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Valletta Nightlife, Malta

The capital city of the tiny island nation of Malta, Valletta is a major tourist destination, despite being smaller than other nearby popular holiday spots such as Tunis or Palermo. Valletta is famous for its fortress and its beautiful architecture ranging from the 16th to the 20th century. Valletta is a city of culture but also entertainment. Museums and churches populate the city, but there is definitely no shortage of cafes, restaurants and pubs. Valletta is not a city for night owls, there are very few discos or nightclubs, but you can easily while the night away on a terrace or in a wine bar. This Valletta Nightlife Guide points out the most exciting places to eat, drink or relax in the charming city of Valletta.

Valletta Nightlife Guide - Eating Out

Despite its noble appearance, Valletta has all the regular fast-food chains that provide cheap alternatives to restaurants. However, there are plenty of proper restaurants in Valletta where you can find affordable prices and delicious traditional or international cuisine. There are many great restaurants on the waterfront, where you can enjoy your meal and admire the view at the same time. Although budget restaurants are quite rare in Valletta, if you want just a quick bite, this Valletta Nightlife Guide recommends that you pop into one of the many little traditional bakeries in the old city. You can find a variety of delicious traditional pastries and cakes. For great food and atmosphere, go to De Robertis, one of the oldest restaurants in the city. The restaurant is located on a roof terrace, and you can enjoy the magnificent view while you dine. Rubino is another restaurant with a history, where you can find a variety of Maltese dishes. The restaurant does not have a fixed menu, and the food varies according to what fresh produce is available.

Valletta Nightlife Guide - Cafes and Pubs

Caffe Cordina in the Republic Square is one of the best cafes in the city. You can enjoy a cup of delicious espresso on the terrace right in the middle on the Square. Cafe Jubille is a bistro-style place with a friendly atmosphere where you can grab a cup of coffee, and you can also find simple snacks such as sandwiches or baguettes. Trabuxu is a reasonably famous wine-bar located in a cellar, where you can taste some good local wines. Maestro e Fresco in Piazza Regina has a very nice terrace with a good selection of drinks and coffee. This Valletta Nightlife Guide recommends that you go to Maestro e Fresco in the evening, when they have live music. The Labyrinth is a wine bar where you can have some tasty snacks and listen to music until the wee hours of the morning.

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