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Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 4662
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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Cork, Ireland
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269 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank BNM79
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Norman J
Iasi, Romania
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115 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Having lunch at Arzella was one of the nicest experiences on Gozo island. We found it thanks to our taxi driver. The food is excellent, the service is great and the local wine goes very well with the fresh fish dishes. As a bonus you have stunning views over the see.

Thank Doru C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this wee restaurant by our taxi driver and probably wouldn't have found it ourselves. Embedded in the cliff it offers great views of the harbour and the sea. The staff were friendly and happily accommodated our 11-mo-old daughter. We had the catch of the day (sea bream) and it was fresh, perfectly cooked, and tasty. The sides... More 

Thank Andrew F
Louth, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The food here was indeed very nice. I had the grilled Calamari for starters and Lampuki for main; my husband had an aubergine layered starter and steak for main. The atmosphere and room were just a bit bland. They had a football match on a big screen TV which ruined it for us. It was more like a pub dinner... More 

Thank MrsDrink
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We come for Gozo since few years and generally have a very good opinion about food served in restaurants. Until now, it did not concern Marsalforn. Each dining trial was a disaster. However, encouraged by a La Valletta taxi driver, we visited Arzella. Just for a fast lunch. First of all, Arzella won in the "Bruschetta" category ;). This one... More 

Thank Ela D
Marsalforn, Malta
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Along with a gorgeous view, this restaurant offers what I consider world class dining. We had a tuna fillet and a surf and turf steak with shrimp both dishes were truly beyond delicious. What impressed me most was that start to finish everything was 5 star. From the bread to the appetizer, the main course, to the wine and dessert.... More 

Thank Mike P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent hospitality. Fantastic Food!! Superb selection. Arzella the one and only. Invited with friends for an evening of good dinning, great views and a very warm and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Paul G
Richmond, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We went twice on our most recent trip to Gozo. The menu is interesting and the food is good. The view is great. Having had really slow service in other restaurants in Malta, waiting an hour for the main course, this was quite different. We had ordered fish and pasta and if anything was wrong the main course came too... More 

Thank JeffandLiz36
Plano, Texas
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A friend in Malta arranged a booking for us. We were given the best table in the house and treated like royalty. But looking around, so was everyone else! The food was amazing and the staff very attentive.

Thank lezmeg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Italian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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?