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Arzella

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Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
+35621554662
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Malta
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its terrace overlooking the clear blue Mediterranean sea is a good enough reason to go and eat at Arzella. However, that's not by any means the sole reason. The seafood is exquisite and generous and second to none. And Chris ( who happens to be one of my innumerable cousins), is an impeccable host who has put up an impressive... More 

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Thank Joseph E
Mellieha, Malta
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good food and fast service. I have some food intolerance and they were very careful in my food preparation. I had lampuki fillets which were cooked to perfection. The others had spaghetti with seafood, and beef tagliata and everyone was satisfied.

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Thank PatCordina
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to complain about fish. The soup was fantastic and also the lobster (alive). The Saint Peter fish was equally fresh and tasty. Only the fried dolphinfish was not completely cooked (they also acknowledged that it was not properly cooked but they were not concerned). The service has been really poor. I reserved a 3 adults plus one child table... More 

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Thank Antonio D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read about this restaurant in our Lonely Planet guide and it would be easy to miss this beautiful spot, unless you were aware of it. Positioned on a terrace, overlooking the moonlit bay, we were impressed by the broad selection of seafood specials caught that day. In addition to the spectacular view, the service was warm and friendly... More 

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Thank Clare M
Marsalforn, Malta
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there in the evening for quick meal. I decided to have the Crab Linguine which was absolutelly delicious. Service was also splendid and top standard. Friends had seafood and fish. Not surprised this place is known as the best local seafood restaurant. Lovely ! Will come back very soon.

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Thank Michael R
Prague, Czech Republic
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The terrace of the this restaurant has an amazing elevated view of the entire bay. There are a few tables at the edge of the terrace that have the best views. Don't expect to just walk in and claim on of those tables. They will be reserved.. so for a romantic evening overlooking the bay, making reservations ahead of time... More 

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Thank TrekRS
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place stands out amongst the many nice places to eat in Marsalforn Bay. The views are really amazing - either for lunch looking out over the spectacular bay or for dinner as the sun sets. The food is fresh and interesting. I had ravioli nero stuffed with prawn and lobster in a prawn bisque. Gorgeous. Make a booking and... More 

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Thank Cyclamen C
Swieqi, Malta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super delicious seafood with excellent service; we had, mussels, battered calamari, carpaccio fish, marinara spaghetti, lobster ravioli and a large Gurbell for main prepared by professional chef Michael.

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Malta
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic, elevated location with spectacular views of the picturesque Marsalforn bay and beyond. Daily selection of the freshest fish but even the meats and other ingredients are of the best quality. Nicely varied menu, beautiful setting and impeccable service. Good selection of wines. Overall excellent value for money. If you are visiting Gozo, this is an absolute must.

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Thank Tonio D
Lebbeke
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We tried several restaurants at Marsalforn bay, all of them good, but Arzella clearly stood out, both in quality and location. The view on the bay is wonderful. While the fish on display are similar to those in nearby restaurants, the preparation and serving is an experience in itself. Apart from fish, there are several other dishes, including traditional Maltese.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: +35621554662

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Ta' L-Ibrag, Malta
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?