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Malet Restaurant

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178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7921 1414
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18:00 - 23:00
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited as a couple,mixed Maltese starters,penne with seafood & bream fillets.It was all delicious.Return visit with two friends was equally impressive.Snails and chicken crostini followed by mixed fish and rabbit.Fairly simple dishes which really put the main ingredient centrestage with wonderful flavours and textures.All cooked to order and served still sizzling.Excellent service from the main man,he apologized for the... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

One of my favourite restaurants in Bugibba. Always a warm welcome from Paul and Esther. Xmas lunch was excellent. 3 courses and a nice bottle of Maltese Rose. Superb value for money.

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Thank Mick L
Devizes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

During our 10 day stay in Bugibba, my wife and I ate here 5 times. Sadly on 3 of those occasions we were the only customers. Nonetheless, the service was quietly unobtrusive but efficient and the food was excellent. Between us we ate most of the dishes on the menu. The beef olives, the stuffed veal and the swordfish are... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I went to this restaurant about four or five nights, what a restaurant. When we are on holiday we visit this restaurant every time it is A Must for us. The owner Paul is a lovely person and welcomes you to your table, his wife Esther is the cook and what a cook she is, always getting... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our third visit this holiday sums up everything about the Malet, superb. From the service lavished by Paul to the exceedingly tasty food, we have only high praise for this gem of a restaurant. We'll be back next year. Again, thank you Paul, you are. one of lifes gentlemen. Michael and Barbara le Chevalier.

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York, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I was very excited about our visit to Malet. I'd thoroughly trawled through Trip Advisor and figured I had found the perfect little place to enjoy traditional Maltese food for a reasonable price. I was looking forward to writing a review imploring people to walk the few hundred yards from the soulless main square in Buggiba and experience something of... More 

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Thank Steve P
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I visited twice during a one week stay in Malta.very well cooked and reasonably priced. On the first occasion we had the octopus and bruchetta for starters and then rabbit ravioli and chicken for main.the second visit we had swordfish and quails which were delicious.Also friendly hosting with complementary bread and soup.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had visited this restaurant when it first opened 8 years ago and it is still as good. The food was delicious just as good as we remembered my husband had the rabbit a traditional dish which was excellent and I had chicken stuffed with mushrooms,cheese and sun dried tomatoes with a Neapolitan sauce, and one of the best things about... More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a little gem of a restaurant. Since the area is crowded with your usual over-priced, low quality, money-hungry tourist-traps where good service and attention to detail take a backseat to maximising profits, your experience at Malet can be described as walking into a veritable oasis surrounded by a service-desert. My wife and I have been frequenting this place... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We (4) visited on a Saturday evening to the usual warm welcome from Paul. This is a quiet intimate restaurant on a quiet side street away from the hustle of Bugibba Square. All the food is freshly cooked by Esther and Paul looks after front of house. Whether busy or quiet one can expect the same impeccable service. A must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 7921 1414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?