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54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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12:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, vast menu choice. Tuna was cooked pink, as requested. Veal was in a wonderful lemon sauce. Wife had the coffee brûlée which had a too-sweet topping but great coffee hit lower down. Good choice on Maltese wines being well priced.

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Thank Brian W
Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped in one evening without a booking and managed to grab a table in this very popular restaurant. Excellent decor, very good and friendly service and delicious food that turned out to cost less than we had paid in other not so good restaurants. Tried to book for Saturday night but were unable as they were fully booked.

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Thank bobnew23
Malta
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Celebrating a birthday at Palazzo Preca was a really nice experience. The palace is really beautiful and nicely decorated especially the library area; it gives such a warm atmosphere. The daily specials were fantastic-the beef tagliata and the veal cotoletta were our choices. We also took starters and sweets. Thank you for such a wonderful night.

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Thank Noel P
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the mixed seafood for app. Bread was excellent. Great wine selection. Ordered the linguini Caruso per nyt recommendations. Thought it was overrated. The seafoods were tiny. Frankly I was a bit disappointed.

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Thank Vivalamore_tn
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wondered why most of the reviewers only had two courses, perhaps they couldn't afford it! How wrong was I ,the answer was simple after two courses you cannot eat any more! But this wasn't an all you can eat experience this food was prepared by someone who loved their work and every course and every vegetable had been prepared... More 

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Thank stanley y
London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

4,5 stars, we did follow trip advisor and ventured into this well presented restaurant on a Saturday night. The restaurant is busy and well frequented, thus it may be recommendable to reserve. The service and the food was in line with the tone of the place: had some crudite as starter, a decent filled ravioli dish and a grilled fish... More 

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Thank Francesco2601
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has become a firm favourite restaurant in this capital city. Setting in a small side street does not stand out but you must go , but book before as very busy. Wonderful selection on the main menu then there are the daily specials and the fresh fish. The head waitress takes you through all the options for the specials... More 

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Thank Janice W
Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible flavors, high quality ingredients, artfully presented, we came hungry and tired and left relaxed and satisfied. A wonderful dining experience! They accommodated our celiac needs with such consideration it was really appreciated. Warmed gluten free rolls, with olives was an incredible way to start. Excellent local wine and all with great service! One day we hope to return.

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Thank L B
Berlin, Germany
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you walk at the street you cant imagine which tresure you will find inside the front door. In an old palace is now a great place for eating. Perfect wines in big choice with help of Sommelier, a lot of snacks and perfect fish. Its such a pity it wasnt possible to eat more there.It was a great final... More 

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Thank Thomas M
Illinois
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In typical Maltese restaurants, service drags. Not the case here. Staff on point and on time. Food was well prepared and presented. Not a glitch. Continues to perform well. A safe bet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$39
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
Description
Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.

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