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Elia Greek Cuisine

73, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1175, Malta
+356 2168 9527
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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73, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1175, Malta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went last minute for lunch with a group of six - family. Food was good, wine was good, and the service was good. Tables were adequate size in the street. Noise was reasonable for outside street dining. Would return.

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant to avoid the usual Italian fare served by the majority of restaurants in Valletta and we were delighted with the choice. We wanted to eat inside but were told that eating was outside which was ok but that night a...More

Thank RoyF31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on one of the many side streets in the centre of Valletta is Elia a Greek restaurant. There are tables both inside and outside. We sat outside and ate a variety of dishes. The traditional Greek salad was very good and the service was...More

Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We originally wanted to go to another place for lunch yesterday but as they didn't have a terrace and the weather was beautiful we decided to walk around and find something else. We bumped into Elia's. Our waitress Chanel was the sweetest, pleasant and very...More

Thank kris_o2713
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best meze I ever had outside of Europe. Not only was the food out of this world, the whole experience made it a night to remember. We started our trip around Cambodja in Siem Reap and the owner invited us when...More

Thank Robbe V
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Been there before .. food was good too so decided to come back. Got a table for 4 ordered one maindish, grilled plate , and 4 starters as well as 4 glasses of wine. 3 white one red and a bottle of sparkling water. Order...More

2  Thank Ulrich A
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The food was lovely and reasonably priced. However the service is very slow. We waited for over an hour from we ordered our food for it to be served.

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I went there yesterday, I was a bit critical at the beginning because I've eaten in many a Greek restaurant, islands and mainland and abroad. I thought it wouldn't be authentic given that Greece is quite far away. Boy, was I wrong! I had tzatziki...More

Thank Benedict S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

In the heart of the capital Valletta, this restaurant is a very nice place to enjoy greek cuisine whilst enjoying the breeze. Food was tasty and menu offers variety. Service was quick and very attentive. I had lunch here with 2 children, both enjoying the...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I have just finished a meal in elia and I am very disappointed. I ordered the calamari and instead I got a plate of fish of the day which was sea brean. I was very disappointed as I was looking forward to the calamari but...More

Thank Reece K
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Response from Darren A | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you phone the restaurant directly on 0035627685925 and ask them to be sure. It is really hard to know if eggs form part of a a recipe or not. Just for your info there is another restaurant next to Elias called... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1175, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2168 9527
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In the heart of Valletta, Elia opens it`s doors everyday and invites you to enjoy the delicious Greek cuisine.
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