Your dining bucket list: Check out these restaurants when staying in Valletta

If you’re visiting Valletta, you definitely need to take your taste buds on a journey and experience some of the best restaurants available around the city. We toured around Malta’s capital to choose the top restaurants. Here is our recommended list of restaurants, most of which are just steps away from us.


AKI Restaurant

A Unique experience within the Embassy.

Aki is a contemporary Japanese restaurant and lounge bar. Taste their signature Japanese inspired dished prepared with care and with flavours to satisfy modern palates and contemporary styles. The music and sophisticated decor offer the perfect setting to unwind and kick off the evening while sipping on one of the signature cocktails from their extensive menu.

172, Strait Street, Valletta

+356 2737 9053

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Palazzo Preca Restaurant

Experience Strait Street during the day or at night.

Palazzo Preca Restaurant is just a couple of steps away from our main entrance within a 16th century Palazzo in Strait Street. Listed as one of the top 12 restaurants in Malta by the WRMS Restaurant Guide, Palazzo Preca offers a fusion of Maltese and Mediterranean cuisine.

54, Strait Street, Valletta

+356 21226777

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Valletta Food Market (Is-Suq tal-Belt)

The Capital’s Culinary Experience.

The rehabilitation of the iconic Victorian-era structure in Valletta, affectionately known as Is-Suq tal-Belt, has been transformed from a derelict structure into a state-of-the-art destination, where one can grab a bite, shop for food, and relax in the city. Savour various cuisines under one roof and enjoy the hustle and bustle of City life.

Merchant’s Street, Valletta

+356 2210 3500

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Aaron’s Kitchen

A celebrity Chef right across Strait Street.

Local celebrity chef Aaron Degabriele brings more than 20 years of experience right in the heart of Valletta, just a few meters away from the Embassy Valletta hotel. Listed in the Michelin Guide, Aaron uses the freshest ingredients and skilfully combine them into a selection of starters, mains, and desserts.

107, Archbishop Street, Valletta

+356 2123 0636

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Paul’s Restaurant

A unique culinary experience in a well ventilated and well-lit well.

Situated in a converted 16th century well, former part of a traditional Palazzo situated in the pumping heart of Valletta, just minutes away from hustle and bustle of the famous “Gut” and the Embassy Valletta Hotel, Paul’s restaurant makes it a perfect venue to unwind and chill over genuine food or platters accompanied with a nice bottle of Mother Nature’s grape juice. Opting for a black board menu, Paul’s restaurant ensures the freshest of ingredients cooked in the simple way method, doing their best to use the local produce as much as possible.

91, St. John’s street, Valletta

+356 2745 0562

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Il-Ħorża Restaurant

A cosy little place, full of history.

Whatever the reason or occasion, Il-Ħorża, is the ideal stop while delving into the magic of the island’s capital, Valletta. Food is down to earth, classic Maltese dishes, as though you dropped into your grandmother’s for something homey. It is the service that takes the crown here, and you will feel like you have been reunited with long-lost family.

6, St. Christopher Street, Valletta

+356 2122 6936


Rampila Restaurant

Unique Location with Very Good Food

Rampila is located in a former gun emplacement that guarded the main entrance to the city of Valletta at St. Johns Cavalier Street – a walk through time awaits you at this magnificent location.

Rampila boasts a menu where Maltese, Mediterranean and International cuisines are prepared and presented in creative and tempting ways. Whether a beautiful and memorable lunch or dinner experience, you will not be disappointed.

St. John’s Cavalier, Valletta

+356 2122 6625

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Capo Crudo

Savouring a superlative dining experience

Proudly sitting beneath the Capital city’s protective walls, perched a few meters away from the wonderful Mediterranean sea, Capo Crudo finds itself perfectly situated to create dishes truly worthy of its ideal location.

Jonathan and his hands of magic, team up with the alluring charm of service team sheer dedication supported by sterling work by Keith and Jalal to make sure that you feel totally at home whilst savouring a superlative dining experience.

Triq il-Lanċa, Valletta

+356 2155 5222


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