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Ali Baba

9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
+356 2134 0119
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (19 reviews)
“arayes” (8 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ali Baba is situated in a side street in Gzira just off the main road. I suggest that to book in advance being so popular. Excellent food

Thank charlescaliroy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

High quality service and delicious Lebanese dishes. Highly recommendable. Cosy and friendly atmosphere.

Thank eboettger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Favourite restaurant in Malta. Best Lebanese on the island. Need to pre book beforehand as very small restaurant :)

Thank CarlLautier86
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I'm a huge fan of Lebanese and Arabic food in general and I had no idea what was waiting for me before coming in for dinner! Definitely the best restaurant in Malta! Service is excellent (which can be hard to find in Malta), ambience is...More

Thank Sury F
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Wow, beautiful food - we have just come from Italy and Athens and I'd have to say it's the best food we've eaten in Europe. I'd certainly recommend eating here

Thank Juliette291
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

A fantastic small, boutique restaurant offering delicious traditional Lebanese meals prepared and served with heart, personally by the dedicated owner. Outstanding!

Thank DeniMineva
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Magnificent is the only way to describe this restaurant, food was great as was the service. 8 of us shared about 8-10 mezzo dishes with all being delicious. I am going to crave this restaurant when I return to Melbourne. At approx $60 Aussie per...More

Thank ticonina
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Wow!! What a find. Small little Lebanese restaurant, family owned and operated. We ordered a bunch of hot and cold dishes to try and everything was great. Don't let the name fool you. It's a gem. Reservations would be required due to the small size....More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Really amazing food. We had shaworma, lamb tenderloins, humus, and halloumi cheese. Everything was perfect, Better than all pastas, pizzas and burgers around the city.

Thank Andrei K
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I have been at Ali Baba for twice, on last May and June. Everything is delicious. All kind of details. The attention from the house (owner, employers gave me the impression of one of the politest places of Malta. Even a small place can become...More

Thank Francisco A
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Maria C
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the restaurant has a dress code but their Maltese customers may have. Maltese folk expect people to behave accordingly and I think that casual during the day and smart casual in the evening would be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
  • Phone Number: +356 2134 0119
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