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Bistro 516

Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2124 1000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
10:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a large selection of food with affordable prices and large portions. The staff was friendly and efficient. We were given some bread and butter before the food arrived, however the food did not take long at all to arrive.

Thank tinaasciak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bistro 516 today was somewhat disappointing in one major respect...we were 2 couples in a restaurant that was not busy, but one person in our party had to wait a good 10 minutes after the other diners had been served; by this time one person...More

Thank micalle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here mid afternoon for lunch. We were a large group of 8 plus a baby so we understood they might not be able to seat us however we were lucky that they had a big table made up. We ordered some drinks to...More

Thank DaniellleB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

again no complaints no faults with food prices or staff we all enjoyed a very relaxing meal and the staff again were first class see you all again xmas week.

Thank a1i2
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a great restaurant. The staff were very friendly on both visits and the food was wonderful. We all had a different pasta dish and the portions were huge. I can recommend the Lasagne, it was lovely. They had a great selection of desserts,...More

Thank Clarence2174
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We went as a group of 8 and absolutely no one enjoyed their food... everything was tasetless...and the quality is very low. We went because of all the reviews here on TripAdvisor and ended up really disappointed. So in conclusion- not worth the money or...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Sunday evening. Place was not crowded or busy. We ordered the food and drinks, so far so good. After a couple of minutes I noticed our starter coming out of the kitchen together with other food selections of other people. Pur...More

Thank Luke C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant, wonderful place and great dishes. The portions are huge and the taste is great. Top!

Thank Angelo85
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Really poor and unprofessional service from the waiters. Ordered drinks and they came 30minutes after ordering such drinks. Some of the food was not up to standard plus 2 plates came really late. Really disappointed with the place. Surely will not visit again

Thank Mar C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal. Gluten free menu was very good. Steak cooked to perfection. Quite large portions. Will definitely go again

Thank janjohn1111
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Patrick S
6 July 2016|
Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
You need to get to the waterfront which is about 300 metres long and walk along it. You will find the restaurant. Just look at the names of the restaurants as you walk along because there are many others!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valletta Waterfront, Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 2124 1000
  • E-mail
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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