Spending an Afternoon in Sliema

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Shopping, Dining and Afternoon Tea in Malta – Sliema’s Top Afternoon Attractions


You’ve just landed on the sunny island of Malta and you’re staying at one of our hotels in Sliema. If you’re looking for things to do in Sliema, you’ve come to the right place, especially if you’re looking for the best afternoon tea in Malta. One of the most vibrant cities on the island, Sliema is the ideal place to spend your afternoon and here’s why.


Catch the Ferry

If you’ve spent the morning in our capital city and want to witness a splendid view of Malta, catch the ferry from Valletta to Sliema. It is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the view in a harmonious atmosphere. A ferry ride is the ideal setting to act as a tourist and to take beautiful photos of Sliema and the Mediterranean.

Malta Boat Trips - Gozo

Do Your Shopping

Sliema is the best place for shops and designer outlets. There are various shopping malls to experience fashion and style in Malta. Conveniently enough, AX The Palace is fully equipped with a designer outlet, Mangano. This means that you can shop in the comfort of your VIP access hotel.

AX The Palace - Mangano

Grab Lunch and Enjoy a Refreshing Drink

It’s lunchtime and you’re wondering where to eat in Sliema. There are a variety of restaurants and cafes that you can enjoy your lunch at. Our very own Talk of Town Café is the place to be. Outdoor seating is also available where you can bask in the sun while enjoying a quick bite to eat.

AX The Palace - Talk of Town Café

Explore the Churches

Malta is a very religious island which is signified by the variety of churches and chapels across its towns and villages. Sliema, in particular, is populated with a number of beautiful and picturesque churches such as Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish Church and the Stella Maris Church.

Parish Church

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea in Malta

All this exploring is bound to get you peckish again. Come and enjoy your afternoon tea in Malta at Talk of Town Café in Sliema. You can order our high tea special which includes your favourite tea/coffee and a selection of sandwiches, cakes and desserts.

Afternoon Tea in Malta

Take a Stroll or Enjoy the Beach

Appreciate magnificent panoramic views while taking a stroll on the Sliema front. If the weather is warm enough, you can take a dip in our lovely beaches and enjoy the warm temperatures. AX The Palace is home to an infinity pool and a panorama lounge in which you can relax and drink in the afternoon sun.

Sliema Promenade

Extend your Afternoon to a Dinner

You love Sliema so much that you want to prolong your afternoon and spend your evening here too. Experience the ultimate panoramic views of Sliema at TemptAsian Rooftop Restaurant, situated on the 9th floor of AX The Palace. Revel in tropical and relaxing Asian and Western cuisines, at this award-winning restaurant in Sliema. The fusion of Asian cuisines is to die for! If you’re in Sliema on Sunday, we would also recommend checking out The Tabloid for Sunday Buffet Lunch for impeccable choice and a chilled-out atmosphere.

AX The Palace - View

Enjoy your afternoon in Sliema and book your stay at AX The Palace on your next visit to Malta. Don’t forget to visit Talk of Town Cafe for the ultimate afternoon tea in Malta.

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