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The Tabloid

C/O the Palace | High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1542, Malta
+356 2133 3444
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
C/O the Palace | High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1542, Malta
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we stayed at The Palace Hotel which is in the heart of Sliema we made our reservation at The Tabloid. The Sunday lunch buffet is offered at affordable price and is all inclusive of drinks. This restaurant offers high-quality cuisine service and unique standards...More

Thank Gaetano A
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gaetano A, Thanks a lot for placing your positive review about your visit at The Tabloid. We do hope to host you once again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lunch buffet with my daughter at 'The Tabloid'. The servers are just wonderful; especially Ivana D. and Carmelo (Maltese speaking). The most impressive thing about this place is the relatively wide variety of good quality food and desserts. The 'Chicken Lasagna' was...More

Thank Raymond A
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Raymond, On behalf of all the management and staff at The Palace, I would like to thank you for your positive comments following your visit at The Tabloid. Looking forward to meeting you and hosting your with us again. Yours sincerely, Kevin Callus General...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

We ate in the Tabloid for Breakfast whilst staying at the Palace Hotel and also ate three evening meals here. Overall the food quality was excellent with lots of variety and well cooked food that was hot ( when it should have been). Plenty of...More

Thank Debseleven
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Debseleven, Thank you for having chosen to dine with us. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your time to compliment us on the service and food we have provided during your stay, which we truly appreciate. Looking forward to meeting you...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We booked for the Seafood buffet, we had been before about 15 months prior whilst staying at the hotel and love it, so it seemed a good idea to go again. The starters were amazing, all kinds of seafood on offer including huge prawns, razor...More

Thank Samiloupepperell
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Samiloupepperell, Thanks a lot for placing your positive review about your visit during the Fish Night at The Tabloid. We do hope to host you once again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Ate here twice and loved the food. They have differing themes but each occasion there was a large selection including top quality seafood. Many other dishes available. A good offer was obtained from The Palace reception.More

Thank cortontrader
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Dear cortontrader, Thank you for having chosen to dine with us. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your time to compliment us on the service and food we have provided during your stay, which we truly appreciate. Looking forward to meeting you...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice design and great service! Staff is very helpful, this what u can expect from lounge bar in the hotel.More

Thank Doni D
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear Doni D, On behalf of all the management and staff at The Palace, I would like to thank you for your positive comments following your visit at The Tabloid. Looking forward to meeting you and hosting your with us again. Yours sincerely, Kevin Callus...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Though slightly expensive - €23.50 for buffet (food only) and €31.50 for all inclusive it is very reasonable for a five star luxury hotel with such genuine food and good warm service. The coffee is always included with the meal. Everything was impeccable. I especially...More

1  Thank Christopher A
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Christopher A, Thank you for having chosen to dine with us. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your time to compliment us on the service and food we have provided during your stay, which we truly appreciate. Looking forward to meeting...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

It is always a pleasure to visit this restaurant. We like to go on Saturday evening for the fish night buffet. Wines (not cheap house wine), water and soft drinks are included in the price. The buffet is really good and has a lot of...More

1  Thank Claire A
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Dear Claire A, Thank you for posting your review about your experience at The Tabloid. We are delighted that the themed Fish Night left such a good impression on you from beginning to end. We do hope to host you again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We ate here each day during our stay. The buffet has a good selection of both hot and cold alternatives. Staff were very polite and helpful.

1  Thank timliu00
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear timliu00, Thanks a lot for placing your positive review about your visit at The Tabloid. We do hope to host you once again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We came to Malta for a complete rest for a week. We found just that at the Palace enhanced by a great eating experience at the Tabloid. We had the best meal of the week at lebanese night. The saffron chicken was amazing. Thank you...More

1  Thank cliffstylianou
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at The Tabloid, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear cliffstylianou, On behalf of The Tabloid team, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor about you recent dining experience with us. Your comments are much appreciated. We certainly look forward to serving you again in the near...More

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hannah12323
15 May 2016|
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Response from Kevin_Callus | Property representative |
Dear hannah12323, Thanks for your interest in our hotel restaurant. With regards to your query, the breakfast cost 18.50euro. Currently we are offering a special discount, on minimum of three days breakfast is charged at... More
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ancienttrveller
6 September 2015|
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Response from Kevin_Callus | Property representative |
Dear ancienttrveller, Many thanks for your enquiry. We are pleased to inform you that dinner at The Tabloid is served everyday between 19.00 and 22.00 hours both in the summer and winter months. Should you require further... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/O the Palace | High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1542, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: +356 2133 3444
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Palace
Description
The Tabloid is a versatile venue offering contemporary Mediterranean cuisine in a stylish and modern setting. As the name implies, it is the place where events take place; being a healthy start to a new day, the enjoyment of a sumptuous Sunday lunch with your dear ones to a lavish meal in the evening with your special guests. The Restaurant offers a refreshing combination of contemporary interiors and traditional quality service. With its contrasting hues of subdued greys and crisp, cool lime green details in the morning, which transform into warm red tones in the evening, The Tabloid offers a fresh alternative to the traditional concept of restaurant décor.The Tabloid’s Mediterranean menu matches the décor in its approach to quality service and fine dining, with a choice of innovative starters featuring dishes like peppered swordfish carpaccio or quail confit and leek tortelloni. Its main courses include mouth-watering dishes such as pan seared duck breast and beef fillet with hazelnut crumble truffle mash.In winter the Tabloid is renowned for its Sunday lunch buffet. Complimented by an extensive wine list, the lavish spread starts with a varied selection of antipasti that feature sushi, shellfish, meat platters and fresh salads, moving on to soups and home-made pasta. This is followed by a choice of 2 carveries and 4 main courses along with a number of vegetable dishes. For those with a sweet -tooth, the dessert selection will definitely tease ones taste buds with the array of mouth-watering mousses, cheesecakes, sorbets, ice-cream and the delicious home baked white chocolate cheese cake and assortment of fresh fruit. Cheese lovers are not overlooked and find an abundance of fine cheeses. Given its versatile décor and appetising menu, The Tabloid restaurant is the ideal venue; be it a business dinner, a romantic tete a tete or family affair, or a trendy alternative for anyone seeking an enjoyable night out. And for those wishing to enjoy a nice meal outside, the al fresco tables on the sun-drenched terrace are a definite invite. Operating Time:Breakfast 07.00 – 10.30 hrsLunch 12.30 – 14.30 hrs – Winter Sundays OnlyDinner 19.00 – 22.00 hrsSpecial Features of Tabloid:Healthy Corner, Sparkling Wine and Live Cooking items in the daily full buffet Breakfast Menu.
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