Aaron’s Kitchen

Regular patrons declare "This restaurant has never disappointed us"..."Flavours were distinctive in every bite."
107, Archbishop Street, Valletta

Ali Baba

By all accounts "possibly the best Lebanese on the island" where "each bite is heaven"
9, Ponsomby Street, Il-Gżira


By all accounts the "scrumptious food" and "cozy atmosphere" is "always excellent"
137 Archbishop Street, Valletta

Arzella Restaurant

Consistently "great restaurant" with "fabulous views, and great food - especially the starters"
Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Gozo


Diners love the "quiet, romantic ambience" with "very good service" and "great food"..."Definitely worth a visit!"
1, Inguanez Alley, Mdina

Barracuda Restaurant

By all accounts this restaurant is "one of Malta's gems" and is the ideal location "for a special occasion" that never disappoints
194, Main Street, St. Julian's

Beppe’s Restaurant

Consistent praise for the "great choice of meats which are very well prepared" and declare it the "best and probably the only real steak house in Gozo"
St Margaret Square, Sannat, Gozo


By all accounts a "definite favourite" where "food is always great with a diverse menu" to choose from
St George's Road, St Julian's

Bistro 516

Considered a "favourite for a chicken dish with a twist" and "very attentive to clients" with "dietary restriction and food intolerance" with a "great gluten free selection"
The vault 5, Valletta Waterfront, Floriana

Blue Elephant Restaurant

Once again, diners are impressed with the "beautiful decore" and "gorgeous setting". They also praise the "excellent food" and "outstanding service"
Hilton Malta, Portomaso St. Julians

Browns Kitchen

This Waterfront restaurant is "great value for money" serving "good food" and "a vast menu to choose from"
Vault 4, Pinto Wharf, Valletta Waterfront, Floriana


"Dine like a royal" at one of the "best fusion restaurants" on the island serving "innovative and delicious" food in a "great ambiance"
St George's Bay, San Julian's

Buffalo Bill’s Steak House

The "go-to restaurant for meat" with "value for money, lovely staff and amazing views" of the Portomaso marina
Portomaso Marina, St Julian's

Café Jubilee, Valletta

"Good genuine food in a funky atmosphere" with "unique homemade desserts" and "the best pasta"
125, St. Lucy Street, Valletta

Cafe’ del Mar

"Lunch at Cafe del Mar is great" with a "fun ambiance" and food is "really good and reasonably priced"
Triq it-Trunċiera, The Malta National Aquarium, Qawra

Wine Awards

Wine Awards, sponsored by Riedel, The Wine Glass Co.

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Wine List of the Year Award – Palazzo Preca

Best Overall Wine List. A large selection of wines from all over the world, and focusing on the best producers in the industry. This wine list has both quantity and quality. Wine list is also well priced, making the more expensive wine accessible. Well explained and with a good flow.

The Riedel Wine Experience Of The Year Award – Capo Crudo

This restaurant or hotel has invested in a total wine experience for its patrons. Staff are professional and knowledgeable about wines, has great storage facilities, and attention to detail is given in serving the wines in the right glass and decanting. This restaurant also offers a large selection of wines by the glass and offers wine pairing depending on the food.


Commended Wine Lists
4 Wine lists that are original, well designed and offering a great selection. A cut above an average wine list and that deserve praise.

Commended Wine List 1 – Panorama (An up and coming winelist, which has improved its selection since last year, good selection of wines from all over the world, with good emphasis on the important wine producing regions);
Commended Wine List 2 – La Vela (A good focus on Italian wines which pairs well with the theme of an Italian Restaurant. This wine list also has a good selection of fine wines. A wine selection which keeps improving year after year);
Commended Wine list 3 – Tarragon (Vast selection of fine wines and also a varied, vast and well explained selection);
Commended Wine List 4 – Surf N Turf (Interesting selection, giving prominence to the most important producers in the industry. Interesting selection of wines by the glass. Very good winelist for a new restaurant).