Rubino (53 Bakery Street; Tel 21 224656; Open Mon-Fri 12.15-2.30pm, Tue & Fri also 7.45 - 10.30pm) Mediterranian/Maltese dishes elegantly done. Cellar downstairs can be claustrophobic so try to book at ground floor if possible.
Malata Bar and Restaurant
136 Melita Street
tel. 2124 8029
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian
tel. 2123 5706
125 St Lucy Street
City pub atmosphere (booths at the back, tables at the front) with local bar snacks.
Pleasant wine bar. Can be noisy.
Cafe Sicila: Sicilian specialities. Great terrace with fabulous view if the weather permits.
St James Cavalier
Pope Pius V Street (near Castille)
tel 21 223200
Art house with bar serving snacks and also sit down pizzeria
Local Snacks, sandwiches. Same street as Manoel Theatre.