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Guided Walking Food Tour in Valletta

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Experience the flavorful history of Valletta on a guided food tour. Explore local cuisine at family-run joints while unraveling Malta's rich past.


  • Embark on a culinary tour through the UNESCO heritage city of Valletta in a small group with an English-speaking guide.

  • Savor traditional Maltese favorites at family-run joints like pastizzi, fried date pastries, sea salt chocolate, bread filled with tuna, and tomato conserve.

  • Experience the vibrant pulse of Valletta from its grand architecture to the fascinating influences that have shaped Maltese cuisine.

  • Fun Fact: You’ll try 'Kinnie', a unique local soft drink made from bitter oranges and herbs, and often referred to as Malta's national drink.


  • 3.5-hour walking food tour in Valetta

  • Expert English-speaking guide

  • Food and drinks

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

A Gourmet Journey Through Valletta's History

Embark on a captivating heritage trail with this food tour – a blend of history and gastronomy. Your adventure with a fully licensed guide escorts you through the city’s picturesque streets, each echoing centuries-old tales. The guide will breathe life into Valletta’s rich architectural tapestry, detailing the influence of cultures like the Romans, Moors, French, and British. Learn about Valletta’s status as one of Europe’s smallest capitals, also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Savoring Malta: One Bite at a Time

Your senses are invited to a culinary fiesta! This tour is a homage to authentic Maltese cuisine. You will visit several local, family-run businesses, where you can savor infused coffee, Kinnie, beer, pastizzi (pea or ricotta), fried date pastries (imqaret), baked cheese snacks (twistees), sea salt chocolate, and a ftira lunch bread filled with tuna, tomato conserve, onions, capers, olives, and more. By the end of the tour, you're sure to have a new-found appreciation of Valletta's cultural and culinary heritage.


  • Floriana

  • Triton Fountain

  • Renzo Piano Project

  • Grand Harbour

Important Information

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes on this tour.


  • This tour is not accessible to wheelchair and pram/stroller users.

  • This tour is not suitable for pets.

  • This tour is restricted to guests aged 13 and under.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Best Tours Malta.

  • Address: Vjal Nelson, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta.

  • Guide Identifier: Your guide will be waiting with a Best Tours Malta sign in hand under the trees which are in front of the Tourist Information Office.

  • Landmark: Left of the big monumental Triton Fountain as you look towards Valletta.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Valletta. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #DF or #DM to get you there.

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