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St. Rafael`s

Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good20%
  • Average21%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible11%
15 Sep 2016
“Ok food, nice view”
26 Aug 2016
“Very nice location but poor food.”
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Italian, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were disappointed .Here we read a lot of positive reviews,But unfortunately the service was slow,We waited 50 minutes . And the food came tasteless. Too bad, the location of the restaurant is a winner, and quite romantic

Thank falkonit7
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

An amazing location and view and very friendly staff. But alas after receiving our wine the waiter "lost" our food order, so we had to wait 45 minutes. The food, when it eventtually arrived was okay with the salad especially looking like a shop bought...More

Thank DDayPaul
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Visited Malta 8 times now and have always stayed in st Julian's .. our favourite eating place( Papparazi ) has now changed hands and we don't like the menu any more so we now go to St Rafael's .. the view is amazing at night...More

Thank mindy a
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I think the restaurant is targeting tourists. The food was ok, not great. We enjoyed the view. I wish I had read reviews before going to Rafaels, would have went elsewhere.

Thank Wiam A
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Restaurant situated in Spinola bay close by the seaside.Very nice location but unfortunately the food is average quality.Prices are ok.Its good for a quick meal or a pizza but don't expect anything wow.

Thank James D
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It's got everything needed to succeed, but still... Been there for dinner with my sweetheart, and had a salad to share for starters, pork and chicken for main. Salad has been prepared well in advance (3 seconds after the order the salad was on our...More

Thank Stoian C
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went there for a light lunch. We took two salads made without the needed love. Fish washed taste was all the same. Looking great but without any flavor. Considering the high quality of raw materials in this land, seems not adequate. Very sorry to write...More

1  Thank viginet
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The reviews of this place look very mixed and had we looked before visiting, we wouldn't have gone. Lucky for once then that we didn't! The food was actually really good. The starters are not clear from the menu but there are several dishes at...More

Thank craigpatt
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Where do I begin, the location, setting and aesthetics of the place give it every chance to be a great dining spot. However, there are no starters on the menu, the bottle of water served was mucky, the calamari and chips were not fresh and...More

Thank josh w
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We have been visiting Rafaels for more than 20 years now and know its nuisances well. You can get a fantastic meal here but you can also get something OK. Deserts though, you are just as well eating at one of the Gelatos around Spinola...More

Thank Jedburglives
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Yvonne G
Do most restaurants in Malta accept credit cards??
25 September 2016|
Response from craigpatt | Reviewed this property |
The ones we went to did
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
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