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

Buerre 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

New Year’s Eve Dinner.

Looking for a tranquil yet delicious conclusion to the year? Taro will be hosting a culinary celebration to ring in the New Year that you will not easily forget.

Including: Signature welcome drink, flowing premium wine, water & coffee, and complimentary indoor parking (subject to availability).

Seating from 1930hrs. €95 per person. Adults only.

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

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Christmas Day Lunch.

Make the most out of your time with loved ones this Christmas at Taro. Thanks to the uncompromising set menu and attentive service, you’ll only need to worry about spending quality time with your closest family and friends.

Complimentary indoor parking (subject to availability).

Seating from 1230hrs. €60 per person.

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

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New Year’s Day Lunch.

New Year’s Day is one for great company, lovely memories and delicious food. We’ll take care of the food – just take a look at our menu below! And bringing company is easy thanks to our indoor car park. Start 2019 on the right foot.

Complimentary indoor parking (subject to availability).

Seating from 1230hrs. €60 per person.

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

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Opening Hours


Monday - Saturday1900hrs - 2200hrs

Make an Online Reservation at Taro at The Villa

To make a reservation, kindly fill in the form below.

If reserving a table for this evening, kindly give us a call on +356 2311 2273.For bookings of more than 10 people, kindly contact us directly on events@thevilla.com.mt. If you're looking for our outdoor, Asian street-food restaurant - Nori at The Villa - please click here.


Or contact us directly:

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

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