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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trifle” (13 reviews)
“fresh fish” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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11 - 20 of 1,256 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful fresh fish. Very attentive staff. Nice ambience. A truest memorable meal. Thoroughly recommended

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate twice at this restaurant which was for me the best in Valletta. They served a good mix of European and Maltese style dishes and put themselves out to provide menu adaptations for our vegetarian friend

Reviewed 18 June 2017

We bumped into this restaurant by chance, we didn't have a reservation but we were welcomed in and given a nice table in an inside room, the location is beautiful: an old "Palazzo" in the centre of Valletta, very nicely restored. The food we had...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a really nice restaurant offering comfortable dining, delicious food, good service and great value - the best we experienced in Valletta. We ate there three times in eight days and had different things each time - all were good. The wines offered are...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at this place tonight after reading the reviews on trip advisor We were not dissapointed I had the shellfish platter which if you are a lover of seafood was to die for My partner had the the rabbit liver which may be a...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful pallazzo. Great food and good selection of wines. Very friendly staff and warm atmosphere with a classy touch.

Reviewed 14 June 2017

The restaurant is very nice, in a beautiful house. We started with a vol-au-vent and cod dipped in tempura. Both were very good. For mains we had a pasta melanzana and a sea-bass. Also very good. The service was impeccable. They offered us free limoncello...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

One of the best restaurant of the island. The food is incredible. It is good value for money. I highly recommend this lovely restaurant.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner last night at Palazzo Preca . It was suggested by a local jewelry merchant as a terrific place for a 'proper meal' . And we indeed it was ! The smaller room is candle lit and quite romantic . The staff was...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife and family. I had sea bass in salt which was excellent. My family had soups and pasta which were not very good. In all it has a great atmosphere, nice location, great service and great seafood. Food 7/10 (fish was 9/10)...More

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Questions & Answers
will v
17 February 2017
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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
will v
17 February 2017
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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
29 December 2016
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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.

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$41
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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
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
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.
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