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“Delicious!! And great value ” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Palazzo Preca

Palazzo Preca
Ranked #12 of 226 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$23 - US$38
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Palazzo Preca Restaurant is serving a variety of Mediterranean and Maltese cuisine such as pasta "mostly recomended with seafood", colourful salads, juicy Irish steaks, traditional cooked rabbit, beef olives ,snails in garlic and what we are known for, the fish and shellfish which comes fresh every day.We are open every day for lunch and dinner, accept Sunday evening and Monday closed all day.
Geelong, Australia
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Delicious!! And great value ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice meal here. They offered complimentary appetisers and fresh soft bread which was nice (the Italians give you stale bread and then add a cover charge on your bill !) our meals came out quickly and we were surprised when we got the bill, it's very good quality food and great value. Highly recommended.

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“A good restaurant in Valetta!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

In my opinion, Valletta and Malta does not offer the best cuisine in Europe. Finding a really good restaurant is not easy. Palazzo Preca is quite good, perhaps among the best, but is lacking the final touch. So, if you are staying in Valletta for 2-3 days, Palazzo Preca is not a bad choice. And please take into account that we had meat, not seafood. When the staff wheeled in the trolly with seafood for other customers, we somewhat regretted our choice..... We had asparagus as starters. They were good, but not outstanding. My wife had duck breast, and the verdict was as with the starter, good, but far from the best duck she has had. I had lamb skank, and the lamb was very good. The service was impeccable. The atmosphere very intimate and cozy. If we ever visit Valletta again, we would probably eat at Palazzo Preca again, but then ordered seafood!

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Geneva
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“A good place to try Maltese food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Friendly service. Good food. Reasonably priced. Lovely decor. Good portion sizes. This restaurant knows what works and apply this proven formula with brilliance.

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Valletta, Malta
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“Nice seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

A solidly good meal: Mussels and seafood pastas, with trifle and limoncello for dessert. Pretty little place but always busy—book ahead!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Lovely elegant food in a sophisticated setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

The quality of seafood on offer is very impressive. Having a fish trolley with a selection of fresh fish available to have that evening really set the scene for the meal. For non-fish eaters there are plenty of options but you really should take advantage of the great selection available. The amuse-bouche offered a selection of anti pasti which kept us going until the excellent starters arrived. The main courses were generous in the extreme. The highlight being the fritto misto (seafood plater) which included sea bass, salmon, large prawns, crab cakes and calamari. The desserts topped of the evening nicely, with mixed mini desserts particularly impressive.

An excellent venue with good staff who tend to your needs, but who are not intrusive An excellent place to take your loved one on a romantic meal for two. We were surprised to see how reasonable the prices of the dishes were considering it's status as one of the top restaurants in Velletta.

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