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Best places for breakfast and brunch in Malta

Best places for breakfast and brunch in Malta

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Feasting in the morning (or late morning)  has become more and more popular throughout the recent years, and lots of bistros and cafes are now offering breakfast and brunch as a speciality. Here are some of the best breakfast and brunch spots around Malta and Gozo

Java breakfast and brunch

Java is a bistro that specialises in breakfast and brunch, offering a selection of healthy, yet tasty dishes as well as fresh juices, shakes and locally roasted coffee. This spot, which is located in the Naxxar square, is popular for its iconic, eye-catching smoothie bowls. It also serves a selection of instagrammable bagels, sourdough, poached eggs, salads and more.

Victoria Court, 1, Pjazza, Naxxar

Debbie’s café

Located in the heart of Mellieħa, Debbie’s offers a vast selection of breakfast, lunch, and homemade cakes and deserts. The café offers a range of breakfasts from a full English breakfast complete with Maltese sausages, toast, mushrooms, eggs and beans, to a full vegetarian option filled with cheeses, avocado and more.

Triq Ġorg borġ Olivier, Mellieħa

Black egg

The founders combined their love for food, art and tasty dishes, to create an ideal spot for food lovers in the heart of ta’ Xbiex. The concept of refined brunch had always been a dream of theirs, and a spontaneous dish idea turned into the bistro’s signature dish and the brand’s inception…a poached black egg. Don’t miss out on this funky spot, with brunch served all day in an upbeat environment.

Triq ix-Xatt, Ta’ Xbiex

Two Buoys

Bringing Malta and Melbourne together, Two Buoys offers delectable food in a spectacular location overlooking Spinola Bay, a lovely tradition bay in St Julian’s. The restaurant provides a brand-new experience of breakfast, lunch and dinner by combining both Australian and Maltese traditions in their dishes. Don’t miss out on their glorious acai bowls! The eatery even offers vegan and vegetarian options as well as delicious meat dishes.

106, Triq Spinola San Ġiljan

Emma's kITCHEN

Emma’s Kitchen offers a variety of options for simply everyone, having not only one, but five menus; the vegan menu, gluten-free menu, lactose-free menu, both gluten and lactose-free menu and the main menu.

The main menu offers a range of different breakfast options; from a simple poached egg on buttered toast, to Emma’s iconic bowls filled with meat, noodles, miso and more. Situated bang in centre of a busy main road, the restaurant’s interior gives a sense of tranquillity and relaxation…an escape from the outside!

1, Naxxar Road c/w Birkirkara Road, San Gwann


This pet-friendly café is extremely popular with the locals and even though set in a busy main road, it is located away from tourist crowds. The eatery offers incredible coffee, and of course, delicious breakfast consisting of a variety of eggs and breads served in all sorts of ways. The desserts here are jaw-dropping and equally impressive; be it the signature brookie, the banana bread, the pistachio and ricotta French toast or the apricot Bostock, will have you coming back for more.

Triq ta’ l-indjana, Birkirkara


Combined with great music and carefully designed interiors, Crust offers a unique experience with a breakfast menu filled with a variety of brioches, eggs and sweet and savoury pancakes and waffles. Vegan options are also available.

 Crust Deli Bakery, Mensija Street, San Giljan


Along with a great breakfast menu and bar offering a selection of drinks and juices, Bohini has a lovely atmosphere with hip and modern décor, welcoming staff, and even welcomes your furry pets!

The menus change often but usually consist of a variety of omelettes, toasts, English breakfasts, and their signature bowls. The stylish bistro is a favourite for its superb coffee and genuine homemade food with a focus on sustainable local produce.

13, Triq, Kurat Chetcuti, L-Imġarr


Whether you’re after fresh food, great coffee or a strong drink, Kingsway is the place to be in the heart of the bustling capital city. With dishes inspired by fantastic Maltese produce, and the Valletta street buzz, Kingsway truly allows customers to enjoy the ‘dining in Valletta’ experience. The breakfast menu offers a range of croissants, acai bowls, and Maltese breads, whilst the brunch menu is filled with dishes named after royal  official titles.

57, Republic Street, Valletta