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124E, St George's Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta St Julians, STJ 07, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly atmosphere and great value home cooking. i had the rabbit and my friend the pasta marinara. could not fault anything. keep up the work team buco we will be back.

Thank Clayton B
Mitcheldean, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady owner made me feel very welcome and offered me her best Vegan burger recipe with Chips which was very nice. Good hot cup of tea after getting off a freezing cold ride on the top of a 'Hop on Hop off' double Decker bus. Take-away available and can pre-order by phone. British-Maltese ownership/management. Varied menu, Flat Screen TV,... More 

1 Thank Vegetarian4ever
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent place for lunch. Their pasta carbonara is great, starter comes as a big portion. Location: very close to everything, but still not in a busy area. Staff: nice - if theyre not behind the counter they might be sitting outside. Quite small, appr. inside: <10-15, outside: <20-25

2 Thank Malin S
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This snack bar has very friendly staff and serves a really good English breakfast for less than 5 euros. Tea or coffee is included along with eggs, really good bacon, sausages, tomatoes, toast and baked beans. My husband doesn't eat eggs and they were very willing to replace them with extra sausage and bacon - this is not our experience... More 

1 Thank Sue S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This place is crawling with flies. Ordered 15 minutes ago and just now received my water (had to ask again for it). Only here because my wife likes the chicken. Do not recommend.

Thank Russell T
Wicklow, Ireland
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159 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice little place with seating area outside in glass enclosure. Had English breakfast...same as Irish breakfast but not as tasty. Other half had chocolate croissant and coffee with milk, although ordered plain croissant and black coffee. Opposite lovely old building but behind hoarding so will likely be gone by next year. Cafe worth noting for future visits.

Thank 753John
Bucharest, Romania
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Good pasta. Fast service. Helpfull staff. To close to the road. You can survey the female part of passer-by.

Thank Tactic O
London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We had breakfast here on a sunny morning and sat outside in the sun. Service was quick and efficient. The menu is reasonable but not special. There was a breakfast deal with tea, juice, toast and croissant, which my friend had. The toast was odd and anaemic, but everything else was fine. I had coffee and croissant, both ok. The... More 

Thank Maytrea
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We ate here on at least 4 occasions during our stay in St Julian's, simple menu and simple food, but a great welcome and always cooked to perfection, the English Breakfast is cheaper than most and the whole fish Octopus was delightful.

Thank JednSasha
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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96 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

the service is a bit slow so if you are really in a hurry, this may not be the best place. Il Buco burger is good and Cheese egg burger as well although they were a little bit dry. But the prices are ok, Il Buco burger is the most expensive and is 6.60E, chips are included. It is not... More 

Thank Katarina E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124E, St George's Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta St Julians, STJ 07, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: 27380855

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?