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The Overflow

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Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2713 4597
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 19:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 19:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a hidden gem!!! Everything is made from scratch...I am pretty sure the entire place is made with little bits of heaven!!!!

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Thank Andrew M
Bourg-les-Valence, France
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome restaurant ! I came with my friend and we ate there for diner The food was awesome ! Pizza & Pasta were just sooo good ! The price is very nice too Also, I don't forget the waitress very very nice with us, always asking us if all was ok & everything ! Very nice of her ! She... More 

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Thank Marwin P
Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

- An enthusiastic chef carrying out his duties to the best of his ability. - Chef Claudio and partner Pam - Polite and professional - qualities that should be great assets in any work situation. - Cuisine with a difference : this is their theme along with luring customers with promises of enchantment, excitement, tantalising diffident kinds of food. -... More 

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Thank Pamela P
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The owners are wonderful hosts and prepared really delicious, freshly cooked meals. Whilst quiet when we visited the atmosphere was lovely. Try the sea bream and rabbit stew...both really fantastic, accompanied by properly cooked vegetables (and more if asked for). Creme brûlée was sufficient for 2!!

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Thank Richard314
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Really, really good food, made by an italien chef and served by his lovely wife. Supreme service and good care for the whole table.

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Thank Pia B
Kent, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited this restaurant on Friday 28th October, we were told that they had an oven issue and some choices they were unable to provide. We were ok with this and took a table. we started with the share Antipasti For mains,I had Rib eye steak with garlic sauce, my wife had Overflow Salmon, which were wonderful, and considering the... More 

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Thank GeezaKentEngland
Qormi, Malta
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Go past the tourist places and you will find the Overflow. Draped by a huge bourgainvillia tree in flower. You are made to feel very welcome by the hosts. The menu is Mediterranean/Maltese/Italian with loads of choice

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Thank BBA2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went last night , place was busy and we could see why when we had our meal , top marks to the lady who runs it with her husband , service we received was excellent , food not only looked good tasted great too If we have time we will be going back Thank you for a lovely evening

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Thank Angela c
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

delicious food it is a nice place if you dine on the terrace the staff is friendly , recommends strawberry panaconta :)

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went to this restaurant some years back when the English owners were there. Was surprised there were new owners. However, glad we stayed for the evening. It was the most wonderful experience with these new owners. The Maltese hostess couldn't do enough for us, and the meal was just divine and good value. Sadly our visit to that area was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
  • Phone Number: +356 2713 4597
Description
The New Overflow Restaurant, under new management, is located at Triq il-Maskli, Qawra, just a street parallel to Triq it-Turisti. Bright and airy, the restaurant is ideal to grab a bite at lunch time or to order a one to three course in the evening. One will fall in love with the restaurant with its genuine Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by an excellent service.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?