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Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Harry V
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot with lovely views of the sea and harbour. Friendly and attentive service. Delicious fresh food with local cheese and fish. Large wine list. We went twice during our stay and it was exemplary both times. Complimentary bruschetta and drinks were very well received. Great value too - of you're in Marsalforn then go! :)

Thank Stephanie B
Marsalforn, Malta
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good restaurant but the overall experience is one that could be excellent. I went there on a summer evening where the canopy roof had been opened. This was taken as open season for the smokers to ask for ashtrays at the tables and light up with disdain. oblivious to the fact that there were others still... More 

Thank agilitycity
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst nearly all of the food in Marsalforn is good, Arzella is most definitely the classiest joint in town. From the view and atmosphere, to the charming staff and perfectly cooked food, this is the place I save for my last supper of the holiday... ok, I cheated this time, and made it my penultimate evening's treat - it's a... More 

Thank NikkiLsfdwfadsfasdfc
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We visited last night for a meal. I have to say the food is incredible and I had calamari as a starter and my partner had deep fried fish which was lovely. The mains all seafood dishes were just as good. The service was ok, the staff served our food fairly quickly, although had to wait for drinks at times.... More 

Thank 138Maika
Copenhagen, Denmark
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you are on Gozo and like Seafood, then don't miss out on Arzella. The restaurant is slightly hidden, but it is definitely worth finding. Not only is the view beautiful and the staff extremely friendly, kind and service-minded, the food is downright spectacular. I was visiting with family; three grown-ups and a 7 year old child, and we all... More 

Thank Amanda N
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

A typical Mediterranean fish paradise with different crudo delicacies and various catches of the day. Freshness is the order of the day

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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We thought we'd try this restaurant for the first night of four night break, we weren't disappointed. There were only two couples dining when we got there and it wasn't long until we were the only diners in the whole restaurant. This didn't deter from the fabulous meal we had, we tried rock fish for the first time it was... More 

Thank Dawmar
Kelowna, B.C.
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Our taxi driver, Franky from Eagle Garage, suggested this restaurant as part of our day tour. We could not believe the excellent food, service and views from this restaurant. The mussels and shrimp were to die for, huge portions, and we ate it all. Would definitely go back on our next trip to Gozo.

Heidelberg, Germany
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Atmosphere was very good and the view is also great! The Food is a little bit more expensive than the surrounding restaurants, nevertheless it is a fair price if you compare to german prices. We had the rock fish, fish soup and oysters. Especially the fish soup as a starter was perfect! The deep fried dessert was okay but nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 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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