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King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant

274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
+356 2123 0281
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (8 reviews)
“snails” (7 reviews)
“swordfish” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really friendly, attentive but not annoying service. The food was good, with generous portions. The wine list had a good range of local and a reasonable selection of international wine. Well worth a visit if you are In town. (€75 for two course, two people...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found the swordfish topped a strong offering of seafood, with good wine at a fair price to go with it. The service was swift and attentive, and the military and musical mementos in the walls recalled the British army band that was based in...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Calm enviroment, good service and very good sea food, Eksellent mediterranean rabbit. Good home made trifle

Thank Eirik H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The old part of Valletta is full of bright and breezy restaurants – so this one is easy to miss. Entry to the restaurant is via a somewhat austere doorway but once inside there is a sense of tradition and clearly the staff want the...More

Thank shark127
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good meal spoilt by very cool (not exactly cold) mashed potato served with fresh tuna. My wife's veal was good and her mashed potato was just about adequetly heated.

Thank MoRod_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to come across this restaurant after visiting the knights chapel . This used to be a club for one of the knights and maintains the nice ambiance but the food is spectacular. We had rabbit and typical rolled beef and it...More

Thank melissa a
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been to this restaurant a couple of years ago with Tuck and Patti and a group of peeps from the theatre - had an excellent late meal so.. on this trip to Malta I decided to treat myself to a nice meal out. The...More

Thank Gillia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has a real old school feel to it and delivers great food. Wait staff know their stuff and some have a great line of conversation which makes you feel right at home. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal here.

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two incredibly enjoyable meals in this restaurant! We were looking for a restaurant to have dinner on our first night in Valletta when we stumbled upon King's Own Band Club. It's pretty unassuming from the outside, but it is a really lovely, airy...More

Thank SKY_from_Oxford_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went a couple of times for dinner, both times we enjoyed. Staff are very professional. The food is superb, I had Fried Rabbit for main and my wife had Veal. Recommend this restaurant which is tucked away on Republic Street

Thank Anthony G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 274 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT112, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 0281
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Description
The Preca Family are the proud owners of Tal Familja Restaurant & Palazzo Preca. Roberta Preca (one of five daughters) owns the King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant which is situated in this enchanting 1874 building, a stone's throw away from the Maltese historical gem - 'St John's Co-Cathedral'. This restaurant is a typical Maltese traditional cuisine restaurant. Roberta is the proud award winner for Maltese best female chef for 2015 & 2016.