Europe’s smallest capital, Valletta was built by the Knights of St John on a peninsula that’s only 1km by 600m. It may be small, but it’s packed full of sights, museums, art galleries and shops and it’s many bars & restaurants dotting every corner the city make the city vibrant and lively both day and night.
The Valletta Film Festival recommends:
Vino’s Cafe Bar for a casual drink and great, homey atmosphere. Vino’s will offer a 20% discount to all VFF patrons during the festival week.
Trabuxu Bistro The warm, rich tones, muted lighting and objets d’art are a welcome entry into the heart of this popular bistro that serves a seasonal menu of fresh fish, meat and pasta.
Kingsway Bar & Cafe In the heart of Valletta, Kingsway bar-café is the place to be if you’re after fresh food, great coffee or a strong drink, all in one luxurious package. Dapper & stylish, yet genuine & tasty. Here, VFF patrons can enjoy 10% discount during the festival week.
De Robertis Restaurant is one of the longest established restaurants in Valletta. Enjoying spectacular views of Valletta and The Grand Harbour the restaurant is well known for its refined cuisine serving a fusion of Italian, Mediterranean, French and local cuisine. VFF patrons can dine at De Robertis with a 10% discount during the festival week.
Capistrano Restaurant is situated in the heart of Malta’s capital city. They specialise in genuine Mediterranean Cuisine with an excellent service. Capistrano Restaurant will offer 10% discount to VFF patrons during the festival week.
Ambrosia Restaurant is one of Valletta’s oldest and finest restaurants. They’ve been serving Mediterranean and Maltese inspired dishes here since 1985, and that shows in their experience and the classical feel to the place and menu. VFF patrons can taste their excellent cuisine at 10% discount during the festival week.
Sotto Pizzeria is one of the best places to grab a genuine Italian pizza in Valletta. VFF patrons can do so at 10% discount during the festival week but better book in advance because it gets busy.
Trattoria Zero Sei is the first Roman trattoria in Malta. Roman cuisine prepared by Romans. Because pasta carbonara is serious business. Book your table here with a 10% discount during the festival week upon presentation of festival pass or ticket.
Malta Contemporary Art is a geographically specific contemporary art project by artist and curator Mark Mangion.Operating since 2011, it established itself as a leading forum for contemporary art in Malta, collaborating with over 100 artists in over 20 exhibitions and projects. In 2017 it opened a gallery in Valletta and is presently representing 5 international artists.
The White Shop offers exclusive Italian brands and style made with organic cotton and master of linen, handmade jewelry, scarves and sarongs. VFF patrons can shop here during the festival week with a 15% discount.