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Chapter One

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Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
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9, Church Street | Triq il-Knisja, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3041, Malta
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I picked this restaurant for my wife's birthday as I liked the contemporary look of the restaurant, menu looked good and I liked the idea of supporting new business (now a year old). It also happens to be just behind the Hilton where we were staying so less than 2 mins walk. The restaurant has a lovely feel and is... More 

Thank Casualson
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was exceptional, imaginative, innovative, beautifully presented and delicious. I had scallops in a sauce faintly curried they were fat and moist and the sauce was a perfect compliment. Another had salmon which had been marinated and was accompanied by what I think was sour cream. It was delicious and a pice of art to look at.We both had... More 

Thank patricia d
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Meal this evening at Chapter One was superb! Highly recommend this small family run restaurant, it has around 15 tables nicely spread out with a small but diverse menu & also over taster menus, best meal we have had this holiday & great value for money!

Thank Antonietta W
Valletta, Malta
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been twice. Service is good and very personal whilst food is excellent. We have had a variety of starters as well as mains and deserts. All dishes have been wonderful.

Thank BrianValletta
Vincennes, France
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183 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went back to chapter for the third time since they changed ownership. Despite an excellent service the dishes are good but nothing super special and the prices are really too high in fact not so many customers

Thank SinedVincennes
Management response:

As you said, has been the third time that you have visited our restaurant, and give us your opinion. So I suppose now, after all the things not in your likes that you have mentioned that is quite useless to come again. Probably will be the same next time. Thank you More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion one of the best restaurant in Malta, loved the scallops and the fresh fish of the day. Definitely a must in Malta!

Thank Chloe D
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Malta for 4 nights and this was definitely our favourite meal of our stay. The restaurant is owned by the chef with his partner Nicola, who is front of house. Nicola was absolutely delightful and charming throughout. On to the food. The saffron ravioli with prawn was gorgeous. The prawn bisque really was beautiful. I could easily... More 

Thank Neil_Mathur_London
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this restaurant whilst looking for places to eat in Valletta. It's just a few miles away in Spinola Bay, St Julien's (€13 in a taxi from Valletta). The reviews looked very good so I thought we would give it a go and I'm really glad we did. This really is a little hidden gem of a restaurant,... More 

1 Thank E_Mozza
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best restaurant tried in Malta. Find dining at his best. Definitely recommended without doubts

Thank kirkgirl95
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small, hidden away restaurant provides a fine dining experience. Consistently good food results from the owner being a genuine chef, who is always present. Last Sunday, I ordered the saffron seafood ravioli followed by the fish soup. Both dishes were sublime. Let me be frank, this is not the restaurant for you if you want large volumes of mass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$64
Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9, Church Street | Triq il-Knisja, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3041, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: 35621380000
The chef designed the menu based on the freshness and quality of the products. Having developed a long experience abroad the chef always wiling to taste new flavors and give to his dishes a touch of creativity.

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