Thursday, May 30, 2024

Gozo has a wide range of cafes, snack bars, pizza places and restaurants each offering an equally diverse choice of menu.  There's something to suit most palates and pockets! so here are  just a few suggestions from establishments around the island...


The Cafe Jubilee, It-Tokk, Govanni's, Cafe San Marino, Cup Cake, Dukes Cafe, Coffee Break.  Up the hill towards the Citadel, find the Garden Restaurant, Atrium Wine Bar, and the Cittadella and Ta' Ricardo. On the Zebbug road there is Gendus, past the roundabout Brookies.  In Saint Francis Square there are many snack bars.  On the main road opposite the school find the Tamarisk for a full local and takeaway menu.  Next to the Arcadia shopping mall there is MacDonalds, and the Red Rose Cafe just a little way down, then the Black Jack Diner over the road on the corner facing.

Starting out on the Mgarr road out of Victoria past the petrol station and past the traffic lights reaching the Mariblu Restaurant.  Keeping on this road further up the hill is Mistees.  Return to the traffic lights taking the road to Sannat and Ta' Cenc then find the Palazzo Margarita, close by is Il-Girna.


Along the Xlendi valley road, approaching the town is Il-Taverna del-Ponti and Il-Kenur restaurants. In town find Valley View on the right, Seashells and Val d'Or.  The Boat House, Bonitios's  and Village Inn.  Moby Dick's for Fish and above the  Huang Gong Chinese.  By the cove there is the Stone Crab and Karolina restaurants.  A little distance away find It-Mun and The Paradise.  St. Patricks Hotel offers waters edge view, facing the tower and bay is Da Manuel restaurant.  On to St Simon Street to find Ic-Cina and Il-Terrazzo.

Once in Gharb there is Jeffrey's, right next door to Gozo Glass.  By the side of Gharb church is Salvina's restaurant and the Water Hole wine bar just along the street on the right.


Marsalforn area           
Here you will find a very wide variety of eating places; just off the Victoria road is the Ta' Frenc, below find Il-Maxtura, then Tritons Lodge for Chinese or European food.  By the harbour the Cafe Romance, Dragon Chinese at the Calypso Hotel, then Republic, Smuggler's Cave, Odyssy, Mermaid, Pulena and Arzella restaurants. The Gauleon, Electra and Ritz can be found in the block by the valley.  Il-Plajja, the glass palace  has a good restaurant.  Smiley's for burgers. Il-Kaptan and Marlene D.  Fast food at Scallops and local dishes at Antida's, plus a Gelaterija.  Towards the far end, find Il-Kartell and Neptunes bistro's.  Up and over the hill to Qbajjar there is Chez Amand and next door Qbajjar Restaurant.  Farther along there is the Horizon and Seagull snack bar.

Between Ggantija and the church find Gesthers, then the Oleander in the main square.  Dixy does fried chicken.  The Cornucopia Hotel has a 5 star restaurant.  Then there is the Xaghra Lodge and Teasers on the way to Marsalforn Bay.


Nadur & Qala
In Zewwieqa Street is Xerri il-Bukett.  In Qala village there is ta Vestru for a great Pizza, D-Bar in St Joseph's Square, St Anthony's behind Nadur church. Try timpana and pizza from the Band, Bocci and Football Discovers.  Overlooking Ramla is the Almar with Martins on the road towards the ferry.


Ghajnsielem & Mgarr
There are couple of kiosks serving hot snacks, then the Seaview specialising in seafood.  Jason's Seaview Restauant and Pizza Marina, Up the hill is Huan-Yuan Chinese Restaurant, Sammy's and then the popular Gleneagles.  Quayside find Manoel's , Wigi's Winebar and Park Lim. Leading up from the harbour Ta' Pawlu. Overlooking the harbour there are two hotels each with restaurants, The Grand Hotel in St Anthony Street.  Towards Victoria find the Rexy in Mgarr Road.