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Legligin

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117/119, Santa Lucia Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 1699
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13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Mon 18:00 - 01:00
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Charming and authentic family restaurant offering the touch of Maltese cuisine. Everything brings you the filing of being invited to someone's diner, even lovely plates. The daily menu - the only mode of ordering - impresses by its diversity and flexibility (e.g. the rabbit was easily replaced for me by the beef). The friendliest stuff ever could even unravel up... More 

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Thank Xenia E
Rabat, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place to be in order to have a great lunch & dinner. Excellent service & great atmosphere whilst enjoying a glass of wine with your friends or family. A highly recommended wine bar. Keep up the good work !!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a surprise the food for the €26 .There was 6 of us, we loved the food ! Infact the rabbit (oops gave one dish away) was far more delicately cooked than the one the night before. We had 5 bottles of wine another great oops but great selection . We all had great time here just something special about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read all the reviews of this restaurant after being recommended by a local. This was my birthday meal I've always enjoyed tasting menu's while my girlfriend is somewhat of a fussy eater. We enjoyed every course and did not leave hungry! The staff were friendly and courses came very fast. Neither of us are big wine connoisseurs but despite... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, no, this is not an ultimate, out-of-this-world culinary experience - and yet I'd invite you to try it. The place is cozy and the table setting quirky without trying too hard. Service is easy-going and friendly and best of all, you don't have to make up your mind about which Maltese specialty to try and which to skip. I... More 

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Melissia, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were served eight different courses in the middle of the table. The amount of food wasn't enough for four persons. The couple next to us was served with the same amount. We weren't asked if we would like additional plates. The food was pretty good, the staff was really nice and kind hence the rating.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make a reservation and choose your wine....the rest is up to the kitchen, so enjoy the journey. The tasting menu fills you up -- we were a little nervous that we wouldn't get much food, but the tapas, multiple meat, poultry and fish dishes kept on getting served. It's a delight. It's an experience in a cosy cellar environment. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great taste of Malta and the Mediterranean - many small dishes of slow cooked meats and fish plus some good local wine in a cute basement level location. Service was great

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The taste menu was €26 per person and it came actually a lot of food! Good to remind that all disease are Maltese so this might be the place if you're looking for local cuisine. Food was actually very tasty and they have a vast wine list! Service is great too and the ambience is quite intimate and nice. The... More 

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Rabat, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you want to try typical Maltese cooking you will find it here. You must love surprises because there is no menus, no big choice - Legligin is cooking and you can enjoy. In fact there is no risk, if you don't like this or that you don't take it and wait for the next dish - they serve so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 01:00
Monday
18:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
13:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117/119, Santa Lucia Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 1699
Description
The quaint wine bar in Strada Sta Lucia in Valletta where the good flowing wine is exalted by Chris' unique culinary delights. Legligin is a concept restaurant and wine bar. Our €20 per person tasting menu includes Maltese and other Mediterranean dishes. There is no a la carte menu... Just sit back, relax, and let us feed you, the Legligin way. Open Tuesday-Saturday 1pm till late and Sunday and Monday 6pm onwards.

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