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Cordial Restaurant

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Old theater street | across Manoel theater in the heart of Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
0035621239576
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Description: At Cordial Restaurant, Chef Cyrille cooks with the passion and the genuine...
At Cordial Restaurant, Chef Cyrille cooks with the passion and the genuine love expressing tradition, culture and delicacy in her food and dishes. Our menu changes according to the fresh local produce ,our mission is to serve food the old traditional way cooked a la minute and bursting with flavours and originality.Chef Cyrille has been delighting clients for the last 25 years, acquiring diversity with extensive travelling and having worked in kitchens world wide. Under her patronage Cordial restaurant has been flourishing for the last seven years.At Cordial the satisfaction of our clients is the successful fullfilment of all the staff that are there to give a magical dining experience.
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  • 22
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Come back Cyrille!!!!!

Missing this restaurant so much. My favourite french restaurant. If you can reach her she may do an in-house meal for at least 8 people in your home. Cyrille may not smile much but the food is damn good. Such a loss for Valetta. Remember the chateubriand and the fish soup!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabrielleaka
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Missing this restaurant so much. My favourite french restaurant. If you can reach her she may do an in-house meal for at least 8 people in your home. Cyrille may not smile much but the food is damn good. Such a loss for Valetta. Remember the chateubriand and the fish soup!

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Thank Gabrielleaka
Island of Malta, Malta
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Wanted to revisit my favorite restaurant in Valetta but last weeks it is closed with all info removed.

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1 Thank Edward Z
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

You cannot miss this place walking down Republic Street. We sat outside on spec opposite the entrance to the restaurant. The thing that didn't work for us was the flies and pigeons. Not just a couple but many. This may be outside the direct control of the restaurant but being dive bombed (literally) by a flying pigeon is not quite... More 

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Thank Railtickethome
Billinge, Lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

we had visited Manoel Theatre and found Cordial Restaurant opposite and had a lovely lunch did not want to leave. Great fish dishes I had the Lampuki fresh that morning very tasty and Maltese white wine to wash it down with. We could have stayed there till evening.

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1 Thank LairdandLady4
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a dinner with three. We all enjoyed it. The rib eye was delicious, tasty and well cooked. The sea bass was even better.

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PARIS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Aaaah Valletta! Great town! Unfortunately you have to poke around a bit to find the good restaurants. Well poke no more as Chez Cyrille serves up some great food! Went with dear friend M ( him again!) on a lovely hot evening and sat out on the terrasse ( could have done without the rather loud band up the street....not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Was not that tasty. The risotto was terrible. Service is ok. Rabbit was nice. Shrimp was good. Go somewhere else instead

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Service a little slow but the food was very tasty. Fish was stunning. Cypress starter was very large but was fab

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Thank Jo M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Nice place for breakfast with a history. Really helpful staff who helped me charge my battery which had 2 pins..and I was ill-prepared.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

On our first night out, jet lagged from a long trip to Valletta, we stumbled across Cordial or Chez Cyrille. As we studied the menu we were presented with a platter of the freshest looking fish that we had seen in a long time. The waiter generously described the way each fish could be prepared. When I balked over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Old theater street | across Manoel theater in the heart of Valletta, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: 0035621239576

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

At Cordial Restaurant, Chef Cyrille cooks with the passion and the genuine love expressing tradition, culture and delicacy in her food and dishes. Our menu changes according to the fresh local produce ,our mission is to serve food the old traditional way cooked a la minute and bursting with flavours and originality.Chef Cyrille has been delighting clients for the last 25 years, acquiring diversity with extensive travelling and having worked in kitchens world wide. Under her patronage Cordial restaurant has been flourishing for the last seven years.At Cordial the satisfaction of our clients is the successful fullfilment of all the staff that are there to give a magical dining experience.

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