This list is based on the results of our annual survey, last conducted in September 2017. Thousands of readers participated in our Restaurant Survey to discover which are Malta and Gozo’s most popular restaurants for Best Newcomer. The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2017. The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors’ votes. The overall winner: ROCKSALT
"The new location is superb". The head chef "creates amazing dishes" with food that is "out of this world" coupled with "super attentive staff"
The "amazing location" coupled with the "attention to detail" both in the "dishes and the service is impeccable"
Hands down a favourite amongst diners who praise the "delicious tasting menu" serving "food made with passion"
Hammett’s Gastro Bar
By all accounts "a truly unique and exciting" "chic" place offering "a cool concept". Regulars "love this addition to the Maltese scene"
High praise indeed for Elaine and David's "excellent food" and "amazing service". "Best find in Sliema"
Dinner In The Sky
"Such an amazing experience" boast diners, praising the "impeccable service" and "top notch food"
Considered by all as the "best seafood and fish" in Malta. Their "prawn carpaccio" is a winner
A Modo Mio
By all accounts " the food is delicious and the presentation very creative. "A superb dining experience."
Considered an "amazing fine dining experience" with "excellent service"
Simply put it's the "right ambiance for a perfect dining experience" with "excellent views", "delicious food" and "superb staff"
Regarded by patrons as "an exciting, fine dining experience" ..."simply delightful" and "highly recommended"
By all accounts the "excellent food and ambiance" is "highly recommended"
Diners praise the "really creative menu specialising in fresh seafood". The location oozes the "vibe of the fishing village" with a "lovely ambiance"
Lore & Fitch Steaks
Returning diners love the "outstanding views and food" plus the "great service"
Hugo’s Pizza & Pasta
Diners are pleasantly surprised by the "extremely genuine food and a good value for money"