We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Triq Il-Luzzu | Off Qawra Beach Road, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2157 3806
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 106: English reviews
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Qawra's 100% gluten free restaurant.....a word with chef Mai-o, and egg-free, gluten-free vegetarian items all catered for.....as it was off season, the restaurant was closed during the day, but the Chef said "you have my mobile number, just call me and I will open for you and make lunch...". Guilt-free, stress-free dining for the family, gluten-free spring rolls and samosas... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rav S
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
215 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I was disappointed to come here and find that the restaurant was under construction during the summer. There was no indication of this on their website or Facebook pages. I even had the hotel call them and there was no answer or message. It would have been helpful to have a warning before hunting it down. I hope they reopen... More 

Helpful?
Thank GoSeeGlutenFree
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went for launch with my family .My wife and i took Pizza and for a gluten free base it was very good. My son had chinese and it alao was excellent. One thing to note is make sure never to go when u are extra hungry as the service is a bit on the slow side.

Helpful?
Thank Michael X
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Boathouse looks pretty nice from the outside and its location is very quiet with a beautiful view on the sea. When we arrived the restaurant was empty, but we still decided to stay to have dinner. The menu has a lot of different kinds of foods: chinese, sushis and pizzas. That was a little bit frightening for us, so... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ben-JA56
Kelso
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Maltese couple who run this don't have it as a sole business - it's a part-time enthusiasm, and although they are not gluten intolerant themselves, they have taken up the challenge of creating good Chinese dishes in the full range with sticky sauces, noodles, oyster and soy sauces, dumplings, batter... all gluten-free. From the satay beef skewers, sweet and... More 

Helpful?
Thank David K
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great service,really nice fresh food. Reasonable pricing. Havnt had Chinese food for years being Gluten free so was a treat. Highly recommended!

Helpful?
Thank sarah p
Scotland
Level Contributor
120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visited here on our last evening. Sat out on the deck overlooking the bay, watching darkness fall. We both opted for Chinese / Asian dishes which the chef served to us personally. Food was fantastic and out of all the meals we had, this was definitely the best value one. Would highly recommend a visit - we intend to go... More 

Helpful?
Thank traveller281
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Fabulous little restaurant and worth a visit. All food is catered to those with Gluten Free requirements. Tasty and enjoyable. Staff are also pleasant and not afraid to engage in conversation if required. I wish them well. They did not open until 7pm during the week but I believe they opened at lunch times too on Sundays. If you visit,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda J
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place on the sea front was the highlight of the holiday, the owners were friendly, and service was great.I felt I was in heaven as all the entire wide range of food on the menu was Gluten free . This is a place for anyone to eat without the modified starch in the food.We were told about this place... More 

Helpful?
Thank julieann H
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

They serve both Asian and Mediterranean food, fully catered for Gluten free diets. In Summer there is a great terrace with sunbeds for during the days. Great Views and nice stuff.

Helpful?
Thank DAmbrogio

Travellers who viewed The Boathouse also viewed

Qawra, Island of Malta
 
Qawra, Island of Malta
Qawra, Island of Malta
 
Qawra, Island of Malta
Qawra, Island of Malta
 

Been to The Boathouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq Il-Luzzu | Off Qawra Beach Road, Qawra, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Qawra
  • Phone Number: +356 2157 3806

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Boathouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?