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Top Choice Mediterranean in Mellieħa

Commando

Recently opened in a 300-year-old building on Mellieħa's heritage main square, the gutsy Mediterranean menu at Commando features a cassoulet of slow-cooked pork and beans, braised-beef ravioli, and a risotto of loca…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Mellieħa

Munchies

Multiple recommendations from local accommodation owners and an absolute waterfront location put Munchies near the top of Mellieħa's eateries. The menu covers the usual Mediterranean bases of ftira, pizza and pasta,…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Mellieħa

Rebekah's

Rebekah's is tucked away in Mellieħa's back streets, but it's worth seeking out (head south to the end of Triq Franġisk, then take a right). The menu ranges from local king prawns and pan-roasted salmon to a hearty …
Amusement Park in Mellieħa

Popeye Village

Steep-sided, pretty little Anchor Bay was named after the many Roman anchors that were found on the seabed by divers, some of which can be seen in the Maritime Museum at Vittoriosa. In 1979 Anchor Bay was transforme…
Beach in Mellieħa

Mellieħa Bay

The warm, shallow waters and soft white sand of Mellieħa Bay are easily accessible (via bus or you can park on the road that backs the beach), safe for kids and great for swimming. Add the waterskiers, rental canoes…
Nature Reserve in Mellieħa

Għadira Nature Reserve

Close to Mellieħa Bay is the Għadira Nature Reserve, managed by BirdLife Malta volunteers. This area of shallow, reedy ponds surrounded by scrub is an important resting area for migrating birds (over 200 species hav…
Beach in Mellieħa

Selmun (Imgiebah) Bay

Secluded Selmun Bay is an adventure to find, and a great place to escape the crowds; bring refreshments and sunshades. Take the road to Selmun Palace from Mellieħa, but turn left at Selmun chapel, before the palace.…
Church in Mellieħa

Church of Our Lady of Victory

The Church of Our Lady of Victory sits prominently on a rocky spur overlooking Mellieħa Bay. It's attached to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieħa, which has been a place of pilgrimage since medieval times – it is …
Mediterranean in Mellieħa

Arches

This acclaimed restaurant is large, elegant and stately, and decorated in white set against terracotta walls; the menu, prices and service all befit the chic decor and formality. The food is accomplished, delicious …
Historic Site in Mellieħa

Mellieħa Air-Raid Shelters

The Mellieħa air-raid shelters were dug by hand to shelter the town's population from WWII bombs. It's one of the largest underground shelters in Malta, with a depth of 12m and a length of around 500m, and gives a h…