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La Pira

35 Merchants Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2722 0232
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (62 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (19 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Merchants Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice atmosphere, excellent food and service, will definately be back and highly recommend it . A good selection on the menu and very reasonably priced.

Thank Josette G
Reviewed 4 days ago

When in Valletta, one is spoilt for choice with numerous restaurants. La Pira is the ideal place to indulge in exquisite Maltese cuisine dishes. Being a pasta lover, the prawn pappardelle is my personal favourite, but La Pira also offers other various dishes, including its...More

Thank KimPiscopo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thankfully we are seeing an increase in the number of restaurants who try to bring back traditional cuisine. Not many succeed but when they do, they manage to bring back tastes and experiences which in my opinion, as a local, are unmatchable. I had high...More

Thank viam-animae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Genuine food and great service 👍 A little gem in the heart of our beautiful capital. Not to be missed..

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the service and the food are the rrason that we come back when we stay in Malta again. Thank you for this great experience.

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Thank burkowski_guenter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were drawn to this restaurant by the gorgeous smell coming from the kitchen, we sat inside, the staff were welcoming and the food was amazing. I had the bacon and pumpkin soup and we shared a Maltese bread with a broad bean paste and...More

Thank Cartiere J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I frequent this restaurant from time to time and it never disappoints. Being a local, I find it very convenient and satisfying in terms of food, atmosphere, and location. Keep up the great work! You'll see me soon :)

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for dinner without any booking and the staff managed to find a table for us for. Nice menu with pastas, fish and meat. Suitable for all tastes! We had the bruschette first and then, the swordfish. Well cooked but would have been...More

Thank Lizzie88_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get confused by the term 'rabbit stew' in the menu. It's not an actual stew and it's super delicious. You can sense the smell as you walk down the street and you just can't avoid going there. The staff is super polite, it's neat...More

Thank Tam_Tr_92
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Nice place in one of the walking streets of valleta. Price, quality & service was very nice. Meny was a bit small, but the quality was nice. We had the local rabbit and some sallad. Will defenetly come back.

Thank Kalle921
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Merchants Street | Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2722 0232
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La Pira - Maltese Kitchen - family run small character restaurant 300 years old building. this Maltese kitchen popular with fresh local dishes (rabbit)(octopus stew) Lampuki when in season .variety of pasta .fresh salads soups and specials every day
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