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#19 of 40 Bar in Valletta
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Bar, European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

They gave us a table. After more than 45 minutes of having food and drinks, they asked us to leave because they said the table had been reserved! It was very disappointing and humiliating! The staff did not apologize at all. We sent them an...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Nice place on the main street but very slow and bad service, just a small beer took over 20 min and they forgot the bottle of water, then after we asked them finally after 30 min they said they had forgotten to tell us that...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Just popped by for a random drink. I ordered a beer and it took 20 min to get my drink and my water came after 30 min after reminding them 3 times! I surely wouldn’t recommend this place for a quick drink!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 August 2020

we waited for the dishes for an hour. one of them was supposed to be vegan, unfortunately the paste was served with parmesan cheese. We waited an hour for the beer as well with a glass of water! the worst di mare pasta I have...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 17 March 2020

It was during the covid 19 madness that I had to stay in Valetta for a couple of nights following the cancellation of my flight to Paris. As I was staying right in the center of Valetta I looked for places nearby to kill some...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

We really enjoyed this little bar. Small and cosy, relaxed interior. Friendly happy bar manager and staff. Generous drinks. Nice menu of freshly made food. Attracted a friendly crowd. We visited a few times and this will definitely be the first place we visit should...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Great location right in the centre of Valletta with nice tapas and wine at a decent price. Friendly staff

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

They make a nice Negroni. Nice place on Merchants street. Would visit again as they had a good drinks menu.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 January 2020

Ali (who likes jazz!) And his colleague from Nigeria(who does not like watching football!) made us very welcome, nice cocktails, good music , sitting outside under the heaters. We only intended staying 5 mins for a quick drink but ended up spending most of the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 2 January 2020

One of our favourite finds in Valletta just off main street. Great music and great happy hour[s]. Plenty of space put when busy the party just spills out onto the street.

Date of visit: December 2019
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    La Bottega is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5