Don Royale

"Pizza with a difference." "Excellent food, brilliant service, great atmosphere, friendly staff & great value."

The latest feather in the cap of Marvin Gauci’s restaurant collective is the upmarket casual dining concept of Don Royale. Being the only pizzeria situated on top of St George’s Bay, word soon spread that this Italian style trattoria is raising the bar for informal dining. Hanging potted plants at varying heights, beside window box shrubbery in cubby holes, add touches of colour to the surrounding masculine tones. Weather permitting, a picturesque terrace overlooks the twinkling bay. Solid wooden furniture framed against glass archways creates a feeling of coziness. a shiny, retro bicicletta adorns the alcove, evoking childhood memories, while famous movie Dons regale the fresco above the open kitchen.

Follow the scent of wood fire ovens while a cheerful, energetic server shows you to your table. Menu recommendations include the popular Focaccia, Calamari Fritti, authentic Bruschetta or the Charcuterie Platter and Mediterranean Cheese Board.  A rare pleasure of succulent local prawn tempura is sure to whet your appetite. Sample the Don Calzone closed pizza! The Don Burger  will delight with a variety of cheesy add- ons.  Go the whole hog with the Cannoli Cheesecake for afters,  they don’t call this the Don for nothing!

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2023 Ratings

Food: 45
Service: 45
Ambience: 44
Overall: 45

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 3,557 diners who dined out on an average of 1- 2 times a week-

277,446 dining experiences in a year.

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Mon-Sun - dinner. Sun - lunch and dinner
€35 average price per person.


Ix-Xatt ta' San George, St. Julian's

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