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La Mere Restaurant

174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
+356 2122 3256
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“thali” (32 reviews)
“curry” (33 reviews)
“naan bread” (14 reviews)
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12:00 - 14:30All hours
Indian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
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1 - 10 of 521 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

For a break from rabbit/ fish/pasta/risotto I browsed about on TA to get something " non standard"... this was it ....super flavours of the mid-East and the sub-Continent here. Cocktails with a twist to start ... Tamarind Margarita , "Indospritz" ( this was a twist...More

Thank TorranceTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

To bit short and concise, this restaurant from my point of view is a best of Malta. The food and the service are amazing, I can't expect more. And you?

Thank Nicolas E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were all craving something different after 2 weeks of travels in Europe. We miss our spices and being from NY so happy to find this little gem inside Lavelletta neighborhood just walking distance from our hotel at Ursulino Lavelletta.

Thank Nadia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of my recommended this restaurant and I tried it last night. I used to go only to Another Indian restaurant before as that was the best Indian before I tasted this. I had the lamb Korma, Pilau rice and garlic Naan bread, all...More

Thank Themitri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went last week. We did not have a booking but staff were gracious & accepted us. Restauramt filled up quickly. Interesting menu of Indian, Moroccan & Eastern Mediterranean dishes. Starters, main & dessert were all really flavourful, interesting textures & flavours, very well presented....More

Thank music75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered some take away last night and the food was excellent. The service was prompt and even though it was take away the food was presented very well. I would give it five starts but I notice the restaurants has a no child policy and...More

Thank Sanjai K
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went here to celebrate a friends birthday. We ordered 5 different curries and all were divine. The service was prompt and friendly and the ambiance was great. Highly recommended.

Thank DrewBP
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you are missing your curry, look no further. Excellent quality Indian food but with added originality. I had beef (!) vindaloo, which was excellent, as was everything else!

Thank Timcat42
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We love this place. We are here over the years and only recently they changed the menu once again. It is simpler and earlier to go about however we did miss the previous menu too. This time we enjoyed the good again and the staff...More

Thank Jsftnt
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon La Mere and immediately liked the ambience. The service was polite, well timed and helpful. The food was very tasty. We had the humus and the haloumi cheese to start with. Very tasty. As mains we haf the marrachesh lamb and the...More

Thank Richard M
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9 February 2016|
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Response from bertrum | Reviewed this property |
Kids were there on all 2 times I've been. Going tomorrow,3/10/2016, so let you know latest.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 3256
  • E-mail
La Mère is tucked away past the old 'Suq Tal' Belt'. Rustic wooden tables blend with Middle Eastern décor, matching the unique theme of two great cuisines - Indian and Middle Eastern. A small, intimate dining area, and flickering candles, give a warm, homely feel. However, the tables are spaced enough that you do not feel cramped. Servers are attentive and knowledgeable on the wide choice available in the menu. Here, our desire is to present a repertoire of authentic dishes, bursting with flavour, certainly a multi-sensory experience. The menu offers a broad selection of starters, allowing you to whet your palate with a Lebanese spiced lamb sausage, or enjoy mussels and chorizo in coconut milk. Mains are similarly varied, giving you a choice of curries, or perhaps king prawns or lamb chops cooked in the tandoor. Our new menu also presents a selection of main dishes with a fusion twist, such a marinated filet of fish wrapped in banana leaf. There is also a good choice of vegetarian, vegan, lactose and gluten free options. Besides we have introduced a menu degustation, an extensive wine list, cocktails and whiskeys and a broad selection of homemade desserts such as chocolate filled samosas with mango and coconut, assorted baklava, pistachio and ricotta briouats with halva ice-cream.
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