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“Hidden Gem”
Review of Adesso

Adesso
Ranked #26 of 301 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$34
Description: Life is short. Time is a precious gift and we should make the best out it. At times, we find ourselves reminiscing about the past, or thinking too much about our future. These both extremes may impede us to live and enjoy today. Our restaurant aims to give our diners the opportunity to stop time for a moment, and enjoy a carefully prepared meal in a serene and elegant ambience. The menu at Adesso is seasonal, and our dishes are made from fresh and high quality ingredients. Our Soul The name of our restaurant (which means "Now") represents the motto to live the moment, or in other words Carpe Diem (definition on hover). To truly enjoy the "Now" we believe time should not be an interference, so to represent this state, we removed the hands from a number of carefully selected clocks. We look forward to seeing you at our restaurant.
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Description: Life is short. Time is a precious gift and we should make the best out it. At times, we find ourselves reminiscing about the past, or thinking too much about our future. These both extremes may impede us to live and enjoy today. Our restaurant aims to give our diners the opportunity to stop time for a moment, and enjoy a carefully prepared meal in a serene and elegant ambience. The menu at Adesso is seasonal, and our dishes are made from fresh and high quality ingredients. Our Soul The name of our restaurant (which means "Now") represents the motto to live the moment, or in other words Carpe Diem (definition on hover). To truly enjoy the "Now" we believe time should not be an interference, so to represent this state, we removed the hands from a number of carefully selected clocks. We look forward to seeing you at our restaurant.
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Looks average but delivers amazing food.
Local fresh food served with passion and flair. The low key style of decor hides a treasure trove of great food, fresh ingredients deliciously combined.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Thank Alison M
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David N, Guest Relations Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Dear Alison M,

Thank you very much for this great review.

We hope to have the pleasure of serving you in the near future.

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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing experience at this restaurant, the staff are very helpful and explain the menu. The wine they offer is beautiful and they asked if I would prefer my water cold or at room temperature, which is unknown to me! The food is heaven and the atmosphere is relaxed. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chala K
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David N, Guest Relations Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you Chala K for your kind words and appreciation.

We hope to have you as a guest again in the the near future.

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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We visited this restaurant on a Monday night as I am sure it is difficult to find a table at the weekend because it is just so good. The food was delicious and needed no seasoning because it was cooked to perfection. I had a risotto and my husband had the fish of the day. We were so well looked after by the waiters who were both extremely friendly and helpful. By the far the best restaurant experience we had on our weeks holiday in Malta.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank JoyceBrodie
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David N, Guest Relations Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you very much JoyceBrodie for this amazing review.
We hope next time you are in Malta you will come and visit us.

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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Small, centrally located, sort of quirky design around clocks missing hands, but comfortable. Good food, fresh, mostly local ingredients, excellent wines (many great local Maltese wines)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PhilipE349
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David N, Guest Relations Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Philip,

Thank you very much for your positive feedback and for recognising us as one of the best.

We hope to have you back soon.

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

A slightly dark restaurant and the ambience was a bit flat
However the food was superb, lots of really interesting dishes and some very good wine
This is a high end restaurant and pricey but worth the experience

Date of visit: October 2017
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Thank 991udayt
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David N, Guest Relations Manager at Adesso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Uday T,

We are sorry to hear that the ambiance was not to your liking however we are delighted to hear that the food and the wine was pleasant.

It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to welcome you back soon.

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