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“An Unreserved Ten out of Ten”
Review of Malet Restaurant

Malet Restaurant
Ranked #18 of 157 Restaurants in Bugibba
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Malta
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“An Unreserved Ten out of Ten”
Reviewed 20 August 2014

It’s not often we venture into Bugibba for a meal, or for anything for that matter. Ever since it has become nothing but a hub for leisure strolling, loud blaring music and ice cream parlours practically door to door to each other, Bugibba has since lost its charm as the quiet seaside resort and it’s now a mecca of revellers and language learning students. To each their own.

We do however look up recommendations and Malét was one of them. Located two streets away from the Bugibba 'Square' (as it is more famously known with the Maltese) on a quiet side street, Malét was ready to surprise us. We were greeted with a very friendly gentleman who escorted us to a table. The place was comfortably cool and although traditional looking, not overly decorated. We ordered a Maltese platter to share as starters and for mains, I opted for quails whereas my partner took the salmon. We were given a complimentary chick pea soup with crusty Maltese bread with our first few sips of wine. The Maltese platter came very well presented with fresh ingredients, as were our mains. The quails were to die for. The meat was deliciously tender and served with this spicy but not hot, lovely sauce. My partner could not compliment the salmon enough. He insisted it was one of the best he’d ever eaten. We were equally surprised when the bill came. It was one of the most reasonably paid for meals we’d had for quite a while.

All in all, we were very pleased with our experience and would definitely not hesitate to visit again soon, as well as recommend the place to anyone. It deserves a much higher ranking than the 9 on TripAdvisor.

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hidden gem! ”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for traditional maltese food on a weeks stay in Malta. Excellent evening all round. Food was incredible with fantastic friendly service. If you are thinking of trying local food, this is the place to do it for sure. Maltese platter for starter was by far one of the best things I have ever tasted. Would be sure to visit again on a return to Malta.

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“The gentleman”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This restaurant is a quiet little place near the beach in Bugibba. Superb serivice. Love the service and the waiter is very very friendly and kind to his customers. If I come back to Malta in my life I would visit this beautiful place again.

  • Visited August 2014
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Superb food”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We visited Malet on a recent holiday to Malta( July 2014). We arrived early evening and was greeted by a smiling host and an equally impressive menu. I ordered the spaghetti and meatballs which to be fair was superb and a good as I have ever had in a restaurant. My wife was equally gushing about her stuffed calamari . We returned twice during our holiday and on our return to Malta in September, we will be returning to the wonderful Malet.

  • Visited July 2014
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Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Yummy, try the local dishes”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

loved the food, great service and mouth watering local dishes and continental dishes for everyone. I ordered horse medallions so nice amazing in fact, you only live once

Visited July 2014
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