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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Italian Restaurant
“Restaurant with awesome food and nice views of the msida marina/Valletta within close approximation of the accommodation, highly recommended for a relaxed and enjoyable dinner.”
  • 34 locals recommend
“Very nice cafeteria and tasty pastries especially the sweet ricotta cannolo.. Busy Bee is known by many as the finest patisserie in Mata. You also find nicely packed Maltese sweet delicacies to take home as a gift. Close to the coffee shop you will also find the Busy Bee Gelateria. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
“In case of any emergency, god forbid, this is the general hospital in Malta which is a couple of minutes away.”
  • 8 locals recommend
“The University area has a selection of cafes around its outskirts frequented by many of its students.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Buses to Valletta, to Sliema, to Mdina, to Attard, to Dingli, to Birkirkara, to Bugibba, to Cirkewwa (ferry to Gozo)”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If you love to eat ice cream, you should visit this place, it has very good selection in flavors and good prices, you can eat ice cream and sit close to the marina. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
College Rec Center
“just nearby the flat, this amazing swimming pool will give you some fresh energy”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Serving the Best of New York's traditional eats without having to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Triq Oscar Zammit, L-Imsida”
  • 10 locals recommend
“Sitting on the water’s edge of the Msida Marina, La Vela is the very definition of a hidden jewel. Recently refurbished with an interior based on white wood, white linen and silver and gold touches, the place feels clean and pure. The back and outdoor area overlook the Marina. Yachts, gently bobbing, make for a quasi-hypnotic, blissful effect while you dine. Michelle and team are fantastic hosts and very finely attuned to the palates of their patrons.La Vela shines brightest when it comes to the bounty of the sea, with an impresive wine list to complement it. For each dish, seasoning and garnish are minimal, exciting every particle of flavour locked within, without overpowering it. The famous antipasto di pesce crudo e cotto consists of seven different types of seafood, and is a must-have. The spaghetti with sea urchins and the ravioli with grouper work beautifully as a duo. Choose your catch from a platter overflowing with John Dory, dorado, trill, seabass and possibly even a live crab- all freshly caught and subject to the whims and generosity of the sea. For those who prefer beef, the Aberdeen Angus fillet and rib-eye never fail to please. For dessert, the cannolo with fresh ricotta presents the perfect interplay between crunchy, smooth and incredibly tasty.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Corner Shop
  • 2 locals recommend
“Coffee shops, restaurants and bars close by. Lots of bus stops, nice promenade by the sea”
  • 4 locals recommend
Car Rental
  • 1 local recommends
Food & Drink Shop
“price is normal but Very very very delicious and inside interior design also good I highly recommend if you are near the restaurant ”
  • 4 locals recommend
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“You have a lot of small convenience shops around the flat. less than 5 minutes walking but this one is a bit larger, a small supermarket”
  • 1 local recommends