Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Valletta

Rubino

White-tableclothed Rubino is a classy place that earns rave reviews for its dishes such as spaghetti with sea urchins or seabass involtini (rolls) stuffed with pinenuts and mint. The velvety risotto is particularly …
Top Choice French in Valletta

Black Pig

Considered by many to be Valletta's finest restaurant, Black Pig offers foodie heaven in a historic yet funky dining room and sophisticated cuisine that's mostly French with a twist, with dishes such as ceviche of t…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Valletta

Trattoria da Pippo

This hidden-away, informal Valletta hub, all green woodwork and gingham tablecloths, is a local favourite, with something of an old boys' club feel, and is the place for those in the know. The food is a delightful m…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Valletta

Harbour Club

Converted from 17th-century boathouses, the Harbour Club has been designed by Malta's foremost architect, Chris Briffa, and has a superb terrace and wonderful harbour views, as well as a bar and a subterranean jazz …
Seafood in Valletta

Blue Room

Recently renovated in a tasteful blend of oriental and modern decor, the Blue Room scores points for polished service and well- prepared Chinese food – this is one of very few places in the capital not offeri…
Mediterranean in Valletta

Ambrosia

This is one of Valletta's loveliest restaurants, with paintings covering the walls and a relaxed, intimate feel. Locals love this place and the welcome is warm (the chef might just pop by to see how you enjoyed your…
Italian in Valletta

La Sicilia

You're sure to find something to fill a gap at this unpretentious Sicilian-owned eatery with seating out on a tranquil little square. There are lots of hearty Italian pasta dishes, grilled meats and fish; the swordf…
Bistro in Valletta

Trabuxu Bistro

An offshoot of the nearby Trabuxu wine bar, this place feels Parisian, and the setting entices you to linger, with dark red walls hung with paintings. The Mediterranean menu is up to scratch too, and there's a fine …
Mediterranean in Valletta

Cockneys

Cockneys, in a great location just next to the water taxi and ferry stop, is a Valletta institution. There's a boat-like wooden cabin with a cosy interior, and a sunny terrace. Food is tasty and traditional, includ…
Bistro in Valletta

Guze Bistro

In the flagstone interior of a 16th-century house, hung with antique chandeliers and decked with wooden tables, Guze offers a short menu of spectacular dishes, such as rabbit wrapped in guanciale (pig cheek) and stu…