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“Cake to die for” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fontanella Tea Garden

Fontanella Tea Garden
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Mdina
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cake to die for”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

A visit to this the best place on Malta.

In the sun or shade the best venue for a well deserved break.

The best cakes and coffee . Oh they also do savouries.....and CAKE

Mdina is superb, and not stopping here is almost a kind of blasphemy

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mark J
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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great views, nice enough food and drink”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

This restaurant cum cafe is made by its views from the city walls. The food is fine - in fact, it is pretty good - and there is a wide family friendly menu. The service is unfussy and efficient. Watch out for the fact that there are two different menus - which can not unreasonably cause confusion. And if you want a view or a particular table ask for one when you are seated.

Visited June 2014
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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“Amazing views and good prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Sitting in the shade on the castle walls with a view that went on for miles, we expected that this "must do" cafe recommended to us would be very expensive. Not a bit of it and the staff are friendly too.

Visited August 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Pizza are first rate.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Visted the cafe with a party of 8. We ordered the 4 cheese pizza and others ordered the lasagne. The food was really good in quality and portions exceeded expectation.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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“Not amused”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Been several times to Fontanella , went this summer for cakes & coffee after dinner in Mdina. Packed as usual but very quick service , got a table on the bastions & order quickly taken & served , so kudos for service. Group of four , two of which had cheesecake , both were slightly soft , either not chilled properly as they had a creamy consistency. I've been here before and was rather surprised at this , put it down to extreme heat ( August ) or change in ingredients ? My preference was always to go on a sunny day in Winter , ideal place for that.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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