Top Italian Restaurants in Malta

Mar. 20 2018, 09:09 pm

Italian food has a dominating influence on the island of Malta, pushing aside African flavors and some British traditions. Fish is the starring ingredient and Sicilian recipes are often re-interpreted in an international key. The island lives on tourism, merriment and good times at the table.

 

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Vela

Average Price: € 40
Restaurant La Vela, located in the charming town of Pieta, is the area’s red tuna shrine, perfectly transformed by Sicilian chef Enrico Alecci. The superior quality ingredients are at the core of...
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Sotto

Average Price: € 20
Luisa Giannini moved to Malta four years ago to open the island’s only pinsa oven. Seating only 5, Luisa has transformed an old factory space located in an alley behind the presidential palace of...
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Zero Sei

Average Price: € 30
Scents of Trastevere in the heart of Valletta. Zero Sei is the brainchild of a Roman family that has moved from the Italian capital with a fine baggage of culinary knowledge to the Mediterranean...
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PIZZA

Sciantusi

Average Price: € 25
Ingredients-driven and manned by an entirely Italian kitchen brigade, this forward-thinking Neapolitan style pizzeria is located in St. Julian’s. The concept behind Sciantusi is well centered in...
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Parthenope

Average Price: € 30
This Neapolitan pizzeria is located in the trendy Paceville neighbourhood on the island. Merit for the success goes to Manuel Marra, the young restaurant manager who is walking in his father...
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Sottovento

Average Price: € 20
In Birgu, one of the isle of Malta’s most evocative areas, overlooking the sailboats moored in the port, Sottovento offers fine seafood, employing the fresh catch of the day. The quality is top...