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Carrubia Restaurant

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107 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1305, Malta
+356 2165 0174
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Malta
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequent this restaurant quite often. The food is always good and prices are very reasonable. Can improve on the service as when it gets busy, especially on the weekend, you have to wait for your food for quite some time. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank gportanier
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view with they terrace and they algo offer menu with fresh fish with very affordable price. I am happy with they service too

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Thank Jemescwl
Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Carrubia many times and always enjoy eating there. It's very much a locals establishment so can get a little busy and vocal, but that's part of its charm. Always found the food good and the fish is always very good. The rabbit stew in my wife's opinion, is the best she's tried in Malta so far. The... More 

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Thank Duncan P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guidebook recommended this place. We were disappointed. The view is nice but the service very slow, in our case due to the presence of a tour group sitting inside which we had not spotted... The food was not bad and the price fine, but overall we regretted going there.

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Thank Seasondtraveller
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to come here frequently with my father and we were always served well and the food was always excellent. But the last time I came here the service was very slow. We waited for our food for around 35 minutes (omelette and pasta), plus there was only one waitress who took orders. The other waiters were all foreign... More 

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Thank Floyd D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were waiting for the bottle of water for 15 minutes, ordered Lampuki (later turned out it was frozen, super dry and not edible), when the food arrived had to wait for cutlery for another 2-3 minutes. Waiters are a mess, noone knows what they're doing. Clearly lacking good management. Avoid at all costs. Avoid at all costs.

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Thank Mindaugas A
Mayfield Heights
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was terrible and the food was just ok. We waited for our server for an hour then waited for our food for another hour. The whole time overlooking a filthy dirty harbor. Not a good experience at all.

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Thank Anna C
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Of a long string of outdoor restaurants on the Marsaxlokk strand, we thought Carrubia looked the most interesting, had the most diners - always a good sign - and a good prix fixe menu featuring a local catch. We took seats in the first row to the sea and enjoyed the location tremendously. The restaurant itself was not equal to... More 

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Thank George K
Stockport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice as the food was good and excellent value. However do not expect attentive service, when we are there it was busy and there were plenty of staff, but they seemed to go out of their way to ignore you. Preferring to talk to each other. It's a shame as this good be a really great venue... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My kid had spaghetti vongole.....was cooked perfectly!!,my husband had the set menu....value for money......i took pizza capriciosa divided by my daughter...... the dough is good but the ham on it so and so........that cheap one........and the cleanless terible.....the waiter washed the cloth to clean the tables in the same water of a bucket......!!!!!and the service is slow too........the restaurant was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Xatt Is-Sajjieda, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta MXK 1305, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Marsaxlokk
  • Phone Number: +356 2165 0174

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