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Caffe Cordina

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Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean, Bakeries, Latvian
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244 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1114, Malta
+356 2123 4385
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Today
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 245
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    Very good
  • 115
    Average
  • 44
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  • 38
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Gem !

I have been visiting Cafe Cordina for twelve years. It is timeless. The original indoor cafe has an Italian baroque appearance and you could be in Rome or Florence. The outdoor cafe across Republic Street has less atmosphere . The service is consistently good and the menu ranges from breakfast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
AnonymousO9586YW
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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St Albans
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

This is in a prime location, but makes intense use of the space. Tables are crammed together, and not always protected from the sun. Fast turnover of clients, no time to clean tables. We ate there twice, food was ok but nothing special in terms of quality or value for money. Interior is worth seeing, but space contraints have lavatories... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I have been visiting Cafe Cordina for twelve years. It is timeless. The original indoor cafe has an Italian baroque appearance and you could be in Rome or Florence. The outdoor cafe across Republic Street has less atmosphere . The service is consistently good and the menu ranges from breakfast , through lunch to early evening meals. There is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Hi Guys, We went there as a group of 3 people. We were sitting outside and i have to say that the tables were just dirty. It feels like a bit of fast food place - nobody really cares about diners...Food was average - same about service... Disappointing. Enjoy your meal

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Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

The quallity of the service, the taste, the cleanliness, everything was outstanding. The outdoor tables in a lovely place with trees and umbrellas to protect from the hot sun.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for lunch during a recent visit to Valletta and sat outside in the main square where a number of tables are laid out. I was surprised by the excellent quality of food and high level of choice given on the menu; particularly for the price. Service was excellent, as was my meal, would definitely be visiting again given... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Great vfm in lovely surroundings - morning coffee with a pastizzi (cheese) - is a must do in Valetta. Totally recommend.

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Manchester UK
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74 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This I suppose is a must do institution if visiting Valletta. Difficult to miss given it is situated at the end of the main street (Republic St), which most visitors will enter via the gateway from the bus station. Lots of inside seating for cakes and pastries as well as light meals. Most people though will take advantage of the... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Visited here for lunch today and the setting is beautiful. The cafe inside is beautiful and it's well worth getting a table inside. Lunch was nice, reasonably priced with large portions. We took a cake away and unfortunately they were a little more style over substance. But overall very pleasant.

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Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Was at Caffe Cordina today 27 may 2015 and paid the full bill ( we were two couples and we both checked that we left the right amount on the plate). A middle aged waiter took the money and gave it to the waitress who had served us. To our surprise the female waitress came after us claiming that we... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This place has everything going for it. For one, the staff are incredibly attentive and friendly. The decor of the cafe was beautiful and clearly had a lot of history. I was so surprised at how cheap the food was compared to the quality, definitely a well established well ran place. Will go again for sure, and recommend it friends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 244 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1114, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2123 4385

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 21
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean, Bakeries, Latvian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?