What makes Malta an island paradise? It’s the combination of the glittering seas, golden sun and great Mediterranean food.
And if fish is your culinary weakness, one Michelin Plate restaurant in Marsaxlokk is hitting it out of the water.
Attention fish fanatics: the family-run Tartarun is a Southern must.
This is why it’s made it to Lovin Recommends: Michelin edition series, which you can watch below.
Specialising in traditional seafood with a healthy seasoning of modern flair 🐟🤩
Posted by Lovin Malta on Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Located in the heart of Malta’s quaint and most picturesque fishing village, twin brothers Stephen and James Schiavone are taking fresh, locally sourced seafood and elevating it into something pioneering in a way that still honours the unparalleled taste of their raw ingredients.
Here’s a look at what you can expect when dining at Tartarun.
1. Sublime fish snacks
2. Innovative Tuna Salami
3. Prawn Carpaccio
4. Swordfish Garum
5. Lampuki Tartar, Wasabi and Cucumber
6. Chocolate Cremeux, Orange and Salted Peanut
Fancy some tuna salami? Forget all you know about charcuterie boards and indulge in cured fish of this eatery – it’s guaranteed to blow your taste buds out of the water.
This is a delectable taste of what you’ll savor when you take a trip down to Tartarun for a night of fine fish dining.
If that’s not enough, they’ve also got a wine cellar, boasting a selection of 150 quality wines to sip on between courses. Their experienced staff will gladly help you pick wines to pair with your dishes of choice.
The name Tartarun comes from the typical, centuries-old fishing traditions of the village. In English, it’s known as “seine fishing”, with the ‘Tartarun’ the large net used to catch small fish.
This ode to tradition is at the heart of this Southern gem, and it can be felt in the rustic, family-run vibe and no-frills aesthetic of its interiors.
So, grab your favorite foodies and head on down for a truly authentic Maltese dining experience, because Tartarun promises to satisfy all your sea-fueled cravings and more.
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