5 Sliema Restaurants to Try

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Satisfy your taste buds at these top Sliema restaurants!


Finding the perfect place to dine can be difficult, especially when there are so many options to choose from. When deciding what restaurant you want to try out, a number of questions may crop up during the process – Asian or Italian? Laid back or fancy? Indoor or outdoor? And, we all know that bad restaurant choices can pretty much ruin your holiday.


Luckily for you, there’s a good selection of restaurants to try in Sliema. Here are our top 5 recommendations:


Copperfield’s Restaurant

If you’re looking for a delicious dinner buffet, Copperfield’s Restaurant is the place to go. Located at AX The Victoria Hotel, the themed buffet nights at Copperfield’s alternate daily; from French & Spanish (Monday), to Italian & Sicilian (Tuesday), to German & Bavarian (Thursday), to Fish & Chips (Friday) and a carvery buffet (Saturday)! Copperfield’s also serves a delightful English and continental breakfast every morning, and a traditional British Sunday Lunch during the winter months. The restaurant’s pretty vintage-inspired interiors and aquamarine colour palette are just the cherry on top of the cake!

AX The Victoria Hotel - Copperfields Restaurant


In the mood for Asian? Head to TemptAsian rooftop restaurant. Located on the top floor of AX The Palace in Sliema, the chic interiors are complemented by a stunning panoramic sea view overlooking Sliema and Valletta. TemptAsian’s menu is creative and diverse, serving thoughtful dishes from China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam and India. While you’re there, make sure to try one of their exquisite cocktails, too. This is one of our Sliema restaurants of choice if you are hoping to impress your guests.

Sliema Restaurants - Temptasian Restaurant

The Chophouse

Dubbed as the best steak house on the Island, The Chophouse is one of the Sliema restaurants that will leave meat lovers speechless. They’re renowned for having a mouth-watering selection of meats and an impressive choice of over 200 wines, which are all optimally-stored in a temperature and humidity controlled glass cave. Besides their signature selection of cuts of Aberdeen Angus and Scottona beef from Italy, which are aged in-house, their menu also offers light starters, pasta, fish and other meats. The Chophouse is located at Tigne Point, from where you can also enjoy beautiful views of the Valletta Harbour.

Sliema Restaurants - The Chophouse

Penny Black Bar

For the best homemade burger on the island, make your way to Penny Black Bar. The relaxed environment and cosy ambience makes it the perfect place for a light snack from the classic pub food menu. They also serve a selection of traditional Maltese dishes and, of course, a wide choice of beers, wines and spirits, too! Located at AX The Victoria Hotel, Penny Black Bar is open from 12:00hrs onwards during the winter, and from 16:00hrs onwards during the summer.

Sliema Restaurants - Penny Black Bar


This quaint, family–run restaurant is a great option if you’re looking for an authentic dining experience in Malta. Their menu consists of Maltese traditional dishes, as well as popular Mediterranean dishes. Located in a quiet side street, away from the other Sliema restaurants, Il-Merill is renowned for both its tasty food and friendly service.

Sliema Restaurants - Il-Merill

Book your stay at AX The Victoria Hotel and try out these top Sliema Malta restaurants!


Photo Credits go to The Chophouse Restaurant & Il-Merill Restaurant