"Exceptional food and great service" in a "fantastic location". "Never disappoints".

Situated in Valletta’s idyllic and iconic waterfront, Bistro 516 is the place to go if you want stunning views of the grand harbour and jaw-dropping boats to be the backdrop of your dining experience. This family-run eatery is suitable for any occasion whether a meal with the kids, date-night, a quick solo snack, a catch up with friends and anything in between. Whilst dining outside is a popular option, you’ll find a lively, expansive, welcoming and colourful indoor eating area, spread over two floors. The service is done with a smile and the staff add to the warm ambience and friendly atmosphere. This bistro is popular with locals and tourists alike.
On the food front, you can expect casual Mediterranean cuisine and international favourites. The all-day menu is extensive and without a doubt has something for everyone. Early birds can grab a full English breakfast. Starters include ajotta, shrimp cocktail, beef liver on a sizzling plate and various bruschettas. Chicken curry, beef Stroganoff and paella are just some of the items on the rice section. Their menu also boasts over a dozen pasta dishes such as spaghetti vongole, ravioli ricotta and penne salmone. Diners can tuck into a large selection of generously-portioned meat, poultry, seafood dishes and platters. Bistro 516 also caters extensively to guests with gluten intolerances and vegetarians.

Seating inside 80
Seating outside: 70

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2020 Ratings

Food: 46
Service: 45
Ambience: 44
Overall: 45

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 3109 diners who dined out on an average of twice a week – 242, 502 dining experiences a year!

Opening Times:

Morning Coffee
Afternoon Tea

Additional Note:

Open for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner.
€36 average price per person.


Vault 5, Valletta Waterfront, Floriana

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