Restaurant Most Dedicated to Supporting Local Produce


About this Award

The top rated restaurant was awarded with a commemorative award, sponsored by The Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights at our annual Restaurant Awards Ceremony held in December 2021.

The following criteria was used to determine which restaurants offered the following taken from each restaurant’s sample of receipts:

    • The local produce purchased
    • The amount of local produce
    • The variety of local produce

The below is the final classification:

The Overall Winner: Country Terrace

Diar il-Bniet

Palazzo Preca


Il-Kartell Restaurant


Galea's Kitchen




The award for best Maltese wine list: Root 81

Country Terrace

An "amazing setting", "lovely for those who want a romantic night out". "Food is great". A "charming place with tons of local character".
Triq Iz-Zewwieqa, Ghajnsielem, Gozo

Diar il-Bniet

The "cutest typical Maltese farmhouse setting" with "freshly-prepared food" and "great service".
121, Triq il-Kbira, Dingli

Palazzo Preca Restaurant

An outstanding restaurant all the way. "Everything about this place is excellent from the food, to their dessert and service".
54, Strada Stretta, Valletta

Tal-Familja Restaurant

Food is "freshly cooked and scrumptious. Service is faultless, professional and welcoming. Beautiful ambience and lovely soft music."
Triq tal-Gardiel, Marsaskala

Il-Kartell Restaurant

A variety of dishes for all tastes. "Lovely restaurant, good food and service and atmosphere!"
Triq il-Marina, Zebbug, Gozo


Food that is "consistently delicious and not over-priced". The service is "impeccable".
Tul il-Kosta, Bahar ic-Caghaq, Naxxar

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


In a class of its own, with "very friendly and attentive staff" "serving exquisite food".
No 6, Misrah Frenc Abela c/w Triq il-Parocca, Dingli

Meraki Wine & Dine

Amazing food and amazing service. Staff are "super amazing and very friendly".
Triq Santa Rita, Rabat


A place to enjoy "excellent food, excellent service and outstanding ambience" with "an amazing view".
83/84, Triq Dingli-Cornelio, Senglea