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 Dining Alone.

The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors’ votes.

The overall winner: iPlace

iPlace

"Super service and delicious food and portions. Definitely value for money". "Located close to the sea ... it's a very relaxing place"
Wilga Street, Marsaxlokk

59 Republic

Definitely "one of the best in Malta" when "it comes to food, atmosphere and service". An "elegant interior" with a "classic twist". "Simply amazing!"
59 Republic Street, Valletta

Palazzo Preca Restaurant

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

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

La Buona Trattoria del Nonno

"Food, service and ambiance were excellent". "Service was flawless and the atmosphere amazing". "Best ribs and pizza"
San Paul Street, St. Paul's Bay

districtfive

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

The Chef’s Table

"Very promising and talented restauranteur". "Original dishes and outstanding ingredients. Impeccable service indeed". "Great hosts and everything is cooked with love and served with a smile"
Pinoeer Road, Bugibba

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

Bacchus

An "amazing experience" by all accounts "with a magical atmosphere". Consistently "good food and service"
1, Inguanez Alley, Mdina

La Vida

The food is "amazing and creative"... "super tasty" and with a "great atmosphere"
166, Guze Howard Street, Sliema

Capistrano Restaurant

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

Capo Crudo

This restaurant "is beautiful" and it's "ambience" and "view is breathtaking". The "food is just spectacular". "One of the best on the island". "Exceptional"
Ferry Street, Marsamxett, Valletta