Most Popular for Best Ambience

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 Best Ambience.

The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award which was sponsored and presented by Design Hub Malta at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2021.The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors' votes.

The Overall Winner: Ristorante La Vela

Susurrus

ION The Harbour

Galea's Kitchen

The Chophouse Restaurant

Tarragon Restaurant

Port 21

Terrone

Luna The Restaurant at Palazzo Parisio & Gardens

The Lord Nelson Restaurant

Ristorante La Vela

Always wonderful food and "excellent service". "Made to feel welcome and appreciated" with every visit.
Triq Marina, Pietà

Susurrus

Brilliant setting in which to relax and enjoy fantastic food. "Always consistent in service" and "has a vegan menu".
Ix-Xatt ta' San Gorg, St. Julian's

ION – The Harbour

Something out of this world, with dishes that are "very well presented". The "Grand Harbour view - cannot be any better".
11, St. Barbara Bastions, Valletta

Galea’s Kitchen

Food that "seems to be made from heaven" at "affordable prices". "Great atmosphere when bands are performing".
214, Triq il-Merkanti, Valletta

The Chophouse

The "view is breathtaking" and the service is "impeccable". "Food is tasty including really nice presentations".
Triq Censu Xerri, Il-Ponta Ta' Tigne', Sliema

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

Port 21

Great ambience, amazing view, food is excellent, service is great, prices are not exaggerated.
Ix- Xatt Ta' Xbiex, Ta' Xbiex

Terrone

The "ambience is breathtaking". "Staff are really nicely-presented, friendly and professional. Great food".
Forti Sant'Anglu, Vittoriosa

Luna The Restaurant at Palazzo Parisio & Gardens

Magical place and food. "Staff are very friendly and efficient". The place is "absolutely beautiful, especially the gardens".
29, Pjazza Vittorja, Naxxar

The Lord Nelson Restaurant

Epic experiences with every visit. "Fantastic food and excellent service in a cozy environment."
280, Triq Il-Bazilika, Mosta