restaurants in malta

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this to you guys already or not, but here it is just in case – I love food. Honestly, I can’t think of anything better than an incredible plate of fresh, Maltese king prawns so velvety they could melt in your mouth. And let’s not forget the wine. Or the dessert – preferably something luxurious like  pannacotta, dark chocolate fondant, or tiramisu. Okay, I’m getting hungry just writing this so let’s get to the meaty part of this blog post (pun fully intended).

1 | Club Sushi

It would be fair to say that my strong attachment to this little restaurant comes from the fact that my fellow foodie and boyfriend took me here for a fantastic dinner on our first date – but I swear on my plum sake that this is the place to go to for some incredible Japanese (and Korean) deliciousness. Don’t leave without trying the gunkan and the octopus gar age

restaurants in malta

2 | It-Tmun

This one’s only second because I have to catch a ferry over to Gozo for their amazing food and great service. It’s located right next to the harbour, nestled between some boat houses and bars, so close to the sea you could probably fall in if you hit the Merlot a bit too hard (nobody’s judging, don’t worry).

restaurants in malta

3 | Aaron’s Kitchen 

This restaurant doesn’t just serve up some of the most authentic aljotta (Maltese fish soup) and fresh pasta on the island – it’s also located right in the heart of my favourite place in Malta: Valletta.

4 | Il-Pirata

I can’t believe it took me as long as it did to try this place out. Anyway, it was love at first bite, and I’m in a very satisfying relationship with their lobster pasta and mouth-watering beef tagliata. Zero regrets. 

5 | Zen

“But Kelly, you’ve already done sushi here!” is what I hear you saying – but when has there ever been such a thing as “too much sushi”? Exactly. I went to Zen at Portomaso for my first anniversary, and was treated to a table right in front of all the rice-rolling action. Copious amounts of sushi were ordered and served up on an actual BOAT. A boat. Of sushi. I am so done.

restaurants in malta

Do you have any must-try restaurants of your own? Post your recommendations below and help me add more eateries to my list! 

-Kelly

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4 thoughts on “5 of My Favourite Restaurants in Malta

  1. Ta’ Kris in Sliema really is one of my favourites, it’s always super-tasty. Sharma in Mdina for Asian/Indian. An off the wall place in B’Gibba called Chang Thai, really tasty. On the asian note for really quick Thai i was really pleasantly surprised with what seems like a grotty hole in the wall, Good Thaimes in Gzira. I tried both the soup and the Jasmine rice with chicken. It was really good. The sushi at Hugo’s was the closest i came to being in Japan. Zen is really good too. As you can see I’m quite an Asian food lover. I like to go for things i don’t usually cook myself. I’ve yet to find a perfect duck breast in some kind of sweet plum or fruit sauce. Not chinese!!!

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    1. All good ones, Just! 😀 If you love sushi, Club Sushi is definitely worth a try. It’s a bit more on the authentic side than Hugo’s is, and I think the prices might be better too. xx

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