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 Food. The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award which was sponsored and presented by American Express at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2019.The restaurants are listed and ranked by number of surveyors' votes.
The overall winner: Tarragon
"Outstanding food, charming place, great wine". "Never fails to please". "Consistency and excellence at its best".
Caviar & Bull
For a "perfect romantic evening made especially great by the food and the staff". "Impeccable every single time".
"Delicious and genuine food served with best service and friendly staff. Highly recommended for enjoying a special evening with friends or family".
The "best views in Malta by far". The "food is innovative and ambience is second to none". "Worth every penny".
"Amazing food, great customer service and extremely good value for money". "Ideal for a romantic dinner or a family get together".
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".
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".
A "superb experience with every visit". "Highly recommended for the choice of meats".
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!"
"All you can ask for for a romantic and relaxed night out with lovely service and mouthwatering food".
Giuseppi’s Bar & Bistro
"The best food and service on the island topped off with an amazing view".