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 Value for Money. The top rated restaurant was awarded at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2018.

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

districtfive

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

Mamma Mia

"17 years later and still my favourite restaurant on the island... well done"
Ta' Xbiex Seafront, Ta' Xbiex

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

Tal-Familja

"The food was superb and the staff were very friendly". "A favourite for family Sunday lunches"
5.0
Gardiel Street, Marsascala

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

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

The Avenue

"Perfect every time, everything on the menu is great. Never have been let down, would recommend to anyone I know"
5.0
Gort Street, Paceville. St. Julian's

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

Root 81

"Great new restaurant, definitely one of the best newcomers on the island". "Romantic ... with a perfect view and outstanding food"
5.0
21, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat

Palazzo Preca Restaurant

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

La Vida

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