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Il-Baxa Cafe Bar

41 Triq Il-Kbira, Rabat, Island of Malta RBT 1010, Malta
+356 2755 1552
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ciabattas” (5 reviews)
“salad” (42 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
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CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
41 Triq Il-Kbira, Rabat, Island of Malta RBT 1010, Malta
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. The hosts were extremely helpful explaining the menu. Opted for a tasty salad and fresh tuna bap. The local wine was good and reasonably priced. The lemon cheesecake was great and rounded off a splendid lunch. Recommend

1  Thank Andrew H
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Andrew, thanks for your positive feedback, much appreciated! We are glad you enjoyed your visit. The baXa team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very lucky to escape the local very touristic places and have Tyche smiling at us leading us here. Great small affordable place. Wow a kick of a good espresso. Great talk with the lady running the place and the pasta plus mozzarella salad...More

Thank MichaelEHaifa
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your positive comment Michael.. We're glad you enjoyed your visit! The baXa team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Mdina and Rabat for the day and got hungry for lunch so we walked around Rabat, there's lots of nice looking places and lots that offer local food. Eventually our eyes fell upon this small looking place with vivid red doors, it looked...More

1  Thank Lillynox
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Always a pleasure having such positive and encouraging feedback coming our way! Happy customers are the best satisfaction :) We are glad you enjoyed your visit.. and look forward to having you again! The baXa team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a lovely very chilled evening at Il-Baxa. Louise couldn’t have been more welcoming. Few beers chilled atmosphere what more could you ask for.

1  Thank SeesAboveTheTrees
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your positive message! Glad you enjoyed your visit.. The baXa team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped into il-Baxa last week, when I was hobbling on crutches - I was instantly welcomed, and although we were just two people, we were invited to sit at a larger table so as to be more comfortable. Being a Sunday and a small...More

1  Thank MariaVellaGalea
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Maria, thanks for your positive and encouraging feedback..we truly appreciate it! Always a pleasure having you :) Happy customers are the best satisfaction! The baXa team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat, and was not disappointed. Lovely little restaurant and a great place to watch the world go by. Food was amazing and the staff were very hospitable and friendly. If you are in the area come here.

1  Thank James B
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear James, thanks for your positive comment.. much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Also thanks for the lovely photos you've uploaded.. The baXa team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Title perfectly describes this place! It’s top. It’s super. Excellent food! Staff made Us feel like we were part of the family! Great place to taste Maltese food! Highly recommended

Thank NoddyNaudi
Maria A, Other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive and encouraging feedback.. Much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your visit.. The baXa team :)

Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Popped into il Baxa fir a drink and ended up haveing an excellent lunch. The place has atmosphere with its old Maltese walls and high ceilings. Try the ftira (local bread) the chicken liver pate or pasta. VERY reasonable. Worth a visit.

Thank willbaby
Maria A, other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thanks from the baXa team !

Reviewed 4 January 2018

The place is small with a traditional Maltese interior design. The place seats around 15 people - so you can easily walk in and find it full. My wife took the chicken liver salad, and I had a chicken soup and tal-bidwi Maltese roll. All...More

Thank al d
Maria A, other at Il-Baxa Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thanks from the baXa team !

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my girlfriend and we were starving! The restaurant is a little snug, but the decor and choice of music more than makes up for it. Ftajjar were amazing and at a very reasonable price!

Thank joseph_borg0081
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Triq Il-Kbira, Rabat, Island of Malta RBT 1010, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Rabat
  • Phone Number: +356 2755 1552
  • E-mail
Description
A small family-run business, serving genuine home-made food (lunch hours), made with the freshest seasonal ingredients, platters (evenings), and a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including beer, cocktails, a selection of local and foreign wine, spirits, liquors and coffee (freshly ground every time!). All our items are prepared on order. Waiting time is therefore required. We, in turn, assure freshness and quality. Please note: lunch - last order 3pm; dinner - last order 10pm. We offer a warm and homely atmosphere perfect for small groups and private functions...contact us for more information! Bookings are recommended. Kindly note, we do not accept credit cards. We look forward to meeting you! The BaXa Team
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