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A Foodie's Dream. A culinary journey on the Valletta Waterfront! 🤤

A Foodie's Dream. A culinary journey on the Valletta Waterfront! 🤤

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that the fun should stop. We went on a foodie tour around the Valletta Waterfront and we think that this place is the perfect spot for any day, any season! With a beautiful view of the Grand Harbour and the fact that cars do not pass by you while you’re eating, this place may be just the perfect spot to wind down and have a good time. 😌

Valletta Waterfront

The stunning Valletta Waterfront.

Did you know there are 12 different restaurants to choose from?

Twelve! Each restaurant boasts a killer menu and a different kind of cuisine, so you will be spoilt for choice. ✌️

Explore the Mediterranean at Bentley’s or Pepe Nero

Bentley’s offers a wide variety of Mediterranean dishes and a wide variety of drinks, including cocktails. They’re celebrating their first anniversary too, so they have some extra special live performances coming up this month! 🎶 Check out the full menu here!

Bentleys Restaurant

Music and food; what more could you want?

If you’re into a top-notch cut of beef, give Pepe Nero a visit for a taste of meats from different regions around the world! 🥩 Their incredible selection will make you scream for more! They also serve up some awesome meat platters for the perfect night out with your friends or families- check out the image below for a tempting foodie dream! #SorryNotSorry! Check out the full menu here!

Pepe Nero Meat Platter

Ready to dig in to this beast?

Chill out at Bistro 516 or Crave

Bistro 516 is a family-run restaurant with an assorted scrumptious menu that includes breakfast, brunch, homemade pasta and more. It also offers an entire menu dedicated to both vegan as well as gluten-free dishes! 😋 Check out the full menu here!


An ocean of flavour from Bistro 516!

Crave also has a super varied menu that will sort out any of your cravings (the name speaks for itself!) - it’s perfect for a family outing! Serving up a variety of delicious platters and colourful cocktails too! 👌 Check out the full menu here!

Platters & Cocktails

Delicious platters & colourful cocktails from CRAVE!

A taste of the ocean at Browns Restaurant

This restaurant has been popular amongst the locals for quite some time. Fish is their specialty, but Browns also serve breakfast, pasta, meats, burgers, pizza, and even vegan items! 🥑 Need we say more? Check out the full menu here!

Browns Restaurant Risotto

Don’t you just want to dive into that risotto?

Rock on at Hard Rock Cafe

Serving some of the most amazing American dishes, Hard Rock Cafe is the perfect place to wind down, have a cocktail, and enjoy life like a rockstar. Jaw-dropping food and signature cocktails combined with a beautiful collection of memorabilia from the world’s best legends and a merchandise shop will get you ready to rock ‘n’ roll! 🤘 Check out the full menu here!

Hard Rock x Abigail Zahra

Ribs that are rockin’ with flavour.

Bite into Maltese favourites at Il-Forn ta’ l-Ghawdxi or Ta’ Detta Restaurant

Local cuisine is definitely not lacking at the Valletta Waterfront. You can dive into stunning traditional Maltese food at Ta’ Detta… Check out the full menu here!

Fresh Fish from Ta Detta

As fresh as it can get... daily!

... or dig deep into the beloved Gozitan ftira, cooked in a wood-fired oven or a plate of delightful Agnolotti, paired with an ice-cold glass of Cisk or Blue Label, at Il-Forn ta’ L-Ghawdxi. 🍕 Check out the full menu here!

Forn Ta L-ghawdxi Waterfront

Isn’t that a feast for the eyes? We think so!

Explore Asian Cuisine at Nan Yuan or Wasabi Sushi Express

The delicious art of Cantonese cuisine can be found at Nan Yuan, which offers some of the most drool-worthy Cantonese dishes you can think of... Check out the full menu here!

Nuan Yuan Restaurant

A basketful of Cantonese goodness!

If you’re craving some Japanese food and sushi, then make sure to stop at Wasabi Sushi Express for a bite into modern Asian cuisine, from Maki Rolls to fresh Sashimi - they serve it all! 🍣 Check out the full menu here!

Sushi feast from Wasabi

A sushi feast is always a good feast.

Unwind and relax at Q Bar & Restaurant

This place is a chic spot with the perfect atmosphere to have fun, but our kind of fun always involves food. Q Bar & Restaurant has a stunning menu with two of their signature dishes being the Lasagne Al Forno and the Beef Stroganoff! 🤤 Check out the full menu here!

QBar Valletta Waterfront

A delicious dinner, a glass of wine, and a great view? Yes, please!

Stop for a coffee at Starbucks

If you’ve been hustling and bustling around all day, Starbucks is the perfect place to stop for a coffee and a snack. On our last visit we tried out their delicious pastries & the all NEW: Caramel & Maple over ice coffee & the Iced pumpkin cream latte 🎃 with some freshly baked pastries for good measure! 🥐 Check out the full menu here!

Caramel & Maple over ice coffee & the Iced pumpkin cream latte at Starbucks

Caramel & Maple over ice coffee & the Iced pumpkin cream latte 🎃

It’s all for the ‘gram

The Valletta Waterfront is probably one of the most insta-worthy spots on the island. Having undergone some great improvements in 2020, it is now looking better than ever. Although the space was renovated, its character and heritage still remain - it still gives an homage to the history of the place as a trading port back in the 1500s. ⚔️

The Valletta Waterfront is gorgeous at any time of day.

The Valletta Waterfront is gorgeous at any time of day.

Family dinner, romantic date night, or a fun night out with friends? Doesn’t matter!

There’s no room for boredom at the Valletta Waterfront. The weekends shine with street entertainment, including appearances from children’s characters so your kiddos can have fun too. There’s plenty of parking available, but you can also skip the traffic by catching the ferry from Sliema or Vittoriosa from Malta, or even the fast ferry from Gozo! ⛴️

One of the best things about this place is that they take COVID-19 super seriously. Measures are respected, there are no large crowds, and you can either sit outdoors with plenty of fresh air or indoors with loads of space and beautiful interiors. 🥂

Whenever you’re planning to visit the Valletta Waterfront, snap some shots and drop them in the comments below! 👇

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