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Il-Horza

6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1468, Malta
+356 2122 6936
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal” (16 reviews)
“truffle” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1468, Malta
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

22 cover restaurant had nice ambience. Good wine list. Food was nice but starter was a little under cooked. Service was good and host was lovely and helpful. Had Rabbit as a main it was tasty and well cooked. Felt traditional and homely.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second trip to Malta and a random find for us in Valletta. Absolutely amazing; great food, brilliant atmosphere and a genuinely lovely experience. Prices are higher than other restaurants nearby but the quality of the food more than makes up for it. As Malta...More

Thank rjachaplin
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Having eaten a couple of times at this restaurant on a previous visit to Malta, this was not a good experience. The owner and host, a rather outgoing character and normally 'front of house' we were told was on this occasion in the kitchen as...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

So a date and I were in Valletta on a Tuesday night and looking for somewhere good, we decided on il horza at about 9.... got to the restaurant at about 9.15. At first I was honestly concerned about the kitchen closing but when I...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 13 May 2018

A tiny place dug into the stone, so reserve in advance. The rabbit was the best ever, on an island that calls rabbit its specialty. Fabulous flavor, perfectly cooked, it was simply delicious. A small menu, so the cook is making what he does best....More

Thank Ellen_France
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Impressive experience. Both Food and Service are top notch. And host was exceptionally welcoming and knowledgeable on both food and wines. its a must for any lovely eve dining out for any food lover.

Thank lauraz552018
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I can never get enough of this restraint Love the food and the environment Plus the stuff is super friendly The chef is the owner he really knows how to make you feel at home :)

2  Thank sabina v
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Very Nice and Rustic looking place in Valletta, went for a birthday dinner, food was on point and super, both the pasta with fassone ragu and the Argentinean Ribeye, cooked to the degree perfectly. Can't wait to go again,highly recommended

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Looks like a hole in the wall, but check it out! Just 8, maybe 10 tables split between a mezzanine and lower level, both packing atmosphere and character and front-of-house are really welcoming and helpful. Then the food; that kitchen knows what's it's about -...More

1  Thank Tony L
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We sought out this place for lunch. It was a nice place to relax before more site seeing. The food was hearty, tasty and fresh. My teenage daughter and I split a starter and main course, and that was perfect. The service was good, and...More

Thank ahling33
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Neil W
9 September 2017|
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Response from Alan J | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, we had Dorada and fresh tuna tartar which was amazing.
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rgoodin
23 July 2016|
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Response from stefan b | Reviewed this property |
They serve fish and seafood too yet it's namely a meat eatery.
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Kristiaen
3 November 2015|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't checking their menu online. The food and restaurant is indeed memorable which is a good thing, and I don't recall the cost which is even better!!! To generalise it is way better than the restaurants on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6, St. Christopher Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1468, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6936
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