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The Boat House

Xatt IX-Xlendi | Xlendi Bay, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1010, Malta
+356 2756 7207
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (98 reviews)
“calamari” (88 reviews)
“spaghetti” (38 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Xatt IX-Xlendi | Xlendi Bay, Xlendi, Island of Gozo XLN 1010, Malta
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1 - 10 of 1,510 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very well served by Kevin :) Amazing and very delicious food to die for. Best restaurant in Xlendi bay so far :D Highly recommended.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed yesterday

we come here oftenely while in gozo.the food is delicious like always.i took octopus,my husband took rabbit,my mum took ravioli.we were all satisfied with the food and with the ambience.staff is friendly and helpful too.

Thank andrylMellieha_Malta
Reviewed 2 days ago

Honestly this restaurant could not be better. Tucked away right by the sea side of Xlendi, it goes without saying the fresh seafood is amazing. My boyfriend and I split the calamari, and a lobster to start. We then shared the Spaghetti Frutti Di Mar,...More

Thank Adrienne B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Boathouse is so good!! The service is welcoming and efficient, and the food is sensational!! We didn't have a booking, and thankfully there were a couple of tables available. Delicious warm bread was provided with a couple of sauces and delicious (I mean very...More

Thank CarmenGraceRusso
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was truly mouth-watering and did not take long to arrive. Staff were very outgoing and we had an excellent overall experience. 10/10

Thank Johann B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service! And the food was even better. I recommend the 'portobello mushroom' starter. Highly recommend!

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful evening with delectable food but most of all flawless service. Staff coordination and organization in a packed restaurant was simply superb. Great job.

Thank ameno23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been in Gozo a few months ago and having had an excellent experience at this restaurant then, we had no hesitation in reserving a table for the four of us. Once again we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the service was...More

Thank Giggsy11Malta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the bus to Xlendi one afternoon to have a few drinks and dinnerS based on a lonely planet review and my husband's love of seafood we chose the Boat House. Fantastic views and great customer service we sat for two hours enjoying a...More

Thank webbsm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This the best place I've ever eaten for seafood. The products are fresh, the food is quite cheap and the dishes are big. The staff is is great and the view from the restaurant is amazing. The only down side is that the boss sits...More

Thank acm0608
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is entrance into the restaurant wheelchair accessible and once inside, this there is wheelchair accessible toilets available please. Kind Regards
27 May 2017|
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Response from GtheHunter | Reviewed this property |
it is not wheelchair accessible... only outside sitting would be comfortable
Is there fresh fish on a Monday?
6 March 2016|
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Response from SchnoozleWoozle | Reviewed this property |
Fresh fish every day, there's a display of the fish available throughput the day/evening to select from. To be honest on Gozo it would be very unusual for restaurants not to have their daily catches displayed, given most... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 37
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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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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