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Triq Il-Papa Alessandru VII | Birgu, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta 1005, Malta
+356 7734 7136
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Triq Il-Papa Alessandru VII | Birgu, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta 1005, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This intimate restaurant served the best mussels we had ever eaten in a spicy tomato sauce! The lamb chops were done just right and the wine suggested was incredible! What a find! Tucked away in a small neighborhood we almost missed it.A definite must while...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly the smallest restaurant we have ever been in! Seats no more than 20 people in what can only be described as intimate surroundings. Two young guys at the helm serving top notch food from a stylishly slender menu. Great service and relaxing atmosphere but...More

Thank julieandtonyhardy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Run by Venetians, it brings you excellent cuisine from north-eastern Italy. Fresh ingredients, weekly rotating menus, authentic recipes. Good, earnest suggestions from the owner. Highly recommended. End with grappa from their extensive selection!

Thank Ferif
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service and an overall great restaurant atmosphere tucked away in the narrow streets of Birgu. This restaurant is better than the restaurants in Victory Square.

Thank hayles78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with decent Italian / mediterranean food. Its all a question of expectation management. We we looking for something really special and where misguided by some recommendations. Osteria VE is a standard upper medium level restaurant. Don‘t get me wrong, it was nice, just...More

Thank 14469Reisender
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here twice because the menu differed from the usual fare. I went with a local who knows his wine and their wine list was excellent (best to select Italian wine 😊). The owners were delightful and the restaurant tucked away in one of...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat perched in the stairwell with a view of the street for our last dinner in Malta. It was a special occasion and we loved our experience. Very tiny little place, with a tight but excellent wine list, and probably the best meal we...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Finding this restaurant was a bit of a challenge, but absolutely worth the zig-zag meander through beautiful, narrow streets. The building is charming and the food was delicious. We ate early in the evening. My partner enjoyed her tuna steak with sesame crust and vegetables....More

Thank johnbray69
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A really great restaurant run by a really lovely Italian couple from around Venice. It was really good to be in a restaurant in Malta that is really Italian and serves very good Italian cuisine. The menu is quite extensive and the pricing very reasonable....More

Thank Beamer23
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I heard about this restaurant from our B&B. We decided to give it a try and I must say I was not dissapointed. There's no possibility to sit outside, but with the fantastic interior that isn't even a problem. The menu is small, due to...More

Thank TristanCast
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Questions & Answers
21 July 2018|
Response from Momich78 | Property representative |
Yes, but we don’t have a lot of space, and we don’t have child menu. Also no chips .
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12 October 2015|
Response from Momich78 | Property representative |
Hallo! We open for lunch, only Saturday and Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq Il-Papa Alessandru VII | Birgu, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta 1005, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 7734 7136
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