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San Giovanni

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St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 9982 7703
08:00 - 00:00
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This time we just had a rest here for a beer and cocktail. Last time we had cake, coffee and milkshake. Both times its been great. Have to say this time we need to thank the hostess as if not for her we would never had been served, the waiters never looked our way for one second but the weather... More 

Thank Rielou H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here were immediately very attentive, asking if we required the outdoor heaters on and if we were comfortable. The food is excellent, very large potions and god value for money. The puddings are very impressive and also delicious!

Thank beccatherese
Pau, France
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped her for coffee, and then went for a wander round before returning for lunch. The menu was good, tasty and the local beer (Cisk) was cold and refreshingly inexpensive. Lunch with tree round of drinks was €20 per head with tip.

Thank Simon B
Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Central location Lovely sat out in the sunshine Friendly and welcoming. Good live music Cakes are amazing You've got to try them!!

1 Thank furbieseahag
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I arrived a few days early before starting our Malta Heritage Tour with Dr. Robert Schoch, a thought leader on ancient civilizations. We took the little train ride (on the side of the Co-Cathedral) around Valletta and once finished we spotted San Giovanni for lunch. What a find it was! We were craving a salad and they... More 

Thank Connie_Atlanta
Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here one day. It's cheap enough, but the sausage they served was inedible - full of grissle. The rest was ok, but nothing special

Thank Kimeuk
Milan, Italy
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came last week to Malta and as a first day we went there for dinner, one of the waitresses named Denitsa was amazingly friendly with us, great service and delicious food!! Highly recommended.

Thank andrea962017
Valmontone, Italy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here with friends on a sunny Wednesday after being informed about the fresh fish. Exceptional specials dishes and food, really friendly staff, nice atmosphere, honest prices. In the end amazing desserts and coffee. Highly recommended🍰☕️

Thank missRa3000
Warsaw, Poland
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We don't usually eat at touristic town square locations but we were kind of forced to this time and we were pleasantly surprised. We took bruschetta and fried calamari and both were very nice - maybe not quite the standard expected of a specialized fish restaurant but certainly acceptable in the town center. We will come again while passing by..

Thank Tatuswilkins
Crieff, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location in the heart of Valletta. So handy for St John's Co Cathedral as well as all of the rest of the town. Nice tables outside but protected from the weather under clear parasol roofing to let the sun through. Good service brilliant food and realistic prices considering the location.

Thank Graham_Crieff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Grill, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St.John's Square, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 9982 7703
Situated in the heart of Malta's Capital, Valletta. San Giovanni is the ideal place to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine in a unique environment that oozes character, charm & history. Our menu highlights the colourful flavours that distinguish Mediterranean recipes, offering clients a vast selection of traditional and contemporary dishes. The restaurant is in the open air, with all the tables and chairs beneath sunshades. San Giovanni is indeed the place to be for any special occasion, business dinners or romantic occasion.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?