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El Catalan

Dawret IX-Xatt, Xghajra, Island of Malta XJR 1202, Malta
+356 2180 0997
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
“ribeye” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Dawret IX-Xatt, Xghajra, Island of Malta XJR 1202, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find! Booked for new years day lunch - not exactly the perfect timing to test a restaurant but El Catalan excelled with flying colours. A truly unique culanary experience in a most relaxed informal setting. There was a set menu for the...More

Thank GOH77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for dinner with the family. The service and courses were very good. Thanks again for the great time!

Thank Lawite2507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a Christmas Lunch with my friends. The food was excellent and the prices were very reasonable. Recommended

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Taken by surprise at how good the food was. Portions were massive, staff friendly, gluten free food available. A truly enjoyable dinner with friends

Thank Roxana B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We visit regularly. I usually have the 500g prime beef fillet. The quality is usually fine, as long as you ask for the friendly and efficient waitress Sandra. She ensures that we leave the restaurant 100% satisfied anytime we visit.

Thank David A
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

An all-rounder gem in Xghajra. Definitely worth visiting again. Dinner was awesome. Very good value for money.

Thank Camilleri G
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Visited last Sunday and was served by extremely friendly staff. Food was very good. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the 1st time for a sunday lunch. Great Service, great food with very good portions. Good prices for what we ate. Also it was very easy to find a parking. Will visit again for sure!

Thank Luqa
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We walked in, we were surprised by the warm and pleasant welcome. The cleanliness was of high level and our waitor John did an excellent job and gave excellent service. Nice enviroment and the right place for a quiet family dinner. Very pleasant and hospitable...More

Thank Ljupco C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

During our 6 weeks in Malta in September/ October visiting family and friends we ate at many fine restaurants but we kept returning to El Catalan for the quality of the food at a reasonable price, great service and friendly staff. We were in Malta...More

Thank Ed S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawret IX-Xatt, Xghajra, Island of Malta XJR 1202, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Xghajra
  • Phone Number: +356 2180 0997
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