Grotto Tavern

Described as a "good place for couples", this place offers "one of the best experiences".

Grotto Tavern, a Michelin Guide gem, seamlessly blends history, culture, and exquisite cuisine in a 2000-year-old cave. Nestled in Rabat’s St Paul’s Square near Mdina, this Instagram-famous restaurant offers a unique dining experience. The restaurant combines ancient charm with modern comforts, making it a must-visit in Malta. From its captivating cave setting to Michelin-worthy dishes and attentive service, Grotto Tavern is truly exceptional. In this quintessential Maltese character house, you’ll dine against the backdrop of history. The chefs here create culinary art, pouring their passion into every dish. The dedication to your dining experience is unmistakable.

Explore a world of flavours with a 5-course or 7-course menu. Mark, the innovative chef, brings fresh, locally sourced ingredients to every bite, elevating your dining experience at Grotto Tavern. Snack on some Sourdough Bread while you sip a glass of wine, before going on to indulge in one of their decadent starters. The Rabbit Agnolotti is delcious, as well as the Foie Gras. For your main, try the Squash Dauphinoise for a vegetarian delight, or else try the Beef Sirloin with spring onions and onion purée. End your meal with a bite of the Gianduja Chocolate and you will walk out wearing a grin.

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2024 Ratings

Food: 45
Service: 45
Ambience: 47
Overall: 46

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 4,143 diners who dined out on an average of 1- 2 times a week-

323,154 dining experiences in a year.

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Mon-Sat - dinner. Sun closed all day.
€75 average price per person.


9/10/12, Misrah San Pawl, Rabat

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