One of the perks of living in a Mediterranean life is the seafood that we get to relish. Malta is surrounded by sea, and from swordfish steaks to lampuki pie, there is an ample range of seafood to be enjoyed here before you die.
If you are also a seafood fanatic, here are our 11 honourable mentions.
1. Porticello Restaurant
Surreal seaviews and a ‘wow’-worthy display of fresh fish makes this restaurant every seafood lover’s paradise.
Porticello is located in Marsamxett harbor, a wide variety of fish food with a Mediterranean touch is a dream come true for all.
Superb fish restaurant located at the Tigne point, there is surely more to it than meets the eye.
Along with the mouthwatering seafood, Fumia is an ideal place for a romantic night hitting the right tone.
3. Spinola Terrace
If you’re heading out to St. Julian’s, then you wouldn’t want to miss relishing their wide array of Mediterranean cuisine especially Seafood pasta while sipping your wine overlooking the spectacular harbour.
Barracuda is a St. Julian’s heavyweight and an award-winning fine dining restaurant. Being in business for more than 40 years, it’s a synonym of one of the best seafood available with a Mediterranean flavour in an archipelago.
Located in St. Paul’s Bay, Tarragon has the mixture of best sea views, impeccable food and the warmest and welcoming service one can desire for.
Marvin Gauci’s award-winning restaurant offers luscious shellfish and mouthwatering seafood with an outstanding list of lavish wines.
6. La Capanna
Situated at the nucleus of Malta’s famous fishing village Marsaxlokk, La Capanna is renowned for merging modern and innovative techniques to the traditional form of Mediterranean cooking. With the wide selection of exquisite fish and seafood, you can never go wrong with La Capanna’s exceptional King Prawns.
7. Palazzo Preca
If you are ever craving seafood in Valletta, head to Palazzo Preca ASAP.
Run by Preca Sisters Ramona and Roberta, this restaurant in a 16th-century palazzo which will be serving your tastebuds with some of the yummiest seafood around.
8. Ta’ Mattew
Ta’ Mattew is a family-run kitchen, experienced in serving the best amalgamation of flavoured ingredients with the freshest of seafood.
What makes it more mesmerising is the combination of finger-licking seafood, affordable prices and the fishing boats bouncing on Marsaxlokk all around you.
9. Zeri’s Restaurant
Are you still not sure about your weekend plans? Well, drive to St. Julian’s Church Street and have a lifetime experience of succulent delicacies with modern & trendy décor with picturesque sea view.
10. Pisces Restaurant
Tired of Marsaxlokk already? Hold that thought.
Pisces is among the top of the list when it comes to mentioning the best ones in the famous fishing village. Overlooking the harbour, fresh seafood is their main USP.
If you are Maltese, then I bet you know what Tartarun is and how serious they are about the exclusivity and the elegance of their wide range of fresh catch and the blend of traditional dishes with a modern flair.
The Intercontinental hotel’s seaside restaurant doesn’t only have fresh fish and seafood delivery to the kitchen on a daily basis; it promises to cook fish in 100 different ways. Yes, a hundred!