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Papannis Italian Restaurant

55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
+356 2722 0031
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade pasta” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute italian waitress ,cool owner and of course best chef in the universe :) you have to visit it and feel the real italian atmosphere!

Thank radivojeviclaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience in this restaurant has been fabulous! especially the high care that the waiter staff offers you is really nice, It makes you feel like you are at home.have. Talking about the food, my fauvorite one is the tiramisu as a desert, I ate...More

Thank aazkonobieta31
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my top restaurant choices in Valletta. Three of us came here twice, on busy nights when most restaurants were turning us away (some because we were an odd number). Papannis was fully booked too but they set up extra tables outside to accommodate...More

Thank EngsC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant by accident on our first evening of the holiday and very glad we did. Went back 3 times in a week. Lovely attentive staff, amazing food and reasonably priced for the quality of the food. Off the beaten track so search...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little restaurant with a good rsesonably priced menu. We had the Italian share platter, soup, spaghetti bolognese and tagliatelle. All were lovely. Great friendly service, nice find and recommended.

Thank Buster953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this lovely restaurant whilst strolling around and what a find ! Food is first class, beautifully presented with abundance of flavour and hearty portion sizes . Service is very attentive without being overboard and a good wine list . Definitely the best meal we...More

Thank Gaynor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us visited Pappanis for dinner tonight. The atmosphere and food were outstanding! We had the garlic bruschetta and caprese salad which were so flavourful. Next we had Gorgonzola risotto, ricotta ravioli with caprese sauce, and Italian sea bass with roasted potatoes. All of...More

Thank Jlepp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a busy side street with lots of atmosphere. The service was incredibly attentive and friendly. The food (I had the vegetable soup, fillet steak and limoncello cake) was lovely, particularly the fillet. Great wine menu and complimentary limoncellos. One of the best Italian...More

Thank charlton69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant as often as we can when in Malta. It never disappoints. Fresh home made tasty ingredients. Fabulous and friendly service and a great atmosphere. Would recommend to anybody wanting fairly priced great food with a nice ambiance

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve come to Malta for my girlfriends birthday. Lovely place..! Came to Papannis cos of good reviews on this site, not disappointed. I had the best steak I’ve ever had..! Would feel out of turn without saying that Manisha had a lovely meal too, spaghetti...More

Thank Neil G
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Questions & Answers
30 April 2018|
Response from Vivy43 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they have gluten free dishes. You can read the menu before you go in.
Ivan M
31 October 2017|
Response from Mick L | Reviewed this property |
11:00 - 15:00 and 18:30 - 23:00
5 February 2017|
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Response from Sinclair C | Reviewed this property |
No particular dress code, but I wouldn't go unless I'm dressed at least smart casual. Dishes are focused on Italian cuisine, which includes pasta and fish in particular. I recommend seafood salads, any pasta with a fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT1148, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2722 0031
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