Best Romantic Restaurants

About this Award

This list is based on the results of our annual survey, last conducted in September 2021. 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 2021.

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

The Overall Winner: Barbajean

Bacchus Restaurant

Blue Elephant Restaurant

Il-Kartell

Country Terrace

Tarragon Restaurant

Root 81

Palazzo Preca

AcquaBlu

Caviar & Bull

Barbajean

In a class of its own, with "very friendly and attentive staff" "serving exquisite food".
No 6, Misrah Frenc Abela c/w Triq il-Parocca, Dingli

Bacchus Restaurant

Always great for a special occasion thanks to its "excellent cuisine, good wine cellar and excellent, high-class service".
Triq Inguanez, Mdina

Blue Elephant Restaurant

A "wonderful culinary experience" where "food and service surpass expectations".
Hilton, Vjal Portomaso, Paceville, St. Julian's

Il-Kartell Restaurant

A variety of dishes for all tastes. "Lovely restaurant, good food and service and atmosphere!"
Triq il-Marina, Zebbug, Gozo

Country Terrace

An "amazing setting", "lovely for those who want a romantic night out". "Food is great". A "charming place with tons of local character".
5.0
Triq Iz-Zewwieqa, Ghajnsielem, Gozo

Tarragon Restaurant

Very talented chefs and great service with a "beautiful view out to sea". An "amazing experience".
Triq il-Knisja, St. Paul's Bay

Root 81

Always top food and service. "Ambience is really nice with a view overlooking Rabat fields". "An absolute gem of a restaurant".
5.0
22a, It-Telgha tas-Saqqajja, Rabat

Palazzo Preca Restaurant

An outstanding restaurant all the way. "Everything about this place is excellent from the food, to their dessert and service".
54, Strada Stretta, Valletta

AcquaBlu

A place to enjoy "excellent food, excellent service and outstanding ambience" with "an amazing view".
83/84, Triq Dingli-Cornelio, Senglea

Caviar & Bull

Consistently excellent every single time. A "nice place for a night out and delicious cocktails", with "outstanding food" and "amazing service".
5.0
Corinthia Hotel, Ix-Xatt ta' San Gorg, St. Julian's