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Trabuxu Bistro

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8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta 1104, Malta
+356 2122 0357
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Trabuxu Bistro is synonymous with exceptional quality; food, wine, service...
Trabuxu Bistro is synonymous with exceptional quality; food, wine, service and ambience; incorporating the passion and promotion of art and culture into Malta's capital city. Trabuxu Bistro opened in 2010 and is jointly run by Kris and Krista Fenech Soler. Open for both lunch and dinner, the menu changes quarterly and features dishes comprised of fresh seasonal ingredients, hand selected by its experienced chefs. Regular specials are featured. Trabuxu Bistro does not accept patrons with children under the age of 12 years.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent local food

Great place to try the local food, we booked a table earlier in the day (outside seating is at a premium) and were not dissapointed. Excellent pasta with Maltese sausage, partner had a veal steak which was also very good. Judging by the number of people they had to turn away booking a table is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to try the local food, we booked a table earlier in the day (outside seating is at a premium) and were not dissapointed. Excellent pasta with Maltese sausage, partner had a veal steak which was also very good. Judging by the number of people they had to turn away booking a table is highly advised, it was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is your average place when you want to go out for a relaxed night, either with your loved one or with some friends. They have a vast selection of spirits and liqueurs, but are then down to only a few items on their food menu. I cannot say however that the appetizers we ordered were bad. They were abundant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Still my favourite restaurant in the city! I try every time to find somewhere as charming and as good , but to no avail! Not only is the food divine but very well presented - clean plates, a combination of palatable flavours paired with a good bottle of wine ( normally recommended by them ) and always super friendly staff!

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Swieqi, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Once again a memorable evening! The restaurant was packed but luckily I had the last table available which by the way was outside.. just lovely. The food was brilliant as well as service and atmosphere. The waitress helped me out to choose the wine and a great suggestion of dessert was made. Definitely it is still a unmissable stop in... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very helpful staff and superb service. Amazing fun and fresh atmosphere. The food was fantastic. One of the best on the island. I can say that it was one of the best dining experience that we've ever had. Definitely going back again :)

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A place not to be missed! Went with a couple of friends we were so impressed with the food which was attractively presented, beautifully prepared and cooked with a delicate balance of flavours. The staff are very friendly and seemed very knowledgeable about the produce and ingredients. Overall, service was excellent..the food was top notch and every morsel was devoured.... More 

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Msida, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Would definitely recommend it to any one. Friendly and welcoming staff. Presentation of food is lovely and prices are reasonable. But what's most important is the delicious food and the mouth watering desserts prepared by the chefs. Furthermore, as I am a vegetarian, they also gave me options to choose from. Looking forward to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We stumleb across this bistro on an extremely hot afternoon, exhausted after walking around Valletta. We were immediately served by a really nice waiter, bringing us quickly cold drinks. We had a late lunch and it was delicious. One of the best risottos I´ve had. And you don´t often get a service like you get in Trabuxu. Staff was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was there recently and i can say that both food and service where excellent..i will definetly pay another visit! So i hope you can keep the same standards so we keep coming back!!

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Fantastic food, a varied menu and excellent service make this restaurant one of the finest around. Run by people who know their food and their wine, your dining experience at Trabuxu will definetely be one to remember. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta 1104, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 0357

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 26
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Trabuxu Bistro is synonymous with exceptional quality; food, wine, service and ambience; incorporating the passion and promotion of art and culture into Malta's capital city. Trabuxu Bistro opened in 2010 and is jointly run by Kris and Krista Fenech Soler. Open for both lunch and dinner, the menu changes quarterly and features dishes comprised of fresh seasonal ingredients, hand selected by its experienced chefs. Regular specials are featured. Trabuxu Bistro does not accept patrons with children under the age of 12 years.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?