Tal-familja restaurant

Patrons love the "freshly prepared local catch" and the "quality service".

Tal-Familja Restaurant, meaning ‘of the family,’ is a warm, inviting, cosy, charming restaurant. With different sections and indoor and outdoor seating, it is also an ideal place for celebrations and events like family get-togethers, work events and even weddings. Pretty, fresh tablecloths adorn the tables and separate stands flank your table for your wine bottle, of which there are many on display to choose from in the bar and in the large wine racks. Gentle contemporary music plays in the background contributing to the overall peaceful contented atmosphere of this restaurant which has been family run with heartfelt passion and handed down original recipes for over 26 years.

Tal-Familja restaurant boasts a vast menu with some staples which have regulars returning time and time again and new patrons enthralled. For starters enjoy bigilla – bean dip and warm crunchy bread with inviting homemade garlic butter. Try moist snails cooked in garlic or aljotta – traditional Maltese fish soup. Enjoy crisp battered deep fried gbejniet – cheeselets or pumpkin and ricotta fritters. Delve into succulent Salmon Troy, wheels of salmon wrapped around tasty spinach and shrimp or savour traditional fried rabbit, bragioli – beef olives, or a tender juicy fillet steak accompanied by indulgent chips, delicious roast potatoes, stir fried chunky vegetables and thin crackling onion rings. End the meal with desserts made in house like divine oozing pistacchio fondant, scrupmtious crème brulee or innovative sherry trifle!

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2024 Ratings

Food: 46
Service: 46
Ambience: 45
Overall: 46

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 4,143 diners who dined out on an average of 1- 2 times a week-

323,154 dining experiences in a year.

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Tue-Sun - lunch and dinner. Mon closed all day.
€44 average price per person.


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