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“Very disappointing experience” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Scoglitti Restaurant

Scoglitti Restaurant
Ranked #27 of 226 Restaurants in Valletta
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This historical place dating back to World War One came back to life after an extensive renovation. Situated on the waters' edge one can enjoy the views of Manuel Island and Sliema Fort while towering above are the great Valletta bastions. Our team of chefs created a brilliant Sicilian menu to complement this ambiance. One cannot miss the daily catch caught directly from our fishing vessels cooked AL SALE or ZUPPA adding some calamari and prawns for the best experience ever :)
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“Very disappointing experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Been there for my wifes 30th birthday. Booked one week in advance and explicitly requested a waters edge table. I even called on the day to double check that my booking was correctly taken ... The manager (Pierre) even recalled me booking and confirmed that everything is as planned. Arrived at the restaurant and we were directed towards one of the only two tables that are not on the waters edge... Upon complaining he did not even feel the need to apologise. Needless to say, he ruined our night... Even because all water edge tables were given on a first come first served basis. Incompetence at its best... Seems that the owner is not much interested in his own place as he did not even have the decency to ackonowledge a complaint. Certainly a place to avoid for my next occasion.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Clive M
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Bahar ic-Caghaq, Malta
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very Good Food - slightly expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

The atmosphere is fantastic....very well furnished. Good choice of food and wine. Service is excellent. The only thing is that the menu prices of certain items are a bit pricey!....overall we would go again and recommended.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Cil B
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“What a disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

This place has on the face of it a perfect location. Next to the sea looking out across Sliema and Manoel Island. The service was patchy with one wait or hanging around like a bit part player from a bad vampire movie. The restaurant is adjacent to private apartments where the family, rightly so, conduct their business but it is loud and distracting. The pasta dishes were ordinary and the plates taken away before the fork was flat on the plate.

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1 Thank Giuyyac
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Dublin
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Lovely lunch experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

We took the short ferry over from Sliema, lovely little ferry ride over where you get to see the picturesque town of Valetta as you approach. We got a table by the sea which was lovely, looking up at the historic buildings of Valetta. Food was very tasty and the portions were large. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Would recommend it for a lovely outing followed by a wonder around beautiful Valetta, a wonderful day outing.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TSDUB
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Island of Malta, Malta
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“A pleasant restaurant, with good service.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Tessie and myself booked yesterday at Scoglitti Restaurant and readily gave us the reserved table. I preferred outside, the atmosphere beside the hushing sound of the nearby sea is very pleasing, but our luck yesterday got us under the roof. It was terribly hot but after raising our complaint about the heat inside, the manager put on the ac and voila'! It really was pleasing. The food and service was really excellent. We had the cerna ravioli and for the main, swordfish. Nice portion there and very nicely prepared. After we had some icecream with panna.....mmmmm delicious! It was a nice night out at Scoglitti!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Joseph T
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