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Bistro 516

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Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2124 1000
10:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is so good I wish there was one at home. For a coeliac the menu offered gf pasta, bread, desserts, and beer! As well as some choices such as gf chicken ravioli [i plan to have this on a return visit ) and a fab chicken cajun honey dish, that i eventually selected that was absolutely delicious. I... More 

Thank Coeliacmss
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely spot, right at the cruise port. Friendly staff and great beer prices. Good food and a great spot to people watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

If you can not eat gluten, this is the place to go. You'll be spoiled for choice. They will take really good care of you. Also before your meal they will serve you with a gluten free bread, which is by far the best gluten free bread you will ever have.

Thank Antonella B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Never dissappoints in terms of food even if on such a busy evening .. New Year's Eve. The only thing I would point out is perhaps the ventilation. The smell from the kitchen and tocan extent the smoke could be felt on the first floor. Other than that delicious food, great service with a smile and on a budget.

Thank Gatt12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very great dining experience. Excellent service and friendly staff. Gluten free food served with excellence and highest hygenic methods in a very professional way.

Thank Carl-Mario S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

There is only one word to explain our experience at this restaurant 'WOW'. We were spoilt for choice on the food menu, spoilt for choice on the desserts. Very friendly service and very quick. This was my first visit to this restaurant and for sure it won't be the last. Thanks for everything.

Thank Saviour C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were a group of eleven people and decided to eat here for a Christmas work lunch. I ordered chicken tortelloni as a starter and I specifically requested that although it is a starter I want the portion size to be that of a main course. The waiter replied that for pastas there is no starter portion available, only main... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and choice, beautiful setting with the view of the grand harbour and we had good service too. Good gluten free and lactose free food too. Thankyou

Thank Carriegrixti22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I always enjoy eating at this restaurant, especially as it has a very vast gluten free menu. Food is really good and staff really friendly and make you feel comfortable. I highly recommend it.

Thank Sonia B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were in Malta on a cruise stopover, but as we had been to Malta a number of times before, didn't want to go any where in particular, so just got off the ship to have a beer and check emails. Having settled at the Bistro 516, enjoying watching people going by and being within sight of our cruise ship,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2124 1000
Bistro 516 is the latest addition to the operations conducted by Patrick Spiteri who has been in this business for many years now. Justin Spiteri (Patrick’s son) runs this outlet with impeccable care, ensuring that every client gets what is promised.Browsing this site would enable you to see our vast selection of dishes that are available both for lunch and for dinner and for every day of the week including Sundays. Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Dishes are available on request.Join us & watch Live Football Matches, FORMULA 1 and Olympic Games on our 2 Big Screens, you can either choose our indoor big screen, or our outdoor one which is sent under our large tent to enjoy the fresh air during all seasons ! Gusto , After the good respons from the first adition we have decided to make the second adition to our clients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?