Top Choice Seafood in Marsaxlokk


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


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…
Top Choice Cafe in Marsaskala

Bongo Nyah

Asian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavours all mingle on Bongo Nyah's eclectic menu. A quirky cocktail list, Gozo's Lord Chambray craft beers on tap, and regular music and comedy events conspire to make the ba…
Mediterranean in Marsaxlokk


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…
Mediterranean in Żurrieq

Il Corsaro

Ignoring the maxim that restaurants at popular tourist destinations are often not very good, Il Corsaro offers both excellent food and stellar views. It's a compact space, just enough for a few tables and an open ki…
Sicilian in Marsaxlokk


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 …
Seafood in Marsaskala


A local favourite, with a huge menu and daily specials, at the heart of which are fresh seafood and classic Maltese cuisine. There's a set menu of four courses (€30), which should set you back most of the afternoon.…
Cafe in Marsaskala

Coffee Circus

Rustic mismatched furniture, an informed and diverse approach to both tea and speciality coffee, and healthy food including wraps and salads all make Coffee Circus stand out amid the more raucous bars and pubs along…
Mediterranean in Għar Lapsi

Carmen's Bar & Restaurant

This tiny bar-restaurant is set in a fisherman's boat hut, among fishing boats, just above the Għar Lapsi swimming hole, and is a splendid, simple place to sit and have a drink or tuck into some fresh fish.
Seafood in Żurrieq

Step In

There is a cluster of restaurants around the launching point for Blue Grotto trips, and Step In is recommended for terrace views out to sea and over to the little island of Filfla. It's very informal, and the food a…