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244 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1114, Malta
+356 2123 4385
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08:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon 08:00 - 19:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quick lunch while visiting Valletta. I had a burger and wife had a Ceasar salad. Both were good and tasty. Place is nice and staff is friendly. Thanks.

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Thank MeNiemiset
Oldham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm always wary of the busy places messing up orders or being slow. Not here!!! I ordered a gluten free meal too - Minute steak sandwich with goats cheese. Came with some delicious spicy carrot crisps and aromatic beetroot crisps as an alternative to fries, and a coleslaw accompaniment. Hubby had a chicken baguette with slaw and fries. With our... More 

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Thank dayzee64
Attard, Malta
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Cafeteria is well known in Malta and was the original Cafeteria of it's origin for decades. A first class shop which contains fresh coffees, pastries, snacks. This is a classical Cafeteria based on baroque decorations and classical chandiliers.

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Thank carmelc56
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great institution! We sat outside service was quick and friendly Coffee good ! We went inside to purchase some products to take home and some cake for later ! Friendly helpful staff What an interior not to be missed ! Go inside

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Thank juliethechina
lancashire
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can honestly say that in my 51 years I have never eaten in a more stunning cafe! I initially just looked through the door and was well and truly gobsmacked, I was compelled to go back. The interior is unbelievable. It was very busy but we managed to get a table. There was a good choice of sandwiches, pies... More 

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Thank chrissypip
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my friend went for a couple of drinks and there was this waiter and his name is daniel and he was a bit rude with my friend . When she asked to get her drink he was rude with her ,and even when he look at us his face expression wasn't that pleasant . I am given 5... More 

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Thank miksijj
Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This busy café gave us just what we needed - a very reasonably priced but high quality and typically Maltese light lunch, all sitting outside watching the world go by! Highly recommended.

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Thank Revivalman
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great milkshakes, desserts and hot drinks. Went multiple times during our trip to Valletta. Interior lovely too!!

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Thank NiaAlex
Helsinki, Finland
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been here twice for a burger and a beer. The burger is OK, not super awesome, but OK (definitely WAY better than Eddie's across the street). Staff is nice, courteous and professional. I've had different waiters each time and they've always been great. Tables are relatively clean and they'll bring you a paper tray, clean cutlery and napkins. Single... More 

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Thank Taxin M
Mosta, Malta
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This coffee shop is situated in a nice setting at the lower part of Republic street near the Presidential Palace. Has a Maltese pudding which was outstanding and a coffee, which however was served not too warm. Service a bit slow

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Thank Tonio C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
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
Description
Located in an old palazzo in the bustling streets of Valletta, Caffe Cordina occupies a special place in the hearts of local and foreign visitors alike. Tracing its origins back to a small tea shop in Bormla, it has since grown and flourished into the Maltese icon we know today. The company is made up of a passionate team of dedicated staff members who take pride in their work and their role in the Caffe Cordina legacy. The quality food they provide and their consistently high-standard of service is testimony to this notion, whilst its long line of experience in the catering industry has resulted in the enviable reputation it enjoys today.

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