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Ix-Xatba Restaurant

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15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
+356 2152 1753
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18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Mellieha
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely little restaurant close to the beach at Mellieha. It is friendly and run by the chef owner and his partner. The food is beautifully cooked and the menu extensive.

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Thank Graham D
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small seafood/maltese restaurant in Mellieha with great service and great food. Been here several times and never disappointed! The food is always fresh and of good quality and you will always be greeted with a smile. Worth a visit!

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Thank alinewh
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really lovely restaurant in a lovely setting and beautifully laid out, food was delicious and offered Gluten Free options - bonus

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Thank BillyGardner2015
Skovlunde, Denmark
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there twice, and for us it was the best dining experience we had in Mellieha. The owner and hostess really make you feel as a guest in the same way as if you had been invited. All the dishes are served with high quality, delicious and fresh. The first time we had rabbit and seabass. The second time... More 

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Thank peter j
Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly service, good international menu. Good value 3 course fixed price. Decent local red wine. Quite a small place, very handy for the Luna hotel.

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Thank Ericc19544
Luxembourg
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Now again we are back in Mellieha and we all agree each time it's a must to eat at this place. In our opinion one of the best and authentic restaurants on Malta. As always a friendly welcome and a nice table (remember to reserve if you are more than 2 people). We tried various menus all being delicious and... More 

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Thank Bo H
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent food, friendly staff, good value for money. Will definitely eat here again on our next visit to Malta.

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Thank Mum63
Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

That was the best place we've been in Malta. When you're staying in Mellieha you have to visit that place. Take a fresh plate for two, plus local white wine and enjoy yourself!

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Thank dabrowskim90
Amersham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a nice meal here from a good wide ranging menu. The waitress was vary attentive and there was a good atmosphere.

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Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My third visit to this delightful restaurant and yet again I can't fault the service or the food, don't miss this opportunity to try the local fish dishes 5 out of 5 for you 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2152 1753

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?