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25 St. George's Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3208, Malta
+356 2138 7600
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good value and yummy sushi. Me and my boyfriend had the sharing platter which was varied and generous with fish. Free tiny beef appertisers and little macaroons and brownies for desert were nice compliment to the meal!

Thank Ellie S
Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The concept of a Asian fusion captured my Attention. The interior is beautiful and elegant, The price was medium range. I've ordered the beef teppanyaki and it was the best I've ever had. With generous portion as well. There's was some complimentary sushi as well. The picture I've taken may not look enticing but it's a must try.

Thank Andy L
South Coast, England
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is very good though and we really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the evening compared to other places we had eaten during our time in Malta.

Thank Caz046
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We absolutely love going to Zest, in fact it's become our 'go to' place whenever we are after the perfect dinner. The food is exquisite and the staff take pride in providing excellent service. We also love the set up and decor of the place. An all rounder 10/10.

Thank Xer Z
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zest was a real find - not only is the food wonderful and a delightful fusion of east & west, but the décor is also very cool and stylish, with a terrace for those who want to eat in the open air, and a lovely air-conditioned part for those wanting something a little cooler. The service was great, and whilst... More 

Thank Carole014
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at a lot of sushi places in my life and Zest has always been a favourite place to eat, because of the great food and amazing atmosphere. However, last night, we ordered home delivery. My god, what an incredible experience! The sushi arrived on a plastic platter, perfectly laid out with all the expected extras. I have... More 

1 Thank Christopher C
Juliani_Team, Owner at ZEST, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, I am so very pleased to hear that you recently enjoyed all the best of Zest in the comfort of your home! We work very hard to ensure the same quality you expect at our restaurant is delivered to your door, and I am glad to hear these efforts pay off :) Whether at our place or yours,... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had many meals out over our stay and in all honesty this was fine but nothing special and rather expensive. If it hadn't been for the discount voucher we received because we were staying at the hotel I would have been a bit annoyed at the price. Defiantly other places I would chose over this Wigi's restaurant being one... More 

1 Thank 394rach
Juliani_Team, Owner at ZEST, responded to this review

Dear 394rach, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our prawn risotto. However, I was saddened to read that you were not satisfied with the value we offer. We strive to ensure our offering is competitive within the local marketplace, and our prices reflect our commitment to using... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for the "aperol Spritz at sunset" event, which is an ongoing weekly event at Zest over the summer. We had sushi (really good), and cocktails... very recommendable, great atmosphere with live music, and very friendly staff. Great view of the Spinola bay from the 9th floor. Downside, menu is slightly limited. Remember to book a table!

1 Thank Michael S
Juliani_Team, Owner at ZEST, responded to this review

Dear Michael, I am very pleased to hear you were able to enjoy our special Aperol Spritz Sunset events on the rooftop terrace of Hotel Juliani! We have designed a special menu for these events featuring a selection of sharing plates and sushi. I hope you will be able to join to experience our full menu at Zest restaurant on... More 

Milan, Italy
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very pleasant experience at Zest, for our romantic night. The service was very good and the waiters kind, the food is simply divine. Prices are a bit high, but worth it. They served us a complimentary miso soup and the bread is home made. There are also different kind of menus where you can have 2 courses... More 

Thank LaSereB
Juliani_Team, Owner at ZEST, responded to this review

Dear LaSereB, Thank you very much for sharing your positive feedback with others here on TripAdvisor. We loved to read that you enjoyed our unique combination of food, ambience and staff because this is exactly what we want for you and our guests! Best regards, Erika Cassar Rouvelas Director, Zest More 

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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried a range of dishes, best curry ever definitely east meets west. Fantastic starter, main and desserts. Macaroons to die for. Wine list very good.

Thank nikki_ni
Juliani_Team, Owner at ZEST, responded to this review

Dear Nikki, I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit at Zest, particularly our curries and macarons! We do hope to welcome you back during your next visit to Malta. Warm regards, Erika Cassar Rouvelas Director, Zest More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$38 - $49
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International, European, Thai, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 St. George's Road, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 3208, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 7600
For over a decade, Zest has pioneered the Asian fusion culinary concept in Malta. Boasting some of the best Asian and Continental cuisine on our islands, including exquisite sushi made with fresh, local seafood, Zest's menu will take you on an exciting culinary journey. Every plate perfectly balances Eastern and Western influences-even dessert! Get swept off your feet with delectable dishes from Balinese curries, Indonesian noodles, Japanese teppanyaki and Cantonese dim sums to French lamb sous vide with mango salsa and crème brulées of mandarin and fresh chili. At Zest, no attention to detail is spared including the décor and design that elevates one's dining experience from ordinary to extraordinary. Original architectural details and attractive features, including an open wine cellar and a live-cooking sushi bar, are sure to leave a lasting impression. Zest also enjoys the added bonus of an open-air terrace overlooking romantic Spinola Bay, for which reservations are highly advised-only 14 seats are available in this exclusive location. Year after year, Zest has been voted one of the most popular "best ambience" and "best service" restaurants in Malta by its discerning guests. On these award-winning foundations, Zest has also built a reputation for professional, creative and impeccable outside catering. Whether you are throwing a dinner party for friends at home, a lavish wedding reception for hundreds of guests or an inspiring corporate event, our blend of experience, planning and bespoke attention to detail ensures a successful occasion every time. All this begs the question... Whether for an elegant evening out in the heart of Spinola, or a memorable private event, why not add a little Zest?

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