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Trabuxu Bistro

8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1104, Malta
+356 2122 0357
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (43 reviews)
“rabbit” (27 reviews)
“tuna” (11 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1104, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was exceptional, the staff was great and very polite. However, they didn’t have anything vegan on the menu, but they made a special dish to cater for one of the guests.

Thank Julia D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived early on Saturday evening without a reservation and managed to bag a table, good start! Crisp and efficient welcome, menus arrived immediately and drinks and wine soon after. We shared the chicken parfait (delicious) as a starter and followed with homemade pasta (linguine and...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not booked but managed to squeeze in on a table in this quirky little bistro and are so glad we did. We enjoyed the tastiest meal of our stay in the city - the food was lovely - and to top it off...More

Thank Seerafee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked ahead after checking this place out on TripAdvisor, which was a good move. Although it wasn't by any stretch full, we saw a few people turned away because they didn't have reservations. We had the lampuki and the rabbit, with potatoes, greens and...More

1  Thank kld26
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are the kind of foodie couple who usually do turism and know places not only by its touristic sites but also by its food. We had lunch at Trabuxu and I dare to say it was the best food we had in 2018. We...More

Thank Ana Flávia B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

I've eaten in this restaurant with some friends and I've ordered baked goat cheese as starter and it was excellent. Then I've ordered pasta with swordfish and it was a big delusion: it was tasteless, it tasted only of oil, garlic and chili pepper.

Thank Eroor92
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We hadnt booked, after a while roaming Valletta to find a place to have dinner we finally found a table at trabuxu, and thank god for that, the rib eye was amazing well cooked to the degree,juicy and awesome. Then we had the ice cream...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My friend and I ended up at Trabuxu Bistro for lunch after being turned away from another restaurant that was booked. We were not disappointed. The space is light and full of charm. The menu is varied and the portions plentiful. Thankfully they do offer...More

Thank ptjensf
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat and saw Trabuxu Bistro and decided to give it a try. We are happy we did. The food was delicious, I had an amazing steak and my wife had nice fresh tuna. The staff were amazingly friendly...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Lovely cosey place, really amazing staff and sublime food. Go for the steak, it isn't too expesive and it felt as if it was cooked by magical steak fairies.

Thank Louise H
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Jenny H
24 September 2017|
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Response from Antoine G | Reviewed this property |
Most probably they won't accept bookings through TripAdvisor, search their contact.
Jenny H
24 September 2017|
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Response from Blaine C | Reviewed this property |
Love to help, but I'm back in the States. 😏 Hope you all were able to get that reservation. Cheers and safe travels!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1104, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2122 0357
  • E-mail
Trabuxu Bistro is synonymous with exceptional quality; food, wine, service and ambience; incorporating the passion and promotion of art and culture into Malta's capital city. Trabuxu Bistro opened in 2010 and is jointly run by Kris and Krista Fenech Soler. Open for both lunch and dinner, the menu changes quarterly and features dishes comprised of fresh seasonal ingredients, hand selected by its experienced chefs. Regular specials are featured. Trabuxu Bistro does not accept patrons with children under the age of 12 years.
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