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La Maltija

1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 9602
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (17 reviews)
“shellfish” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Malta several times over the past 20 years. I visited La Maltija on my first trip and was made to feel very welcome and I thoroughly enjoyed my dining experience. Since then I have eaten there every time I have visited...More

Thank ecoman_daz
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went here on our first evening and we were not disappointed. The food was good and portions are very generous. The side dishes are included, generous and tasty. Even without getting a starter I was full after not being able to resist eating most of...More

Thank Dirk M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on 3rd September, turned up without a reservation. We chose to be seated inside. Menus given and specials (fish) explained. We order a starter and a 1st course pasta dish each, with a bottle of rose wine. They didn't have the chosen wine, the...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My second visit in a month and again exceptional food and service. Me and a colleague enjoyed a grilled seafood platter that consisted of lobster, prawns, oysters, scallops and calamari. This came with salad, vegetables and roasted potatoes. We had excellent white wine and were...More

Thank dunkirkmd
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Great menu with many options of Maltese dishes. All excellent. I could eat there regularly. The wine options were good.

Thank melitatd
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

First of all let me make clear the food is great. The menu is nearly exclusively Maltese. Every dish we ordered was fine and tasty as was the wine. The headwaiter made me feel like being at an Irish wake with the coffin at the...More

1  Thank Zaxender
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Was a guest at la Maltija with close friends, this is without doubt one of Malta’s finest restaurants tucked away just on the outskirts of Paceville, St. Julians. This is still a traditional family run restaurant, Charles Spiteri is an very accomplished chef and a...More

Thank RKHKent
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Everything was amazing - the lobster spaghetti was exceptionally good. The service was top notch and the ambiance is fun but quaint.

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is my go to place for steamed shell fish in Malta. Excellent food, selection, value and service. The atmosphere is incredibly nice and cozy. The staff is in top form !

Thank dunkirkmd
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Several times a year to visit Malta with family or friends. He walked by always watched the excellent fish and seafood table but never went inside because feedback on service of all time was negative. Finally we decided to check with friends, or really is...More

1  Thank Aigars V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2135 9602
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