Best Premium Casual Restaurants in Malta

Naan Bar - Indian Restaurant

$$ 60/1 Britannia House, Melita Street Corner of, Old Bakery St, VLT 1450, Valletta
Indian International Casual Dining Ethnic Premium Casual Family Style Elegant & Chic Cocktail Bar
Naan Bar is an Indian restaurant and bar located in the heart of Valletta on Old Bakery Street which is evolving into a popular dining destination in Malta. Spanning two levels, the ground floor encompasses a vibrant bar and relaxed atmosphere to enjoy small plates and exotic cocktails while the dining and private dining rooms on the lower ground allow for more intimate dining including a chef’s table with a view of the show kitchen. The concept is a truly social dining experience, with Indian chefs trained in the most prestigious luxury hotels in India, presenting a contemporary take on nostalgic, authentic Indian dishes honoring age-old tradition and technique.

Rossini Cibo Vino

$$$ 5a, Church St, STJ3041, St. Julian's
Italian Premium Casual
Rossini Cibo E Vino offers delicious dishes prepared by Chef Marco Rossini and a good selection of white, red, sparkling, and vegan wines from all over the world, in a quiet and friendly atmosphere. You can choose from a variety of different Italian cuisine dishes alongside a relaxing atmosphere in the Zen backyard.

Don Royale Malta

$$$ St George's Bay , Saint Julian's, STJ3301, St. Julian's
Italian Mediterranean Premium Casual Pizzeria
Don Royale offers a menu accessible to all. Michael is most definitely the Don when it comes to sourcing the best ingredients and making sure you get the freshest food a restaurant has to offer. The dishes are prepared to order by genuine, Italian chefs, and wines specially curated to match the delicious dishes. For an authentic Italian experience, This is the real deal!

U Bistrot

$$$ George Borg Olivier St, , St. Julian's
Italian Mediterranean Premium Casual
This restaurant is located in George Borg Olivier St, St Julian's, Malta. Fall in love with the simplicity and generosity of farm-to-table gastronomy. We serve up a classic seasonal fare made from nutritious local produce in a welcoming and cozy atmosphere.

Zen Japanese Sushi Bar & Teppanyaki

$$$ Portomaso Yacht Marina, STJ4011, St. Julian's
Japanese Premium Casual
Zen was Malta's first Japanese restaurant located in Portomaso Yacht Marina and is still widely regarded to be the best, with a wide selection of specialities and delicacies including miso soup, sushi, sashimi, vegetable & prawn tempura, as well as fish, meat and vegetarian dishes traditionally cooked and served in our Teppanyaki private room. The contemporary style of the restaurant blends effortlessly with the chic menu, providing an all-round, Japanese-style dining experience

Zen Sushi To Go St Julian's

$$$ 22 Triq San George, STJ3209, St. Julian's
Japanese Asian Premium Casual
Zen Sushi to Go in St. Julian's, Malta, is a culinary gem that caters to sushi enthusiasts and Japanese cuisine lovers seeking a quick yet quality dining experience. Located in the heart of St. Julian's, a bustling and vibrant area known for its picturesque landscapes and lively atmosphere, this restaurant is a popular spot for locals and tourists, offering a convenient escape into the world of authentic Japanese flavours. Upon entering Zen Sushi to Go, guests are immediately struck by the minimalist and sleek design that characterizes the space, creating a serene and welcoming environment. The restaurant's commitment to authenticity and quality is evident in every aspect of its operation, from the meticulously prepared dishes to the attentive and knowledgeable staff ready to guide guests through the menu. The menu at Zen Sushi to Go is a testament to the artistry and precision of Japanese cuisine, offering a wide range of options from classic sushi rolls and sashimi to innovative creations that cater to all tastes and dietary preferences. Each dish is crafted using only the freshest ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible, to ensure a dining experience that is not only delicious but also sustainable.

Surf N Turf

$$$ L, Imhar, , Qawra, St. Paul's Bay
Mediterranean Premium Casual
Surf N Turf is all about the finest fresh food, which coupled with a great selection of wines delivers the utmost experience to our patrons.

Trattoria Del Mare

$$$ Triq Ix - Xatt Tas, SLM 1022, Sliema
Italian Mediterranean Premium Casual
Trattoria Del Mare in Sliema, Malta, stands as a beacon of Mediterranean culinary excellence, perfectly positioned to capture the essence of seaside dining. This delightful trattoria, nestled along the picturesque Sliema waterfront, offers patrons an authentic taste of the sea, combining traditional Maltese and Italian cuisine with panoramic views of the Mediterranean. It's an idyllic setting for those seeking to indulge in the fresh, vibrant flavours of the island, accompanied by the soothing sounds of waves lapping against the shore. When guests step into Trattoria Del Mare, they are welcomed into a space where casual elegance meets the laid-back vibe of Sliema's coastal life. The interior is adorned with maritime decor, from rustic wood finishes to soft, nautical-themed accents, creating an inviting and reflective atmosphere of the trattoria's homage to the sea. The outdoor terrace, with its stunning vistas of the azure waters and the Maltese coastline, offers the ideal spot for al fresco dining under the Mediterranean sun or a romantic meal under the stars. At the heart of Trattoria Del Mare's culinary philosophy is a commitment to freshness and simplicity. The menu is a celebration of the sea's bounty, featuring an exquisite selection of seafood freshly caught and delivered daily.


$$$ 55 Mensija Street, STJ 1960, St. Julian's
Spanish International Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual Elegant & Chic
TAPEA set an aim of elevating the general quality and respect towards Spanish cuisine outside and inside the country. We see our project as a meeting point, where experience, passion, knowledge, respect of raw materials, and our pride in our gastronomy merge and help to show to Europe and the world that Spanish culinary tradition can be transferred truly outside the Iberian Peninsula. Spain is about flavor, tasty and fresh basic ingredients; it is about tradition and the respect towards it, but –perhaps most importantly- it is a vast diversity and gastronomic richness, which is common and self-understanding. We are all inspired by this fact and using it to reach our aims.

Trattoria Romana Zero Sei

$$ 75 Old Theatre Street, , Valletta
Italian Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual
A Roman trattoria in the heart of Valletta-s historical center: our cuisine is not just a tradition; is the story of a city, its lights, its smells, its voices. Cooking is not just food: it is a seated journey.

La Pira

$$ 34 Merchants St, VLT1171, Valletta
European Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual
La Pira – Maltese Kitchen – is a family-run small character restaurant 300 years old building. this Maltese kitchen popular with fresh local dishes like rabbit or octopus stew, Lampuki when in season, variety of fresh pasta, fresh salads, soups and specials every day. For those with pure food indulgence in mind, come next door and desires with our delicious dishes.

Guzé Bistro

$$$ 22 Old Bakery St, , Valletta
European Mediterranean Premium Casual Family Style Elegant & Chic Bistrot
A charming 17th-century building houses this welcoming restaurant, housed in a cellar. Take a look at the kitchens from street level, then go down the narrow side staircase to reach the two romantic and rustic dining rooms adorned with knick-knacks. Traditional Maltese dishes are served in generous portions.

Nenu The Artisan Baker

$$ 143 St Domnic Street, VLT 1605, Valletta
European Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual Family Style
Nenu The Artisan Baker is a meeting place for young and old, locals and foreigners, frequent patrons, as well as those desirous of a taste of local authentic cuisine, served within an old setting, restored to a pristine and unique look. The most of traditional Maltese food, found in the heart of Valletta in an old bakery and in the heart of Imġarr, next to the Parish Church, where an old stone oven is used for our famous Maltese 'Ftira'.


$$ 53 Old Bakery Street, , Valletta
Italian European Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual
At Rubino, you can indulge in classic Maltese and Italian dishes. The ever-changing menu presents diners with unique flavors and unforgettable experiences. Rubino is a place that greets you upon entering – a private and homely affair that offers a romantic and exclusive atmosphere to its patrons. Situated in Valletta, Rubino finds its roots set firmly in 1906 when it first opened its doors as a confectionery.

Aaron's Kitchen

$$ 107 Archbishop St, , Valletta
European Mediterranean Premium Casual Family Style
Aaron’s kitchen is situated in the heart of Malta adjacent to the historical Straight street. It's a family-run restaurant by T.V. celebrity chef, Aaron Degabriele. Specializing in a fusion of Maltese and Italian cuisine, serving Pasta, Grills, Fish & Shellfish daily. Daily Specialities, homemade dessert, and an extensive international wine list complement a full dining experience.



$$$ 175 Strait St Corner Of St. Street And Santa Lucia, VLT 1455, Valletta
Japanese Asian Casual Dining Premium Casual
Aki is a contemporary Japanese restaurant and lounge bar in Malta’s capital city. Taste our signature Japanese-inspired dishes prepared with care and with flavors to satisfy modern palates and contemporary styles. Enjoy a drink at our lounge bar, where the music and sophisticated décor offer the perfect setting to unwind and kick off the evening while sipping on one of the signature cocktails from our extensive drinks menu.

Mezzodì Restaurant

$$$ 80 South Street, VLT 1105, Valletta
Italian European Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual Elegant & Chic
Mezzodi Valletta is a new, cozy yet modern ‘bistro’ feel, Italian restaurant, in the heart of Valletta. A new venture by Michael Diacono, Chris Diacono, and Ryan Vella, Mezzodi promise a relaxed dining experience, with classic Italian dishes, with a local twist, using only the freshest ingredients. Located within the stunning, Domus Zamittello hotel. Open daily for lunch & dinner.


$$$ South St, , Valletta
European Mediterranean Fast Casual Premium Casual Family Style
Sciacca Grill is a unique steak & grill restaurant that goes beyond its culinary calling. Within Sciacca’s confines, you’ll find the kind of effortless taste that’ll envelop your stay, exalt your senses, and ultimately make you party to the excellence we recite. Our unique concept gives our clients the freedom of choice, not conditioned by an excessive menu in hand with confusing names and descriptions. Instead, allowing them to see the fresh ingredients in our display counter and prepare the meals according to the client's likings. We are here to ensure that taste buds will feel the same as their eyes see, and minds imagine.

S:UN Restaurant

$$ 95 Strait St, VLT 1853, Valletta
International Asian Casual Dining Premium Casual
Located in one of Valletta’s most renowned and lively streets, S:UN is here to tantalize your taste buds with a one-of-a-kind Korean cuisine. Our dishes have been crafted by Chef Jay Lee, who brings to the table vast knowledge in eastern cuisine while on the other hand great experience in satisfying the taste buds of local demand. S:UN’s fusion concept takes the d-tour to make sure you don’t miss out on any Korean taste, be it authentic, traditional, or contemporary Fusion. From the authentic ‘S:UN Fried Rice’ composed of freshly fried vegetables and marinated pork chops to the contemporary ‘Tteok-Galbi Burger’ composed of the traditional Grilled Beef-rib patties within a burger bun for a perfect combo of tradition & contemporary tastes. Come on in and discover the vast beauty of Korean cuisine.

Wigi's Kitchen

$$$ Triq Censu Tabone, STJ 1217, St. Julian's
European Mediterranean Casual Dining Premium Casual Family Style
Located in the heart of Balluta Bay, the food served at Wigi's is based on the traditional Mediterranean kitchen. However, we adopt a progressive interpretation of this style without following food trends. Service is simple and unassuming, dishes uncomplicated but full of generosity and delightful. Our small family run restaurant is just that! We find something quite profound about sharing food, laughter and wine with family & friends - Not to mention, our regular, bustling locals and tourists who add to the already personalised atmosphere and vibrant surroundings here at Wigi's Kitchen
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