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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 today

Quite simply, just reserve your table as soon as you are able. The menu is mainly Italian and probably favours the meat eaters amongst us but the restaurant is happy to cater for those with dietary needs or wishes. I found all the staff to...More

Thank stevegibbons48
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having been recommended Rubino we were not disappointed. Very impressed with the staff and thought the chef coming to talk to us about the menu was a brilliant PR job. Zucchini fritters were the best and the first time tasting pig cheeks was delicious. Nice...More

Thank Carol E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s quite simple. Just GO! The menu is vast. The food is delicious and cooked to perfection. Easily one of the best risottos I’ve ever eaten in my life. You can tell the chef/s care about what they do and is shows in the flavour...More

1  Thank Jezzapeng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here on the basis of good TripAdvisor reviews - and were really pleased to find that they were all right! It is a true gem of a little restaurant. The menu was explained to us off a wall board, and we both chose...More

Thank Geoffhailz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is tucked away in the back streets of Valletta but it extremely popular so booking is a must. The service is excellent with friendly and efficient staff. The food is an absolute delight. We had lamb shank and pork fillet, both of which...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal at Rubino. Try to get a tabke as you come in rather than downstairs as it has real character. Food and ambience were excellent.

Thank HampshireMary
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an excellent restaurant. We had beautiful fish dishes. Our server was very personable and gave very good suggestions. I just wish we had had room for dessert.

Thank apace120
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Our close friends who own a home on Gozo (where we had stayed for the last week) said you must have dinner at Rubino. What a treat and fortunately we were warned you must book as 7 groups were turned away, sorry we are fully...More

Thank RMYardley
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Second visit which was even better than the first ! Our main course was guancale which was one of the best plates of food we have had for a long time. The cassata desert was their signature dish which was simply sublime. Good value for...More

Thank Spartaco1963
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was the best food we had in Malta and the standard is high. The restaurant is tucked away in Old Bakery st and you need to book. Toni greets you and looks after you brilliantly explaining everything on the menu. We particularly enjoyed Neonate,...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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