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The Overflow

Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9935 4574
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“sea bream” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived just about 6pm so we had to wait which is understandable. We ordered a plate for 2 and that was lovely. After I had a beef fillet which was dry and overcooked although I ordered medium which is in my opinion is soft....More

Thank Burt C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

we have been here many times before under the previous owners where the steaks were really good so we thought we would try with the new owners.We found the steaks was not as good but were still nice and the menu was not as good...More

Thank lolly4
Reviewed 22 June 2016

When you find a restaurant that is as good as this one you cant help but return. The menu is uncomplicated, all freshly cooked and much of it locally sourced. We cant go to the island without at least one visit to the Overflow. Our...More

Thank Bydand45
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Recently I visited Malta for about 10 days; I had dinner at the Overflow several times; the fact that I ate there several times should tell you something; the restaurant is owned by a lovely couple; he is the chef, she looks after the customers;...More

Thank TMMills
Reviewed 14 June 2016

A excellent menu card (mainly Italian dishes), very polite and elegant service, and a cosy jazzy atmosphere. A very fair prices. The only time we have chosen to eat the same restaurant twice during a one week holliday.

Thank Lasse S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Owned by young couple that seem to do almost everything and they do this very well. Menu is not ridiculously long indicating freezer-fare but limited with freshly cooked choice. Highly recommended.

Thank RichardLocksHeath
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very attractive restaurant decor, and some outside seating. Very friendly, efficient staff. Good food - cooked fresh. A good place for couples, or those with children.

Thank Freeandfun
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The staff were very friendly and helpful and gave helpful suggestions for items on the menu. I must admit I was surprised by the size of the octopus when it arrived. The chef came out to see if e were enjoying the menu. Not a...More

Thank Mon55
Reviewed 10 May 2016

been here a couple of years ago and had a great meal and the reviews are still good, but I must be honest that the food was nothing special. for starters we had the salmon in filo pastry looked good but for us didnt work...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 9 May 2016

In my opinion this is the best restaurant in the area. We went there twice during our 10 day break and it was excellent both times. The young couple who run it work so hard to make it a lovely experience all round. The food,...More

Thank paulmw2016
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8 October 2017|
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Response from sid272014 |
Have just returned from a holiday in Malta. The Overflow restaurant is shut for refurbishment and possibly under new ownership which probably explains why their internet/email address is not functioning.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 19 - USD 49
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
  • Phone Number: +356 9935 4574
  • E-mail
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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