We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trifle” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (66 reviews)
“fresh fish” (59 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (1,699)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,283 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Palazzo Preca accommodated us even without reservation. The owner and staff were friendly and warm. The service was fantastic. The food was amazing. Fine dining hence expect a bit pricy but it is worth it.

Thank leojmeduk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food and service. Large menu offers many different choices. The food was excellent and the service outstanding.

Thank berwhtzin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for an occasion and wasn't disappointed at all. Perfect service, good food, beautiful ambience. I'll be back for sure. Good job!

Thank Daniele80Mela
Reviewed 1 week ago

This seemed to be the kind of place you'd take an older relative who was sophisticated but with perhaps conservative tastes. It looks like nothing from the narrow street, but the inside has high ceilings and big spaces.The local fish (lampuki) was in season, and...More

Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby took me to Palazzo Preca for our anniversary dinner, as a surprise. All was wonderful really, food, waiterservice and venue. Place was quite packed though we came on a Wednesday, so booking is definitely recommended.

Thank 33germaniza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after reading the good reviews on trip advisor and I'm so glad we did. We arrived at the restaurant and were seated in the front part of the restaurant which is decorated very traditionally and has a great atmosphere. We started the...More

Thank DaniellleB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good welcome, nice table following a booking by phone. As a starter we shared a mix plate of shells : tastefull, perfect flavour, well cooked. Maybe a bit small for the price. Main course: frutti di mare: generous, tasty. I do recommand this place.

Thank Thomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and excellent service. But could have served more potatoes and veggies for four. Was very warm inside even though AC was on.More

Thank wayo2016
Ramona1983, Owner at Palazzo Preca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to write us a review on your visit to Palazzo Preca Restaurant as regarding to your mains , you could have ask for more extra veggies & potatoes, at no extra cost :) we give our standard portions unless...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found most of the food below par. The tuna aubergine starter had so many flavours going on you could barely taste the tuna for all the tomatoe and herbs. The prawn and rice main had so much pepper on the rice it was unpleasant...More

2  Thank Julian L
Ramona1983, Manager at Palazzo Preca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to let us know your feedback. We feel very sorry that you where not satisfied with our dishes and that you think it was over flavoured. It is unfortunate that we did not have the opportunity to make it up...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, service and interior. No more expensive than most average restaurants in middle of Valletta which capture tourists. Do your research and you can experience fine dining for the same price. Absolutely super. (we also went to other family restaurant king's own band club)...More

Thank David W
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Rubino
657 reviews
.05 km away
Taproom
427 reviews
.06 km away
67 Kapitali
390 reviews
.07 km away
Papannis Italian Restaurant
831 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
St. John's Co-Cathedral
7,542 reviews
.16 km away
Valletta Ferry Services
2,057 reviews
.27 km away
Casa Rocca Piccola
1,016 reviews
.28 km away
Church of Saint Paul's Shipwreck
584 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
will v
17 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from holidayjunkie24 | Reviewed this property |
It is value for money due to the quality of the food/service but it is fine dining so it is not cheap. We ate there twice and paid 70 and 110 euro's. For this we had 2 courses, Tio Pepe, a bottle of wine and 2 double... More
2
Votes
will v
17 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from jonah20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is good value. It's not exceptionally high in prices. It is what many other restaurants in Valletta charge. The difference is that unlike some the food is cooked with care. So it works out that it's reasonably priced... More
0
Votes
farfromok
29 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Dipal U | Reviewed this property |
Also, the menu does change so as the others have said, do check online or email them directly. They're very responsive.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$42
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
  • E-mail
Description
Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing