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The Arches

113 George Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 1021, Malta
+356 2152 3460
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried onions” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
113 George Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 1021, Malta
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Besides its excellent food, smiling staff, impressive layout, etc, the Arches, in its early days, can boast of hosting royalty and VIPs from all over the world, to include Prince Charles, Princess Ann, Capt Williams, Prince Philip, Roger Moore, etc. Besides its staff were all...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 30 October 2013

This is a restaurant living on it's name. Visited here 10 years ago and would have raved it, just couldn't find fault. So looking forward to eating here again and was disappointed, the decor was drab, furniture needs up dating, the staples where all coming...More

Thank peter k
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I was invited to a wine tasting/dinner at The Arches. I must admit that this was one of an experience. It has excellent food. Since this is an upmarket restaurant, one had to be properly dressed, like a casual smart attire. I would suggest it...More

1  Thank Karm T
Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

I ate here twice with my wife. We loved the staff. Help with picking out my wine and was very knowledgable. Not a bad thing to say about the place. If you're looking for a nice meal in the area this is the place to...More

Thank Johnkellyb
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Went to this restaurant on the off chance, although it was on my list to try in Mellieha. Service was excellent, food beautifully presented and delicious , great flavours put together, and we had good local wine. Best meal I've had so far in Malta.

Thank snowbabe8
Reviewed 2 September 2013

After walking down George Borg Olivier Street and seeing if some restaurants (Bouquet Garni to name one) had any availability. None of them did, one even had a private party so we ended up at the Arches and I'm glad we did. This restaurant is...More

1  Thank lfer6f
Reviewed 28 August 2013

great staff , great food , a little more expensive than the best restaurants in the area. We come here every year and always feel that we have to revisit The Arches - it's really good !

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 18 August 2013

For a a special evening we visited the Arches. I enjoyed the rabbit and my husband the lamb. The restaurant was elegant and the service was attentive without being smothering.

1  Thank sandra o
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Fantastic food. Fantastic service. Fantastic atmosphere. Fantastic setting. Love it! Five stars well deserved. We will continue to return when we are in our favourite place Malta ❤

1  Thank HaniniHowells
Reviewed 22 July 2013

We made a reservation as a part of a deal with the Maritim resort, and were completely satisfied with our meal. The food and drinks were delicious, and the wait staff was trained and friendly (which is a good break from the service we receive...More

1  Thank sarahernst
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Questions & Answers
17 November 2015|
Response from arches1 | Property representative |
Dear guest, Thank you for your question. I regret to inform you that the restaurant is open from Tuesday till Saturday. If you have any other question any question about this, please do not hesitate to contact us... More
Michael L
11 November 2015|
Response from arches1 | Property representative |
Dear Michael, First off all, thank you for your message. I would like to inform you that the Arches will be open on the normal days during the dates mentioned above. If you have any other question please do not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$105
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 George Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 1021, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mellieha
  • Phone Number: +356 2152 3460
  • E-mail
The Arches has a long history of success which makes it definitely a unique place. The Arches is an exclusive first class restaurant boasting exquisite international cuisine prepared by our Chefs. Impeccable silver service, starched linen and a sophisticated ambience will ensure a memorable evening of fine dining in the north of Malta. The Arches has built the reputation and clientele over more than three decades. Our success is based on excellence in service and best quality, presentation, creativity and tastes incorporated in every item on the menu.
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