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King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant

274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
+356 2123 0281
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (9 reviews)
“trifle” (5 reviews)
“swordfish” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We dined here several times .We found the staff more welcoming than other restaurants we tried ,food good and good value. Limited choice for vegetarians (common in Malta) ,mainly soup and pasta ,but all good. Definitely would recommend including for vegetarians as they will always...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first place we stopped when arriving to Malta, the place we came back every night after! Live instrumental music (piano, violin, etc) every night, lovely waiter, excelent, cuisine, recommend strongly that u keep place in ur stomach for dessert! And the bill is more...More

Thank AncaDinuApartament1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A mix of Italian and Maltese cuisine, all very well presented and excellent. The service is fast and the waiters are very attentive. Our best experience in Malta.

Thank ka23y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. Excellent food with very attentive staff. You can sit outside and people watch, or go inside to their lovely restaurant. Food is amazing, family recipes, much is homemade. A real family feel. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Giftfairy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were strolling around as a small group searching for a typical Maltese restaurant dor lunch. I guess we found it :-) Great ambience, attentive waiters, good local food nicely arranged and a good variety of wines.

Thank gisingen
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a hot day in Valletta we found the Kings Own restaurant,went in because it looked nice and cool, stopped for a drink and after looking at the menu decided to stop for lunch. The food was very good and lots of it,the sevice quick...More

Thank themalt10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately my experience dining here for lunch was unpleasant due to the ambience that day with young children running around our table and loud music.

Thank lifesabeach1982
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for dinner. Lovely dinning room, good food and excellent service. My husband had a glass of wine and I had a cocktail before dinner. I had a Maltese Salad and my husband had Grilled Swordfish for dinner and both meals were excellent. Total...More

Thank 2Goers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haf a really good escargo which I recommend As a main dish I ordered the octupus which was very good The service was really good by two waiters of three The one outstanding didn't remember to take my drink orders which meant I didn't...More

Thank Þórey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly, smart & helpful staff, food does not take long to come out & really good. Would def visit again!

Thank Jessica Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 0281
The Preca Family are the proud owners of Tal Familja Restaurant & Palazzo Preca. Roberta Preca (one of five daughters) owns the King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant which is situated in this enchanting 1874 building, a stone's throw away from the Maltese historical gem - 'St John's Co-Cathedral'. This restaurant is a typical Maltese traditional cuisine restaurant. Roberta is the proud award winner for Maltese best female chef for 2015 & 2016.
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