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The Black Pearl - CLOSED

Ta Xbiex Marina, Ta' Xbiex, Island of Malta XBX1028, Malta
+356 7933 8439
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible23%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ta Xbiex Marina, Ta' Xbiex, Island of Malta XBX1028, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this lovely restaurant for my 31st birthday. I’m so glad we went here, we didn’t prebook which I thought might be a risk however the restaurant only had four tables occupied (including ours) but maybe that’s because it was a...More

Thank Sophia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to The Black Pearl for a family meal on Sunday 14th January and I have to say it is one of the best meals that I have ever had. The setting is wonderful, the food sublime and the service exceptional. We were staying...More

Thank Potteriesgirl
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I went 3-4 times during the lst 2 years: Having heard that the owner changed, I wanted to give a chance to the new one... Everytime I was there I was dissapointed: food is not at the best, and very often tasteless. I will not...More

Thank Julmo01
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend had planned a romantic dinner yesterday at 8 pm, by doing an online booking but to our disapointment when we are arrived at The Black Pearl to our surprise we found the restaurant closed. We immediately tried to go online on your website...More

Thank Davinia022
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Visited once a while back. I was amazed by how wonderfully this restaurant is set up. Beautiful view. The restaurant was very quiet at the time of our visit and we got perfect service and outstanding quality of food. Had a great night out thanks...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 26 March 2016

If you search for a special experience visit the Black Pearl and you will get maritime history accompanied with great food. Can recommend meat and fish that comes cooked to its perfection.

Thank 105annie
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I have to admit that going to the Black Pearl in July 2015, was a last resort as a previous booking had gone wrong. So happy to visit this old ship and not only be greeted warmly by the owners and runners of the place,...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We made a staff xmas party reservation which was supposed to confirmed. When we called to confirm again a few days before the event we were told that it was uncertain and they needed to get back to us. We ended up chasing them for...More

Thank Mtanti
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Booked a table for group of 8 last minute as most other restaurants in the area were full. Remember restaurant from dinner 3 yrs ago as decent, not special. We may have been here when the chef had an off day, but the food was...More

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We cannot judge them on their food because we never got to try it, but, back in June we sent a booking through their web site but never got a confirmation so we messaged them on facebook and got an instant reply confirming our booking...More

Thank timothy e
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$49
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ta Xbiex Marina, Ta' Xbiex, Island of Malta XBX1028, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Ta' Xbiex
  • Phone Number: +356 7933 8439
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Perched on land at the edge of Msida Yacht Marina, lies a 100 year old wooden schooner, The Black Pearl. Proud operators of popular Ferretti Restaurant and Haywharf Restaurant & Clubhouse, Ferretti Catering Ltd, have craftily refurbished and developed a new concept for this legendary ship. The Upper deck lies an A la Carte Restaurant with its breathtaking views whilst the Pub is housed in the lower deck, offering an all day hospitality, streaming sports and a varied ba food menu.
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