Eating in Valletta
The Best Places to Eat in Valletta Malta
Dining out in Valletta
is very much a boutique affair, with a focus on small/intimate restaurants over what you’d expect to find in a popular tourist destination. If you’re planning on finding the best Valletta restaurants in the area for a nice meal out during your stay, here are some of Chevron’s top picks for travellers.
Situated near St Augustine’s Church is the city’s highest rated eatery: Guze Bistro. Located within a 400 year old building that the Knights of St John constructed, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you see the menu. Fresh caught calamari, wild boar pasta, pistachio terrine and local rabbit are some of the highlights truly making this one of the best restaurants in Valletta Malta.
Just around the corner from the Palazzo is La Mere Restaurant, offering up a unique mix of Mediterranean and Indian food with a Moroccan twist. If you’re a fan of spice you’ll definitely enjoy this.
For guests staying in the exquisite Phoenicia Hotel
, you’d be remiss if you didn’t visit the Pegasus or Haywharf Restaurant & Clubhouse. Both serve up a true flavour of what Maltese and Mediterranean cuisine is all about with fresh seafood up for grabs. If you’re a fan of prawns this is the place for you. And if you’re a vegetarian, Soul Food on Merchants Street has a hearty menu of veggie loaded plates cooked in a local style. Cafe Cordina is also a must on your list of places to eat in Valletta.
When you need to cool down and get your sweet tooth taken care of, gelato is the order of the day in Valletta. The most popular spot for the delicious treat is Amorino Malta. They have a great range of gelatos on offer for every taste, whether you prefer simple vanilla or want to mix it up with tiramisu, caramel or passion fruit.
And if you’re in the mood for a coffee or tea in the afternoon, make sure to visit A’s or L'ingliz Tea Room. Both are indistinct little cafes that are said to serve the highest quality hot drinks in the capital. There are a number of romantic Valletta waterfront restaurants - Valletta restaurants with a view.
Café culture is very much the thing to do when in Valletta, but if you want to know more about how, where and when to eat in in the city take a look at our Maltese dining guide