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The Preca Family are the proud owners of Tal Familja Restaurant & Palazzo Preca. Roberta Preca (one of five daughters) owns the King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant which is situated in this enchanting 1874 building, a stone's throw away from the Maltese historical gem - 'St John's Co-Cathedral'. This restaurant is a typical Maltese traditional cuisine restaurant. Roberta is the proud award winner for Maltese best female chef for 2015 & 2016.
PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$43
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 11 October 2020

We went for dinner on a Saturday night during covid times. I made a booking online and everything was ok no probs at all. We had tuna tartare and scallops as starters and tagliata and seabass as main course. The food was very good, the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

It was my first time in this restaurant. All protocols related to covid-19 were observed. All staff had masks and tables were distanced as per protocol. I had the scallops as starter and spnotta al sale as main course. Than the merengue and a coffee....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

The place is located on the Main Street but do not afraid to chose a nice table outside. The staff is very friendly and helpful. There is a plenty of selection which might be confusing as there are 2 menu cards and 1 menu at...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 18 August 2020 via mobile

Stayed in Valletta for one night and decided to try this restaurant out. We ordered calamari as starters, which tasted amazing. Our mains were seabass al cartoccio and grilled seabass. They came as whole fish and had vegetables separate as side. Unfortunately, my friend felt...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

Incredible dinner - the most delicious mussels and snails I tried in Malta. Their fish soup is also lovely. Our waiter Vhin was wonderful, thank you!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 14 August 2020

Been in Malta 4 days and have now visited twice. Superb food and service at a very reasonable cost. Sea bream and salmon cooked to perfection served with the broth and homemade desserts to die for. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020

We were looking for some place to have a fish dinner. The places around are kind of overpriced and do not have a big menu. We are italians so we are not impressed by "linguini with seafood". By chance we found out this nice place,...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 21 July 2020 via mobile

Very difficult to rate. Let’s start with the food. My kids had nuggets and chips, so forget them. I had octopus in garlic. Beautiful. Seriously. Not overcooked, and is have been happy with just the perfectly cooked veg for the price. My wife had pasta...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 18 July 2020 via mobile

What a fantastic experience, the rib eye was the best I’ve ever had and the lamb shank was equally as good, oh and we can not forget the cheesecake and the awesome sticky toffee pudding. Excellent quality food that was cooked and served perfectly from...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 12 March 2020

Unusual interior: most tables are at the bottom of an enormous stair well. Lovely welcome and as much explanation of the dishes as you wanted. My wife got a bit chilly (it was a windy February evening) but I felt warm enough. We went for...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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    King's Own Band Club Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4