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 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 2019.The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors' votes.
The overall winner: Patrick's Lounge and Restaurant
Patrick’s Lounge and Restaurant – Closed until further notice
"Going to Patrick’s is always a treat". "An amazing dining experience, including ambience, service and an amazing wine list".
"Outstanding food, charming place, great wine". "Never fails to please". "Consistency and excellence at its best".
Dinner in the Sky Malta
"Fantastic customer service, stunning food and amazing views", this is "a unique lifetime memorable experience not to be missed".
Caviar & Bull
For a "perfect romantic evening made especially great by the food and the staff". "Impeccable every single time".
Ristorante La Vela
"Best service on the island. Michelle is an excellent host. The food is delicious. Atmosphere fantastic".
"Amazing food, great customer service and extremely good value for money". "Ideal for a romantic dinner or a family get together".
La Buona Trattoria del Nonno
"Exquisite food and a very warm welcoming service". An "all time favourite".
The "best views in Malta by far". The "food is innovative and ambience is second to none". "Worth every penny".
Taro at The Villa
"Professional serving. Each bite tastes heavenly".
By all accounts "a divine dining experience" in an "unforgettable ambience". "Very professional staff" and "immaculate service". The "food was sublime"
"Amazing throughout". "The food is out of this world and cooked to perfection. It's art on a plate".
"A place where you'll keep going back. Great menus and wine selection". "Excellent food cooked by a wonderful chef in a great setting".