Best Restaurants in Sliema for a Romantic Night Out

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Treat your loved one to a special evening in Sliema!


You can find a little bit of romance everywhere you go in Malta, but this is especially true in Sliema. Being a commercial district right by the sea, and just a ferry’s ride away from the city of Valletta, Sliema’s romantic promenade offers plenty of shops and trendy cafes that make it a popular destination for couples. If you’re on the lookout for the perfect restaurant for date night, you’ll also be spoiled for choice when it comes to dining in Sliema.


Here are the top restaurants that will definitely impress your other half.



At the top of our list is TemptAsian Rooftop Restaurant, located on the floor of AX The Palace in Sliema. Not only do they serve an exquisite variety of Asian cuisines; from Indian to Thai, to Japanese to Vietnamese and much more, but the panoramic views from the restaurants are also unbeatable. The atmosphere at TemptAsian is truly romantic, and the perfect place to celebrate your love!

AX The Palace - Temptasian

The Tabloid

This one’s for the buffet lovers! At The Tabloid, located within the 5-star AX The Palace, you can enjoy a different themed night for every day of the week. The week kicks off with a Maltese Night on Monday, followed by a Mediterranean Night, Lebanese Night and Fish Night, before ending with an International Night on Sundays! Whatever day of the week it is – we think that a buffet dinner is always a good idea.

AX The Palace - The Tabloid


Another place to savour a delicious buffet dinner is Copperfield’s Restaurant at AX The Victoria Hotel. Their weekly themed nights include a French & Spanish, Italian & Sicilian, German & Bavarian and Fish & Chips night, as well as a special Carvery Buffet on Saturdays. Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a traditional roast!

AX The Victoria Hotel - Copperfields Restaurant

The Chophouse

Rumour has it that you’ll find the best steak on the island at the Chophouse in Sliema. With a mouth-watering selection of meats, as well as over 200 wines to choose from, the Chophouse is an ideal place to enjoy a romantic dinner with your other half. It’s located at Tigne Point, and you can enjoy breath-taking views of Valletta, which sits right across the Grand Harbour.

The Chophouse

Piccolo Padre

Piccolo Padre is located along the Sliema to St Julian’s promenade, about a 15 minute walk from AX Palazzo Capua. You can choose to sit outside on a balcony above the water, or in the cosy indoor area. The menu boasts a variety of dishes including pizzas, pasta, meat and salads, as well as a choice of great wines to make the most of your evening!

Piccolo Padre

Ta’Kris Restaurant and Maltese Bistro

For an authentic Maltese dining experience, head to Ta’ Kris Restaurant and Maltese Bistro in Sliema. Their menu consists of traditional local and Mediterranean dishes, including Maltese specialities such as Rabbit and Beef Olives. Make sure to book in advance though – the place is small and tends to fill up quickly!

Ta' Kris Restaurant and Maltese Bistro

Book your stay at the intimate AX Palazzo Capua in Sliema, and enjoy your date night at one of these top restaurants!


Photo Credits go to The Chophouse, Piccolo Padre & Ta’ Kris Restaurant and Maltese Bistro