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 Most Mentioned Restaurant. 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: iPlace
It is "a true delight to dine in this charming restaurant". "Food is divine and portions are huge! Service is excellent too!"
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".
"Very comfy atmosphere and top quality food". "Lives up to its name. Very family orientated".
Hammett’s Gastro Bar
"Excellent" with its "new and fresh ideas" in cuisine. "Consistently outstanding service and food".
The Boathouse Restaurant, Xlendi
"Food to die for. Service always with a smile". "Impeccable service throughout".
Hammett’s Macina Restaurant
"Consistently great food and service". "A cut above your average slice of excellence".
"Excellent service and food everytime". "The hygiene is so impressive". "Highly recommended".
Caviar & Bull
For a "perfect romantic evening made especially great by the food and the staff". "Impeccable every single time".
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".
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!"
Ristorante La Vela
"Best service on the island. Michelle is an excellent host. The food is delicious. Atmosphere fantastic".
Dinner in the Sky Malta
"Fantastic customer service, stunning food and amazing views", this is "a unique lifetime memorable experience not to be missed".