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Caffe Cordina

244 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1114, Malta
+356 2123 4385
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ice cream” (145 reviews)
“pastry” (54 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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244 Republic Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1114, Malta
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An old established institution, with a ornate ceiling and decor, this is packed with both locals and tourists at most times of the day. The first time I went there was in 1974. It is still quite quirky and you have to circle around the...More

Thank DemoDave
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely old ambient,service is very professional.Really good cakes and drinks. Basically everything you want from a café!

Thank ManWhichSeeksWisdom
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We sat outside so didn't benefit from the ornate interior which looks like something you'd find in Florence. Service was prompt and polite given this is premium tourist trap territory. Orange juice, good cappuccino, a choice of plain or chocolate croissant and two slices of...More

Thank MandyLK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a break from sightseeing. Would normally have sat outside but it was a bit chilly. Glad we went in. What a beautiful interior. The ceilings are amazing. Waiting staff were helpful and patient while we decided on what cake to have. Definitely work...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cafe is located in a popular square (Queens Square). There is an indoor seating section as well as an indoor section. We sat outside in the square surrounded by other restaurant outdoor seating. The location is great. Perfect for family and friend to meet...More

Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hot drinks were good. The cannelloni was delicious however the dates ring was really bad as it is tough and tasteless. Atmosphere indoors is fine but from trip advisor comments I thought it will be much better.

Thank Safa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped inn for coffee and a snack while visiting Valetta. What a beautiful interior - the ceilings are amazing - take the time to look up - that is if you can take your eyes of all the cakes and pastries. We will visit Valetta...More

Thank Vintagelady1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe dates to the early nineteenth century. The cake display is amazing and well worth the indulgence. Service is prompt and friendly. Take away is also available but it is more fun to sit and eat.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Maltese Cafeteria is located in the heart of Valletta and makes it a perfect place for either a short break or a nice relaxed break! Coffee is wonderful & so are the cakes!

Thank Oswin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been going here since forever. Whenever I go to Valletta to shop or to meet friends I always end up at Cafe Cordina for a cup of coffee and a couple of pastizzi or a delicious pastry. After some Christmas shopping sitting under an...More

Thank Sonia C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 31
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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
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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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