Transport yourself to a time when small shops specialised in maintaining a humble yet honest supply of fine herbs and spices, grains, nuts, beans, legumes, and dried fruits. A time when you went into a local shop, not for mass-produced pre-packaged items, but to buy real, authentic foods. That time is now, and that shop is Firm George Zammit (Tal-Hwawar) on St. John's Street in Valletta.
Considered by many as both a hidden gem of the city of Valletta, as well as an integral part of the city's historical landscape, Firm George Zammit (Tal-Hwawar) is one of the most notable herb and spice shops and experts in the region. Founded in 1888, our small, yet well-stocked corner shop is a multigenerational family-run business and our unwavering devotion towards our community has earned us our reputation for being both authentic and vital to the area.
For over a century, our shop Read More