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Traffic Lights Cafe'

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Paola Square, Paola, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2713 3642
07:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Valletta, Malta
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A proper cafeteria, good coffee, good food, good desserts, modern furnishing in the middle of a busy town in need of an overhaul.

Thank mariocar2016
Island of Malta, Malta
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third time visiting this cafe and I must say it pleased my husband and I that on all occasions it kept up its standard both in the food as well as the delicious cappuccinos! Very pleasant staff too, always ready to smile and very efficient! Well done all!!

Thank koochiekoo
Zurrieq, Malta
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Paola is rather limited when it comes to restaurants/ cafeterias but this Cafe' is probably one of the best in the area. I tried a club sandwich for lunch which was very good and reasonably priced. Would recommend for a quick snack.

Thank Aaron S
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

quick stop between business meetings for lunch . The ciabatta Bread was absolutlely the best I had in Malta VERY fresh and a very sizeble portion was served

Thank Elsabie789
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best coffee shop I ever visited in the whole island of Malta. The food is fresh and reasonable prized.

Thank EmmanuelGalea
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice cafeteria in the centre of Paola. Perfect for a stylish quick lunch. A smart decor. The pizza is very good. The Caesar Salad is amazing. The salmon salad comes with an actual trench of salmon. The apple pie is delicious and is served warm with cream. The capuccino and Latte Macchiato are a dream. The service is... More 

Thank Audrey Inger
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My son lives just around the corner from this hidden gem in the heart of main street Paola. It has a small bright cafe area (with smaller tables)to the street front and a larger enclosed back area, with bigger circular tables for groups of 4-6 diners ( but this can be very noisy when busy!!). Somewhat off the tourist trail,... More 

Thank Warren G
Marsascala, Malta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Sweet place for a quick coffee and light snack. Very clean too. A very busy place, expecially in the morning.

Thank lilianacamilleri2016
Paola, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I go here often to meet friends for a coffee. The staff are very friendly and efficient. There is lots of food to choose from and no one hassles you to hurry up. A true Maltese feel to the place. Prices are very reasonable. Not so keen on sitting in the back room as it's quite noisy with the TV... More 

Thank Helen M
Paola, Malta
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

There is a big choice of pasties to choose from and also traditional maltese pastizzi. There is also a good choice of sweets

Thank margal1259

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$5
Cafe, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paola Square, Paola, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Paola
  • Phone Number: +356 2713 3642
We are a new modern coffee shop, bistro and pizzeria which is open under NEW MANAGEMENT. Recently refurbished into a cosy coffee shop, situated in the heart of Paola.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?