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Ali Baba

9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
+356 2134 0119
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (33 reviews)
“hummus” (20 reviews)
“warm meze” (4 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Only regret is that I cannot give more than 5 stars! Staff was very friendly, especially the manager. Food great.

Thank Fabrizio P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alas we went out for our final evening in Malta to what we thought would be a lovely meal and walked out within 20 minutes due to the arrogant , manipulative and downright rude staff. Subtle things like pouring the table water into 3 of...More

3  Thank Helen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to go twice to this place but it was always full up. Finally managed to go there and it was beyond expectations. Very good food - I tried a couple of cold and warm meze among which I would recommend Muhammara, baba ganoug and...More

Thank Koffen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressed how a small venue in such area can offer Michelin atmosphere... Good food ..impeccable service 🙂 keep up the good work 🔝

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We absolutely loved this restaurant. We went in a group of five and asked the staff to just bring us a selection of Mezze food. We weren't disappointed at all. They brought an amazing selection and everything was absolutely delicious. They also checked in with...More

Thank victoria_jamison
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Went here with 4 friends and we all loved it. Small restaurant but the service was excellent and food so tasty. We left the chef come up with a selection of meze for us and it didn't disappoint. We loved every piece of food brought...More

Thank maryburkeie
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Three friends and I decided to try Ali Baba as an alternative to all the Maltese or Italian restaurants on the island. My first observation was that it's quite small, so with four diners, there's not a lot of room at a table. There's a...More

Thank MFollett
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere ..professional sevice..as folks from " le Grand Maghreb" ( Marroco ..Algeria..Tunisia..Libya..Moritania) and couscous is our main and most popular dish I suggest to provide spoons for it couscous is eaten with spoons rather than forks..orange blossom water gave couscous a different taste I...More

Thank Eva A
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The fact that this restaurant is intimate really added to the whole experience. We left it in the chefs hands to provide a mixture of cold and hot mezzes and not one of them disappointed. I’ve had Lebanese food before and this was definitely elevated...More

Thank maxine2791
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Exceptionel place for Mezes. Recommend everyone to go if you look for a different experience then what Malta is offering otherwise. Nice famiky owned small place with a great kitchen and very friendly service. You will not regret going but better take a reservation because...More

Thank Nebulous911
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Maria C
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the restaurant has a dress code but their Maltese customers may have. Maltese folk expect people to behave accordingly and I think that casual during the day and smart casual in the evening would be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
  • Phone Number: +356 2134 0119
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