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The Overflow

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Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2713 4597
Mon 19:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 19:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had a meal here for our 23rd wedding anniversary, fantastic service and food. With my wife being coeliac the gluten free choices were fantastic and put a lot of restaurants in the UK to shame. I would not hesitate in recommending this restaurant to anyone, and if we were to visit Malta again it would be my first choice for... More 

Thank p67
Newbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Walking past and dropped in to book table for the following evening, greeted very warmly by staff and were given a choice of tables for the next night. Food was absolutely delicious, locally sourced and well presented.

Thank Angie I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Went around looking for a lovely restaurant to spend our last night in Bugibba and came across The Overflow. Wow what a find. Firstly the food was fresh and beautifully cooked by the chef who is co owner with his lovely wife. The attention we received was first class as was the food. My Maltese cousins have already been back... More 

Thank Weluvtrav
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stopped by The Overflow for a drink towards the end of our holiday. We were met by the friendliest hostess and had a table on the terrace. The desert wine was beautiful and my partner enjoyed a local beer. The next evening, we had a wander again and stopped here on our way back to our... More 

Thank UKTraveler555
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Dined here twice in one week. Lovely people. Inspired creative food. People who care for good food must go here.

Thank Jop L
Viterbo, Italy
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We coming to this restaurant almost every week and never end up surprising us with various meat and fish dishes . Local comfortable both inside and on the veranda . Congratulations to Pamela responsible for room and the chef Claudio . Keep it up, we will meet again

Thank lorenzo b
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Greeted by the wonderful hostess upon entering a cosy and romantic little gem, hidden in a side street, my hopes were high for the meal which lay ahead. The charred salmon sitting atop some barley was delicious, however we wrongly ordered the "risotto" and salmon pasta. Having read reviews about the delicious pork belly and steak, we decided to break... More 

Thank Jana_Chu
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We really love eating out as Malta was a new experience the first couple of nights the restaurants were typical holiday fair. Then we found the Overflow Silvana Pam and Claudia were fabulous hosts we were treated like friends the food was fantastic thank you all so much I never go back to restaurents as like to experience different foods... More 

Thank kathyquinn2016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

My partner and I went to eat at the restaurant and were greeted by very polite lady but unfortunately it went down hill from there. We ordered a starter and main but after 40 minutes our starter had not arrived. Upon asking about the starter we were offered some bread but had to wait another 20 minutes before they arrived,... More 

Thank Mark N
claudio b, Direttore at The Overflow, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks for taking time to put your thoughts into words. I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your dining experience and that things began to go downhill after the meet and greet by myself. Things got confused because everyone came in almost at the same time, ordering different kind of dishes that require different preparations and timing. There were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 days in Malta. Trip advisor is really helpful for me specially i had no Idea where to eat and what to eat. Tried this restaurant as it was near our hotel. Their Porbelly was so delicious coming from an Asian like me who likes it crispy😊 and with a sweet tooth as well. My friend ordered their Rib... More 

Thank Jo A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 43
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
  • Phone Number: +356 2713 4597
The New Overflow Restaurant, under new management, is located at Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, just a street parallel to Triq it-Turisti. Bright and airy, the restaurant is ideal to grab a bite at lunch time or to order a one to three course in the evening. One will fall in love with the restaurant with its genuine Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by an excellent service.

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