Sliema, Malta, offers a fantastic array of restaurants that cater to various tastes and budgets, making it an ideal place for English students to explore culinary delights while practising their language skills. Here are some of the top restaurants in Sliema that students should not miss:

Ta’ Kris

Ta KrisLocated in a charming old bakery, Ta’ Kris offers a warm, rustic atmosphere with traditional Maltese cuisine. The menu features hearty dishes like rabbit stew, bragioli (beef olives), and lampuki pie (fish pie). The friendly staff and homey setting make it a great place for students to practise English in a relaxed environment while enjoying authentic local flavours. 


Il-MerillIl-Merill is another gem that serves traditional Maltese dishes. This cosy, family-run restaurant is known for its friendly service and welcoming ambiance. It’s an excellent spot for students to engage with locals and learn about Maltese culture and cuisine while savouring dishes like fish soup and stuffed aubergines. 

The Chophouse

The ChophouseFor craving a more upscale dining experience, The Chophouse is one of Sliema’s top steakhouses, offering stunning views of Valletta’s skyline. The menu boasts a variety of grilled meats and fresh seafood. While it’s a bit pricier, the quality of food and the sophisticated atmosphere make it a worthwhile experience for special occasions or group outings. 

Café Sicilia

Situated along the bustling promenade, Café

Sicilia offers a range of Italian and Mediterranean dishes. Known for its delicious pasta, pizza, and seafood, this café is an ideal place for students to enjoy a meal while soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of Sliema. The outdoor seating provides a great opportunity to people-watch and engage in conversations with fellow diners.

Wigi’s Kitchen

WigisJust a stone’s throw from Maltalingua. Wigi’s Kitchen is a family-run restaurant known for its warm hospitality and excellent Mediterranean cuisine. The menu features fresh, locally sourced ingredients and daily specials. It’s a wonderful place for students to enjoy a high-quality meal and practise their English with the attentive staff.

Exploring Sliema’s diverse restaurant scene provides English students with a rich cultural experience and plenty of opportunities to practise their language skills. Whether enjoying traditional Maltese fare or international cuisine, the restaurants in Sliema offer both delicious food and a welcoming environment for learning and socialising.

If you are a Maltalingua student, please check your student zone for discounts in selected restaurants, cafes and outlets.

Bon appetit, everyone!