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Xatt IX-Xlendi | Xlendi Bay, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1010, Malta
+356 2756 7207
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Victoria, Malta
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best restaurants in Xlendi, is definitely The Boat House. Located on the seafront, gentle staff, impeccable service and delicious food. I had grilled fish and it was perfectly cooked. Thanks & Well done...!!

Thank Paulscic
Leiden, The Netherlands
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On our first day in Xlendi we saw that there is a huge choice of restaurants and for our first evening we choose The Boathouse for our dinner and we weren't disapointed. The 2 ladies choose the salmon and I choose for the Gozitan rabbit and it was delicious. The local white and red wine were great. For dessert you... More 

Thank GabrielHackmann
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fabulous! Fresh fish, squid, octopus..I was in heaven as a seafood lover this was indeed Paradise Staff were warm and friendly, no rush despite being busy, food was super tasty, and very reasonably priced. I wish I lived closer .. I'd go every day. My wife actually said "I love seeing you happy" .. It was delicious. If you are... More 

Thank johnb2123
Warsaw, Poland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pan fried octopus was probably the best sea food I have ever had. we also had delicious sea food pasta and fish. definitely a place worth coming and coming back. See you next time!

Thank Marek L
Berlin, Germany
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

menu is rich with choice but not complicated, service is very good. they serve a tall order in time and the staff are very polite and helpful. try their antipasti delicious !

Thank maxx1262
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here. Great service, friendly and honest. Really fresh seafood. They bring a few extras and lovely chilled wine. I'd recommend the seabream, grilled. My husband had mixed seafood. Very generous portions. Lovely garlic butter too.

Thank GeekyBunny
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1,672 reviews
962 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 564 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boat House is a busy restaurant, right on the front by the water in Xlendi. We have eaten there on numerous occasions. If you want a table in the covered outdoor area you need to book it well ahead, especially at weekends and throughout the main tourist season as it is an extremely popular restaurant. The menu is similar... More 

Thank profjoypc
Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly efficient staff and great seafood - highly recommend this place for a relaxed lunch or dinner. I suspect it gets much busier in high season so booking would be required but we were early enough in the season that we got a table for lunch on arrival even though the restaurant was full.

Thank soz11
Qormi, Malta
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147 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with my brother and a friend of ours. My brother goes there frequently and he highly recommended we go there. The staff especially the restaurant manager were great and kindly found a table for us on their busiest day! The food was excellent. I had linguine al nero di seppia for starters, the best I've ever had... More 

Thank Spidey513
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the beautiful located Boathouse restaurant last night. Brilliant service, staff were more than happy to meet out specific dietary requirements. Food was excellent, would highly recommend the local fish soup- delicious!

Thank S434

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Xatt IX-Xlendi | Xlendi Bay, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1010, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Xlendi
  • Phone Number: +356 2756 7207
Situated right on the water's edge and next to the statue of St. Andrew in the fishermen's area of the bay, The Boat House Restaurant is ably run by Joseph Attard and his wife Rose. It has established itself as a must visit restaurant when visiting Gozo by Maltese and foreigners alike. The location enjoys the warm sunshine on winter afternoons and romantic sunsets. The choice of starters and main courses is endless. On top of that, there are the 'Specialities of the Day'. The fish display is a clear statement about the freshness of the daily catch. All items on the menu are prepared with ingredients of the highest quality. The selection of in-house desserts is tempting. The Wine List includes a large variety of local and foreign wines to please all wine lovers. Service is professional, fast and efficient but not rushed. The restaurant opens daily and caters for late lunches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?