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“LOOKING for fresh fish” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Paulus Kitchen

Paulus Kitchen
Ranked #31 of 152 Restaurants in Bugibba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$27 - US$70
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: At Paulus Restaurant one can enjoy a great dining experience, ambience music with a great view of St. Paul's Harbour.We have some wonderful seasonal dishes and a selection of premium wines at great prices for you to enjoy with your meal. We aim to serve the very best food.We thrive on sourcing, preparing and serving superb seafood, which is so full of genuine Mediterranean flavours.Our a la carte menu & set menus are created with care and with our great passion for quality and flavours.
Island of Malta, Malta
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111 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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“LOOKING for fresh fish”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

I had in mind to go to Paulus Restaurant for long time , I finally got a special occasion to host 2 friends of mine coming from Italy for a quick visit .. The table booked for 9:00 pm, was not ready on arrival, we waited for 10 minutes standing up in the middle without any one asking for a drink or an aperitif.. Finally we sit down outside , and presented with the wine list and the menus. The manager ( or owner ?) described all the specials and the fresh fishes of the day... we ordered 3 spaghetti seafood and a marinated octopus as starters .. : the spaghetti and the octopus where average standard .... the mains where 2 fried calamari 1 spaghetto clams and a whole crab boiled and dressed with mayo ..... The fried calamari over cooked and fried in oil surely a bit tired !! ( over used ) , spaghetti very standard again, the crab played as the king of the night , very nice and fresh , but served a bit too cold , on a bed of useless ice flakes... pity!!
The wine list is very limited , lucky I found the ISIS from Meridiana , one of my preferred wines from Malta , the only one suggested anyway from the Manager ..... The service ... very confused and slow !!! every thing was placed on the table after ..... cutlery after the food, glasses after the wine, bread we had to ask for, water forgotten .... surely the weakest part of the whole Restaurant ... The reality of Paulus is well below the expectations , I hope it will improve , as the nice position and the good quality and freshness of the fishes deserves better result..... As it is, I'm not attracted to go back again ......

  • Visited June 2014
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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“Fish Lovers Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Tried this restaurant for the first time on our 4th visit to Malta, the meal was exceptional.
From the free bread with flavoured butters and tapenade to my choice of fresh fish which was barracuda ( a first for me). The fish was pan fried in butter and garlic and required absolutely no seasoning as the taste, texture an flavour was perfect. We sat outside on the "terrace with views overlooking the harbour, we will be returning again.

  • Visited June 2014
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Attard, Malta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Rip off”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Total rip off - not value for money - make sure to ask for prices when ordering from fish display otherwise you are in for a mega surprise !!

  • Visited May 2014
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Naxxar, Malta
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“brillaint”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

i went on mothers day, the food was excellent, good value for money. staff is well educated and helpful. would recommend for sure

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

Best fish I have ever tasted. John dory fish was recommended by staff, filleted at table, very friendly and relaxing. Very reasonably priced. Would definitely go again if I had the chance.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jen W
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