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Trabuxu Bistro

8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1104, Malta
+356 2122 0357
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (43 reviews)
“rabbit” (29 reviews)
“tuna” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8/9 South Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1104, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a popular bistro but sadly on the night we visited it was booked out for three large groups of diners & as it is a small area there were only three tables for two people of which two of those were positioned right...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fido0
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

The food was very delicious, especially the 1. course(fish soup and the lentils with local sausage) was delicious. We had some trouble with an other waitress (therefore not 5 points) but our was just fine and very professional.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cau11
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Wow! First try and completely seduced by this restaurant! The service is wonderful, the foods are just amazing and the atmosphere very nice! We will return without any doubt to this bistro! And if you have a chance, try the black risotto and pancetta..,a delice!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank danielletP7165HG
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

It’s one of my favorite restaurants. Whenever I’m in Malta I make sure I eat there. The food is consistently excellent but not common. I mean get out of your comfort zone and try rabbit, for instance. Yesterday I had the lamb tagine. Wow. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kosmopolak
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It's hands down our favorite place in La Valletta for a relaxed and quality meal: service is lovely and attentive, the modern Maltese cuisine served here mixes fresh ingredients and has a lovely twist to it. Portions are generous and best enjoyed with a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Foudinguette
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly: The Good: Friendly staff and good house wine. The bad: The food was not very good. There were missing ingredients, dry steaks (not sides included) and under cooked pasta. The ugly: I have never before seen a menu...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Id-Daniz
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Had a good dinner at Trabuxu, highly recommended - the baked goat cheese - it is a blast! Staff is very friendly and offering a good service!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Adrianolo
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

What a great restaurant. I was told by friends that food on Malta was not great! Well I can recommend this restaurant for sure. We were welcomed with open arms and seated promptly on our table. We became a larger group and was moved to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RudolphMW
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We visited this restaurant on our recent trip to Valletta. It was very busy which is always a good sign. The staff were great, very friendly and attentive. There was an issue with our intended table but this was quickly remedied. The food was excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We've stayed around 3 weeks in Mata, and Trubuxu was one of the best cozy places in Valletta. I'd like to mention that no restaurant in Valletta is a cheap-eat, so do not expect low prices in small restaurants. We had a very good bottle...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank denizrende
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Jenny H
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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$26
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 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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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