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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (37 reviews)
“pork” (18 reviews)
“broad beans” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I made reservation for the restaurant for the 6 of us. My daughter has celiac disease so it's quite important for me that the restaurant can cater for her as well. The staff was super careful about her needs and that is very rare. The...More

Thank koszeg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sadly the outcome did not meet our expectations. Although the atmosphere of the restaurant sets the right tone, this is not matched by the food that followed. The starters were the best part of the meal as the main course we had chosen turned out...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a restaurant! We didn't have a reservation -- but we were lucky enough that they were able to seat us alone upstairs, in a separate dining area. Then, for a couple hours, we were guided slowly through a Maltese meal by Liam and Annalise...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic experience, a wonderful welcome from a family who run and own this restaurant. Perfect home cooked Maltese food with large potions. The starters were packed with flavour. All the over courses to follow didn't disappoint. Worth booking so you are guaranteed a table. Well...More

2  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visitors for over 5 weeks and we went out for dinner 80% of their time here. Last night we went to Tal-Petut and had the most magnificent Maltese fare ever. I have lived in Malta around 5 years and can honestly say I...More

2  Thank Nicky N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not that easy to find but worth getting to destination. The place is small but the food is the greatest ever Maltese food I've ever tasted. Genuinely cooked, as it should according to the old traditional way. PLEASE do not eat anything before you...More

2  Thank Bernie0728
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful fresh products are made into lots of different delicious meals. You won't leave here feeling hungry! Very friendly and personal atmosphere.

2  Thank Ekvin
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We celebrated father's day at Tal-Petut and it was great. Food is very original, genuine and good. Donald is a great host. Would recommend this place for a special dining experience.

3  Thank Miraine R
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Very nice restaurant. Amazing dinner. friendly host. The food was very tasty and we enjoy the evening there. We will come again.

4  Thank tamaralandolt
Reviewed 6 June 2017

it is the 2nd time i visited tal-petut. It's like being at someone's dining room. The waiters are really sweet explaining what the dishes are. And I always love the experience, as you do not know what is fresh in their kitchen and what you...More

3  Thank LouGal
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4 October 2016|
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Response from Joanna D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. A couple of families in when we were.
13 May 2015|
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Response from nerea54 | Reviewed this property |
As Glen J says i don't believe Tal-Petut is open for breakfast. They arrange private gatherings but if you don't contact them, i would say they only do dinners ( at least when i was there, beginning May). We wanted to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 7942 1169
  • E-mail
500 year old house built by the Knights of Malta With various dinning rooms all facilitated with AC Simple honest traditional kitchen with no fryers or microvaves all fresh local produce and preserves are made in house and home grown sundried tomatoes , cured tuna syrups ,jams marmalades bottarga and much more and also home made fresh local lemonade digestive always serving seasonal produce
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