l’Agape Restaurant, 25 Triq San Kataldu, Rabat – Malta
L’Agape restaurant is the ideal place to have a relaxed atmosphere, that is welcoming, elegant but at the same time not extravagant. A place where customers enjoy a limited menu of fresh local produce where items change frequently and according to season. The location of the place, Rabat, was also an inspiration to the name, L’Agape where a number of Agape tables are found in the catacombs close by.
We L’Agape owners are very influenced by our visits to Italy, where we regularly encounter the osteriaconcept. We dislike over stocked restaurants with a huge menu because that means lots of frozen products. We wanted a small menu featuring lots of fresh and healthy ingredients.
We also believe in the Italian kilometro Zero practice of offering products fresh from where you are operating. For example if you go to Alba in Italy, you will generally dine on meat, vegetables, olives and wine from around the town. We try and do the same here: our butcher, green grocer and 24-hour baker are all practically next door. A slight exception is that we import a great Italian wine called Fattoria San Giuliano di Piemonte at a very favorable price which we recommend.
Healthy eating doesn’t have to mean having tiny portions or eating unappetizing food. Food should be considered an art form and should be enjoyed without overdoing it of course. We offer our meat char-grilled and the flavor on your plate comes from the product itself. We also go for original recipes, with no extra sauces or butter or creams.