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Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2356 1920
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, French
Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food excellent service not so good , we where left waiting half an hour to be asked for our order while people who arrived after us had had their first course. it took My husband to go up to speak to the manage before we...More

Thank margaret l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here whilst staying in the hotel. The staff were great, very helpful and friendly. There is a good menu with plenty of options and the food was decent portion sizes and delicious. The only let down was the very slow delivery of food...More

1  Thank MarcusHurley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful display of a range of food for breakfast and at times got lost of what to choose. Staff were very helpful and ready to help. Dinner in the restaurant had fixed set of menus to choose from and the quality and portions were very...More

Thank sharpeww
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not impressed with this restaurant at all. It is part of the Raddison Blu, Golden Sands offer of restaurant facility. Food was not great, cold plates, mediocre quality and quantity of food, served by pleasant staff but at prices which are excessive for what you...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is yet another wonderful place to eat. You are treated as someone really special. Food is great, you really need to try the Lamb Shank, it melts in your mouth. Staff are stars.

Thank Azza7whl
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Romantic for the couple while it's enjoyable to the family, colleagues, and friends. Fine diner and very pleasant staffs.

Thank linesayo
Reviewed 18 December 2017

4 hungry people looking for a meal we wandered into Essence restaurant enticed initially by the specials menu. My wife and I had the seafood linguini (starter size) which was a generous portion and packed with seafood. The prosciutto crudo pizza got the thumbs up...More

Thank rojop4
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We booked our table and were given one with a fantastic view of the bay. We started with a delicious amuse bouche along with a glass of prosecco. A lovely start to a truly tremendous evening. For starters we chose the carpaccio of scallops only...More

Thank Dianemwj
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We ate as a family of six during our holiday two weeks ago and whilst the food was very good, service was appallingly slow. We went back tonight as a couple, hoping for better, but after two hours, although we had finished our main courses...More

Thank Maxine B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is the second time I went to Essence restaurant and I can't even begin to describe how fantastic the experience was. Starting with a beautiful sunset view and a glass of white wine we made our way to our table. Before we even got...More

Thank Ben J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2356 1920
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