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The Boat House

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Xatt IX-Xlendi | Xlendi Bay, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1010, Malta
+356 2756 7207
12:00 - 22:30
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our third visit to the restaurant, however, this time we were very disappointed. The first course was acceptable and my wife's fish soup was very good. For the main we ordered a dentex ( dentici) but it took over thirty five minutes to come and this was after I spoke up as others were served before us even... More 

Thank John C
Birkirkara, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited for Sunday lunch (booking recommended as this is one of the best restaurants in the area). Location - amazing, right by the water's edge in Xlendi bay. Seafood was very good, pasta brilliant. Staff helpful and prompt. Very clean restaurant.

Thank Colin_Frendo
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Marvelous location, right on the water's edge, yet still Cosy in winter. Excellent food and service.

Thank Cynthiagut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service ,was made to feel at home .Very nice in the evening and coszy .Had a lovely onion soup with a beautiful lobster .

Thank Joan F
Iz-Zurrieq, null, Malta
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have gone to this restaurant many times I never review a restaurant the first time I go I always give it a second chance with this place I gave it many chances to b honest I can say its ok cos it was good many times as it was bad so don't know I guess it's a risk!!

Thank Eric C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thumbs up to the chef and owners of The Boat House in Xlendi, Gozo. Food is just delicious and service excellent. The same high standards are maintained every time I visit...Kudos to all!!!

Thank Jochristine
Mosta, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family lunch on a very busy Sunday afternoon. Despite being 11 at table and the food order was quite varied, we still were served the food together - be it starter or maincourse. The staff were all polite, obliging and efficient. I had read good reviews about the place and am more than please that I can... More 

Thank Kenneth S
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place for lunch with very nice food with a harbour view. During winter time the winter garden is heated.

Thank Sthanser
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time I went to the Boat House I was not impressed with both the service and the food but I tried it again last week and I have to say there was a big improvement. Food was delicious and the service was outstanding. We went without a booking and they gave us a comfortable table of 6 even though... More 

Thank Krista P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

every time i visit gozo i always go for launch or dinner at , the boathouse , its my favorite place , the staff are so friendly and helpfull , and what about the food , mmm so good the fish , always so fresh and good , the meat so tender and good i recomand to everybody , if... More 

Thank BirguPisani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Xatt IX-Xlendi | Xlendi Bay, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1010, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Gozo  >  Xlendi
  • Phone Number: +356 2756 7207
Situated right on the water's edge and next to the statue of St. Andrew in the fishermen's area of the bay, The Boat House Restaurant is ably run by Joseph Attard and his wife Rose. It has established itself as a must visit restaurant when visiting Gozo by Maltese and foreigners alike. The location enjoys the warm sunshine on winter afternoons and romantic sunsets. The choice of starters and main courses is endless. On top of that, there are the 'Specialities of the Day'. The fish display is a clear statement about the freshness of the daily catch. All items on the menu are prepared with ingredients of the highest quality. The selection of in-house desserts is tempting. The Wine List includes a large variety of local and foreign wines to please all wine lovers. Service is professional, fast and efficient but not rushed. The restaurant opens daily and caters for late lunches.

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