We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Anciova

154/B the Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2713 3764
Website
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (272)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
“risotto” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
154/B the Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta, Malta
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (490)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian cuisine at it best. Staff is very well mannered and extremely professional. The menu is varied and typical of italian regions. The wines are mainly Sicilian with a biological variety too. Ambience is very clean and harmonious. Dining at any time of day is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Edward Z
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner there yesterday and I would surely recommend this place. STAFF is attentive, they make sure you have everything you need. FOOD is lovely and I really enjoyed it. PLACE is cosy. Would recommend this place 👍

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank davidq172
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night. Best food we have had in Sliema - the risotto was to die for. Very friendly staff. Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ellene597
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Good service but could have gone into more detail about the fried and grilled fish platters as we did not know exactly what to expect but had the best calamari and prawns as starters and they were stupendous.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marilyn b
Reviewed November 5, 2018

3 times in the Anciova. Do I have to mention more. The service was always very warm and friendly, the food (squid, filet, lobster, grilled fish) was always more than yummie. When back in Malta, we will visit Anciova again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I had read some really good reviews and was looking forward to a family lunch. My son and I shared the mixed grilled fish, his girlfriend had the fried calamari and my friend had the grilled squid. The mixed grill had a small piece of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vander111
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The waiters were generally quite polite but we had several issues with the food. Smoked fish was used in the mixed fish carpaccio and had too much olive oil for our taste. The sauce in my wife’s seafood carbonara was scrambled. She spoke to a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Paul T
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This restaurant is on the waterfront. The food is very good and includes a variety of fish dishes. You can choose fish from a selection on ice. The wine is also good (not always the case in Malta). I was even tempted to a pudding...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CatherineSelby
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

It was a great dinner. Very good fish, correct price for the quality. We also received water for dogs, which are accepted in the dehor. We will be back soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Clarissa T
Reviewed October 4, 2018

A very good restaurant which specialises in fish although other dishes are available. Not cheap but good food in a nice environment and good service.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank StanleyBumfluff1
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 145 hotels in Island of Malta
Bayview Hotel
1,769 reviews
.05 km away
115 The Strand Hotel and Suites
1,544 reviews
.17 km away
Hotel Kennedy Nova
704 reviews
.17 km away
The Waterfront Hotel
1,541 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Moo's Kebab
231 reviews
.08 km away
4 amici
206 reviews
.12 km away
Ali Baba
428 reviews
.06 km away
Sorrisi Cafe & Pasta
165 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Manana Yacht Charter
57 reviews
.65 km away
Casey's Bar
22 reviews
.34 km away
Malta Sailing Experiences
55 reviews
.60 km away
Duck Village
72 reviews
.44 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Anciova staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154/B the Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
  • Phone Number: +356 2713 3764
  • E-mail
Description
Ristorante Sito Sul Lungomare Di Gzira A Malta Con Servizio Informale Con Grande Ricerca Delle Materie Prime Cucinate In Maniera Semplice Ma Da Esaltare I Veri Sapori Della Cucina Casalinga Siciliana
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing