If you are heading to the beautiful area of St. Julian’s in Malta for a holiday in the sun, you’ll find yourself spoiled for choice with restaurants. From family friendly pizzerias to elegant brasseries, the restaurants in St. Julian’s offer something for everyone.
St Julian’s is home to some amazing restaurants and cafés, offering international flavours and friendly service. Guests at the stunning Radisson Blu Resort, Malta St. Julian's, can enjoy delicious food in the hotel; from lunch buffets in the sunshine to barbeques under the stars.
For a slice of Italy in St. Julian’s, make sure you visit the family friendly pizzeria Piccolo Padre. Located on Balluta Bay, and with lovely views of the sea, this family friendly place to eat in St. Julian’s has a great menu of pizza, pasta and seafood. The menu is reasonably priced and the decoration charming, with an open kitchen so you can see your pizza being tossed.
Another casual but tasty St. Julian’s restaurant ideal for a family evening out is Palio's, located in the Westin Dragonara Resort. With seats both indoors and on the sea-facing terrace, there’s plenty of room in this relaxed but classic restaurant. Kids will love sharing the mezze platters, and there’s a great selection of salads, pizza, pasta and other mains on offer, as well as cooling ice cream and other desserts.
If you would like to take an after-dinner walk and give your family a treat, make sure you head to RivaReno Gelato on Ross Street. Here you’ll find the best traditional Italian ice cream in Malta, with dozens of classic and exciting flavours and toppings to choose from.
Villa Brasserie is a wonderful place to eat in St. Julian’s, and offers an authentic taste of the Mediterranean in elegant surroundings. is a wonderful place to eat in St. Julian’s, and offers an authentic taste of the Mediterranean in elegant surroundings. Originally built in the 19th Century, the Villa Brasserie is now home to a hotel and an excellent St. Julian’s restaurant. If it’s a nice day, make sure you book a table on Villa Brasserie terrace for amazing views over the sea, otherwise sit in one of the designer dining rooms for your meal. You’ll find Italian favourites like pasta and pizza, a selection of tapas, inventive meat dishes and a local catch of the day.
Another Italian inspired restaurant worth visiting is Zeri's Restaurant in St. Julian’s Portomaso area. Here, you’ll find authentic dishes as well as tasty steak and freshly caught fish. You can also browse a good wine list and enjoy set menus, which showcase the kitchen’s creative style. The restaurant has a relaxed vibe and if you’re lucky enough to get a window seat, you will enjoy pleasant views over the harbour.
A well-liked St. Julian’s restaurant is the family run Wigi's, a small but perfectly formed Mediterranean kitchen at Balluta Bay. With a seasonal menu that changes every day, food sourced from the best suppliers and an excellent wine list, you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds. Wigi's is popular with tourists and locals alike, so we recommend you book a table in advance to enjoy the delicious food.
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