This list is based on the results of our annual survey, last conducted in September 2019. Thousands of readers participated in our Restaurant Survey to discover which are Malta and Gozo’s most popular restaurants for Romantic dining. The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2019. The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors’ votes. The overall winner: Tarragon

Tarragon

"Outstanding food, charming place, great wine". "Never fails to please". "Consistency and excellence at its best".
72B, Church Street, St. Paul's Bay

Palazzo Preca

"Amazing food, great customer service and extremely good value for money". "Ideal for a romantic dinner or a family get together".
54, Strait Street, Valletta

The Lord Nelson Restaurant

"Eating at Lord Nelson is unique experience!" The "unique, intimate ambience and the passion of the dedicated team offer a special culinary experience!"
280, Main Street, Mosta

Bacchus Restaurant

"Incredible ambience, excellent service and delicious food" make for "an experience to remember".
1, Inguanez Alley, Mdina

Hammett’s Macina Restaurant

"Consistently great food and service". "A cut above your average slice of excellence".
31st of March Street, Promenade Juan B. Azopardo, Senglea

districtfive

A "great place to stay a day by the pool and then have an lovely lunch". "Recommended for lunch or dinner. Excellent food and service".
Pretty Bay, Birżebbuġa

Ristorante La Vela

"Best service on the island. Michelle is an excellent host. The food is delicious. Atmosphere fantastic".
Marina Street, Pieta

Il-Kartell

"Excellent service and food everytime". "The hygiene is so impressive". "Highly recommended".
Marina Street, Marsalforn, Gozo

Surf N Turf

"Joshua is an an amazing host and the food prepared by the chef is top notch". "Outstanding service and attention to the finest detail".
5.0
14, Triq l-Imħar, Qawra

Root 81

"All you can ask for for a romantic and relaxed night out with lovely service and mouthwatering food".
5.0
Saqqajja Hill, Rabat

The Boathouse Restaurant, Xlendi

"Food to die for. Service always with a smile". "Impeccable service throughout".
Xatt Ix-Xlendi, Xlendi, Gozo

Caviar & Bull

For a "perfect romantic evening made especially great by the food and the staff". "Impeccable every single time".
5.0
Corinthia Hotel, St. George's Bay, St. Julian's