A discreetly elegant, essentially Mediterranean dining experience.

From the moment you walk through the imposing double doors of Taro at The Villa, the completely indoor restaurant experience is designed to provide the ultimate in Maltese gastronomic excellence. With an award-winning kitchen brigade, professional service team, Taro offers daily changes to its a la carte menu, making the most out of the freshest ingredients the Mediterranean has to offer.

Our Chefs

Our kitchen brigade, lead by Executive Head Chef Adrian Buttigieg, have transformed the traditional Mediterranean restaurant menu into an immersive concoction of flavours, textures and colours from all over the culinary world, and is continually researching and discovering new ways to wow their patrons on a daily basis.

The Detail

A great restaurant is not just comprised of its food. At Taro at The Villa, we’ve made sure that even the plates’ quality matches what’s on it. Speaking of plates, almost each plate one eats from at Taro is completely unique, crafted by hand specifically for the dish it’s serving.

Menu à la Carte

Chicken bouillon

Egg yolk, spinach gnocchi.
€13

Red prawn

Pomegranate, grapefruit, rose hip, sturgeon caviar.
€15.5

Hand dived scallops

Ceps, tonka bean, cauliflower.
€15.5

Wood pigeon

Rhubarb, fermented barley, amaranth, verjuice.
€14.5

Guinea fowl & foie mosaic

Asian pear, cacao nib brioche.
€14.5

Wagyu beef

Smoked eel parfait, celeriac, dashi.
€16

Taleggio scarpinocc pasta

Autumn Alba truffle, salt & vinegar potato.
€14.5

Lobster tagliolini

Black garlic, anchovies, tarragon.
€16

Jerusalem artichoke risotto

Calf, peanuts.
€13.5

Fresh fish of the day

Native vegetables, sea herbs.
PPW

Wild halibut

Cuttlefish, lardo, saffron, chickpeas.
€28

Suckling pork

Carrots, taro, white miso.
€26

Local rabbit

Boudin noir, escargot, nettle persillade.
€26

Lamb merguez

Leg pastille, spinach & yoghurt raita, kohlrabi, harissa.
€28

Venison loin

Ossobuco, chestnut, parsnip, liquorice jus.
€29.5

Autumn squash

Red onion tatin, milk curd.
€24

Selection of dry-aged and fresh meat

Brassicas, cipollini onions, jus.
PPW

36% Ambre java chocolate

IGP hazelnuts.
€7

Banana souffle

Beurre noisette ice-cream.
€7

Super nuts & local honey tart

Goat cheese, clotted cream ice.
€7

Apple mille-feuille

Vanilla & cinnamon.
€7

Ruby chocolate

Yuzu & cherry.
€7
Wine List

Make an Online Reservation at Taro at The Villa

To make a reservation, kindly fill in the form below.For bookings of more than 10 people, kindly contact us directly by calling 2311 2273.

If you're looking for our outdoor, Asian street-food restaurant - Nori at The Villa - please click here.

Make an Online Reservation at Taro at The Villa

To make a reservation, kindly fill in the form below.For bookings of more than 10 people, kindly contact us directly by calling 2311 2273.If you're looking for our outdoor, Asian street-food restaurant - Nori at The Villa - please click here.

Vegetarian Omakase Event.

Following the success of our first Omakase style event,
we are introducing a vegetarian-style Omakase evening at Taro on Friday 1st February.

Based on the Japanese ethic of “respectfully leaving another to decide what is best,” the dinner sees our award-winning chefs creating a menu composed of entirely vegetarian ingredients, complemented by beverages to balance the flavour of each dish.

A unique culinary event, where we respectfully ask you to leave everything to in the hands of our talented team.

Price: €95 per person including wine pairing throughout all courses
Dress code: Smart Casual
Adults only

Complimentary Parking.
Due to its nature, this event cannot adapt to any special dietary requirements.

Call +356 2311 2273 or email taro@thevilla.com.mt for bookings.

View the Set Menu

Valentine’s Day.

An evening of pure decadence awaits you and your loved one on Valentine’s Day, as our team has come up with an exquisite 6-course menu full of sensual delights. Sumptuous food is the universal language of love, and our chefs certainly speak it.

Price: €85 per person including wine pairing throughout all courses
Dress code: Smart Casual
Adults only

Complimentary Parking.
Due to its nature, this event cannot adapt to any special dietary requirements.

Call +356 2311 2273 or email taro@thevilla.com.mt for bookings.

View the Set Menu

Opening Hours


Monday - Saturday1900hrs - 2200hrsSunday1200hrs - 1500hrs


Contact us directly:

T: +356 2311 2273 / E: taro@thevilla.com.mt

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