Top 10 places to eat for cheap in Valletta
Feel like some tasty grub that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you sorted with some of the most budget-friendly places to eat in the city.

Marie-Claire Grima


Where else but in this humble noodle bar on the corner of Old Theatre Street could you find a box of freshly-prepared, steaming dim sum for less than €10?


Submarine has a never-ending list of ingredients to choose from, where you can build your own fabulous sandwich to your heart’s content.

The Pulled Meat Company

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The Pulled Meat Company has a formidable dinner menu, but for a tasty and hearty lunch, their meaty ftajjar (Maltese bread) taste a lot pricier than they actually are!


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This ultra-chill hangout located towards the bottom of Republic Street has lots of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options, including ftajjar and wraps heaving with delicious toppings and desserts made from coconut and raw cocoa.

Café Jubilee

A Valletta standard, comfy and cosy Café Jubilee offers a wide selection of great value salads, snacks and Mediterranean pasta dishes.

Vecchia Taranto

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Tucked away in a little corner of the city is some of the best pizza you will ever taste, at a very attractive price. Eat in if you manage to secure one of the very few tables, or take it away with you.

Meat Gang

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From yummy pasta to ftajjar with pork, beef or chicken, South Street’s Meat Gang is a good place to stop by for a thrifty meal.

Falafel Street

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In a modest corner of City Gate arcades, you’ll find Falafel Street, a Lebanese kebab and grill shop that serves up these heavenly crispy mouthfuls in wraps, salads and pittas for just a handful of change.

Piadina Caffe

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Named after its most famous product, Piadina Caffe serves a delicious and filling piadina as well as good coffee for less than €10.

No. 43

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This well-loved salad bar is always a favourite among many Valletta workers, getting rave reviews for the quality of its ingredients as well as its friendly prices.

12th March 2018

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Marie-Claire Grima
Marie-Claire loves travelling and exploring the weird and wonderful hidden corners of the Maltese islands.

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