The Dining Room
The Blue Room

Grotto Tavern

mediterranean casual fine dining, refined and inventive food,

relaxed attitude, a blend of bistro and gastronomy

The Grotto Tavern restaurant boasts typical Maltese house of character features and embraces a natural 2000-year-old cave. Following a more recent interior restructuring, it has suitably fused old characteristics with modern features, creating a sincere neighbourly and intriguing space where to dine.Our motto is to drive Mediterranean food into the modern cuisine era, consequently becoming worldwide recognizable, complemented by a treasured vibrant dining experience. Moreover we offer our clients a Maltese experience, a taste of our warm welcoming culture.


Grotto Tavern’s young dynamic team brings together the finest seasonal produce

with developed innovation, finesse and expertise, to bring forth tantalizing dishes at a reasonable value. We guarantee a discreet and an attentive service, allowing patrons the time to savour and experience the wondrous diversity of Mediterranean cuisine.

How often do you get to celebrate in a 2000-year-old cave?

Are you planning to organize your next social event with family or friends? At Grotto Tavern we offer several packages
to suit all kinds of events in our out of the ordinary and exclusive 2000-year-old cave.We offer a range of set-menus, finger food and beverage packages.

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Customer Reviews

Visited Rabat before Mdina. Ate downstairs. Food was lovely as was the service. Can thoroughly recommend here to eat

Initially planned to visit because of TripAdvisor reviews and was additionally incentivised by a lady at the entrance with a free aperitif voucher. It was a great experience, food is great, octopus stew was the best octopus dish I had, perfect and friendly service. Prices from the mid-range what makes the place even more worth to recommend.

Janineiana - Christmas Drinks - TripAdvisor

Beautiful place to eat. Service impeccable and surroundings stunning. Will be returning for sure. Hospitable and location to local attractions brilliant.

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Come and see for yourself why Grotto Tavern is becoming one of Malta's

Best Restaurants


Grotto Tavern                             

9/10/12 ,                                       

St Pauls Square, 

Rabat, Malta

Tel: 00356 2145 3258

Mobile: 00356 7945 3258

Email: info@grottotavern.net 


Opening Hours 


18.00 to 21.30 Hrs

Tuesday to Wednesday                 


18.00 to 21.30 Hrs

Friday to Sunday                    

18.00 to 22.00 Hrs

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