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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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shropshire uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This attractive historic establishment oozes quality products served by professional and fairly friendly staff. Well heeled locals mingle successfully with visitors....make it a good place start the day!

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West Sussex
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

...which we had a couple of times. Sitting outside in November and people watching is always a treat for us Brits!! Very busy place but lunch was tasty, reasonably priced and the cakes were fab! Beautiful inside.....

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Malta
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cordina is easily the most elegant cafe in all of Malta. With its baroque interior, mirrored walls and solid stainless steel serving-bar island in the middle, in which barmen and women mill around preparing your latte or your spritz, this place has the cosmopolitan feel of Milan or Paris. You can also sit down under umbrellas across the road if... More 

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Attard Malta
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few cafeterias that kept the high standard of both service and food quality down the years. Always buzzing with people.

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Thank Mario V
Qormi, Malta
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The interior is like a Viennese coffee shop but most people sit outside. Treat the visit as relaxation as service is not fast but it's usually worth the wait.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walk in one hour before closing and that seemed to be too close to closing time for the waiters. The service was just awful, not speak about the Cinzano white I had that tasted like cleaning alcohol. After complaining for the quality and reassuring that I would have paid the drink anyway I ordered a glass of white wine.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff, nice food with a big outside seating area - good value and the inside room ceiling is beautiful.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On one of the major squares, lively yet peaceful, great service, delicious coffee. Sit and watch the world go by. A special place.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was superb, absolutely delicious. Waitress was efficient and attentive. We enjoyed the Maltese specialities.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place for coffee, pastries, as well as more substantial fare. Everything looks beautiful and very tempting!

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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
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?