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San Giovanni

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St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9982 7703
08:00 - 00:00
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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are seeking delicious local food, served in a pleasant central location by friendly efficient staff, I would strongly recommend this establishment. If you just want to pop in for a quick coffee, perhaps you ought to consider another! Prices acceptable for a capital city !!

Thank trvlrsfrnd
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant faced St John's Cathedral (it's a pity that it was covered with scaffolding!) My friend and I dined here 4 out of the 5 nights of our stay in Valletta because it reasonably priced and the food was good. The portion of pasta and salad was huge as the plates used were very deep!! We experienced good service.... More 

Thank LouiseR2020
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we ate here on a rainy Tuesday night. The staff couldn't more friendly and helpful. We both had a traditional dish of bragioli, cocktails and wine. Very tasty and well priced

Thank Caroline Q
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145 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate our first meal in a Malta here. It wasn't busy as we ate early. The service was great and the food lovely. I had the seabreem and my partner had the beef olives. Both served with roasted potatoes and a really good selection of roasted vegetables. There only seemed to be outdoor tables but there are heat lamps.... More 

Thank FM100
Dursley, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Half way through my chicken my wife pointed out it was pink and not cooked. I was violently ill that night ruining our short stay in Malta. I wouldn't go back. They only took the cost of the chicken off the meal.

Thank Andy M
London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been earlier in the week and dropped by for a spot of breakfast. We thought to try their sandwiches and have coffee ☕️ we were very pleased with the quality and freshness of the products and the view of St.John's Cathedral is a nice touch 👌

Thank brian_21179
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very pleasant lunch with my daughter on the 2nd march after arriving on the island and waiting for our hotel room. The staff were all very helpful and the food was very good. We had the burger and the beef olives both very enjoyable. We also had a very good local wine recommended by the waiter.

Thank Jean B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as above. looked ordinary from the street but very good meal, good local red wine and friendly enthusiastic efficient service. Just don't eat all the bread and tidbits before your main course!

Thank Alison S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with my parents. It's a nice place and the food was great. It's a shame they are blocking the sun out when spring is coming. Other than that it was great. Friendly staff and quick service.

Thank Ellen W
Senec, Slovakia
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there during the carnival, so it was not possible to go somewhere else bcs everything was crowded and there were reservations everywhere.. We knew this place would be a bit more expensive and so it was but the meals were really delicious, the burgers and fish also, we had nothing to complain about, even the stuff was really... More 

Thank Domi-boo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 9982 7703
Situated in the heart of Malta's Capital, Valletta. San Giovanni is the ideal place to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine in a unique environment that oozes character, charm & history. Our menu highlights the colourful flavours that distinguish Mediterranean recipes, offering clients a vast selection of traditional and contemporary dishes. The restaurant is in the open air, with all the tables and chairs beneath sunshades. San Giovanni is indeed the place to be for any special occasion, business dinners or romantic occasion.

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