Welcome to Sharma

Welcome to Sharma Ethnic Cuisines, a now established and popular restaurant in Mdina by the creator of the original Shisha World Cuisine. We offer an eclectic mix of traditional cuisines from India, North Africa and the Mediterranean.

Sharma's decor is inspired by the ancient spice trading route which used to run from India, through the Middle East, and lead to North Africa and the Mediterranean. Interaction between these different cultures over the centuries influenced their respective cuisines and customs, which have evolved into those we are accustomed to today.

At Sharma we try to offer something more than just food and drink. We trust that the authentic presentation of the various cuisines on offer will stimulate your senses and most of all, we hope that your visit will turn out to be a memorable experience!

Housed in Casa Magazzini, the restaurant also boasts a large terrace on top of the bastions, which is open from early June until late September where you can enjoy a romantic meal in the evening. Take the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful views of the valley between Rabat and Mtarfa, or just take in the marvellous sunset.


We are open for lunch on Sunday from noon till 4.00pm with last kitchen orders at 3.00pm and all week in the evenings from 6.30pm onwards with last kitchen orders at 11.00pm. Friday and Saturday nights you can book either for the first seating (6.30pm-7.00pm to be ready by 9.00pm) or for the second seating (from 9.00pm onwards). Booking is advised. Our Children's Policy is: we accept Children aged 7 years and over. Pets not allowed. Smoking is allowed on the terrace and we also have a cigarette vending machine. For birthday or any other occasion you can bring your own cake or pre-order from us at the time of booking. For more information about our restaurant feel free to get in touch, either by phone on 2145 3817 or 9999 6315, via email at info@sharma.com.mt, or find us on Facebook.