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83, George Borg Olivier Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta 2001, Malta
+356 2137 7055
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:45
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Having always been very satisfied with this restaurant we went again last month. The place was practically deserted, with just one other diner. When we asked what fresh fish they had, we were told none - just calamari. We opted for a fritto misto starter. This included fried calamari, which were ok but the rest of the things on the... More 

Thank Sliemiz
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We have dined at this restaurant several times and have always been satisfied. The restaurant is housed in an old converted seafront townhouse. If one is lucky one can be seated at one of the two small tables on the first floor balcony, overlooking the picturesque Spinola Bay - a very nice experience on a warm summer evening. The food... More 

Thank Sliemiz
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Recently visited this restaurant with work colleagues, and I was totally satisfied with both quality and quantity. We opted for a set menu, catered just for the occasion, with antipasto, starter, main and dessert!! All servings were of very good quality, staff was very helpful and outgoing. The Food was simply delicious (the Italian style), and I was surprised by... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Myself & my wife dined in this family owned restaurant on three occasions last week, as we did last year. There is a comprehensive menu which caters for most tastes. My wife is a very conservative eater & though her choice was not on the menu, the chef remembered us from last year & specially cooked a delicious portion of... More 

Thank Travelbliss45
Saint Julian's, Malta
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

We came here yesterday to have a nice dinner. the menu had lots of different food to choose from, we chose meat, pizza and a seafood platter. The meat was massive with pepper sauce on it which was delicious, pizza couldn't be cooked any better and the seafood platter was absolutely superb. Seafood platter consisted of octopus, grill and fried... More 

Thank Rene D
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

We walked around the bay and came upon this little restaurant - plenty of inside tables but only 2 outside on a balcony. We decided to sit outside and we chose the set price tourist menu. We were delighted with the food and the service - I just wish that the people at the next table hadn't chained smoked throughout!... More 

Thank Mike-at-London
Saint Julian's, Malta
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed as the booking we made several days before going was not noted. Due to this we couldn't be seated outside. Even more disappointed as the waiter didn't write down the order which resulted in half of the food not arriving. For the prices they charge, there is much better value for money elsewhere.

Thank Andrew G
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Buona sera, mi dispiace per la sua serata ,purtroppo la sua prenotazione fù fatta per telefono e non si poteva... More 

Attard, Malta
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Lucky us to have Sicilian cuisine in the heart of Sliema. Fresh ingredients and pasta cooked al dente make it worthwhile sticking frequently to this place for pasta. Wine needs to be well chilled before served.

Thank 4dgatts
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

There is a lot of Italian and Sicilian food in the area. This place I would definitely recommend. The service was great, with the added bonus that the chef was kind enough to modify some recipes to make more of a vegetarian selection. The views from the balcony were great across the rest of St Julian's. Food was delicious, and... More 

Thank wanderin_around
Valletta, Malta
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Although I booked a table 4 days earlier, it seems my booking wasn't taken. However, a friendly staff managed to get us the wanted table on the balcony. The atmosphere there is excellent. Ordered fish and calamari which were delicious. House wine good and cheap. And loved the complimentary desert. Overall a lovely evening, will definitely visit again!

Thank estranjer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
17:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83, George Borg Olivier Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta 2001, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2137 7055
It's a new opening italian restaurant with sicilian specialities and pizza. Here, you can find a familiar, friendly and intimate atmosphere. Every customer is treaties with particular attention. Each dish emanates flavors and fragrances unique of sicily.all staff is sicilian and speak english.at malavoglia's restaurant you can always have a relax time.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?