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Top Choice Aquarium in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Malta National Aquarium

Opened in 2013, this glass and metal star-fish-shaped building perches in a sublime position on the Qawra headland, with endless-blue views. It's great fun, with huge tanks showing environments that mimic the waters…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Tarragon

Tucked above the harbour at St Paul's Bay, Tarragon is a haven of sophistication with sea views to soothe the soul, a Mediterranean/fusion menu to satisfy the taste buds, and a white-tableclothed, wooden-floorboard …
Top Choice Bar in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Cafe del Mar

Part of the Cafe del Mar empire, this glamorous open-air haunt alongside Malta's new aquarium feels very Ibiza-esque, with its fantastic sea views, infinity pools and white sunshades. It's more than just a bar – you…
Top Choice Italian in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Acqua Marina

A tiny Italian restaurant that stands out for its attention to detail. It's a cut above, from the sea-hued decor and careful table decorations to the warm welcome, and the simple yet delicious Italian cooking and da…
in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Wagon Steakhouse

There’s some heavy-duty cowboy influence in the rich, warm decor here and a menu to please the most discerning carnivore. The Montana mixed platter features chicken breast, beef fillet, pork fillet and kangar…
Museum in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Malta Classic Car Collection

Housed in a purpose-built 3000-sq-metre premises, the Malta Classic Car Collection is a tribute to Carol Galea's love of cars. The privately owned collection of mint-condition vehicles (cars and motorbikes) includes…
Maltese in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Ta'Pawla

You can get a taste of good, authentic Maltese cuisine in the cute gingham-clad interior of this busy little place, which is fronted by a small glass-covered terrace. The menu includes local classics like rabbit in …
Amusement Park in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Buġibba Water Park

This is a fun, small, supervised (and free!) water park that kids will love, and includes various loopy colourful fountains that are perfect for kids running around on a hot day. There are different sections for dif…
Fortress in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Wignacourt Tower

Built in 1609, the Wignacourt Tower was the first of the towers built by Grand Master Wignacourt. It guards the point to the west of the church, and houses a tiny museum with exhibits on local fortress history, incl…
in Buġibba, Qawra & St Paul’s Bay

Victoria Pub

On Buġibba’s main square, this pub has a sign out the front boldly claiming to be ‘Malta’s No 1 karaoke venue’ – consider yourself warned. There’s karaoke every night …