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Brunch Places in Malta: Our top 12 from the Islands’ Best Brunch Spots

Explore the best brunch places in Malta! Discover our top 12 spots to enjoy delicious brunches, from trendy cafes to cosy bistros.

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Introduction: The Evolution of Brunch

Brunch, a delightful blend of breakfast and lunch, has become a weekend ritual for many. This leisurely meal, often enjoyed from late morning to early afternoon, is a time for relaxation, socialising, and indulging in various dishes. 

Hungry Hippie brunch waffles

From classic eggs Benedict to innovative fusion cuisine, brunch menus offer various choices to satisfy diverse palates.

Malta and Gozo offer a rich tapestry of brunch spots, each with unique charm and culinary delights. From trendy cafes to cosy bistros, these islands cater to all brunch preferences, promising a memorable culinary adventure.

Here’s our list (in no particular order):

Danny’s: A Trendy Fusion of Flavours

Danny’s Kitchen & Deli in Malta stands out with its modern, trendy vibe. Known for its wraps, salads, and burgers, Danny’s also surprises with special pasta dishes that are consistently excellent. It’s a place that combines style with substance, making it a top choice for brunch enthusiasts.

Danny's Brunch

Marelli: Homey Delights in Birkirkara

Marelli offers a cosy café experience in Birkirkara. Their ever-changing menu never fails to impress, with each dish being a delightful surprise. The café’s commitment to innovation is evident in their monthly specials, which are aesthetically pleasing and delicious. Plus, it’s pet-friendly, making it a perfect spot for animal lovers.

Marelli Brunch Nutella Sandwich

Tribe: Valletta’s Vibrant All-Day Spot

Tribe, located opposite Teatru Rjal in Valletta, is a vibrant all-day dining spot and one of our favourite brunch places in Malta. Its striking interior sets the stage for a diverse menu with breakfast favourites like pancakes and cruffins alongside vegan and vegetarian options. Whether you’re in for a hearty meal or a light bite, Tribe’s budget-friendly menu has something for everyone.

Tribe brunch meze

Elephant Shoe: A Brunch Haven Near Upper Barrakka Gardens

Nestled near the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Elephant Shoe is a gem for brunch lovers. The menu is a creative blend of classic and contemporary, with options for various dietary preferences. The warm service, prime location, and reasonable prices make it a must-visit spot.

Elephant Shoe Valletta Brunch

Hungry Hippie: A Burst of Flavours in San Gwann

Hungry Hippie Bistro in San Gwann is known for its eclectic menu. The pasta section is particularly eye-catching, featuring unique dishes like Spicy Pesto Pasta alla Vodka. With options for vegans and vegetarians, it’s a place that caters to all brunch cravings.

Hungry Hippie Bistro brunch

Bohini: A Touch of Authenticity in Mgarr

Since 2018, Bohini in Mgarr has delighted patrons with its friendly staff, pleasant ambience, and authentic food. Their pastries, including gluten-free options, are a highlight, making it a go-to spot for a genuine brunch experience.

Bohini Mgarr brunch

Crust: Culinary Excellence in Every Bite

Crust Bar Bakery Bistro by Chef Sean Gravina stands out for its exceptional service and delightful dining spaces. Their doughnuts, stuffed with various fillings, are a must-try. The crispy chicken with Belgian waffle is a testament to their culinary excellence.

Crust St Julians Brunch

JAVA: Healthy and Hip in Naxxar

In the heart of Naxxar, JAVA offers a fresh take on brunch with healthy breakfast bowls and beautifully prepared bagels. Their focus on healthy yet flavourful options, accompanied by freshly made juices and coffee, makes it a top choice for health-conscious diners.

JAVA Naxxar brunch

Black Egg: Elegance and Flavour Along Ta’ Xbiex Seafront

The Black Egg along the Ta’ Xbiex seafront blends elegance and exquisite taste. The signature Duck and Waffle dish and a cocktail offer a luxurious brunch experience. The posh interior and stunning sea views add to its allure.

Black Egg Ta Xbiex brunch

Olive3: Central and Charming in Mriehel

Olive 3 in Mriehel is a central spot for brunch enthusiasts. Known for its poke bowl and pasta dishes, it’s also a great place for a quick coffee and sweet treat. Dog lovers will enjoy the company of Holly, the boss dog of Olive 3.

Olive 3 brunch poke bowl

Coffee Break: A Gozitan Favourite

In Gozo, Coffee Break is a beloved spot. It is located near Victoria’s central part and’s known for its excellent service and cosy outdoor area. The Spaghetti Shellfish and ciabatta options are particularly noteworthy, making it a top choice for brunch in Gozo.

Coffee Break Gozo pasta brunch

Front: A Blend of Flavours in Xlendi, Gozo

Front, part of Ulysses Aparthotel in Xlendi, Gozo, offers a diverse menu with Middle Eastern influences. Their meze offerings, combined with a happy hour, create a unique brunch experience. The menu caters to various dietary preferences, ensuring everyone finds something to enjoy.

Front Gozo brunch


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