One of the most important things for many people when traveling is a good cup of coffee. Hey, how else can you have energy for all those sunrises?! The Malta coffee scene has been exploding in recent years, with a third wave sweeping across the island.
There is something here for everybody including the best Americanos, lattes and ice brews. We’ve rounded up top picks of where to get your caffeine fix here.
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This gorgeous cafe is the perfect addition to the old walled city of Valetta. They roast locally fresh daily on location at their roastery, located in Naxxar. Their sweet treats served with the coffee are an absolute joy – a real must have.
The best time to arrive here is mid-morning, you’ll find all the regular locals starting their day with a dose of freshly brewed coffee. A favourite being Cafe Ole’s signature blend cappuccino.
It is a busy spot but definitely worth the short wait for a table to open up!
Mint serves quality sandwiches, juices, smoothies and snacks, but the real star of the show is the coffee.
They’ve seriously talented baristas and everything they do is about the raw produce they work with. They only source the absolute best of the best; it shows in every single thing they serve.
A wonderful small buzzing coffee shop that does some of the best Italian espresso, which is made using blue arabica coffee.
A huge part of what they do is also their sweet treats and cakes. You simply cannot have a coffee here and not treat yourself to one of those.
Despite the name, they are also known for their great coffee, cocktails, cakes and beers. The main reason to come here is to enjoy the stunning sweeping views from this beautiful old hilltop town.
Coffee and a slice of cake here on a sunny day is like pure heaven.
Piadine Coffee is a small bustling coffee shop on a beautiful street in Malta. They serve one of the very best espressos you will ever taste.
Grab one of their little seats outside and do some people watching, while sipping on that wonderful dark and rich coffee.
Dolci Peccati is another spot where it is about the overall experience rather than just the coffee itself.
Their sandwiches, sweet treats and huge range of drinks make it one of the best treats in Malta. A chocolate croissant combined with the deep rich coffee is a thing of pure beauty.
We’ve got you covered for everything to do when on the island including the best pizza and burgers.