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$18 - $30
Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good enough for a lunch place. Burger was good albeit slightly overcooked and bun slightly burnt. Service was very good though and the location is great.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed August 12, 2020

You would not expect the food in a high end area of Valletta to be this bad. The salmon pasta looked like someone slashed a piece of salmon on top. The octupus was not edible. The portions were not striking. The curry rice was clearly...not restaurant level. Waiters could have been more present too. Dessert didn't taste fresh. Coffee was not impressive. I'm just being honest guys. I'm disappointed.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 8, 2020

My husband, 3yo son and I went to Bistro 516 for lunch and we enjoyed our meal immensely. Our server Varun immediately made us feel welcome. Though it was quite busy, service was fast and there was no compromise on quality. We will definitely be...going back and we hope to see Varun again!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 4, 2020 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant during a weekday with a family member. We took their fillet speciality and lasagna, both of which were delicious. We were served by Kurt, who offered us a lovely service. The environment is relaxing and prices are reasonable. Will visit...again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 17, 2020

Excellent service , amazing and professional staff , magnificent views and such mouth watering food !! Highly recommended

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

Excellent Service by Bistro 516 at Valletta waterfront. It is suitable for coeliac people, which they will take very serious and with responsibility. I had the scottana burger with fries and salad and my mum had a Maltese platter. We enjoyed it so much considering...that we were 2 months at home due to the covid situation. We needed to breath fresh air thus the location made it an excellent placeMore

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 1, 2020

Thanks bistro 516 for the delicious rabbit :) Safe place to be and very nice staff. Kids loved it too. :)

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020

Visited on a Friday Night and it was really busy. we opted to sit outside, which was great albeit a little chilly - I think an extra heater or two or re-positioning of heaters could be better. Not their fault, but a few stray cats...running about so be aware if your allergic or would be put off. Starters - Bruschetta Mia - just perfect. we actually only ordered one portion, but there was definitely enough for two people, especially as they bring lovely fresh Maltese bread and butter out for before then. Mains - Riso Allo Scoglio - Huge portion that the boyfriend could not finish it. Perfectly seasoned, they did not skimp on the seafood, it was delicious. - Chicken Parma - Again huge portion as you get 2 chicken breasts. The chicken was slightly overdone, so was a little on the dry side, but as it had the sauce you could soak it up a little. Drinks: We had 3 cocktails didn't really like any. Started with a Blue Lagoon - which is usually quite sweet, very very sour tasting. Then a strawberry daiquiri. Again very sour for a daiquiri, and a standard mohito which had way too much lemon in, not enough mint and again was just too sour tasting, They did put alot of alchohol in though. We ended up going for a beer and a coke after to play it safe.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Very low quality of food. Everything that we ordered was tasteless. The service was ok. Not recommend at all

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

Excellent restaurant with excellent and abundant food. Friendly staff. Highly recommended. Worth a visit!

Date of visit: February 2020
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July 5, 2016|
Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
You need to get to the waterfront which is about 300 metres long and walk along it. You will find the restaurant. Just look at the names of the restaurants as you walk along because there are many others!
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