Planet Mona

“Ali Baba may be Malta’s best kept restaurant secret, tucked away in the Bronx side of Gzira.”

Times of Malta

“The food kept flowing, with wine accompanying the different courses. There was homous bit-tahineh, baba ghanouge, arayess (pitta bread) with lamb and chicken, cracked wheat and lamb kibbeh...”

Ed Eats, Sunday Times of Malta

“The food is consistently excellent,the value is hard to beat,and every visit is an experience, thanks to the passion and love that make their way into every aspect of the meal.”

The Malta Independent

“Hany has gone all out to offer quality and seeks to educate his clients on the culture of food and wine from the land of his family, ensuring guests receive top level hospitality and an over all good dining experiences.”


“Ali Baba is a cultural gateway, opening doors to the world of Lebanon, with a feast of colors, texture and aromas that transport the diner to a different world.”

Victor Calleja, The Insider Magazine

“Ali Baba where the food is magic...”

ED Meals, Times of Malta.

“Attempting to describe the individual flavors, textures, temperatures and spices would be futile.”

I.M.Beck, Times of Malta

“Ali Baba: a sublime, amazing, sumptuous, excellent, delicious, really really good are a number of expressions this modest place deserves.”

ED Meals, Times of Malta.

“Hany seeming to surpass himself with every visit, the only way is up for the Lebanese wunderkind in Gzira.”

Rachel Agius, VIDA Magazine

“In the heart of Gzira, Ali Baba has become the island's go-to dining destination for Lebanese food and its reputation for attentive service. ”


“Chef Hany has lovingly crafted a menu that honours both Malta and his homeland and if you're ready for a culinary feast, leave your dinner in his capable hands.”

Omar Vella, Delicious Magazine

“Ali Baba is a unique experience of sublime Lebanese food run by the Harb Family. Opened it's doors three decades ago and has since then became a household name for authentic Lebanese cuisine in Malta.”

Rachel Zammit Cutajar MaltaToday

“At Ali Baba you can have the best of two worlds - a place that offers a surprise or two within its menu and a guaranteed, incomparable dining experience you can rely on again and again.”

Rachel Agius MaltaToday

“Ali Baba is just that reliable place, it has made a name for itself for its unparalleled Lebanese cuisine that takes rich ingredients and then works some kind of magic to make them into dishes you simply cannot get enough of.”

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Please note that bookings are only accepted 2 days in advance. For same or following day bookings please call on 00356 21340119.

Lunch From 12pm Last Booking: 3pm
Dinner 1st Seating 6:30PM - 8:15PM
Dinner 2nd Seating 8:30PM - 10:30PM
Please note that we are only open for dinner on Mondays.
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