This list is based on the results of our annual survey, last conducted in September 2018. Thousands of readers participated in our Restaurant Survey to discover which are Malta and Gozo’s most popular restaurants for best Maltese Food. The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2018. The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors' votes. The overall winner: Gululu

Gululu

The "perfect location for summer and a must for tourists".
Spinola Bay, St. Julian's

Tarragon

"Friendly service, unique food and fantastic atmosphere". "Delicious food, romantic atmosphere and incredible view from the roof top"
72B, Church Street, St. Paul's Bay

Ta’ Kris Restaurant & Maltese Bistro

"The food is magnificent value for money and the service is great"
80, Fawwara Alley, Sliema

Tal-Familja

"The food was superb and the staff were very friendly". "A favourite for family Sunday lunches"
Gardiel Street, Marsascala

Diar il-Bniet

"Definitely the place to go ... to savor Maltese food cooked the way your 'nanna' does" in a "polished setting". "Local fresh products on sale"
123, Main street, Dingli

Ta’ Marija Restaurant

"We had a really great time... food, service and ambiance were excellent". "Highly recommended for typical Maltese food"
Constitution Street, Mosta

Palazzo Preca Restaurant

A "very romantic" restaurant with "delicious food". "Wednesday's candlelit dinner is a must"... Such "excellent service"
54, Strait Street, Valletta

districtfive

"Good environment, food and very friendly staff". "A place to relax and have good food any time of the week"
Pretty Bay, Birzebbuga

Capistrano Restaurant

"Top notch service" and "delicious food". "One of our favourites ... thumbs up to Chef Malcolm"
61, Old Bakery Street, Valletta

The Boathouse Restaurant

"Always visit when we're in Gozo" as it's "one of the best". Such a "beautiful setting" with "delicious food". "Well trained, polite staff" who were "Very helpful with my dietary restrictions"
Xlendi Seafront, Gozo