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La Mere Restaurant

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174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
+356 2122 3256
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First time I've been to a restaurant where every dish I ordered was not available. Both lamb Tagine and Tropicana desert were not available. Ended up having a basic curry. Disappointed.

Thank Christopher F
Oakland, California
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420 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can satisfy two different cuisine cravings here: Indian and Lebanese. Both are great, interesting menu, very pretty interior, professional service. We loved our food.

Thank Thomas V
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is contained in an old building that they have given an Indian theme to, it is nicely decorated, with authentic music playing in the background. The meal and the service I had was really good. The food was fresh and didn't have to wait for long. The food was plentiful too. I would recommend here for people who... More 

Thank whiterabbit1984
Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small Indian / Mediterranean restaurant is hidden away from the bustle of Republic street just along from the exit of St John's Co-Cathedral. The lunch specials are a good choice giving freshly cooked Indian dishes with in my mind, a really authentic taste. No luminous red masala sauces here thank goodness. It is resonably priced, around 15-16 euro for... More 

Thank Jason C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

simply heaven on earth :) must try. there's a wide variety of choices from starters and mains, and the dessert..... yummy :P

Thank Kristianne E
Valletta, Malta
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to find a place that satisfies the foodies that need spices! We had the Indian food which was of great standard.

Thank NRP1972
London, United Kingdom
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415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were amazed to find out that the food was so good at that place. The service is good but not very friendly, just the job. It is sad, but ok. We had Tandoori mix and chicken masala with Peshwari and butter naan, Pilau rice. Everything good. The wine is cheap but you have to had the corkage fee which... More 

Thank jmLondon845
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with a few friends last night. Food is very good overall, but the problem with this restaurant is that they are using a system whereby they have two booking slots in a night. First at 7.30pm, second at 9.30pm. If you book for 7.30pm they will warn you that the table needs to be cleared by 9pm. Fair... More 

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LaMereVlt, Owner at La Mere Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ms Borg, Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed our food. However, we do apologise that your experience was not up to your satisfaction. I believe this all happened due to a misunderstanding at your end. Just to put everything into perspective for the benefit of other reviewers I will explain how this reservation unfolded. You have called... More 

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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service, good menu with different dishes - all very tastey. Always a pleasure to eat at La Mere!

Thank Gracie D
Valletta, Malta
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our first visit we were pre-booked when we entered this tiny restaurant for dinner and were immediately engulfed in the sweetest, spiciest aromas that awakened our taste-buds. On our evening, we were served by the lovliest Maltese waitress who complimented the ambience. She helped us understand the extensive menu and our food was up to scratch. We left satisfied.

Thank frommalta2011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$47
Indian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174, Merchant Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1000, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 3256
La Mere is a quiet & cosy restaurant in Valletta, Malta. This restaurant is a fascinating journey though Mediterranean, Maltese, Arabian & Indian Cuisine. Home-made genuine food. Open for Lunch and Dinner from Monday to Saturday. Sunday closed all day.Children 8+ are welcome.

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