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Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 4662
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11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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Kercem, Malta
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is always full, reservation is recommended. Food in large quantity and excellent taste. One of the best in Gozo. Price medium expensive.

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Thank Federico S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most probably the best Restaurant in the Area. Not easy to find but worth the effort! Frech lobster and sea urchin pasta was unbelievable

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Thank georg g
Saint Julian's, Malta
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A group of 10 of us went for dinner and were offered a multiple course fish feast. We had oysters, prawns, smoked fish, calamari fritti, pasta with rizzi and sugo nero......it just kept coming and every bite was delicious. The ambience and service was great too. Will most definitely go again.

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1 Thank bo
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our guide so straight away a little sceptical. Best bit of advice we had in ages as this gem is well worth trying out. Great food, great value and great service whilst looking out over the bay. What more could you ask for?

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Thank REDtraveller111
Germany
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What you see in the main picture is what you get. Very impressive view. When I was there there were gales and waves were breaking under us (the day when the famous Azure Window collapsed). We sampled almost all seafood; very fresh and well prepared. Waiters were not especially warm and friendly; just doing their job. Overall, a satisfying experience.

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Pori, Finland
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We took lambuki fish as it was recommended. It was delicious with vegetables and potatoes and local white vine. And we enjoyd the view over the Marsalforn bay.

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Balzan, Malta
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369 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Arzella is located on an elevated part of Marsalforn and the panoramic views one can enjoy from this restaurant are truly spectacular. When you combine this with fresh fish and seafood cooked to perfection then you have a recipe for success. The food is simply delicious. I had the spaghetti rizzi which was very good (although a hint of chilli... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We loved Arzella. It was personally recommended by our hotel manager. The fresh fish and seafood were excellent, and the service was very friendly and efficient. One of us was vegetarian, and without hesitation Chris recommended vegetarian food not on the menu, delicious melanzane parmigiana and gnocchi with herbs. Two of us shared the fish of the day, grilled sea... More 

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Thank PT-KTK
Cork, Ireland
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306 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had lunch here today and had a lovely meal. We had the grilled mixed fish of the day and fritto misto. Both were very good. The terrace has amazing views over the bay and when the wind breaks are open in the summer I would imagine that it would be a brilliant place for a meal

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Thank BNM79
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Fish freah from the sea to the table, lovingly coated with local herbs, gilled and served with excellent fresh vegetables. A delight for the eyes and the tastebuds. Recommended wholeheartedly.

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Thank Norman J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Italian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 4662

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?