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“Absolutely perfect”
Review of Taro at The Villa

Taro at The Villa
Ranked #30 of 372 Restaurants in Saint Julian's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$45 - US$91
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: 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 on a daily basis.
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

One of the loveliest evenings we’ve ever had! From friendly, slick bar staff on the terrace (who make amazing gin cocktails - well done boys) to the beautiful blonde waitress (Tizianna?) who delivered the most polished service, this place was faultless! Just superb! The food was outstanding - we had the beetroot salad and gnocchi for starters (my beetroot and local sheeps cheese was to die for!) followed by the tortelli and wild boar. We met a really lovely couple at the table next to us whom we got chatting to who eat here a lot and gave us lots of advice on other great places to eat in St Julian’s (Wigis, Barracuda, Gululus) but always returned to The Villa. The pretty fairy lit terrace and gardens, the view over the bay, the atmosphere, the food, the impeccable service...a beautiful night we will never forget

Excellent! The best!

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to visit in Malta. Fantastic breathtaking view from the terrace, exquisite delisuous food, top service. The food is an art! Love it and never disapointed. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank KateMalta
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Nice clean premises with a good buzzing atmosphere and a nice view out to sea. I chose salmon gnocchi which was lovely. My partner chose sausage ragu which unfortunately he said was quite sweet with undercooked pasta. Service also was rather slow therefore I can only rate as average.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We took family here on their first night visiting Malta and what a great night.

We were a party of 8 plus a baby and were seated in the best table in the restaurant (outside overlooking Balluta Bay).

We started the evening with some drinks and then had 2 courses and coffees. The food was excellent - we had a mixture of dishes from duck to sea bass and each one of them were great.

The service was excellent throughout the night and they were very accommodating with the baby - holding dishes in the kitchen when the parents had taken the baby away from the table for a walk.

We can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank DaniellleB
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere at this very relaxing venue. Great food and amazing service from out waitress Marian who was spot on with menu choices and wine recommendations. We have been back for drinks and would recommend it to anyone who wants a memorable chilled out evening. Definitely the best meal we have had during our stay in St Julian’s. Recommend the Steak, Carbonara and the Chocolate Mouse is a bit special.

Date of visit: October 2017
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