Set within an 18th century restored building, Elba is a new restaurant in the heart of Bahar ic-Caghaq which encompasses true Mediterranean cuisine.

experience

FOOD

Allergen Information

G – Contains gluten
L – Contains lactose
V – Vegetarian
VG – Vegan

Should you have any allergies or dietary requirements, kindly inform our staff before placing your order.

starters

  • Crispy Gbejna & Sausage (G, L, E)
    13.00

    Fennel sausage, spicy sausage & fried peppered gbejna served with toasted Maltese bread & honey

  • BLACK CALAMARI (G, L, E)
    13.85

    Crispy squid, green aioli & lemon

  • BEEF CHEEK CROQUETTES (G, L, E)
    14.00

    Served with harissa mayo

  • CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE BOARD (Serves 2)
    26.00

    Served with grapes, olives & focaccia (G, L) Cheese selection: Parmesan, Gozitan Gbejna, Taleggio | Charcuterie selection: Bresaola, Parma Ham, Spianata

  • MEZE BOARD (Serves 2)
    16.00

    Bigilla (Traditional Maltese bean dip - VG), Black Olives (Locally grown - VG), Sundried Tomato (with garlic, mint, breadcrumbs, capers - VG, G), Truffle Straciatella Cheese (V, L) Served with Focaccia

  • Octopus Carpaccio (G, E, L)
    14.00

    Samphire with red bell pepper chutney

  • Focaccia Rucola e Parmigiano (V, G, L)
    11.00

    Parmesan, rocket, rock salt, truffle oil

  • Baked Camembert (L, N, V)
    12.00

    Cranberries and hazelnuts

  • Rabbit Pate (G, E, N)
    12.50

    Pistachio and marinated shallots

salads

  • Caesar Salad (L, G, E)
    14.50

    Our variation on classic Caesar salad with grilled chicken, composed with baby gem lettuce, pecorino romano and crispy bacon

  • Spinach Strawberry Salad (V, L, N)
    13.00

    Young spinch leaves with strawberries, cherry tomato, red onion, peppered gbejna cheese, almond flakes seasoned with pink peppercorn vinaigrette. Vegan option: Avocado instead of Gbejna.

  • Grilled Beef Salad
    15.00

    Mixed lettuce served with fresh figs, grilled beef (served medium), cherry tomato and sherry vinaigrette.

pasta

  • BEEF CHEEK PAPPARDELLE (G, L, E)
    14.50/ 17.00

    Braised beef cheeks, zucchini & pecorino

  • PRAWN LINGUINI (G, L, E)
    17.00/ 19.50

    Local red prawns, garlic, white wine, cherry tomatoes & herbs

  • Lemon Linguini (V, G, L, E, N)
    12.50/ 15.00

    Lemon pesto, almonds, parmesan, olive oil, herbs

  • Casarecce alla Norma (G, E, L, V)
    12.50/15.00

    Spicy tomato sauce, aubergine, fresh basil and stracciatella cheese.

  • Paccheri Cacio e Pepe (G, L, E, V)
    12.50/15.00

    Pecorino romano, freshly ground black pepper, butter. Add extra Guanciale for €2.50

  • Truffle Mushroom Mafaldine (G, E, L, V)
    13.50/16.00

    Chestnut mushrooms, truffle, cream and parmiggiano reggiano.

risotto

  • Broad Bean Risotto (V, L)
    13.50/ 16.00

    Local broad beans spiced with jalapeno, chilli, and refreshing mint leavs. Add extra guanciale for €2.50

  • Beef Aubergine Risotto (L, G)
    13.50/16.00

    Slow braised beef cheeks, roasted local aubergine finished with herb pangratatto.

Supplement charge: Main Course €2.50 | Gluten free €1.50

burgers

  • CLASSIC BURGER (G, L, E)
    14.50

    Beef patty, cheddar, bacon, lettuce, red onion, tomato, garlic mayo

  • SIGNATURE BURGER (G, L, E)
    20.00

    Wagyu beef patty, peppered gbejna cheese, spicy fig chutney, lettuce, red onion

  • TRUFFLE MUSHROOM BURGER (G, L, E)
    17.50

    Beef, lettuce, tomato, truffle mayo, cheddar cheese, mushroom, red onion

  • CHICKEN BURGER (G, L, E)
    15.50

    Chicken, lettuce, tomato, garlic mayo, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon & gherkins

  • VEGAN BURGER (VG, N)
    15.00

    Chickpeas, parsley, tahini, seasame oil, coriander, garlic & parsley.

Supplement charge: Gluten free bun €1.00

meat-fish

  • BEEF RIBEYE (L)
    29.75

    300g Argentinian ribeye, served with broad bean puree, king oyster mushroom, pickled red onion, a sauce of your choice & a side.

  • BEEF TAGLIATA (L)
    29.75

    300g Argentinian flank served with broad bean puree, king oyster mushroom, pickled red onion, a sauce of your choice & a side.

  • ELBA’S SIGNATURE RIBEYE (L)
    34.75

    300g Argentinian ribeye, foie gras, broad bean puree, king oyster mushroom, pickled red onion, sauce of your choice & a side.

  • ELBA’S SURF & TURF TAGLIATA (G)
    34.75

    300g Argentinian flank, soft shell crab, broad bean puree, king oyster mushroom, pickled red onion, sauce of your choice & a side.

  • SEABASS
    23.75

    Pan-seared fillets served with roast bell pepper sauce, samphire, herb oil, fresh herbs & one side.

  • BBQ PORK RIBS (G, E, S)
    25.00

    Rack of ribs cooked in a honey BBQ sauce, served with red cabbage slaw & fries

  • GRILLED OCTOPUS (L)
    25.75

    280g Grilled octopus tentacle, served with red bell pepper salsa & a side

  • Veal Milanese (G, L, E)
    24.50

    Breaded Veal, served with mashed potato & green peas

  • Fried Rabbit Leg (L)
    24.00

    Potato mille-feuille, green peas, thyme sauce

Extra Sides

  • FOIE GRAS
    4.50
  • SOFT SHELL CRAB
    5.50
  • ROAST POTATO
    3.50
  • MASHED POTATOES
    3.50
  • FRENCH FRIES
    3.50
  • ROAST VEGETABLES
    3.50
  • SWEET POTATO FRIES
    3.75
  • MUSHROOM SAUCE (L)
    2.50
  • PEPPER SAUCE (L)
    2.50
  • CAFE DU PARIS BUTTER (L)
    1.50

Gourmet Pizza

  • Pistacchio Guanciale (G, L, S, N)
    16.75

    Mozzarella, pistachio pesto, guanciale, straciatella

  • FUNGHI E GUANCIALE (G, L, S)
    13.85

    Mozzarella, mushrooms, guanciale

  • TARTUFATA (V, G, L, E, S)
    17.50

    Truffle cream, mozzarella, egg

  • POMODORO E STRACCIATELLA (V, G, L, S)
    14.85

    Tomato sauce, Stracciatella, oregano

  • SALMONE AFFUMICATO (G, L, S)
    13.75

    Oven-baked Focaccia with olive oil, then topped with cream cheese, smoked salmon, rocket

  • Calzone Tartufo (G, L, S)
    18.50

    Truffle cream, mozzarella, Parmesan, rocket, bresaola

  • Carbonara (G, L, E, S)
    14.25

    Mozzarella, carbonara sauce, black pepper, guanciale, pecorino

  • Quattro Formaggi (V, G, L, S, N)
    14.50

    Cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, gorgonzola, honey & walnut

Classic Pizza

  • VEGETARIANA (VG, G, S)
    13.25

    Tomato sauce, mushrooms, aubergine, zucchini, artichoke

  • CLASSICA (V, G, L, S)
    9.75

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil

  • NAPOLETANA (G, L, S)
    10.75

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, anchovies, oregano

  • SALSICCA AFFUMICATA (G, L, S)
    13.75

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, smoked sausage

  • DIAVOLA (G, L, S)
    11.95

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, spicy salami

  • MELANZANE E RICOTTA SALATA (V, G, L, S)
    12.85

    Tomato sauce, aubergine, ricotta, salata, rocket

  • MALTESE (G, L, S)
    13.85

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, onion, maltese sausage, peppered gbejna

  • ROSSA (G, S)
    9.25

    Tomato sauce, garlic, olives, anchovies

  • PROSCIUTTO CRUDO (G, L, S)
    14.00

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, parma ham, rocket

  • CAPRICCIOSA (G, L, S, E)
    13.50

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham, artichokes, mushrooms, egg, olives

  • CALZONE D’ELBA (G, L, S)
    14.50

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, salsiccia calabrese, mushrooms, parmesan, rocket

  • CARNOSA (G, L, S)
    13.85

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, maltese sausage, spicy salami, prosciutto

  • FUNGHI (V, G, L, S)
    11.95

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, chestnut mushrooms

  • TONNO (G, L, S)
    13.45

    Tomato sauce, mozzarella, tuna, onion

  • POMODORO E POLLO (G, L, S)
    13.00

    Mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, grilled chicken