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Mize

Mize similar to Meze in eastern Mediterranean countries is used to describe a number of different appetisers taken with a pre-lunch drink or a couple of beers when socialising.
Zaqq tal-Fenek €7.95
Rabbit belly pan simmered with white wine and sage
Tnaqqir - Assorted Appetisers €9.40
Zebbug Imhawwar - Local olives marinated in thyme and garlic, Tadam Imqadded - Sweet sun-dried tomatoes, Fazola bit-twem Slow cooked white beans with garlic and parsley
Ġbejna Moqlija €7.45
Deep-fried fresh sheep cheeselet, served with homemade tomato chutney and candied walnuts
Kappunata €3.75
Little aubergine chunks cooked with celery, onion, garlic, capers, olives and tomatoes.
Zalzett Mixwi €4.85
Typical Maltese pork sausage, grilled
Ġbejniet tal-bżar €3.65
Maltese peppered goat's cheese
Dips €8.95
We have included a few dips using typical ingredients, served with Galletti (Maltese water biscuits) and fresh bread.

Ricotta and lemon zest (V)

Black Olive and garlic (V)

Anchovy and caper

Bigilla - traditional paste of dried fava beans, garlic, oil and vinegar (V)

Hobz

Bread remains a staple food of many Maltese families and possibly takes pride of place amongst local specialities. The traditional Hobza and Ftira are still baked in wood burning ovens.
Ftira biż-Żejt, Kunserva u Mbarazz €4.45
Flat bread bun spread with tomato paste and filled with a mixture of tuna, anchovy, capers, olives, beans, mint and marjoram.

Ftira l-Forn

This is the Maltese village version of a pizza. A flat bread loaf is cut horizontally through the middle piled with delicious ingredients and put back in the oven. The exterior is beautifully crunchy, the inside soft. We have borrowed the mozzarella from our Neapolitan cousins. Dig in.

During the winter months our Ftira is served from Monday to Friday 19.00 - 23.00 and on Saturday & Sunday 12.00 (noon) - 23.00
Tal- Qargħa €9.65
Roasted pumpkin, fresh peppered goat's cheese and rucola
Il- Milquta €9.85
Very thinly sliced potato, spring onions, fresh tomatoes, anchovies, olives, capers and mozzarella
It- Tqaqqieqa €9.95
Slow cooked chicken thigh, caramalized onions, hone dried cherry tomatoes, garlic, thyme, mozzarella and oregano
Ftira Kampanjola €9.95
Chicken, pumpkin, potato, rosemary and mozzarella
Ftira Lippina €9.95
Tuna, anchovies, black olives, capers, mint, marjoram, chopped tomatoes and mozzarella
Ftira Laħmija €9.95
Maltese Sausage, smoked ham, cannellini beans, mozzarella, coriander seeds and rucola
Ftira S-Sħuna €9.85
Hot Maltese sausage, red bell peppers, ricotta, cracked pepper and chillies
Ftira L-Għarbija €9.95
Minced lamb, cumin, humus, feta cheese and mozzarella
Ftira Bambolina €9.85
Caponata, potatoes, grated goats' cheese and mozzarella
Ftira tal-Qaliet €9.95
Grilled aubergine marinated in basil, sun-dried tomatoes, dried ricotta cheese and mozzarella
Ħanina €7.50
Tomatoes, capers, olives, anchovies and garlic

Sopop - Soups

Aljotta €8.90
Traditional fish soup

Ghagejjen - Pasta Dishes

Għaġin Grieg €9.85
(Also known as Ghagin Tork. Clearly once orginated from the eastern Mediterranean). Little pasta beads cooked with minced pork, finely chopped onions, parsley and a generous dose of Parmesan cheese
Ravjul tal-Brunġiel u Ġobon €11.85
Cheese and aubergine ravioli with a rucola and ricotta salata pesto and our in-house dred cherry tomatoes
Bebbux bir-Rikotta €9.85
Large pasta shells with a ricotta, parmesan and parsley filling baked in a tomato and garlic sauce
Spaghetti biz-Zalza tal-Fenek €10.65
Spaghetti with rabbit sauce. This dish is one of the more popular and most traditional of Maltese dishes forming part of the celebrated Fenkata meal
Froġa tat-Tarja €8.65
A crisp flat pasta cake resembling an omelette made of strands of fine spaghetti mixed with egg, a generous dose of Parmesan cheese, finely chopped parsley and roughly ground pepper. Also available with chopped bacon or mixed herbs at an extra charge of €0.75
Spaghetti biz-Zalza tal-Klamari €10.65
Spaghetti tossed with a light sauce of calamari, white wine, fresh herbs, garlic and basil.
Rigatoni biz-Zalzett Malti, Tadam imqadded u Bżar Aħdar €10.65
Rogatoni with Maltese sausage, sundried tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, green peppers and parsley

Sfinec u Fritturi

Fritturi tal-Pastard €5.95
Cauliflower fritters
Toqlija tal- Gambli u Klamari €17.95
Fried shrimps and calamari with a garlic relish and a wedge of lemon
Fritturi tat-Tisfija €6.85
Fritters of very small, transparent fish
Sfinneċ tal-Bakkaljaw €6.85
Deep fried salt-cod in Batter
Pulpetti tat-Tonn taż-żejt €6.45
Tuna Cakes with potato, lemon and fresh herbs

Torti - Pies

Laham - Meat Dishes

All dishes are served with baked potatoes and roasted vegetables
Fenek Stuffat €17.85
Rabbit fried with garlic, braised in white wine, bay leaf, rosemary and served with marrow-fat peas.
'Pork Cheeks' Imsajrin fl Inbid Aħmar u Ħaxix €19.85
Slow Braised pork cheeks in red wine with carrots, celery, garlic and thyme.
Xikel tal-Haruf il-Forn €17.65
Oven braised lamb shanks flavoured with lemon and white wine
Tiġieġa Fgata €16.85
Literally 'suffocated chicken'. Juicy chicken thighs pot roasted with onion, lemon and coriander seed
Laħam Imtektek €19.45
Pan seared prime beef steak simmered in red wine and thyme

Pulpetterija

Pulpetti tat-Tonn taz-Zejt €6.75
Tuna cakes with potatoes,lemon and fresh herbs
L-Għażla Tiegħek/ Your Choice
Choose any three pulpetti and enjoy the different flavours. For two persons €12.00         for four persons €24.00
Pulpetti tal-Ħarruf biċ-Ċiċri €9.45
Lamb patties flavoured with Gululu spice mix and served with a chickpea and cumin paste
Pulpetti tal-Majjal €8.65
Pork patties flavoured with coriander, parsley and garlic, cooked in a rosemary, bean and bacon sauce.
Pulpetti tal- Fenek €11.45
Rabbit patties seasoned with a traditional spice mix and simmered in local stout beer and marrowfat peas.  
Pulpetti tal - Bakkaljaw €7.85
Salt cod patties flavoured with mint, marjoram and parsley served with a spicy tomato salsa or a lemon, caper and anchovy dressing
Pulpetti taċ- Ċanga €7.85
Beef patties flavoured with grana cheese, garlic, thyme and simmered in red wine

Hut u Frott il-Bahar - Fish and other Seafood

Qarnit Moqli €18.95
Pan fried octopus with cherry tomatoes, garlic, white wine and fresh herbs
Filetti tas-Spnott Mohmija €18.65
Fillets of seabass oven baked in thinly sliced onions, fresh fennel, fennel seed, white wine and tomatoes
Klamaretti fit-tagen €18.45
Pan Seared baby calamari with garlic, white wine and parsley
Fresh Fish is served, therefore the selection may vary according to season
Fresh Fish and Seafood
Only what is fresh is served, so the selection may vary according to season

Insalati - Salads

Insalata tat- Tursina €9.85
Mixed leave, pears, blue cheese and walnuts with an olive oil and local honey
Insalata tal-Qarnit €11.25
Octopus salad dressed with olive oil, lemon juice, finely chopped garlic and herbs
Insalata tat-Tigieg €10.45
Grilled chicken, mixed leaves, grana Padano cheese with an anchovy and nut dressing
Insalata Mħawra €8.85
Peppered goat's cheese, honey roasted pumpkin and rucola

Extras

Patata Moqlija €2.30
Chips
Insalata Friska €2.65
Mixed leaf salad