5 Food Luxuries You Can Find At Risette

If you are going to spend time and money dining out, you will want the experience to be something special, particularly if you’re with a romantic partner or celebrating a special milestone. Whilst it’s nice to meet up with friends over a simple pizza or pasta to save you cooking from time to time, there is another level to dining-out that is more about enjoying an entire experience, particularly if you choose a fine dining restaurant like Risette in the beautiful capital city of Malta, Valletta. The Risette menu is created by Chef Andrew Borg, and changes on a weekly basis depending on Andrew’s feeling for the food and what is seasonally available. He uses only the finest ingredients in the dishes, and the below selection is a sample of…

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Introducing Risette Chef Andrew Borg

There are many reasons Risette is a unique and wonderful restaurant, but at the heart of it all is our creative, talented and passionate Chef Andrew Borg. It is Andrew and his team that bring the whole Risette dining experience to life in the kitchen, ready for our servers to continue creating the amazing atmosphere in the dining room. Chef Andrew Borg’s Background Andrew was as young as 12 when he knew that he belonged in a kitchen, after buying his first copy of the Michelin Guide. For anyone who doesn’t know, the Michelin Guide is a series of guidebooks annually awarding European hotels and restaurants with up to three “Michelin stars.” Andrew always knew he wanted to be a hands-on chef, never leaving the kitchen with a clean apron…

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10 Totally Instagrammable Sights In Valletta!

Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta an Instagrammable site

Holidays are all about creating memories, and great photographs. If you’re a travel blogger or Instagram influencer looking for a great spot to snap, then Valletta, Malta’s capital city is full of picture perfect opportunities to document your travels. Valletta Waterfront Valletta Waterfront is not only a unique experience for any guest visiting Malta, it’s the perfect place to snap a few pictures. The colourful doors of the lovingly restored Baroque warehouses are beautifully iconic and stunning to look at. Each brightly coloured door represents a different meaning:blue is for fish, yellow is for wheat and red is for wine alluding to what may have been stored behind the doors when the waterfront was a bustling merchant harbour. They will be the first and last impression lingering on your mind…

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A Romantic Evening In Valletta

romantic valletta

Valletta is the perfect place for a romantic evening. Whether you’re just stopping by on a tour of Malta, taking a short city break or staying for a week or two, it’s easy to squeeze in some quality time with your loved one and make the most of Valletta’s charm. If you have a whole day to spend together, even better! Explore The Easy-Going, Arty Streets Of Valletta Taking a stress-free stroll together hand-in-hand is a great way to enjoy each other’s company, but that is not all. There is more to Valletta than just that. The views of the awe-inspiring architecture of both modern Valletta and its baroque buildings will give you and your loved one plenty to talk about. Most of Valletta’s main streets are pedestrianized, so you…

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Cruises That Visit Malta| Valletta Cruise Ship Stop-Off – What To Do In Valletta In A Day! 

valletta cruise port

If you’re taking a cruise around the Mediterranean and are lucky enough to be stopping off at Valletta for the day, you won’t be disappointed. There’s plenty to see and do, without needing to rush. Morning: Breakfast, Souvenir Shopping & A Historic Walk Into Valletta City Centre Your ship will dock at Valletta Waterfront, which is just a few minutes’ walk from so many interesting places to visit. The waterfront itself is a great starting point. You will no doubt start off early in the morning so might want some light breakfast al fresco at one of the waterfront cafés before you have a look around the shops for a souvenir or two. From the port, it’s just a short walk to the city centre but one packed full of…

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Calling All Art Lovers – How to Make the Most of Valletta’s Artistic Culture

Malta, and its capital city Valletta, is packed full of stunning architecture. It’s no wonder that Valletta’s rich history has inspired a culture of art and design too and continues to do so. Valletta is a fabulous place for art lovers to visit particularly during the 2018 Capital of Culture celebrations. Here’s our guide to the trail. Where To See Classical Art In Valletta Café Cordina We fervently recommend everyone visits Café Cordina regardless of its beautiful interior – simply for the fantastic food and sumptuous cakes. But if you love art you really must pay a visit and grab a coffee whilst you stare at the hand painted ceiling that symbolises three vital stages in Malta’s diverse history – Malta’s independence from the British Empire, the birth of the…

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What Guests Love Most About Risette

Risette is still the “new restaurant” in town that everyone’s talking about. Since we launched last year we’ve gathered a healthy collection of reviews on Trip Advisor and in the press. So why do people love Risette? Here are the 7 most mentioned things guests love about dining with us. THE EXQUISITE FOOD Guests know that they can expect excellent quality when they visit but are always surprised and delighted with just how good the food is. “superb quality and only seasonal products found the way to the plate.It was a culinary journey as excellent as it can get” says Daniel, and “the food is on another level, so artistic and so tasty” says another review. Rosanne exclaims “Every plate is a piece of art and the flavors that the…

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Casual Fine Dining at Risette – The Valletta City Restaurant One Cannot Miss

What is it that makes dining at Risette such an enjoyable experience? It’s a number of things all rolled into one that add up to the perfect evening meal – here’s why locals and tourists are raving about the new restaurant: Risette’s Gastronomic Cuisine Gastronomy is “the practice or art of choosing, cooking, and eating good food” and that’s certainly what happens at Risette. Chef Andrew Borg, former Chef Patron of Black Pig restaurant in Valletta, has taken Risette as his new project to practice his passion for good quality, fresh seasonal produce and local seafood, exciting fusions of food groups and excellent presentation. Andrew’s creativity and technical skills allow him to take a simple turnip and turn it into a leading dish. The French-based, vegetable driven menu changes weekly…

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Planning A Private Event At Risette Restaurant In Valletta

Risette is an ideal location for any style of intimate special event. Whether business or pleasure, the restaurant can seat 32 guests for a sit-down event, or 40 guests if you prefer a stand-up function, making it the best choice for any event that feels exclusive and special, whilst offering a comfortable, enjoyable and memorable experience for everyone that attends. Whether you want to provide a fine-dining experience for your business meetings, an indulgent private-dining meal for your family or to celebrate a wedding, birthday or other event with your friends, Risette offers the perfect atmosphere and is easily adapted to formal or casual affairs. If you’d like to hold your ceremony, wedding breakfast and wedding reception at Risette, you can be assured that you will have private and exclusive…

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