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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (67 reviews)
“risotto” (30 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had our second dinner here for switch of holiday what we planned to try some restaurants. Starter was ok but nothing special. Main course was a bit cold and lack of tastes. Staff did not give that much of attention for the guests they...More

Thank Eszter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food - all the usual maltese things - rabbit, seafood etc. Really enjoyable meal at a reasonable price. You really need to book. This restaurant is as good as the other reviews say, but you would be exceptionally lucky to walk of the street...More

Thank DHAandCoIreland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is A-mazing. I wanted everything on the menu (apart from the tongue but that’s just me!!). A beautiful charming friendly restaurant with someone incredibly talented in the kitchen. Unpretentious but healthy wholesome fresh food cooked with precision & real flair. Attentive service. Good wine...More

Thank johntSE27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We revisited Rubino recently on our second trip to Valletta after a gap of 4 years. Then Rubino was our best evening and while they were pipped for that title this year it is still a lovely restaurant with a daily handwritten local menu and...More

Thank JonG0108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit- table booked in advance- friendly helpful service and advice, lovely laid out table- excellent wine list too. The food was without exception excellent- recommend the rabbit, also the lamb shank- vegetables excellent- not over cooked- and served beautifully too- no rush no...More

1  Thank Schadla-Hall T
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

For starters we ordered the kibbeh and for main course the seabass & the grilled calamari. Everything was alright but nothing exceptional. The service was good and the atmosphere is cosy. Not too many options for people who dont drink alcohol as many of the...More

Thank Safa A
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

good quality food in very nice environment and helpful staff! restaurant is very cozy and centrally located in historical center of Valletta.

Thank Samuel B
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is one of the oldest restaurants in Valetta (if not the oldest) and hence is used by locals and tourists- you will definitely need to book in advance. The menus for the day are chalked up on the board and the staff are really...More

Thank Bill_STH500
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and great service in a very intimate and cosy environment in the heart of Valletta. Staff are really nice and friendly and they explain everything on the menu with great patience. (We ordered Tagliata di manzo, calamari, and rack of veal and all...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We were lucky enough to have been invited to this delightful restaurant by a local, and couldn’t recommend it more highly. Our mixed Maltese antipasti included some delicious flavours and ingredients, such as bean pate, grilled broccoli, peppers and anchovies, to name just a few;...More

Thank jpvin
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Response from mazza1908 | Reviewed this property |
They have lovely veggie dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656
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