Maltese Restaurant

These are expressions used in restaurants in Maltese. Very useful when ordering from a menu in combination with our Maltese Food list.

Where is there a good restaurant?: Fejn hemm ristorant tajjeb?
I'm vegetarian: Jien veġetarjan
What's the name of this dish?: X'inhu l-isem ta' dan il-platt?
Waiter / waitress!: Wejter!
May we have the check please?: Tista' iġġibilna l-kont, jekk jogħġbok?
It is very delicious!: Tassew bnin!
What do you recommend?: X'tirrakkomanda?
The bill please!: Il-kont jekk jogħġbok!

The following items can be found in restaurants as well as kitchens. Which means it would be useful to memorize them.

Spicy: Pikkanti (M, F, Pl)
Sweet: Ħelu (M), Ħelwa (F), Ħelwin (Pl)
Salty: Mielaħ (M), Mielħa (F), Mielħa (Pl)
Plate: Platt
Fork: Furketta
Knife: Sikkina
Spoon: Mgħarfa
Table: Mejda
Menu: Menu
Food: Ikel
Dessert: Deżerta
Water: Ilma
A cup of: Tazza ta'
A glass of: Tazza ta'
Salad: Insalata
Soup: Soppa
Bread: Ħobż
Black pepper: Bżar iswed
Salt: Melħ
Tip: Tips
Napkin: Sarvetta

Hopefully these expressions of restaurant in Maltese can help you order off the menu or ask waiters items you might need. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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