Top things to do

Top Choice Bay in Marsaxlokk

St Peter's Pool

St Peter's Pool is a fantastic swimming spot, a natural lido in the rocks with large areas of flat slab for sunbathing between swims. Follow the narrow road out towards Delimara Lighthouse until you are just past th…
Top Choice Seafood in Marsaxlokk

Tartarun

Locals love upmarket Tartarun, which offers a more sophisticated take on all things fishy. Dishes such as sea bream, roasted prawn and cherry tomatoes are perfectly executed. The 'fish snacks' menu (€4 to €13) is a …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Marsaxlokk

Terrone

Seasonal, sustainable and local are all important at Terrone, where the menu is adjusted on a daily basis. Sit inside the chic interior enlivened with colourful tiles, or outside with fishing boat views, and enjoy d…
Beach in Marsaxlokk

Il-Kalanka Bay

Nearby St Peter's Pool is deservedly popular as a swimming and sunbathing destination, but continue down the same road (Triq Delimara) to quieter Il-Kalanka Bay. New signage now makes it easier to find, and the bay'…
Mediterranean in Marsaxlokk

Roots

This modern eatery in Marsaxlokk may not have harbourfront tables like other nearby establishments, but that means it works harder on service and in the kitchen. Menu highlights include just maybe Malta's best calam…
Market in Marsaxlokk

Sunday Fish Market

At Marsaxlokk's colourful, packed-to-the-gills Sunday Fish Market, you can admire the riches of the Med before they're whisked off to Malta's top hotels and restaurants. The market starts early in the morning and th…
Sicilian in Marsaxlokk

T'annamari

A Slow Food ethos meets Sicilian flavours at this relaxed restaurant away from the hubbub of Marsaxlokk's tourist strip. Locals and in-the-know Italian tourists crowd into the heritage interior for dishes including …
Area in Marsaxlokk

Delimara Point

Delimara Point, southeast of Marsaxlokk, is blighted by a huge power station whose chimney can be seen for miles around, but there are a few good swimming places on the eastern side of the peninsula, where the power…
Seafood in Marsaxlokk

La Cappana

This little local favourite is famous for its delicious fish, and some serious eating goes on here. It's packed out with locals – reserve ahead, especially if you'd like one of the few outside tables.
Market in Marsaxlokk

Waterfront Market

The Sunday fish stalls are far outnumbered by the stalls of this daily market, which mainly sells kitsch aimed at tour groups visiting the town.