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Il Gabbiano

St. Mary Street, Marsalforn, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo MFN 1325, Malta
+356 2155 4040
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tartlet” (6 reviews)
“lemon sorbet” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
St. Mary Street, Marsalforn, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo MFN 1325, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, service, view, location and atmosphere is perfect. For the first time I was there alone, second time I visited this nice restaurant with my friend and yesterday I went there with my family. All of the evenings were amazing and unforgettable. Many thanks to...More

Thank Kateřina K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Il Gabbiano twice in a week and each time the food and service was top notch. On the second visit we booked in advance and got the best table in the restaurant, just above the rocky shore overlooking the bay. The menu...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got attracted to the place by location, decor and service but were very disappointed with the food. Except for the courgette spaghetti the other dishes were average to poor.

Thank H_M_P_888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a little gem on the far end of the harbor, closest to the opening of the harbor, down a little street. You almost can’t see if if you’re standing in the middle of the harbor. You can park in the municipal parking...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant twice, once for special birthday celebration. The food was of a very special quality. Reasonable sized portions of well cooked and presented food. Cuttle fish was very special and the golden bream cooked and filleted beautifully. Wines were good and reasonably...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there last week and it was an absolute disaster. We paid 120 EUR for what it was suppose to be rib eye on the bone for 2 couples to share. The portion was really small and there was more fat than meat....More

1  Thank Vicky P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table as my wife really wanted to eat here as the Facebook page looked really nice. When we got there it looked really nice and quaint, right at the edge of busy Marsalforn. Lovely setting out on the sea edge and once...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On another brief visit to Gozo we visited Il Gabbiano again. Food, staff and service were great. Location is wonderful on the waters edge. Small menu but all home made and locally sourced. The pasta is wonderful! Recommended, but book if larger group....

1  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here on the waterfront:) I had lobster and paste which was to die for . This was my first ever lobster meal and if this was the way it should be cooked then I can’t wait until my next one :)...More

1  Thank Adriansilvey
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This restaurant is less than five minutes walk away from the very hectic Marsalforn. As a result the ambience is great. Food and service are very good - we will return

1  Thank DMuscat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Mary Street, Marsalforn, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo MFN 1325, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 4040
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