Food & drink
Fresh & vibrant! 9 restaurants in Malta which scream summer
Dine in this season's glory

Kristina Cassar Dowling

There’s no greater feeling than enjoying a fantastic meal which you did not have to lift a finger for. Dining in one of Malta’s vast selection of restaurants is a great way to experience some cosmopolitan fare while enjoying the summer sun. Here are the best summer restos to stick onto your ‘must visit’ list!

1. Tal-Familja

Situated in Marsascala, this fabulous fish eatery is the perfect spot to enjoy a freshly prepared meal that’s created with love and attention. Tal-Familja is big on flavour, dish size and smiles and the guys here are always happy to serve up some excellent dishes of the freshest seafood.

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2. Bongo Nyah

If it’s a relaxed vibe you’re after, Bongo Nyah may be a stellar option for you. It’s mellow and hip but it has a great menu on offer. From typical burgers to a great selection of tapas, Bongo Nyah is a super spot to chill and enjoy the sun with a cold beer and burger in front of you.

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3. Al Legna

Pizza, pizza, pizza! These guys serve up one of the best pizzas on the island - their food is always fresh, never crusty or bland in flavour. They really know what they’re doing and they do it with passion. And, the outdoor area offers a typical poolside setting, amping you up to that ultra summer feel.

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4. BOGNOR

Combine a stunning view, friendly staff and a killer kitchen and you’ve got yourself a restaurant wonderland! Kick back and watch the waters out there as you nibble from a sharing platter and enjoy a cold beer. Summer’s on its way and your go-to spot needs to be identified soon!

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5. Trattoria Del Nonno

A well-known spot with a bunch of excellent menu choices for all the fam to chow down on, this place is set in an outdoor courtyard, and is known for its vibrant atmosphere, great selection of good food and overall warmth. If you haven’t already, give it a try!

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6. Tal-Kaptan

Another local fav that consistently brings home the flavours! Pizza, pasta, meat and fish - you’re sure to find something to tickle those taste buds. Tal-Kaptan is also an all-round family pleaser so book an outdoor table to enjoy the view, breeze and ambience.

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7. Giorgio's

Famous for its bustling morning vibe, Giorgio's it a great location to bask in the sun as a Saturday morning casually wades by. Hit this hip bistro up for brunch and sip at a cocktail while you’re waiting for a fresh plate of calamari fritti to come your way. Mmmm.

8. Hugo’s Terrace

A great sit and watch kind of restaurant. The hype of Paceville right behind you and the blue of St George’s Bay straight ahead, Hugo’s Terrace is the perfect spot to get a superb plate of food while living it up diva style! Take it all in - the music, the cocktails, the sunshine and the atmosphere - this is summer in Malta!

9. Cafe Cuba

For a more relaxed vibe and a stunning view of Spinola Bay, Cafe Cuba is the perfect location to enjoy a cup of coffee or a full blown meal with the pretty backdrop of Malta’s entertainment centre. Cafe Cuba boasts a more-ish breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and caters to all your fussy family and friends out there!

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There you have it... 9 awesome spots in the Maltese sunshine. Which will you try first?

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7th June 2019


Kristina Cassar Dowling
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Kristina Cassar Dowling
A local writer in love with the Maltese islands, Kristina is a hunter for all things cultural both in Malta and outside its shores. A curious foodie, music fanatic, art lover and keen traveller with an open mind and a passion for writing.

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