Experience the best of Maltese hospitality at The Phoenicia’s incredible restaurant and bar spaces

One of Malta’s most loved dining destinations, we really are passionate about food. Our award-winning chefs use local produce, much of it grown in our Kitchen Gardens, and then lovingly prepared with care and creativity to ensure every mouthful is memorable. Exquisite menus aim to surprise without sacrificing their genuine Mediterranean essence. Each is carefully curated to balance delicious flavours with colour, texture and inventiveness.


Elegant and chic decor paired with delicious, unforgettable dishes

Enter into the reimagined world of Contessa – where high-end Southern Mediterranean cuisine is an everyday luxury. Whether in our iconic dining room or our botanical garden-inspired terrace conservatory, Contessa is more than a restaurant; it’s a destination where each meal is a celebration of the finest local and seasonal ingredients.

This is where Phoenicia Malta’s beloved hospitality meets the expectations of exciting modern dining. It’s where every dish is the culmination of our chefs’ imagination, the island’s very best produce, and your favourite flavours.

Daily for breakfast from 7am – 10.30am
Lunch between Mon – Fri from 12pm – 3pm
Dinner daily from 6pm – 10pm
Sparkling Weekend Brunch every Saturday and Sunday between 12pm – 3pm

A stylish favourite, designed to be enjoyed with friends and family

A café with a twist with its mouth-watering menu and farm-to-table mindset, uses local ingredients wherever possible. Whether it is our carpaccio with local tomatoes, grilled calamari, mushroom risotto or the all-time favourite beef burger, every dish has been thoughtfully created to express the best possible flavours. Be it coffee or a glass of Prosecco, a working lunch or a relaxed dinner, sit back on the terrace enjoying the views over the Triton Square, and watch the world go by.

Temporarily closed due to the current Covid-19 restrictions by local health authorities. 



The perfect spot to while away the day in the Mediterranean sun.

Within the peaceful gardens and shelter of the fortification walls of Valletta lies the Bastion Pool Bar & Restaurant. Relish in al fresco dining and delectable cuisine while relaxing by our stunning infinity pool, oasis of calm, with magnificent views of the harbour. Whether you fancy a cocktails as you catch up with friends or a relaxing lunch with your loved ones, the heavenly setting of the Poolside at The Phoenicia is a must for your summer season.

Open seasonally (June – September)

Enjoy afternoon tea in the Palm Court, relax by the pool, or retreat to The Club Bar for an after dinner drink.

Whatever mood you are in, we have a space that is just right. Our bars and lounges have all been beautifully refurbished and have quickly restored their position as true favourites in Valletta.



An elegant and peaceful hideaway perfect for a cup of tea or coffee

Sitting at the heart of hotel is the Palm Court Lounge with its comfy sofas and welcoming décor. It is the perfect place to relax with a coffee and heavenly homemade pastry. Indulge in the famous Afternoon Tea – The Classic, Gluten-Free or even the Vegan option. Enjoy a selection of finger cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve, also an irresistible selection of pastries and teacakes, all freshly prepared. A choice of 14 different types of JING loose-leaf tea are available, and why not add some extra sparkle to the occasion with a glass of Champagne.

Open daily 8am – 10pm
Afternoon Tea from 2pm – 6pm


Phoenicia Club Bar

A gathering place,
a watering hole,
a timeless drinking den for socialites and stars.

Originally opened in 1952, the warm décor of this classic cocktail bar harps back to Malta’s colonial past but is bought bang up to date with a menu which showcases cool cocktails alongside all the classics: champagne, brandy, whisky, cognac. With its own terrace and uplifting views this is ideal place to unwind at the end of the day and soak up the surrounding charm of Valletta.

Open daily from 5pm – midnight