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The Undercroft Cafe

Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1427, Malta
+356 9906 5616
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“scones” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Soups, European, British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1427, Malta
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Looked at the reviews on here. Walked twenty minutes to find it. In the pouring rain. To find it closed. Had a nice chat with two ladies there who were doing an inventory. No news on it reopening. Would be nice if they changed the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jax3501
TheUndercroftCafe, Ex-owner at The Undercroft Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sorry we were unable to provide you up to date information on our current closure. We hope to reopen shortly under new management and are in the process of updating our website to reflect this.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Unusual setting for a café. Food fabulous. Scottish Staff friendly and would do anything for you. Only down side is that it is half way down a flight of stairs, but well worth a visit due to the ambiance.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JanetCassidy
Reviewed 2 November 2018

This was a really interesting and historic place to eat. It's quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist areas. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. We shared a huge antipasto plate, which was plenty for lunch, and represented very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Inspire08155457878
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We popped in here for lunch after having a very bad sandwich at a different establishment. As soon as we walked in we were greeted by a lovely Scottish lady who could see I was very hot! She organised a seat for me right by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I visited the Undercroft Cafe on Thursday 4th October 2018. The soft drink and homemade scone was delicious, The owners were lovely, friendly welcoming and i felt right at home. It was nice to be at Cafe run by British People hearing the accent was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 5 October 2018

After visiting the St. Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral, I went in the direction of the port, but a charming signpost below the cathedral read: "The Undercroft Café". The menu displayed in front was enough for me to get in. I was amazed by the simplistic design...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MilosVeljanoski
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The food offered there is reasonably priced everything is of British setting but the platters offered are mouth watering. The service is excellent and I must say the iced tea is homemade and it is a must for one to taste it once he is...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 258stefanv
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We’d been in the Anglican Cathedral ( beautiful, understated Neo Classical place of tranquil beauty) and as it was lashing down we popped in for a drink. Couple of superb made on the premises scones and coffees. All in a spectacularly presented space. Wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cusco1950
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We were recently in Valletta, staying in a rental right around the corner and found this gem. I read reviews and popped in to get a few sandwiches/salad to take away. The food was awesome, we ended up eating the leftovers the next day. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

What a delight to find such a lovely place to have a sandwich and cake both gluten free! Thank you all at the Undercroft for a great lunch and a warm welcome.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alisonjanefisher3
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28 August 2018|
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Response from RayMaidenhead | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. As far as I remember the food is light snack food. All fresh Fully recommend it and have since received favourable reviews from friends who have been there Lovely and cool away from the Malta hest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1427, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta
  • Phone Number: +356 9906 5616
  • E-mail
A Unique Experience and a truly unique venue located in the heart of Malta’s Capital – Valletta. The Undercroft Cafe offers a range of home-made cakes & pastries, lunch, traditional afternoon tea, specialty coffees, and drinks. The delightful setting in the Undercroft of St.Paul’s Pro-Cathedral a historical Grade 1 building in the heart of Valletta which was built in 1839 funded by the Dowager Queen Adelaide. PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED AWAITING NEW MANAGEMENT, WE HOPE TO RE-OPEN EARLY 2019.
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