This list is based on the results of our annual survey, last conducted in September 2017. Thousands of readers participated in our Restaurant Survey to discover which are Malta and Gozo’s most popular restaurants for Best Chef. The top rated restaurant sponsored by The Catering Centre was awarded with a commemorative award at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2017. The winners are listed and ranked by number of surveyors’ votes. Chef Jonathan Vassallo, Capo Crudo - Winner Chef Marvin Gauci, Tarragon, Caviar & Bull Restaurant, Buddhamann, Dinner In The Sky Chef Daniel Grech, Shoreditch Bar & Kitchen Chef Enrico Alecci, Ristorante La Vela Chef Mark Zerafa, Zeri's Chef Kevin Bonello, de Mondion Chef Janine Camilleri, L'Artiglio Ristorante Chef David Vella, A Modo Mio Chef Steve Mamo, The Chophouse Chef Chris Ellul, San Andrea Restaurant
Simply put it's the "right ambiance for a perfect dining experience" with "excellent views", "delicious food" and "superb staff"
Patrons consider this to be "the ideal restaurant for a romantic dinner" or "special occasion" where "everything is just perfect" and the food is "second to none"
Caviar & Bull
Across the board this is an "amazing" and "award winning restaurant in all categories" with "impeccable food and service".
"Dine like a royal" at one of the "best fusion restaurants" on the island serving "innovative and delicious" food in a "great ambiance"
Dinner In The Sky
"Such an amazing experience" boast diners, praising the "impeccable service" and "top notch food"
Across the board "the best burgers and pancakes on the island" served by "the friendliest staff". "Full marks for originality"
Ristorante La Vela
This "highly recommended" restaurant is "absolutely fabulous" with "first class service" and "impeccable food"
By all accounts "one of the best restaurants on the island serving a great selection of fresh fish and good wines". High praise for their "friendly and attentive staff"
By all accounts, this is a "favourite" for "fine dining" enthusiasts who praise the "outstanding service and professional staff"
The "amazing location" coupled with the "attention to detail" both in the "dishes and the service is impeccable"
"Best steakhouse in Malta" featuring "incredible views" and "caring and attentive staff"
San Andrea Restaurant
Simply "the best of the best" with perfectly plated food" and "top notch" service