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Essence

Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2356 1920
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“petit fours” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, French, European
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I tried to book a table and was told that the place was not open yet this season. Seems like it was opened earlier this month and as there weren't enough requests it was shutdown again. One wouldn't expect this especially for a fine dining...More

1  Thank dirtonth
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Strange one....... We have visited this hotel 5 or 6 times now and eaten in all of the restaurants bar this. It's high end and our son is only 7 but we thought we would give it a go. As you enter there is a...More

1  Thank nomis7
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Fine dining at its best! You can enjoy the lovely food while you enjoy an astonishing view of the golden bay below you! This is the place to visit !

1  Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had 2 visits to this fine dining restaurant at the raddison blu resort. The food was nice but its more about the service and presentation here. Service was very good as was presentation. The waiters and waitresses all have been trained highly to deliver...More

1  Thank 825barry
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Essence is fine dining at its best. The attentiveness of the staff is second to none and the view over Golden Bay is stunning with food to match.

1  Thank gbr00k
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Arrived in plenty of time to take advantage of the happy hour but service was so slow we never got happy hour prices. Had to send back starter course, scallops, as they were tough. Main courses were nicely presented but we felt wern`t value for...More

Thank David R
Karla C, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I would like to apologise on behalf of our team for not meeting your expectations. Please rest assured your comments about these matters has been brought to the Head Chef and Food &...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

- Perfect for that special occasion. - Attentive waiting staff. - Food: attention to detail. Overall highly recommended.

Thank Mahinufu
Karla C, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Good Morning, Thank you for your review, we look forward to your next visit at Essence Restaurant. Kind Regards, Karla

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We went here with our 4 year old and the lack of kids menu was a worry but we found something appropriate. Food stunning, prices very decent for the quality. High grade dinning for sure.

Thank Jakub K
Karla C, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Good Morning, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor, we look forward to your next visit at Essence Restaurant. Kind Regards, Karla

Reviewed 2 July 2016

4 of us, staying on holiday for a week at Radisson Blu went here last night for a special evening out and were not disappointed. This is an upscale restaurant and not cheap so let's get that out of the way first. The table on...More

Thank Fifer7
Karla C, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Good Morning, Thank you for posting your excellent review on Tripadvisor. it is a great pleasure for us to receive such positive feedback. I am very happy to read that we have met and exceeded your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We've been there last Sunday , the food was simply mouthwatering and exceptional , the breathtaking terrace overlooking the beautiful bay of golden bay makes it a relaxed ambient to dine in . The atmosphere is so welcoming , service is excellent and food is...More

Thank maria g
Karla C, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Good Morning, I would like to thank you for your feedback on your recent dining experience at Essence Restaurant. I am delighted to read that you had such an amazing experience. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Karla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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