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#43 of 44 Bar in Valletta
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Cafe, Bar, European
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service

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0.2 miles from St. John's Co-Cathedral
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This cafe/bar/restaurant is just inside the city walls, just past the parliament building. It's a great place to sit for a drink, snack and just watch the world go by. The drinks are reasonably priced and the service is efficient. There are lots of tables...so it's easy to get a table. Just a great relaxing place!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 10, 2022

A very good spot just through the main gates of Valletta. Unfortunately this is what they seem to rely on and can therefore give very bad customer service - especially as a tourist spot. Advertised on the table was a marker stating a bottle of...Prosecco was €25. When we came to pay the bill we were €27 charged. On querying this, the waiter stated that it was in the menu as €27 and the markers were only advertising the bottle not the price. We told him that this was false advertising and that the markers should be removed or updated but I am sure this will not have happened. As a resident on the island , I am sure that the markers will be kept and the wine will be charged for at the correct price either to known citizens or in winter when the tourists have gone home. There are many other wonderful cafes/ wine bars in the capital so I would suggest seeking these out before visiting here. I tried to find some contact details to bring this up with the management however, none to be found - strange that..............More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 20, 2022

Drinks are very tasty but staff was very very confused and very very slow. Toilets are catastrophic!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed February 20, 2022

Despite all these reviews I truly enjoyed sitting there with a quick cappuccino. I asked them for a lactose free coffee and they went beyond! I'm not coffee lover but their cappuccino was goooood! We were bunch of deaf people, lip-readers, but staff went ahead...and managed us professionally! Thank you so much! But bathroom, well, it got a fourth place on my "bathroom selfies from all over the world" list !! Congratulations! :)More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 7, 2022 via mobile

Not a bad place for breakfast. Close to the main bus station to the airport. And also not pricey with a lovely outside seating.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed November 4, 2021

Visited this little cafe bar a few times whilst on holiday in Valletta, having been there a couple of years ago. Service a little slow but staff quite friendly. Disappointed with our visit today - ordered Aperol spritzers which were poor quality and very weak...- not worth the price they charge!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 2, 2021 via mobile

The service is just to slow. 10 minutes to get someone to come to you, then another 10 before you get your drink. Don't waste your time.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 12, 2021

Situated at the top of Republic Street on the route in from the bus station this cafe gets very busy. Drinks were OK but the service was very slow.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 14, 2021 via mobile

Really bad food, poorly made with poor service. My partner had a tuna sandwich which was overpriced and didn’t taste good at all. I had a “Greek salad” which essentially just wasn’t a Greek salad. Soggy lettuce and false advertisement. Rude and unhelpful staff. Don’t...go.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 16, 2021 via mobile

Very poor service. I won't go back. As a customer on a not-too-busy evening I had to resort to waving arms or sticking my head in the kitchen to get served. Some staff (Asian) very good. Others (Afro Caribbean) more concerned with wearing caps backwards...and street smart looks. Very poor. In a town with lots of alternatives, this place lost the battle. I won't bother again. I'll go somewhere where my custom is valued.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 14, 2021

Went here for breakfast and was ver disappointed. Ordered a continental breakfast that was meant to come with toast, cheese and hams. What I got was a toasted burger bun, sliced cheese from a packet from a supermarket and sliced sausage. The service was appalling,...the staff just felt they didn’t care and would rather be somewhere else. If we hadn’t had to zoom off then we certainly would have complained.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

This is an amazing and interestingly decorated cafe. Set as it is in the ruins of thew old theatre you will see the pillars and arches leading down to where they now have the toilets. This toilet trip is a must. We had some refreshments...here which were nice. The service is quite good as they seem to have plenty of staff.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

ARRANGE YOUR STAFF IMMEDIATELY worst service ever a young man served us outside he kept rolling his eyes whenever we tried ordering something and grumpy amateurish this job does not suit him for sure, this place would be very good if it has outgoing service...second time that i have visit this place and I’m still disappointed will not visit again for sureMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

ITS ok for a First Stop, and If you are willing to pay overprices ..but they have heatings Outsider, so Welcome smokers...

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink in the early evening and this is a good place to watch people go by, situated right next to the Cathedral and on one side of one of the main squares. We had a table outside and the staff were...very helpful and attentive. Others nearby had food and the portions looked very generous, there are bars and restaurants in all directions from here.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Cafe Teatro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3