Valletta
On the go? 7 spots to grab a quick bite in Valletta
Delicious and quick – what more could you ask for?

Jillian Mallia

We all know how busy our weeks are. It’s either work or school for locals, and fitting in all the sights for visitors. Whatever your mad day looks like, you’re bound to get hungry. Here are seven spots to grab a quick in-and-out bite in Malta’s capital.

1. Caffe Cordina

Situated in the heart of Valletta, Caffe Cordina has been serving the most delicious treats in the city since 1944. Choose from local pastizzi and local platters to scrumptious cannoli, all the while sitting in the bustling city square.

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2. Is-Suq tal-Belt

Valletta’s market was given life again in 2018 when it was renovated and re-opened as a food market. Choose from the various stalls within Is-Suq serving the best dishes all under one roof!

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3. Piadina Caffe

Piadina Caffe is a little piece of Italy in the heart of Malta’s capital. This quirky cafe offers light snacks for quick lunch before you continue your stroll around the city. Choose from piadini (Italian flat bread), foccaccias, superb Italian sandwiches, salads, soups and their exquisite Vergnano coffee.

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4. Dolci Peccati

This Italian cafe serves up the most delicious snacks and treats, perfect for a quick breakfast before wandering the historical streets of Valletta. From juicy arancini to the sweetest of cannoli, the choice of Sicilian delicacies is endless!

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5. Zero Sei Trattoria Romana

If a quick and yummy lunch is what you’re looking for, then Zero Sei, just opposite the Manoel Theatre is just the place. Serving up quick and delicious pasta dishes, Zero Sei specialises in the authentic Italian pasta dish that is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings! Heads up, they make a mean carbonara!

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6. Il-Kikkra Cafe

Il-Kikkra Cafe is a tiny cafe just off Republic Street in St Lucia’s Street which popped up in 1981. Il-Kikkra serves quick snacks including homemade pies, coffee and drinks.

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7. 67 Kapitali

67 Kapitali is an artisan cafe and craft beer bar – an interesting spot to grab a quick lunch. 67 Kapitali offers up tasty sandwiches, platters, salads and cakes, using mostly local ingredients, also featuring vegan and gluten free options.

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3rd April 2019


Jillian Mallia
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Jillian Mallia
A book lover, writer and globetrotter who loves exploring new places and the local gems that the Maltese Islands have to offer. An avid foodie and arts fanatic, Jillian searches the island and beyond for the perfect settings to write about.

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