Restaurant Reviews

Tartarun Restaurant at Marsaxlokk.

November 27, 2012

Reviewed on two occasions in July and November, 2012. Re-Reviewed in March, 2013. Tartarun is a "WRMC Silver Spoon Restaurant".   Dinners at Tartarun, Restaurant, Lounge & Wine bar.   The history of the present Tartarun Restaurant in Marsaxlokk goes back a long way. It was originally opened and run by the Schiavone family as Harbour Lights Restaurant (circa 1980's/1990's) and it was one of the first, main three typically fish and seafood restaurants in this locality. The others were at that time the old version of Ir-Rizzu Restaurant (since then enlarged and commercialized beyond its original concept), and the old Skuna Restaurant (long gone and closed).   In recent years Marsaxlokk has become a mecca for fish restaurants, resulting in everyone that owned a house on Triq Is-Sajjieda wanted, or want, to open a restaurant. Harbour Lights continued to operate under this name until some three years ...

The Tabloid at the Palace Hotel, Sliema

November 26, 2012

  Family Sunday Lunch at The Tabloid Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Sliema,  November, 2012. We have been reviewing the Sunday buffet lunch at The Tabloid, year after year for over three concurrent years, as well as we have been to this place for special occasion lunches, since it opened its doors. It is one of those establishments at which cuisine quality, level of service, freshness of ingredients, attentive preparation and presentation have been exceptionally consistent on a high level throughout. As in previous years, this season's offerings presented an exciting and enjoyable dining experience, that would invariably delight the most discerning diner. The Tabloid's Sunday buffet lunch, initially started off with the lunch and cuisine displays being all set in the actual restaurant section as one enters from the lobby, but due to massive demand in recent years, the table arrangements were set-up at The Tabloid main sectio...