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20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7942 1169
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (42 reviews)
“pork” (24 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve heard about Tal-Petut a lot over the years but never made it. .. till today. And so glad I did. Food is simple in tradition but complex in flavor. And I love the family style sharing. Big tables with lots of room for the...More

Thank Annabel C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best i had in malta! Very kind and helpfull staff and the Food was simply amaizing. I highlly recomend it.

1  Thank Slagiana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place looking online. Didn’t quite know what to expect but was really hoping for something authentic which we hadn’t really experienced in any other restaurants, apart from rabbit stew. We really enjoyed the way there’s no menu as such, you eat what they...More

1  Thank Angela W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family run restaurant hidden in a ancient alley behind the inquisitor's palace. Friendly talkative owner Don, no set menu but a large assortment of fresh and original starters and dishes. Try not to have lunch beforehand. Does not use butter or fats and caters for...More

2  Thank Captains2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located off the beaten path in the beautiful narrow streets of Birgu, the reservation-only private dining concept offered by Tal-Petut is simply brilliant. The meal starts with the host explaining the concept and asking about any allergies and preferences. The dishes that follow are shaped...More

1  Thank Kelli W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner at Tal Petut and it was fantastic. Great service and a friendly atmosphere. They cater for meat lovers and also for vegetarians. The food was delicious and we can't wait to return. Small tip; If you are a red wine lover,...More

1  Thank car0line1806
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Warm friendly welcome, excellent food, good quality and warm dishes. Adapted local wines and nice room to sit with the group. Family owned place where you meet the owners, we enjoyed it and we thank you!

1  Thank Ghentfreak
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Maintaining high standards is a joy in dining out. This place keeps on reinventing traditional local dishes and has a pleasant ambiance with friendly staff. What's not to love?

1  Thank Philip G
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice local restaurant made up of lots of small rooms. It’s important to understand how this place works, the menu is on the wall outside, there are no menus or price lists inside, the set menu which is what you should have consists of...More

1  Thank tonyrB6264YR
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Preset starter menu with many different tastes. Traditional Maltese food. Relatively limited main course menu. Overall, a lot of traditional food. The place to go if you are hungry. VERY hungry!

1  Thank Christer T
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3 October 2016|
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Response from 270joannad | Reviewed this property |
Yes. A couple of families in when we were.
13 May 2015|
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Response from nerea54 | Reviewed this property |
As Glen J says i don't believe Tal-Petut is open for breakfast. They arrange private gatherings but if you don't contact them, i would say they only do dinners ( at least when i was there, beginning May). We wanted to have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Triq Pacifiku Scicluna, Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Birgu (Vittoriosa)
  • Phone Number: +356 7942 1169
  • E-mail
500 year old house built by the Knights of Malta With various dinning rooms all facilitated with AC Simple honest traditional kitchen with no fryers or microvaves all fresh local produce and preserves are made in house and home grown sundried tomatoes , cured tuna syrups ,jams marmalades bottarga and much more and also home made fresh local lemonade digestive always serving seasonal produce
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