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53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 4656
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cassata” (30 reviews)
“rabbit” (70 reviews)
“pork fillets” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love dining at Rubino's, having been here last year with my husband not once but twice. The food is delicious and beautifully prepared and the local asparagus with parmesan shavings were cooked perfectly and tasted divine. My lampuki one night off the bone was...More

Thank lorettaTwickenham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second choice in Valletta was fish after having some really good Fenek the night before in another restaurant. The restaurant is very small but nicely decorate – I really liked the picture of the founder hanging on the wall. The service was perfect, the...More

Thank FrauMaja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had the best meal of our holiday here. You will need to call and book as it is a small restaurant and very popular. Booking was easy and friendly. On arrival the server (owner?) explained all the dishes on the menu which...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was excellent, from the service, the ambience, to the starters, mains and desserts. Great dinner.

Thank Marija C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit this restaurant if you are in Valletta. Its a hidden gem, from the outside you would never know it was a restaurant . Looks more like a vintage shop . The restaurant itself is very small so a reservation is a must!...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was superb, everything we ordered was really delicious. Having said that, there were some kind of clear conflict between the staff that we did understood that concluded to a bitter end dinner, with very slow service. We decided to ask for the bill...More

1  Thank ILLM1977
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Our meal started with some nice bread and homemade water biscuit with a selection of tasty dips. For mains we had rabbit(spectacular), beef olives, gurbel and gambli(prawns) all of which were amazing. For dessert we had death by chocolate and pannacota. Overall the food was...More

Thank OnAir444918
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We booked ahead via email and received a quick response. Fantastic service and delicious food, it was one of our Valletta highlights. Octopus and Burrata starter were delicious, followed by the Gurbel and Sea Bream. Reasonably priced at approx £85 including wine. I would definitely...More

Thank ameliam109
Reviewed 10 August 2018

10 out of 10 from start to finish. Service 10 Food 10 Atmospher 10 Trip Advisor, you need to extend the bubbles.

Thank ksammut1111
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my lunch at Rubino with my wife. Excellent maltese food + very nice service. A reference in Malta.

Thank Luc L
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6 April 2017|
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Response from mazza1908 | Reviewed this property |
They have lovely veggie dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Triq il-Fran | 53, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 4656
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