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Ix-Xatba Restaurant

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15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
+356 2152 1753
18:00 - 23:30
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Mellieha, Malta
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are going to be back home in a couple of weeks and "disappointed" because Sarah will not be there. We are very very happy for what it's happening to her and her family and we can wait a little longer to go there and taste their delicacies! Have a good trip to Venice guys!!!

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Always good food and nice atmosphere! Near Luna Apartments on Marfa Road in Ghadira. Well worth a visit. Suitable for families as well.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here on 23rd December. Unfortunately the restaurant was quiet being the night before Christmas Eve, but the food was excellent.

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a must! Super food, very welcoming and friendly staff, and the food is delicious. We had 3 courses with mixed starters, and fish / meat dishes. We selected 2 fish dishes - seabream and the local catch, which were both delicious, a meat dish and children's one. The staff topped up with extra vegetables when required. Cannot... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Just returned after my second meal at Ix Xatba. It's an oasis of civilisation after the hell of the hotel I foolishly booked. Tonight I had the fish soup, very good followed by the pulpetta ( unsure of spelling), the latter was very tasty but too large a portion for me. I hope the chef forgives me for leaving so... More 

Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

What a lovely meal we had at this authentic Maltese restaurant. The service was ace, the food was brilliant. Good value for money. This is our second visit and make it a must as part of our holiday.

Norwich, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had looked on tr advisor before we went and booked a table. Greeted by friendly staff, old fashion decor and menu. But food was fine nothing outstanding but ok. Wine was fairly priced and the food was good value for what we had. If walking to the resturant its on a stt hill down to the bay buses do run... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I've had dinner with my wife there on the way back from Gozo. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. It's a small, traditional restaurant, exactly what we were looking for, to have a full Malteese experience. I had rabbit and my wife she had sea fruits. The food it's fresh and taste really god. So I will have to... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A lovely little restaurant close to the beach at Mellieha. It is friendly and run by the chef owner and his partner. The food is beautifully cooked and the menu extensive.

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Small seafood/maltese restaurant in Mellieha with great service and great food. Been here several times and never disappointed! The food is always fresh and of good quality and you will always be greeted with a smile. Worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9063, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2152 1753

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