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Valletta’s Top 5 Dessert Spots!

  • Feb 22, 2020

Sweet-tooth anyone?

Valletta is known for a lot of things, including its history, architecture, museums and World War II. However, if you’re not a local, you might not know that Valletta is the place to be if you’re looking to indulge in coffee, cake and Maltese sweets.

Fortunately, we’ve scoured the city to find the top 5 eateries which specialize in sweets and desserts. 

Let’s dive right in.

Caffe Cordina (Valletta)

Caffe Cordina opened its doors back in 1837, and its popularity hasn’t waned ever since. It has always specialized in desserts, and it still offers a delicious menu of traditional Maltese delicacies that every tourist and traveller must try. It’s also good to note that a selection of Caffe Cordina desserts is also available from different outlets on the islands – so you’re never far from a delectable dessert.  

Tad- Dulcier (Floriana) 

This Floriana-based eatery can only be described as a cake lover’s paradise. There are tonnes of options available, and you can rest assured that you’ll find a cake that tickles your taste buds. In addition to a slice of cake and coffee to take on the go, and celebration cakes that you need to order from beforehand, there are a couple of freshly prepared traditional Maltese sweets and pastries that you can purchase and enjoy while traversing the islands. 

Amorino (Valletta)

Despite expanding into a worldwide chain, Amorino stays true to its Italian roots and never disappoints. Malta’s branch is located in Republic Street, Valletta. It serves waffles, crepes and coffee, but its speciality is undoubtedly Italian ice-cream. It’s also got an excellent range of vegan/lactose-free ice-creams, so you can always enjoy rose-shaped ice cream and cornetto with all of your friends. 

Theobroma Raw Cacao Collective (Valletta)

This raw cacao dessert outlet is the latest offering from Yasmin and Emmeline, the founders of the veggie/vegan eatery ‘Grassy Hopper’. Besides the core ingredient of raw cacao, these desserts contain ingredients such as goji berries and maca, meaning that you don’t need to feel guilty after indulging in one of their tasty snacks!

C Camilleri & Sons (Valletta)

This family-run confectionery is one of the oldest in Malta. Camilleri tal-ħelu (which translates into Camilleri’s desserts) is run by a team that’s dedicated to producing some of the best sweets the islands have to offer. The company specialises in traditional Maltese sweets as well as biscuits, creams, cake, hampers and confectionery products. C. Camilleri & Sons have been setting the trend since 1843, and they’re not going!