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A Taste of Malta

On your next holiday to Malta try some typical Maltese dishes and delicious sweets…

Here are some traditional Maltese dishes that are worth a try:

Gbejniet tal-Bzar - Peppered Cheeselets

Gbejniet tal-Bzar – Peppered Cheeselets

  • Enjoy Gozo cheeselets
  • Try a traditional Maltese dish Fenkata in Mgarr
  • Taste the famous Maltese ‘pastizzi’, filled with ricotta or peas
  • Another must is to taste freshly made Maltese bread
  • Enjoy a bottle of Maltese wine

    Bebbux - Snails Stew

    Bebbux – Snails Stew

  • Taste bebbux (snails)
  • Try Maltese sausage, available from village butchers
  • Try one of the Maltese traditional liquors called Bajtra (prickly pear)
  • During summer months enjoy delicious local fish called ‘lampuki’
  • Have a pint of Cisk – Malta’s local beer.

    Imqaret - Deep Fried Date Pastry

    Imqaret – Deep Fried Date Pastry

  • Enjoy the delicious ‘mqaret’ the Maltese traditional date filled pastries.
  • Refresh yourself with a local soft drink Kinnie
  • Try a packet of Twistees a local snack
  • Savour ‘hobz biz-zejt’, maltese bread with tomato paste and tuna filling

Photos courtesy of Visit Malta.

The Kitchen Brigade at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta aims to excel at all times, making every dining experience a memorable one. If you would like to try a unique dining experience join us at one of our renowned restaurants at this superior five star hotel in Malta.


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January Spa Treatments

Ok let’s face it, no matter how hard you try, you always end up piling a few extra pounds during the festive season.

So if you’ve just started your new year resolution and are being extra careful on what to eat you can still enjoy a good treat – namely a spa treat.

For the month of January the Le Grand Spa Team has chosen coffee as the basic ingredient for this month’s special spa treatments. People in the know say that coffee can keep your skin healthy in many different ways. Check Out our January Spa Treatments.

And if you’re in a romantic mood let us entice you with one of our well renowned massages, Our Couple’s Dream; consisting of a couple’s Massage and a Jacuzzi session for two.

LE GRAND SPA Couples Massage

For a relaxing and rejuvenating spa treatment kindly contact the spa team at this luxury spa hotel in Malta on +356 21250520 or on spa@excelsior.com.mt.

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Merry Christmas from the Grand Hotel Excelsior Team

Merry Christmas

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