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Palazzo Preca

54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2122 6777
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (78 reviews)
“fresh fish” (64 reviews)
“fritto misto” (15 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 22:30 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed today

Excellent food served by happy waiters and waitresses. Lovely atmosphere. Candle lit on Wednesday evenings. Perfect place to relax after walking round Valletta

Thank Jacky-Tim-G
Reviewed yesterday

My concierge recommended this restaurant and it did not disappoint. Situated in a tiny walkway of a small side street just of the main walking street. Lovely interior, beautiful damask tablecloths and napkins and more chandeliers than Versailles. An excellent menu. Fresh fish or plenty...More

Thank aussieskiman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited twice for dinner and were very impressed with the standard of service and food. Gluten free dietary requirements were met with ease and no fuss at all. The daily specials were varied and exquisite (especially the octopus starter). There were meat, fish and...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visited restaurant under recommendation of my friend. We like seafood and expectation was so strong. The restaurant is located in the heart of Valetta in one of narrow street. In side palazzo Italiano interior. The staff are trained and helpful. We ordered few...More

Thank Oleg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this restaurant with friends to have our farewell dinner before returning home.. What a good choice, excellent food, friendly staff and good value. Six persons, all different choices and everybody more than happy. How often can you say that? One of these places that...More

Thank agholt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning venue, staff were extremely attentive and friendly, food was excellent. Highly recommend, I will certainly be coming again.

Thank Lowsonfordfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a fussy eater I was a little worried about the menu as I do not like fish. I had the duck and it was absolutely gorgeus, the setting was lovely, the service was wonderful and the food was excellent fr everyone on the table...More

Thank Gabbymifsud99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another holiday series of visits to this family run venue. We are a couple that enjoy fish and this restaurant is a gem of a place for fish , always something different to try from the daily catch. Remember that price of the meal is...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully tasty clams, local fish and seafood risotto - very extensive menu. Excellent bread and good wine list - had to have the local rose which was very quaffable indeed. We enjoyed the palazzo atmosphere and the service was friendly and attentive too. Couldn't fault...More

Thank c b
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We decided to visit Palazzo Preca after reading about it in the New York Times' "36 Hours in Malta." We made a reservation through e-mail, as international phone calls were difficult for us. The restaurant is quite elegant with interesting museum-like decor. Even though the...More

Thank CKF
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29 June 2018|
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Response from Ramona1983 | Property representative |
Thank you for showing your interest at Palazzo Preca Restaurant as a dress code Smart casual would be fine .
will v
17 February 2017|
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Response from holidayjunkie24 | Reviewed this property |
It is value for money due to the quality of the food/service but it is fine dining so it is not cheap. We ate there twice and paid 70 and 110 euro's. For this we had 2 courses, Tio Pepe, a bottle of wine and 2 double... More
will v
17 February 2017|
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Response from OldtravellerDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes and there is a menu outside by the street entrance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54, Strait Street, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 6777
  • E-mail
Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
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