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Taro at The Villa


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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From the moment you walk through the imposing double doors of the 19th Century Villa that houses Taro at The Villa, the experience is designed to provide the ultimate in Maltese gastronomic excellence. With an award-winning kitchen brigade, professional service team, Taro offers daily changes to its a la carte menu, making the most out of the freshest ingredients the Mediterranean has to offer. Our kitchen brigade, lead by Executive Head Chef Adrian Buttigieg, have transformed the traditional Mediterranean restaurant menu into an immersive concoction of flavours, textures and colours from all over the culinary world, and is continually researching and discovering new ways to wow their patrons
US$46 - US$91
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Beautifully crafted dishes, very imaginative chefs, stellar ambience and excellent service. Everything from the food to the exquisite location is top notch and totally worth a visit if you're experiencing Malta's food scene.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris P
The-Villa-Management, Manager at Taro at The Villa, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for the kind words Chris, we work hard to be the best and reviews such as yours make the effort worth it! Hope to see you once again soon. :)

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Le Méridien and were recommended the restaurant by the staff there and it was fantastic The staff were attentive but not overpowering and the menu enabled us to try an array of dishes we hadn’t experienced before. The fact that a two...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The menu is super and prices very reasonable. The staff are friendly, helpful and professional. The ambience and surroundings ate just amazing. Attention to detail is extremely impressive- glasses, plates, napkin rings and candles!! An amazing dining experience with amazing food. It’s a must try....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic!! Staff are friendly. Cocktails are all amazing and ambiance is super👌would really recommend a visit!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

First of all, the ambience and the view that Nori offers are topnotch. Service is good. Had some mishap with our food - but dealt fine by the staff and manager so I won’t brag about it. Must try is their dumplings and buns -...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TyronRigorS
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The restraunt is just so welcoming. The food is fantastic and thoroughly worth trying at least once. The freshly made bread is just.... amazing!!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank davebrom1
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Finally Nori arrived at the villa giving back the beautiful charm to this wonderful place. Food is perfect and unique like the coctails they serve. Very well donee as well to the service excellent.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sandra m
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We decided to come over after seeing the good reviews and also because it's so close by where we live, despite my really ordinary experience with work function here last Christmas. The food is cheap and of poor quality. It's eatable. But it's below ordinary/normal....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Juanjuaner
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect intimate lunch during the choatic public holiday outside. The atmosphere is certainly enjoyable and relaxing. All the staff were very profressional. They can provide gluten free menus and even make alterations. We had a perfectly cut and cooked fillet and ribeye!...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Clairebrg
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Exquisite. Absolutely loved. I think I would travel back to Malta just for The Villa. Very romantic (although went with a friend) but has the potential as a future venue for a lovely date with my other half!

Date of visit: October 2017
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Response from TheVillaBrasserie | Property representative |
Yes it is wheelchair accessible there are ramps and lifts everywhere. Only one of the three entrances isn't. Thank you for your enquiry
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