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Ristorante Il Pirata

41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2137 5827
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tagliata” (63 reviews)
“focaccia” (32 reviews)
“pasta” (60 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to celebrate my future son-in-law birthday. Antipasto octopus and fried breaded cheese. Main Fish (al cartoccio), fillet steak, pasta con vongole and pasta with tomato sauce. Well prepared, service impeccable ,however a bit expensive especially the fish. All in all enjoyable .

Thank antOn44_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Book to avoid disappointment. Food was delicious, staff were very attentive and helpful. Complimentary foccacia and sorbet and an aperitif. Steaks and pasta and pizza were fantastic. Busy restaurant, best meal we had in Malta

Thank C H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good pasta, risotto and also the famous tagliata. Staff is very friendly and thy also use good products such as aquarello riso, gentile pasta di gragnano etc etc.. If you are over in Malta, its a must to go ! Grande Alfredo and Claudio...More

Thank Funk147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is at a conveniant place. The service is very good. The food is very tasty. The interior is nice.

Thank KamenSpassov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were super friendly & making conversation. They gave us focaccia on the house & it was delicious. We ordered Tagliata between too, was a bit salty but it definitely amazing. Roast potatoes were also to die for!!

Thank PetraF1802
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dont recommend the place... i still had to pay my pizza that wasnt really warm and we had to wait for a long time. My wife stopped eating as the salad had quite a big caterpillar in it. Making this kind of error i was...More

Thank Stef2068
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Walked in off the street and luckily a table for two was free. Groups of four plus were being turned away or the more persistent were queuing outside the door. We had to sit on the covered terrace near the door so it was a...More

2  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is not a matter of IF, this is a must. If you are visiting Malta, you must find 2 hours of your time to visit this restaurant. Try the Tagliata, then any other word is deemed to be unnecessary. (obviously positive)

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

If you are a meat lover do visit this place . RESERVATION IN ADVANCE is a must as it is always fully booked . The Tagliata is something to dream of . Ask the staff for it as it is not written in the menu...More

Thank emmanuelt153
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Had a semi romantic dinner here as love Italian food and had heard good things about this place. Service was good, food was reasonably priced and the wine I was recommended hit the spot. I had a mushroom risotto and partner had mussels. Mine was...More

Thank TheAAMan
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Response from Claramile | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know sorry. When I visited the restaurant I arrived on foot.
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Response from Andrius G | Reviewed this property |
As far as we saw, no, but it might be worth to double check with them, they have a facebook page as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41, Paceville Avenue, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2137 5827
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