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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.
Krustini tal-Ħobz bil-Fwied tal-Fenek, Sagħtar u Larinġ €7.45
Toasted Maltese bread topped with pan-fried rabbit livers, garlic, thyme and a hint of orange zest
Ġbejna tal-Bżar Moqlija biz-Zalza tal- Ħabaq u Żebbuġ €6.95
Deep-fried fresh sheep cheeselet, served with salad leaves, basil and olive  salsa
Pulpetti tal - Laħam €4.95
Little meat balls in a tasty red wine, onion and thyme gravy
Kappunata €3.75
Little aubergine chunks cooked with celery, onion, garlic, capers, olives and tomatoes.
Ġbejna tal-bżar Moqlija €6.95
Deep fried fresh sheep cheeselet, served with salad leaves and sun-dried tomatoes
Zalzett Mixwi €4.85
Typical Maltese pork sausage, grilled
Fazola bit-Tewm €2.45
Slowed cooked white beans with garlic and parsley
Basal tal-pikless €2.85
Little red onions pickled in strong, local wine vinegar
Tadam Imqadded €4.85
Sweet sun-dried tomatoes
Ġbejniet tal-bżar €3.25
Maltese peppered goat's cheese
Żebbug Imħawwar €3.45
Local olives marinated in thyme and garlic
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
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 €9.75
Maltese Sausage, smoked ham, cannellini beans, mozzarella, coriander seeds and rucola
Ftira S-Sħuna €9.45
Hot Maltese sausage, red bell peppers, ricotta, cracked pepper and chillies
Ftira L-Għarbija €9.85
Minced lamb, cumin, humus, feta cheese and mozzarella
Ftira Bambolina €9.45
Caponata, potatoes, grated goats' cheese and mozzarella
Ftira tal-Qaliet €9.75
Grilled aubergine marinated in basil, sun-dried tomatoes, dried ricotta cheese and mozzarella
Ftira Gilla €9.25
Bacon, caramelised onions, broad beans and mozzarella

Sopop - Soups

Soppa tal-Qargħa bil- Kemmun €7.25
Pumpkin soup with a hint of cumin
Aljotta €8.35
Traditional fish soup

Ghagejjen - Pasta Dishes

Għaġin Grieg €9.35
(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-Fenek biż- Żebbuġ u Tadam €10.20
Rabbit ravioli with black olives, cherry tomatoes, ricotta salata, parsley and extra virgin olive oil
Bebbux bir-Rikotta €9.35
Large pasta shells with a ricotta, parmesan and parsley filling baked in a tomato and garlic sauce
Spaghetti biz-Zalza tal-Fenek €10.35
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 €7.95
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 €9.95
Spaghetti tossed with a light sauce of calamari, white wine, fresh herbs, garlic and basil.
Rigatoni biz-Zalzett Malti, Tadam imqadded u Bżar Aħdar €10.35
Rogatoni with Maltese sausage, sundried tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, green peppers and parsley

Sfinec u Fritturi

Fritturi tat-Tisfija €6.85
Fritters of very small, transparent fish
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
Xikel tal-Majjal il-forn €15.95
Roasted leg of pork with white wine and root vegetables
Xikel tal-ħaruf il-Forn €16.95
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

Hut u Frott il-Bahar - Fish and other Seafood

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 tal-Qarnit €10.65
Octopus salad dressed with olive oil, lemon juice, finely chopped garlic and herbs
Insalata Pawlina €9.25
Grilled chicken with roasted fennel marinated in orange juice and orange zest
Insalata Mħawra €7.85
Peppered goat's cheese, honey roasted pumpkin and rucola

Extras

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