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Dolce Vita

159 St. Georges Road | Spinola Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3209, Malta
+356 2138 8600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (13 reviews)
“tuna” (11 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
159 St. Georges Road | Spinola Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3209, Malta
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance to the restaurant was unnecessarily pretentious; the receptionist called upstairs to check if they had a table, despite the restaurant being half empty. When we sat down and started to look at the menu, we realised there was a 20 Euro minimum spend...More

1  Thank shaunab34
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch on a weekday right at 12pm and we basically had the whole place to ourselves for most of our time there. Excellent views, great service, cool vibe, and great food. It is a bit expensive but you get what you pay...More

Thank wylanders
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Nice view at the restaurant. We were seated at level 4 and we could see the entire bay from the restaurant. I had seafood appetiser and beef tenderloin for my main. The food was good.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We expected great things from this popular St. Julian's restaurant on the 3rd floor with a spectacular view of Spinola Bay. We were greeted cordially and shown to the elevator, then to our table. All started promisingly. Our appetizers of Caprese salad and mixed fish...More

2  Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Elegant restaurant serving good food with a good wine list. The place is elegant with outstanding views over the harbour. I have to agree with an earlier reviewer that the service is perfunctory and tends towards the arrogant. It seems that if they know you...More

1  Thank Alwyn42
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Both my husband and I enjoy nothing more than a delicious meal which is well served. La Dolce vita is just that No fuss service, top notch taste, homely presentation Will definitely be back Well done to all the team

Thank Elena V
Roberto M, Manager at Dolce Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you very much

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I'm used to travel a lot and when it comes to food and Italian restaurants, in most cases, we are talking about very good to excellent restaurants and also this is not an exception. We have been accommodated at the last floor, nice view, very...More

Thank FabioAlfreda
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great views and fantastic food (very good steak) but staff lack lustre and attentiveness, they were surly / arrogant and we were left looking at dirty plates for ages after we had finished eating and the waitress snapped the cork when opening our wine and...More

1  Thank 26,155
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Epic,best restaurant ever tasted. Never eaten so AMAZING. It’s even really cool the way the food are presented. I was really lucky to meet the owners brothers luca and riccardo that are lot simpatic!!

Thank francescaOstuni
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were in a party of seven. Every one of us enjoyed our meals. My wife is very fussy how here steaks are cooked, and it was perfect first time. I had the sea bass which they offered three different cooking methods. The decor &...More

Thank Kenneth M
Roberto M, Manager at Dolce Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you

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Janet C
12 June 2016|
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Response from Foodymme | Reviewed this property |
Dear Janet C..... Dolce Vita is open 7days a week, tel. +356 2138 8600. Can't understand why email didn't go through... Adjoining Dolce Vita is Lore & Fitch of the same owners Hope this info is helpful
Janet C
12 June 2016|
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Response from Murali S | Reviewed this property |
Hope you managed to reach them. They are open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 St. Georges Road | Spinola Bay, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3209, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 8600
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Specialising in exquisitely prepared seafood, the restaurant also enjoys one of the most picturesque views. The attention to detail and fine decor redefines any fine dining experience.
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