The Michelin Guide 2021 for Malta is expected to be revealed on 9th March, as reported by WhosWho.mt, which cites several industry sources.
The guide first reviewed Malta’s restaurants in 2020, and is updated annually.
Malta’s restaurants were largely spared from completely closure throughout the pandemic, with take-aways and deliveries being permitted.
Last year, 26 restaurants made it into the Michelin Guide, while three leading local restaurants were awarded a Michelin star, a first for Malta.
The culinary achievement was awarded to Noni (Valletta), De Mondion (Mdina) and Under Grain (Valletta) on 26th February 2020, just weeks before the pandemic hit and restaurants were forced to close.
In the 2020 edition, three restaurants gained Bib Gourmands: Terrone (Birgu), Commando (Mellieha) and Rubino (Valletta).
In addition, 20 restaurants also received a Michelin Plate: The Golden Fork (Attard), Bahia (Lija), Briju (Gzira), Lord Nelson (Mosta), Barracuda (St Julian’s), KuYa (St Julian’s), Rampila (Valletta), Guze Bistro (Valletta), Capo Crudo (Valletta), The Harbour Club (Valletta), 59 Republic (Valletta), Aaron’s Kitchen (Valletta), Susurrus (St Julian’s), Caviar & Bull (St Julian’s), Root 81 (Rabat), The Medina (Mdina), Hammett’s Macina (Senglea), Tartarun (Marsaxlokk), Tmun (Mgarr, Gozo) and Ta Frenc (Xaghra, Gozo).
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