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 Most Mentioned Restaurant. The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2018.

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

The overall winner: districtfive

districtfive

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

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

Surf N Turf

"Impeccable from start to finish. Lovely staff, amazing attention to detail"
5.0
14, L-Imhar street, Qawra

Palazzo Preca Restaurant

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

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

Caviar & Bull Restaurant

By all accounts this "amazing place" is deserved of accolades. Serving "consistently excellent food" deserves a mention in the Michelin Guide". Patrons always "have the most memorable dinners" here
5.0
Corinthia Hotel St. George's Bay, San Ġiljan

Tal-Familja

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

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

Buddhamann

By all accounts "wonderful food, served by great staff in a lovely atmosphere". "The perfect location"
5.0
St George's Bay, 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

Capo Crudo

This restaurant "is beautiful" and it's "ambience" and "view is breathtaking". The "food is just spectacular". "One of the best on the island". "Exceptional"
Ferry Street, Marsamxett, Valletta