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Malet Restaurant

178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7921 1414
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“snails” (9 reviews)
“rabbit” (22 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
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11 - 20 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2016

During our 10 day stay in Bugibba, my wife and I ate here 5 times. Sadly on 3 of those occasions we were the only customers. Nonetheless, the service was quietly unobtrusive but efficient and the food was excellent. Between us we ate most of...More

Thank michaelmari0n
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I went to this restaurant about four or five nights, what a restaurant. When we are on holiday we visit this restaurant every time it is A Must for us. The owner Paul is a lovely person and welcomes you to your...More

Thank Magpatz
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our third visit this holiday sums up everything about the Malet, superb. From the service lavished by Paul to the exceedingly tasty food, we have only high praise for this gem of a restaurant. We'll be back next year. Again, thank you Paul, you are....More

Thank barbielechuck
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I was very excited about our visit to Malet. I'd thoroughly trawled through Trip Advisor and figured I had found the perfect little place to enjoy traditional Maltese food for a reasonable price. I was looking forward to writing a review imploring people to walk...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband and I visited twice during a one week stay in Malta.very well cooked and reasonably priced. On the first occasion we had the octopus and bruchetta for starters and then rabbit ravioli and chicken for main.the second visit we had swordfish and quails...More

Thank jebrignall
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Had visited this restaurant when it first opened 8 years ago and it is still as good. The food was delicious just as good as we remembered my husband had the rabbit a traditional dish which was excellent and I had chicken stuffed with mushrooms,cheese...More

Thank lesley22_12
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a little gem of a restaurant. Since the area is crowded with your usual over-priced, low quality, money-hungry tourist-traps where good service and attention to detail take a backseat to maximising profits, your experience at Malet can be described as walking into a...More

1  Thank Reuben R
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We (4) visited on a Saturday evening to the usual warm welcome from Paul. This is a quiet intimate restaurant on a quiet side street away from the hustle of Bugibba Square. All the food is freshly cooked by Esther and Paul looks after front...More

Thank Mick L
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We visit every year and the quality of the food is always really good and great prices. Love the quail dish. I do wish they would get another member of staff to help with the drinks and service though. Having said that we will be...More

Thank JeffnCarol_Surrey
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here on our first night in Malta. I have to say the portions are large so we struggled to eat all out main meal but saying that everything was really tasty. We had traditional Maltese cuisine and the service was great. Would Deffo...More

Thank Angie N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 ST Simon Str / Triq San Xmun, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 7921 1414
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