"Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity."
"Wine is bottled poetry."
Robert Louis Stevenson

About Us


La Maltija is owned by chef patron Mr. Charles Spiteri. Mr Charles Spiteri is known as a chef of the former President of Malta, and Mrs Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the Great Britain.

It is one of the few restaurants in St. Julians and Paceville serving Maltese traditional food. Its chef Mr Charles Spiteri was voted the best chef in 1997 on TV. The Restaurant was voted the Best Restaurant for Maltese Food 2004 by 'The Definitive Good Guide to Restaurants in Malta & Gozo'.

The restaurant is famous as a place that was visited by many world's known people such as artists, politicians and Nobel Prize winners. We are absolutely sure your visit to La Maltija restaurant will become the major highlight of your stay in Malta!