A guide to the best restaurants in Qawra

If you’re heading away on cheap Qawra holidays, you’ll find menus awash with Mediterranean flavours and freshly caught fish. Familiar European favourites are served with a Maltese twist, such as Spaghetti Rizzi – classic Italian spaghetti topped with sea urchins, which can be found in abundance around the shores of the island. If you’re not sure where to begin, check out our guide to some of the best restaurants in Qawra below.

Style and substance at Loveage Bistro

If you’re looking for high quality food at wallet-friendly prices, don’t miss the chance to dine at Loveage Bistro. Serving up local classics and popular dishes with a twist, it isn’t hard to see why Loveage gets such rave reviews. Try the scallop ravioli with a Maltese chardonnay, but be sure to leave room for a slice of homemade cheesecake at the end.

Delectable delights at The Plum Tree Bar & Restaurant

Omnivores in Qawra can’t get enough of The Plum Tree’s rabbit stew, just one on a long list of beautifully flavoured dishes available here. Attentive service and a friendly atmosphere seal the deal at this gastronomic hotspot.

As fresh as it gets at Ocean Basket

Malta is serious about seafood, and this might just be the best place on the island to get it. Whether it’s crispy calamari you’re after or the freshest sushi around, a trip to Ocean Basket will leave you feeling stuffed, happy and eager to return.

Familiar favourites at Cheeky Monkey Gastropub

If a three-hour-long happy hour and juicy burgers sound good to you, get yourself to Cheeky Monkeys and settle in for sumptuous grub in stylish, modern surroundings. As well as the best burgers on the island, you can order pizza to take away.

Multi-continental flavours at Tagine

It’s not all about Morocco at this suggestively-named venue. Tagine offers an all-you-can-eat buffet, laden with Indian curries and naan breads alongside traditional North African fare. Veggies shouldn’t be put off by the meat and fish heavy selection, as this restaurant is happy to cater for people with all kinds of dietary requirements. Just mention when you book.

Affordable comfort foods at Knickerbocker Restaurant

Tuck into lasagne, fish and chips and home-style cheese toasties on your Malta holidays at the ever-welcoming Knickerbockers. Expect big portions for small prices, served with a smile by a team of staff who never fail to impress.

Indulge your sweet tooth at EatEtna

Sometimes you don’t want lunch, you just want cake, maybe with a pastry on the side. If you’ve got a sweet tooth that can’t be tamed, EatEtna’s array of indulgent delights will be right up your street. Located next door to the Classic Car Museum, pop in for a coffee and cake to get you through a hard day’s relaxation.

Everyone loves Italian at Quattro Fratelli

When Italians tell you an Italian restaurant is good, you have to try it. Quattro Fratelli lives up to the hype and if you’re in Qawra craving stonebaked pizza with fresh, rich toppings, head straight for this conveniently located restaurant.

Attention to detail at Duo Restaurant & Bar

From the duck carpaccio to the lamb and thyme ravioli, there’s nothing on Duo’s menu that hasn’t been perfectly planned and executed. This sleek venue offers a relaxed take on fine dining, with a fresh fish cart for seafood lovers to choose from and the option of enjoying brie baked at your table.

Be spoilt rotten at The Overflow

Belly pork, mushroom tortellacci, tiramisu… it’s hard to make decisions at The Overflow, yet another Qawra venue offering an abundance of moreish morsels. With a host of excellent vegetarian and gluten-free options available, chef Claudio and his staff make sure everyone feels welcome.