4 Vegan-friendly Restaurants in Valletta

Vegan Restaurants in Valletta

In rare times I go to Valletta, I take longer to find a restaurant that caters for vegans than I do in St Julians. It is surprising as one might assume that in the capital city one would find more than in any other city. Would this mean that St Julians is soon to be Malta’s new capital city? So after a bit of a struggle I managed to find some vegan-friendly restaurants in Valletta.

Bistro 516

Bistro 516 does not specifically have vegan options in their menu. However, they are willing to provide you with a vegan option for anything that interests you from the menu. In my case I had ordered a vegan version of their Paella.

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Apart from being father's day, yesterday was also my parents' 35th anniversary. I left it up to them to decide where to go for a family dinner as I don't want that my veganism becomes their obstacle. They chose to go to @Bistro516, coincidentally a restaurant which I heard many vegans speak positively about. However, I couldn't find any vegan menu. So I started to ask around. The owner was so helpful that he asked me to check the main menu and get an idea of what I want. Since I had never tried paella before, I asked if it is possible to get a vegan version of the paella, and that's what I got. The size and shape of the plate used might make the portion look small but as soon as I ate around half of it I was already starting to feel full. Good thing I didn't eat the complimentary bread while waiting for my #veganpaella! 🤗 Have you ever tried #Bistro516? . . . . . #veganmalta #veganmaltaeats #Malta #spanishfood #valletta #vallettamalta #vallettawaterfront #veganblogger #veganblog #veganlifestyle #vegansofinstagram #veganlife #vegangirl #veganpower #vegancommunity #veganfood #govegan #vegansofig #veganlove #veganfoodporn #veganshare #veganeats #veganfoodshare #whatveganseat #plantbased #veganfoodlovers #plantbaseddiet #veganforlife

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The first time I went to Browns with friends I was going to order a vegetarian pizza with no cheese. Once I was there I saw that they offered vegan ravioli as a special. The second time, that I happened to be there I saw that they have now a separate menu for vegans.

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I was already planning to order their vegetarian pizza with no cheese. As soon as I was handed the menu, my eyes went to one of their specials. It said #VeganRavioli. I had to order it, maybe they would consider moving it to the default menu.💚 Browns' vegan ravioli were mushroom and truffles filled spinach ravioli with olive oil, cherry tomatoes and pine nuts. ♥ If they happen to have it when you're at Brown's, make sure to order it 🤗 . . . . . #veganblogger #veganblog #malta #veganfood #lovemalta #veganfoodshare #whatveganseat #gozo #veganlifestyle #vegansofig #vegansofinstagram #veganfoodporn #plantbased #veganism #vegangirl #govegan #vegans #veganlife #valletta #crueltyfree #rawvegan #vallettawaterfront #bestofvegan #dairyfree #veganeats #vegetarian #veganmalta @brownsvalletta #veganmaltaeats

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Soul Food

I do not know how Soul Food is today. However, around 4 years ago, after everyone recommending it I tried Soul Food with my boyfriend. We both ordered their most expensive vegan burger as we were hungry. However, I was disappointed as their burger consisted of a patty and salad, no bun. Was I wrong to expect a bun with the burger? However that was around 4 years ago, maybe today they have improved.

Tuk Tuk

I visited the St Julians Tuk Tuk which offers more South Indian street food rather than curries. However, their Valletta restaurant focuses more on curries than South Indian street food. It is good that they offer both as for example I love to try something new when possible.

Do you know of other vegan-friendly restaurants in Valletta? In these lists, I am listing eateries that offer specifically food for vegans and not random outlets that have options that look vegan.

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(a.k.a. Fiona Vella) Malta-born blogger. I have been blogging during these last 6 years on my cruelty-free lifestyle including recipes, beauty and makeup products that I discover, receive, buy and try.