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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” (27 reviews)
“tuna” (11 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 23:00 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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1 - 10 of 696 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Kosmopolak
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Foudinguette
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Id-Daniz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank Adrianolo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank RudolphMW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

4  Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank denizrende
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little bistro. This had to be our favourite restaurant of our trip. Fantastic food, especially the cauliflower soup.....and the service was just lovely. We will 100% be back on our next visit to Valletta!

Thank HannahLDarby
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Food was delicious-pasta was perfectly cooked and was very well flavoured. 10/10 for the service-very friendly and efficient waiting staff. Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant. This was our favourite meal in Valletta.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely ambience nicely decorated large choice of wine and small food menu. Staff were attentive and polite. The ravioli was good but three of us had prawn with tagliatelle. The pasta was cooked perfectly and the sauce delicious, unfortunately spoilt by the prawns. They were...More

1  Thank Paul C
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, 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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