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Valentine’s Day is just round the corner, so what better way to guarantee getting lucky than treating your loved one to a romantic gastronomical experience? Nothing says I love you more than a foodie treat with a difference.
These Maltese restaurants have ensured that your date night will be memorable by curating menus especially for V Day (or that V day weekend), so now that there’s just over a week to go, it’s time to get planning!
1. Grotto Tavern, Rabat
A romantic candlelit five-course dinner in a cave with dishes such as poached turbot with cauliflower couscous, roasted and caramalised butternut squash and puffed seed. Romantic AF.
2. Taro at The Villa, St Julian’s
Taro’s menu includes free parking, a welcome drink and free-flowing wine and water. Dishes include mallard duck and lobster ravioli.
3. L’Artiglio, Valletta
This fantastic restaurant has created a special V Day menu that is sure to impress.
You can either get four or five courses featuring dishes such as steak tartar, duck bruschetta, baked camembert and more. Full details can be found here.
4. Bacchus Restaurant, Mdina
Enjoy this affordable Valentine’s Day menu in jaw-dropping surroundings.
5. Tosca Restaurant, Mellieħa
We’re pretty impressed with what Tosca are offering for their V Day menu. How does seared langoustine tails, veal sweetbread and white & purple cauliflower soup sound?
6. Caviar & Bull, St Julian’s
We’re drooling at this creative menu. We wouldn’t expect anything less from the award-winning Caviar & Bull to be honest.
Parmesan and black truffle mousse with crystallised parma ham… seriously?
7. The Medina Restaurant, Mdina
Medina’s romantic atmosphere combined with this tantalising menu is sure to put you in the mood!
8. Paulus Dining, St Paul’s Bay
Whet your appetite with oysters and red prawns served with strawberries and raspberries.
9. The de Mondion Restaurant, Mdina
We are all here for this Valentine’s Day menu which includes free-range chicken cooked in buttermilk, wagyu beef ribeye (with winter truffles, jerusalem artichokes and smoked shallots) and cuttlefish.
10. Bottegin Palazzo Xara, Rabat
Treat your other half to a romantic candle lit dinner in a stunning baroque hall with ceilings that are high AF!
11. Dolce Vita, St Julian’s
These guys aren’t kidding around with this five course tasting menu which has been designed by Chef Anthony Garofolo, using truffles by Truffles & Co.
12. Capo Crudo, Valletta
Prawn & scallop ravioli, roasted pheasant breast and pan seared meagre fillet are on the V Day menu of this high-end eatery.
This and their sea views are making us weak at the knees.
13. Hsixty6, St Julian’s
It’s hard not to swoon at the thought of this obviously well thought-out menu!
14. Castelletti Restaurant, Rabat
Castelletti are promising you a night to remember on V Day and that’s thanks to the ambiance and this generous menu!
15. Ta’ Marija, Mosta
A very well-priced V Day menu which comes with live entertainment. Oh, and you can expect heart shaped gorgonzola ravioli with a mushroom and truffle oil sauce.
16. Diar il-Bniet, Dingli
At only €90 per couple, dishes from this generous menu includes veal, pork and smoked pork terrine, artichoke, pecorino and thyme stuffed ravioli and pan fried seabass marinated in sherry brandy. Valentine’s Day, the Maltese way.
17. Hammett’s Macina, Senglea
You can obviously expect a fancy AF V Day menu from Hammett’s! Dine surrounded by interior porn and a really romantic atmosphere.
18. Buddhamann, St Julian’s
This menu is nothing short of impressive, but would you honestly expect anything less from this award-winning eatery?
Caviar and boneless quail? We’re in!
19. Lovage Bistro, Qawra
Costing €60 per person, this special menu features a four-course menu and a special gift for each person.
21. The Fork and Cork, Rabat
This menu to enjoy with your loved one is promised to be cooked with love, and those views will definitely come in handy once the wine starts kicking in.
22. Rocksalt, St Julian’s
This V Day menu includes a beef or salmon wellington, one of their signature dishes.
23. Miro, St Julian’s
You and your other half deserve to try this menu on this day of love!