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Del Borgo

$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar
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St. Domnic Str, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG1114, Malta
+356 2180 3710
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Del Borgo is the great venue for a person looking to have some fine wine and appreciate the historic architecture of Birgu and Malta. The place itself feels and looks like an old cellar. They have a vast choice of wines, albeit maybe a bit pricey. The staff were friendly enough, although the choice of music (pop club tracks, seriously?!)... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Romantic wine bar ideal for couples. The food is nothing special and the wine is over priced. The staff are not polite. We enjoyed the fact that our table was out of the way and it was quiet.

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Thank becksf115
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Oozes bucketfuls of Birgu....cellar...traditional. Great wine list and plenty to choose from on menu. Slightly off the tourist track but well worth the atmosphere

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Thank Ian G
Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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1,012 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This place definitely had the feel of THE place to be on a Saturday night! We arrived at 7.30pm not having booked and managed to persuade them that we were happy to sit at the high table with two stools near the bar area. Many people turned up who hadn't booked and who were politely turned away. The wine list... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I went there with my husband saturday evening.I ordered ribs and my husband lamb shank.When the waiter came with our food my ribs from inside were still cold.So we told the waiter and he took the plate again.My husbabd's plate was still infront of him waiting for my plate to come so we can eat together and when my food... More 

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Thank Sharon Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Loved this place. What a discovery, hidden away down the backstreets of wonderful Medieval Birgu. Food & wine were superb and the kitchen stays open late which is also a great find. Waiters also very friendly

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Thank Anoula
Zabbar, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Have been going to this wine bar for over 6 years and have never been disappointed. The staff is really friendly and helpful when it comes to picking a wine, the food is always fresh and tastes good, the ambiance is brilliant. It is a very quiet restaurant. I love going there at the end of a very long day/week... More 

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Thank Maypapilio
Saint Julian's, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Very good experience at Del Borgo wine bar in Birgu. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, genuine food! Personally I loved Bruschette and Ravioli filled with rabbit meat :) They also have a good choice of wine. I will definitely go again!

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Thank avdalessandro
San Francisco, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was my second visit to Del Borgo. The dining room is in a series of basements in a 500 plus year old building. Great feeling of intimacy. Excellent food and service

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Del Borgo opened its doors in 2005, the place, which used to be the cellar of the Prince of Wales’ Own band club, was once a centuries-old palace. The place is a typical Maltese dwelling with a lot of character, and vaulted ceilings with a great atmosphere. Stone vaults divided into rooms and furnished tastefully, with the occasional sofa with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Domnic Str, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta BRG1114, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 2180 3710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?