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Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
+356 2155 4662
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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Pori, Finland
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took lambuki fish as it was recommended. It was delicious with vegetables and potatoes and local white vine. And we enjoyd the view over the Marsalforn bay.

Thank KaijaTanja
Balzan, Malta
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364 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arzella is located on an elevated part of Marsalforn and the panoramic views one can enjoy from this restaurant are truly spectacular. When you combine this with fresh fish and seafood cooked to perfection then you have a recipe for success. The food is simply delicious. I had the spaghetti rizzi which was very good (although a hint of chilli... More 

1 Thank Trevordg
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved Arzella. It was personally recommended by our hotel manager. The fresh fish and seafood were excellent, and the service was very friendly and efficient. One of us was vegetarian, and without hesitation Chris recommended vegetarian food not on the menu, delicious melanzane parmigiana and gnocchi with herbs. Two of us shared the fish of the day, grilled sea... More 

Thank PT-KTK
Cork, Ireland
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274 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Had lunch here today and had a lovely meal. We had the grilled mixed fish of the day and fritto misto. Both were very good. The terrace has amazing views over the bay and when the wind breaks are open in the summer I would imagine that it would be a brilliant place for a meal

Thank BNM79
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75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Fish freah from the sea to the table, lovingly coated with local herbs, gilled and served with excellent fresh vegetables. A delight for the eyes and the tastebuds. Recommended wholeheartedly.

Thank Norman J
Iasi, Romania
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115 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Having lunch at Arzella was one of the nicest experiences on Gozo island. We found it thanks to our taxi driver. The food is excellent, the service is great and the local wine goes very well with the fresh fish dishes. As a bonus you have stunning views over the see.

Thank Doru C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this wee restaurant by our taxi driver and probably wouldn't have found it ourselves. Embedded in the cliff it offers great views of the harbour and the sea. The staff were friendly and happily accommodated our 11-mo-old daughter. We had the catch of the day (sea bream) and it was fresh, perfectly cooked, and tasty. The sides... More 

Thank Andrew F
Louth, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The food here was indeed very nice. I had the grilled Calamari for starters and Lampuki for main; my husband had an aubergine layered starter and steak for main. The atmosphere and room were just a bit bland. They had a football match on a big screen TV which ruined it for us. It was more like a pub dinner... More 

Thank MrsDrink
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We come for Gozo since few years and generally have a very good opinion about food served in restaurants. Until now, it did not concern Marsalforn. Each dining trial was a disaster. However, encouraged by a La Valletta taxi driver, we visited Arzella. Just for a fast lunch. First of all, Arzella won in the "Bruschetta" category ;). This one... More 

Thank Ela D
Marsalforn, Malta
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Along with a gorgeous view, this restaurant offers what I consider world class dining. We had a tuna fillet and a surf and turf steak with shrimp both dishes were truly beyond delicious. What impressed me most was that start to finish everything was 5 star. From the bread to the appetizer, the main course, to the wine and dessert.... More 

Thank Mike P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Italian, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ghar Qawqla Street, Marsalforn, Island of Gozo, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Marsalforn
  • Phone Number: +356 2155 4662

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?