L’Orangerie is a Mediterranean restaurant focusing on quality ingredients and in-house produce with Italian and French influence in the kitchen’s flavours. The restaurant, nurtured by Tonio and Christine Aquilina is situated on T’Alla u Ommu Hill, where neighbouring fields, olive groves and local scenery provide the perfect backdrop for a glorious dinner-time sunset. The quiet setting and serene environment creates the perfect ambiance with both al fresco and fully air-conditioned dining areas available for both lunch and dinner service. The service at L’Orangerie is tailored to your visit, highlighting kitchen specials and seasonal specialities to ensure your experience is as pleasant as possible.
Appreciating the menu at L’Orangerie is an easy task, with sharing options, mains and delicious desserts to satisfy any appetite and palate. Their staple smoked olives find their way to your table along with an assortment of butters showcasing the Chef Stephen Gatt’s admiration for fragrant Mediterranean citrus and herbs. The restaurant’s ample gluten free options that span the entire menu, including bread courses and desserts, allows all diners to enjoy their meals with refined flavours and bold touches. A crowd favourite order would definitely be the shiitake mushrooms and asparagus arancini with truffle mayo followed by the pistacchio pesto paccheri served with moreish guanciale and paired with a crisp chablis. closing off your meal with a homemade dessert is a must, their classic brownie being an excellent choice.