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Vinum Wine Bar

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1, Bastion Street Mdina Malta, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 3089
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Malta
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Vinum Wine Bar with my girlfriend for a bottle night out and a platter. Imdina is a very romantic city and would recommend this old capital to anyone visiting Malta. Vinum is the wine bar of the very well known Fontanella restaurant. Unfortunately the majestic views from Fontanella cannot be seen from the Vinum wine bar. On the... More 

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Thank Kyle M
Marsascala, Malta
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Following is our review on this “wine bar”. Called on a Saturday morning to reserve a table for 2 at Vinum Wine Bar. When the person answered my call I asked for the wine bar and to reserve a table for 2 on that same evening at 21.30. Ok no problem your table is reserved, I was told. When I... More 

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Thank Joe Carmen M
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Friendly staff and a nicely selected wine list at reasonable prices for the area. Worth popping into!

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Thank Maxs_Trip_Tips
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place serves the best platters ever. Five of us who are all big eaters ordered the Mediterranean and the Vinum special platter and failed to finish them. Great selection on both, they more than make up for the less than attentive service.

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Thank Atatlock
Valletta, Malta
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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Really poor service from completely inattentive staff. Food OK but nothing special. Wine list limited for a wine bar.

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Thank Petrozavodsk
Island of Malta, Malta
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great platters, good service and excellent views. There is a good selection of wines and platters on the menu. The platter was very Well presented abd abundant. Will visit again soon.

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Thank romallia
Island of Malta, Malta
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I recommend the Vinum platter which may easily be shared among 3 people and which offers a great variety of cheese, cold cuts and other appetisers. I would however include a blue veined cheese which was missing. Otherwise, lovely place, lots of wines to choose from and of course the Fontanella desserts which are a perfect ending to a great... More 

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Thank ingibingi82
Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our local friends took us here, on top of King's Landing (of season 1). What a wonderful view. Food is very decent, I had Meager fish (a local fish), big portion. Our young waiters screwed up our dessert order otherwise it was a lovely experience,

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Thank HPChan
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Visited for a casual catch up with friends on a Saturday night. The outside was set up and open for the wine bar. (Usually it is set inside which is cosy and intimate). Great views of the island as we were sat on the edge of the top level. Service was attentive, great wine list and a good food menu... More 

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Thank Rowena102
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Poor service but great potential... Beautiful view but lacks timing and punctuality.. Example , asked for the salt 3 times but guess what it never came ..For the bill i had to ask two times but yes that came :p it has the potential to be a great award winning restaurant with that beautiful view but needs hugr improvement in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Bastion Street Mdina Malta, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 3089
Description
Adjacent to the Fontanella Tea Rooms and forming part of the complex

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?