Food & drink
10 eateries in Valletta worth a visit for a fabulous lunch (or dinner!)
Your taste buds will be thanking you later.

Jillian Mallia

Valletta is the hub for all things culture, entertainment and obviously, FOOD! Not sure where to head to for your next gathering? Read on, we’ve got you covered!

1. La Giara

This Valletta resto, interestingly named after the Italian dramatist Luigi Pirandello’s short story, is the perfect symbol of the genuine world of the Italian peasants from which this cuisine takes inspiration. Discover the pleasures of authentic and delicious Sicilian regional cuisine at La Giara.

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2. Mezzodi Valletta

Mezzodi Valletta is a new, cosy yet modern Italian restaurant with a bistro feel in the heart of Valletta, set within the beautiful Domus Zamittello. It’s the perfect lunch spot destination whether you’re up for something quick, or a long, leisurely lunch. Choose from their full menu, or if you’re up for something different, try their Cicchetti and starters menu, perfectly designed for sharing.

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3. Harbour Club

The Harbour Club rewards its diners with an experience that influences all senses. The restaurant focuses on using seasonal and local ingredients and the style of cuisine is Mediterranean with a French influence. During the past year, the restaurant has successfully been serving one of its specials in the form of a Message in a Bottle. This restaurant is really worth visiting for its holistic experience.

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4. De Robertis

Situated on the highest point in Valletta, De Robertis commands views from the Grand Harbour to Castille Square and beyond. The scrumptious menu is made of a fusion of Italian, French and Maltese cuisine, best described as essentially Mediterranean, all made from the freshest ingredients. Admire the view while sipping on your favourite glass of red and nibbling on a delicious platter. #Thatsthelife

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5. Aaron’s Kitchen

Aaron’s Kitchen is known for its impeccable menu that will have your taste buds tingling all night! From traditional dishes to absolutely mouth-watering platters, sit in the cosy resto or outside in the bustling Strait Street for the perfect dining experience.

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Aaron's Kitchen / Facebook

6. Tuk Tuk

A taste of India is waiting for you! Head on over to Tuk Tuk on Merchants Street for some incredible dishes that are just bursting with flavour. You’ll thank us later.

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Tuk Tuk South Indian Kitchen / Facebook

7. Fifty Nine Republic

Drool worthy food alert! Fifty Nine Republic serves up some pretty mean dishes that are worth every calorie. We’ll definitely be hitting the gym later, but first, we’ll indulge in their delicious menu!

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Fifty Nine Republic / Facebook

8. Adesso

South Street’s hub, Adesso, has just reopened its doors offering a snazzy new joint for you and your friends to enjoy. Taste some delish food paired with your favourite poison, because what is food without a glass of something tasty to go with it? #Obvs.

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Adesso Bar & Social / Facebook

9. Noni

Looking for the perfect date spot? Look no further! Noni is the place to be for your much-needed night out with your beau. Feast on mouth-watering Maltese and Mediterranean dishes that have a splash of French cuisine, all while sipping on your favourite drink. The octopus is to die for!

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Noni / Facebook

10. City Lounge

Boasting incredible views of Valletta’s most prominent square, City Lounge won’t disappoint! Sit back on the terrace, unwind with a glass of your favourite tipple and indulge in one of the many scrumptious dishes this eatery has to offer!

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City Lounge / Facebook

8th May 2019


Jillian Mallia
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Jillian Mallia
A book lover, writer and globetrotter who loves exploring new places and the local gems that the Maltese Islands have to offer. An avid foodie and arts fanatic, Jillian searches the island and beyond for the perfect settings to write about.

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