over Golden Bay is stunning with food to match.

1  Thank gbr00k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2356 1920
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