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Fontanella Tea Garden

1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 4264
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed today via mobile

Situated in the heart of Mdina, this small cafe boasts an excellent view of north east Malta. We stopped only for a cappuccino in the morning - service was polite and prompt. The cakes that passed us to other diners looked delicious. A simple receipt,...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in for cakes and coffee instead of having lunch. The cakes were a meal unto themselves. They are wonderful. The coffee was very good as well. It was tough getting a table as the restaurant is a very popular place. Well worth a...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you visit Mdina, you should pop in this place. Its decor is really beautiful and the cakes are mouth-watering. Their speciality is the famous chocolate cake. I had it with a cup of delicious capuccino.

Thank mpasnikowski
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were adviced by our taxi driver to visit the place and try their cakes. Cakes were OK but the view from the café is much better. Tables are crowded, it is a very popular place.

Thank pengemex
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful place to eat and drink although not a wide selection of food, but what we had was excellent.

Thank davidaleeks
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped by for a cake and coffee and were able to be seated on the rooftop patio with amazing views of 2/3 of the island. The service was quick and friendly and the cakes delicious. There was a more extensive menu for those wanting...More

Thank j0hnw1955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best coffee I have had in Malta The cakes were great- I had the cherry and almond- my husband had the chocolate hazelnut and apple Staff were good - views magnificent and prices reasonable

Thank Netty1313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an array of cakes with a great view. A must when visiting Mdina. I had a carrot cake, others eaten at our table were - cheery & almond, chocolate orange and fruit cake.

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it was very busy the service was fast and the food was all to a high standard. Beautiful views and very reasonably priced.

Thank niamhjess00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food - including Pizza, Cheesecakes, Pastry and Delicious Cakes. Lasagna is exquisite and the Cassatella Siciliana excellent. Very good cappuccino, hot chocolate, baguettes, Maltese Ftira. Very busy location with efficient service. Highly recommended.

Thank Paul P
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14 February 2018|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can however book early as it is very tourist driven with more often than not people turning up without booking and wanting the view. They were a really nice - if it is for this time of season I’m sure they’ll book... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from Amethyst-2009 | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry this tearoom is up steps.
27 September 2015|
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Response from Mildred B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not quite sure if they do, they do some cakes I believe which are gluten free. You can always check through their website though, they have their contact details readily available. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 4264
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