Food & drink
It’s hipster heaven! 10 of Malta & Gozo’s most Instagrammable eateries
Serving up some Insta goodness!

29 November 2018 Jillian Mallia

1. Emma’s Kitchen 

Described by fans as “the cutest place to grab a bite”, Emma’s Kitchen offers a wide variety of gorgeous food including salads, bagels, soups and wraps, with many items suitable for vegetarians and vegans!

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2. Fat Louie’s BBQ Smokehouse 

Calling all meat lovers! Fat Louie’s is the place for you! Specialising in delicious meat dishes paired with a cheeky wine or spirit of your choice, NYB’s brother is the ultimate meat lover heaven.

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3. Taproom 

Just a corner away from the prestigious Manoel Theatre in the historic city of Valletta, Taproom is a contemporary concept restaurant. You can grab a quick bite to eat, pop in for after-work drinks, or even have late night drinks after a show! Whatever tickles your fancy, Taproom is there to serve, stylishly!

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4. Charles Grech Café and Cocktail bar 

Situated in Valletta’s busiest street, Charles Grech is renowned for serving up luscious wines, fine tobacco and smooth spirits. Bringing a new level of excellence to clients, this café and cocktail bar offers scrumptious breakfast, mid-morning snacks and lunches by day, and turns into a hub for wine lovers by night - it's the place to see and be seen!

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5. Flora’s Café 

Specialising in cakes, cupcakes and pancakes, Flora’s is a hidden gem in the heart of Naxxar. This adorable tea room is just the perfect spot to grab a cuppa and a treat! With cute interior décor and an abundance of sweet and savoury treats to choose from, this café does not disappoint!

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6. Black Cat Café 

Situated on Malta’s sister isle, Gozo, Black Cat Café is a cosy place with delicious food and a carrot cake that is to die for! Described as “an amazing little find”, it’s a favourite for locals and visitors alike, and serves up some seriously Instagrammable treats.

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7. Zest 

Pioneering in Asian fusion cuisine, Zest serves up exquisite sushi made with fresh seafood, as well as Asian dishes that should not be missed out on, all in an incredibly stylish setting, both in Valletta and St Julian's.

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8. The Pastry Park 

Just up a street off the Sliema promenade, The Pastry Park is a must-try for those with a sweet tooth! They even offer a wide variety of gluten free treats, and their delicious cakes and bakes that will knock you off your feet!

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9. Manouche Craft Bakery 

An homage to rustic, traditional old-world bakeries and bistros, Manouche is not one to be missed! Offering a wide variety of playful flavours, everything is handcrafted using organic grains and natural products, and the interior is a thing of beauty!

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10. Crust Bakery, Bar and Bistro 

Situated in the heart of St Julian’s, Crust is a fantastic place that serves up anything from breakfast and brunch to lunch and dinner! As the name suggests, Crust offers crunchy and tasty food, all in a very Insta-friendly environment.

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Which of these will you be decorating your Insta-feed with this weekend?


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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