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Fontanella Tea Garden

1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 4264
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (300 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you visit the fascinating old town of Mdina, you must make time for a coffee and cake at Fontanella. The view from the terrace is beautiful, and there is a large choice of scrumptious cakes! It was very busy when we were there, but...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed yesterday

The staff were very attentive at getting us a table as we arrived and it was busy however it did not to take long to have a table and revisit that wonderful view of the island our second home xx Food was great just would...More

Thank Diane566
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing view great sweets and very very good prices!! Must visit!! Try to get a table with a view even if you have to wait..it worth it!!

Thank Stratis S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fontanella had been recommended to us by a number of locals and given the number of people there it would appear that we weren't the only ones to receive this recommendation. It is ideally situated near the top of the citadel and the seating for...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had heard so much about the restaurant that I decided to take in the experience. First of all, the view from the top floor was amazing. I had a pot of tea and a pasta dish - at a very reasonable price given the...More

Thank AuroraSky
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

View is nice. But the whole place is extremelly touristic. Price value ratio is fine. If you like touristic place withou any soul, then this is place for you. I would recommend for a drink and enjoying the view or small quick snack.

Thank MarcosCRO
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went there with my partner and some friends the first time visiting Mdina, and we really had a very good time. Location is awesome with beautiful panorama. I took a piece of cake which was delicious, I'm very curios to try something else so...More

Thank v-san1209
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best cake I have ever eaten! And such a big portion too! The views were stunning and paired with the cake it made a perfect stop.

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a discovery while walking the wall and trying to escape the icy wind. Sheltered in the "glass house" on top of the walls of Medina the view was all round beautiful as were the wicked Fontanella®‘s famous home-made cakes! Well worth a coffee and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been to fontanellas many times and it never ceases to impress me. The cakes are different class and I think I've now been through the entire menu and have never been disappointed. I brought my fiancée here for the first time three years...More

Thank Mary H
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Hi, you say the Fontanella Tea Garden has outdoor seating, is it wheelchair accessible? kind Regards
26 July 2016|
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Response from Amethyst-2009 | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry this tearoom is up steps.
Do you have gluten free pasta and pizza?
26 September 2015|
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Response from Mildred B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not quite sure if they do, they do some cakes I believe which are gluten free. You can always check through their website though, they have their contact details readily available. Hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bastion Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 4264
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