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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cassata” (28 reviews)
“rabbit” (68 reviews)
“pork fillets” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Can only agree that Rubinos continues to be an excellent place to enjoy the delights of real Maltese cuisine. We had starters of Bebbux (snails) which were tender and delicious, the Spaghetti Rizzi (Sea Urchin) was tangy and truffle like. The mains of pork fillet...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We liked this relaxed but top-notch restaurant so much the first time we came that we booked again for two days later. It’s a mix of Maltese and Italian cuisine, with the freshest of ingredients (a basketful of asparagus just off the ferry from Gozo...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant had been fully booked on Saturday when we arrived in Valletta, preventing us from trying it then, so we came back during the week to find out how good it could be. It was also fully packed on a weekday. We shared one...More

Thank LoveAllKindsOfTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked here due to the many reviews and we were not disappointed! Lovely decor and atmosphere. The starter was exceptional we had the rosemary risotto and asparagus- Amazing! Followed by beef 'olives' and rabbit stew both done to a lovely standard. We followed this...More

Thank LazyG1353
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the relatively plain interior. This place has great service and even greater food! I recommend the antipasti starter for 9 euros which was ample for 2, not one! I had the local rabbit as a main dish which was delicious....More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This delightful little restaurant is situated on three levels descending deep under the street. Hewn out of solid rock most of the houses in Valetta have underground bunkers where the locals took refuge from the constant Italian bombing in the last war. Today we eat...More

Thank Jonny L
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I booked via Facebook messenger and was lucky enough to snag a table, even if it would only be for 1.5 hours. However, when we arrived we were told we could stay as long as we liked, as there had been a cancellation. They apologised...More

Thank Sian L
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Great food - all the usual maltese things - rabbit, seafood etc. Really enjoyable meal at a reasonable price. You really need to book. This restaurant is as good as the other reviews say, but you would be exceptionally lucky to walk of the street...More

Thank DHAandCoIreland
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is A-mazing. I wanted everything on the menu (apart from the tongue but that’s just me!!). A beautiful charming friendly restaurant with someone incredibly talented in the kitchen. Unpretentious but healthy wholesome fresh food cooked with precision & real flair. Attentive service. Good wine...More

Thank johntSE27
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We revisited Rubino recently on our second trip to Valletta after a gap of 4 years. Then Rubino was our best evening and while they were pipped for that title this year it is still a lovely restaurant with a daily handwritten local menu and...More

Thank JonG0108
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6 April 2017|
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Response from mazza1908 | Reviewed this property |
They have lovely veggie dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656
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