Are you a food enthusiast looking for a weekend filled with delicious culinary experiences? Look no further than Saint Julian's in Malta! This charming town boasts a diverse range of restaurants, perfect for a foodie day out.

From brunch to lunch and dinner, there are endless options for you to explore and discover new gastronomic delights. So, why not plan a weekend foodie adventure in Saint Julian's restaurants and experience the town's unique culinary scene?

Weekend brunch in Saint Julian’s

NAAR RestoBar - restaurants in Malta

Naar RestoBar
1 Triq Censu Tabone, St. Julians

Naar RestoBar is the must-go place for a weekend late breakfast. Delicious early meals are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am until noon, so don't miss it out when you're in Saint Julian's!

Place: Located in Balluta Bay, Naar RestoBar is the liveliest spot around, offering stunning oh-so-Maltese views and a selection of eclectic dishes that highlight the local as well as regional produce.

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Brunch: Weekend late mornings offer a vast array of choices, including omelettes, open-faced bagels, English muffins, full English or vegan breakfasts, croque monsieur, breakkie burritos, and even open-faced Maltese loaves. You can also build your own breakfast with preferred ingredients such as eggs, meat, and sides, or create your own pancake stack.

If you want to spice up your late weekend morning even more, go for the Bottomless Brunch! For a fixed price, it includes your brekkie and unlimited prosecco, mimosas, or other preferred bubbles!

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Weekend lunch in Saint Julian’s

U Bistrot Malta

U Bistrot
27 Censu Tabone, St. Julians

If you're willing to indulge in quality farm-to-table menu that intertwines with gastronomic aesthetics, and perfect Maltese views, don't miss out on U Bistrot!

Place: U Bistrot stands as a rustic oasis nestled in the heart of Balluta Bay. The essence here is shaped by farm-to-table gastronomy and seasonal menus, while the culinary offerings are accompanied by a cozy ambiance as well as breathtaking surrounding views.

U Bistrot - lunch in Malta

Lunch: U Bistrot commits to supporting local farmers, caring for the environment, and prioritising the origins of food. So, it's no surprise that such dedication naturally inspires monthly-changing seasonal menus, dominated by ingredients sourced from nearby regions.

Despite all the dynamics, a variety of options is always present on the menu, including soups, hearty starters, unique burgers, wholesome salads, fresh seafood, satisfying homemade pasta dishes, flavourful roasts, and a selection of homemade desserts.

While many dishes can be adjusted for gluten-free or vegetarian preferences, the restaurant also offers a dedicated vegetarian menu.

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Marina Terrace Portomaso - restaurants in Malta

Marina Terrace
Portomaso Marina, Level -3, St. Julians

Searching for the perfect lunch place to enjoy both Mediterranean culinary gems and picturesque views? Marina Terrace has got you covered!

Place: Marina Terrace is an Italian pizza and grill restaurant that follows the Pizzeria & Brasserie concept. It offers serene views of the Portomaso Marina, with charming boats floating in the water.

Marina Terrace Portomaso - lunch restaurants in Saint Julian’s

Lunch: The menu at Marina Terrace is delightfully wide, so all Mediterranean flavor enthusiasts out there, including vegetarians, will surely enjoy making their choice. If you are dreaming of quality carbs for lunch, you can go for Italian-inspired and very Maltese pizzas, burgers, in-house baked paninis, or pasta. If a lighter meal is more to your liking, salads and poke bowls will leave you pleasantly surprised. For those who want to try something unique, don't hesitate to try the chicken, meat, or fish house specials.

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Henry J. Beans - restaurants in Malta

Henry J. Beans
St George's Road, St Julian's

If you're in Saint Julian's and looking to shake up your weekend lunch routine, why not try out a legendary American bar & grill?

Place: Henry J. Beans - Malta's favourite American bar and grill - is the perfect place to unwind in a unique atmosphere with great food and exclusive drinks.

Henry J. Beans - lunch restaurants in Saint Julian’s

Lunch: The menu at Henry J. Beans is a real treat for those who love American cuisine. With a wide selection of classic dishes from the West, lunch in Saint Julian's is sure to be a memorable experience.

Start with some grilled sausages, Chicago chicken wings, or Texas corn dogs. If you're dining with family or friends, go straight for shareable platters! The feast continues with delicious wraps, mouth-watering sandwiches, and legendary burgers. Don't forget to check out the grill and smoke selection of high-quality meats, which is a real crowd-pleaser too.

The menu is also thoughtfully designed to cater to vegans, with an exclusive selection of plant-based American dishes.

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Weekend dinner in Saint Julian’s

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Zeri's Restaurant
Triq Il-Knisja, Portomaso, St. Julian‘s

If your preference is to end your gorgeous weekend day with exceptional fish and seafood delicacies, then Zeri's restaurant is the exact place to choose.

Place: Zeri's restaurant offers its guests the opportunity to savour innovative dishes created by Chef Patron Mark Zerafa and his team. The high-quality cuisine here is perfectly complemented by picturesque views of Portomaso Marina, enhancing the overall dining experience.

Zeris Restaurant - dinner restaurants in Saint Julian’s

Dinner: Zeri's restaurant is a Mediterranean food lover's dream, with a particular emphasis on fish, shellfish, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The menu is crafted with passion by the restaurant's team, who pride themselves on creating true masterpieces from the freshest ingredients.

Zeri's has a reputation for transforming seafood into masterpieces. Whether it's king prawns, octopuses, calamari, seabasses, brown meagres, or any other catch of the day, the chefs at Zeri's know how to make it shine. However, don't let the focus on seafood deter you if you're a meat lover or vegetarian as the restaurant caters to all dietary preferences.

And, for the final note – pair your meal with a selection of wines from around the world for an added touch of charm! 

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ZEST - restaurants in Malta

25, St Georges road, Hotel Juliani, St. Julian‘s

Zest is the perfect place for those who want to end their day with exceptional dining. Featured in Michelin's guide, this dinner restaurant promises exotic flavours expressed in a truly exclusive manner.

Place: Zest, Malta's first Asian fusion restaurant, opened over twenty years ago and has since remained a leading establishment in the contemporary culinary scene. Recently, the restaurant has expanded its menu to include Nikkei – Japanese-inspired Peruvian cuisine. The place‘s stylish setting and open-air terrace, which offers stunning views of Spinola Bay, add to the dining experience too.

ZEST - dinner restaurants in Saint Julian’s

Dinner: Zest Restaurant is an excellent place in Saint Julian's to explore exotic flavours from around the world. With a diverse menu that showcases favourites from across Asia and iconic dishes from Japanese-Peruvian Nikkei cuisine, Zest provides an intimate dining experience that caters to all food enthusiasts. Whether you're in the mood for sushi rolls, bao buns, curries, noodle dishes, or homemade poultry, beef, or seafood specials, you're sure to find something you love. Above all, Zest proves that exceptional dining experiences leave a lasting impression.

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Seed - lunch in St Julians

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Triq Sqaq Lourdes, St. Julian's

Looking for a restaurant that's attentive to even the smallest details? Discover Seed: a place where Contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, crafted by an award-winning chef, meets a tranquil location, an Instagram-worthy interior, and an elevated ambience.

Place: Seed is a stylish restaurant conveniently nestled in a serene place of bustling St. Julian's. All sound already great, yet the seasonal menus, crafted by the acclaimed chef Ryan Marmara, who also holds a position in the Maltese National Culinary Team, remain a highlight.

Seed - dinner in St Julians

Dinner: The à la carte menu, rooted in Contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, skillfuly merges innovative ideas with locally sourced ingredients. It sees quarterly changes - all to ensure the use of the freshest seasonal ingredients. What's on the offer? A gourmet selection of snacks, starters, intermediates, main courses, and desserts.

From vegetarian delicacies to seafood and premium meat masterpieces, notable dishes comprise Chickpea Panisse, Roasted Onion Tart Tatin, Tuna Belly with Stracciatella, Chili Tempura Fish accompanied by Grapefruit, Octopus Terrine with Ponzu, Smoked Pork in Mushroom Dashi, Tagliatelle with Seabass and Nduja, USDA Beef Sirloin with Onion Confit and Plum Mustarda, and Nitsume Glazed Seabass.

On Fridays and Saturdays, guests have the opportunity to delve into an exclusive offering: the fresh fish and crudi set menu.

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