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La Maltija

1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2135 9602
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“shellfish” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was just up the road from our hotel, and we were recommended here. Great traditional Maltese food. Worth checking out while you are there!

Thank kdt217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being our first visit to Malta we asked our concierge at the hotel for a local restaurant, La Maltija came highly recommended and being a Friday we were told to book as we would not get a table! Well well well what a disappointment ,...More

Thank Sofi K
chloespiteri, General Manager at La Maltija, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good evening, We were very surprised to read your review. We are very disappointed to hear the food was not up to your standards. If at any point any of the dishes were not up to standard, you could have informed a member of our...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant at the start of our holiday and loved it so much we went back for our last meal. The food was excellent as were the family staff who have run this restaurant for 28 years!!

Thank Morph65
Reviewed 31 March 2018

It is a traditional Maltese restaurant located in St Julien. Inside it is quite dark, mobile's lighter was needed to be able to read the menu. The waiter also brought another lighter. They serve their "luxury" dish on white plastic tray (I mean no plates,...More

Thank TheaterFunBP
chloespiteri, Manager at La Maltija, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Good evening, I was very surprised to read your review. Mainly because it is very untruthful and I cannot understand where some particular details came from. However, I will address them. The waiter brought a lighter to your table in order to light the candle...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Wow amazing food. Sad that my meal came to an end. Well worth seeking out. Very family friendly. Enjoy!

1  Thank Mr_NickTurner
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great food and a very entertaining Chef, who had cooked for many presidents during the 28 Years, he has had the restaurant. Great storyteller with strong opinions on EU and refugies. An evening we will remember for a long time....

1  Thank AnneLouise13
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this just having a wander around Paceville and was instantly drawn towards the menu. Made a visit as soon as was possible and left highly satisfied. The food is fresh and cooked to perfection. The restaurant itself quaint and inviting and altogether a...More

Thank Red-tuz
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a lovely dinner with friends. Good menu choices too. Very tasty and good portion sizes. Staff very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank amigofowler
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to Malta several times over the past 20 years. I visited La Maltija on my first trip and was made to feel very welcome and I thoroughly enjoyed my dining experience. Since then I have eaten there every time I have visited...More

1  Thank ecoman_daz
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went here on our first evening and we were not disappointed. The food was good and portions are very generous. The side dishes are included, generous and tasty. Even without getting a starter I was full after not being able to resist eating most of...More

Thank Dirk M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Church Street | Paceville, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2135 9602
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