Gozo Restaurants for lunch

8 Restaurants To Enjoy Lunch In Gozo

  • Jun 11, 2022

...our top restaurants in Gozo for lunch!

Thanks to the fast ferry service, Malta’s sister island Gozo is now 45 minutes from Valletta. This means you could very well be enjoying an Aperol spritz and a plate of mouth-watering pasta while basking under the sun in less than an hour! To tantalize you even further, here are 8 restaurants in Gozo that you should definitely visit next time you hop on the fast ferry. 

one80 Kitchen – Mgarr

One80 Kitchen at Mgarr Yacht Marina has a menu bursting with Mediterranean flavours. The concept restaurant’s Gozo kitchen is open all day long; the a-la-carte menu revolves around a unique sharing concept with small and large plates to share. It is important to note that ingredients are locally sourced from Gozitan fishermen and farmers, which makes for a truly authentic experience. 

Zafiro – Xlendi

On the Xlendi seafront, Zafiro Restaurant specializes in local and Mediterranean cuisine. These include favourites such as pasta, fresh fish and freshly grilled steaks. Zafiro’s mouth-watering dishes are also accompanied by a breathtaking view of the Xlendi seafront. 

Ic-Cima – Xlendi

Ic-Cima is a family-run restaurant in the seaside town of Xlendi. Serving an a la carte menu as well as daily specials, the ic-Cima team prides itself in offering high-quality ingredients and an unparalleled service. 

Il-Kartell – Marsalforn

The standalone restaurant Il-Kartell has been a family-run business since its inception in the 1970s. Undoubtedly, it is a cornerstone of Marsalforn’s dining scene. The menu includes a variety of salads, platters, fish, meat and poultry. Its seaside location makes it a good place for a casual dining experience. 

Ristorante Arzella – Marsalforn 

Ristorante Arzella‘s history dates back to 1986, when owner Chris and his brothers founded a restaurant under the short-lived name “Flowers.” Since then, the restaurant has grown from strength to strength. It is safe to say that it is now the go-to restaurant for many Gozitans, particularly for its excellent seafood and fish menu. 

Country Terrace – Mgarr

Country Terrace offers the perfect viewpoint to feast your eyes on the picturesque view of Mgarr Harbour, straight out of a Sorrentino film. Additionally, this cottage-turned-restaurant offers an exquisite selection of Mediterranean dishes, complemented by a selection of impeccable local and foreign wines. 

Latini Wine & Dine – Xaghra 

Located just a stone’s throw from the church in the village square of Xaghra, Latini Wine & Dine is a charming restaurant that’s full of life. It is a family-run restaurant where the staff serve authentic, soulful Mediterranean food with a smile. 

Ta’ Frenc Restaurant – Xaghra

Set in an old farmhouse on the way to the seaside hub of Marsalforn, Ta’ Frenc is a hidden gem that has been serving discerning diners for years. Recently featured in the Michelin online guide, Ta’ Frenc is now internationally known for its high-quality Mediterranean dishes, sophisticated ambience and picturesque views.