Sliema, St Julian’s & Paceville drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Pub in Sliema & Around

Hole in the Wall

Indie rock and craft beers combine at the latest incarnation of Sliema's oldest pub. Posters of gigs you really wish you'd been to, including Joy Division and Nirvana in their prime, paper the walls while friendly l…
Bar in Sliema & Around

Electro Lobster Project

This bar-club-restaurant has outside seating in a lovely spot overlooking Balluta Bay. There's nowhere else like this on Malta, with a bar and restaurant upstairs, and a small club/venue downstairs with live gigs. C…
Lounge in St Julian's & Paceville

Hugo's Lounge

Hugo's, on one of Paceville's main drags, is a lively alfresco, sleek-looking bar, and the nicest of the many 'Hugo' options in the area. It's great for cocktails and lounging on sofas, and you can soak up the booze…
Bar in St Julian's & Paceville

Bedouin Bar

This waterside chill-out space, at the Westin Dragonara, is all white curtains and sofas, and has sparkling views over to St Julian's. It's popular with a mix of locals and tourists, and is a great place to hang out…
Pub in Sliema & Around

City of London

This tiny pub, almost in St Julian's, has been open since 1914. It's packed at weekends, and there's a great party atmosphere, plus outside seating. It's popular in the gay scene but everyone is welcome; there's a n…
Cafe in Sliema & Around

Caffe Berry

Around 350m walk from the Sliema ferry, Caffe Berry is a firm favourite with locals, who like to combine some of the island's best coffee – the pistachio latte is deservedly famous in Malta – with an intriguing arra…
Bar in St Julian's & Paceville


This popular Scandinavian-style bar is in the thick of Paceville's party strip. It has wood-lined walls, and like most bars it has TV screens showing live sport.
Club in St Julian's & Paceville

Havana 808

A mixed menu of R&B, soul, hip hop and commercial favourites keeps the crowds happy here.
Irish Pub in St Julian's & Paceville

Ryan's Pub

Pub action can be found at Ryan's Irish Pub, perched high up overlooking the action on Spinola Bay. It's a popular stop-off – crowded, lively, friendly and well-stocked with cold Guinness. It also offers some great …
Club in St Julian's & Paceville


Get hot and sweaty dancing at this very popular indoor/outdoor salsa bar. The open terraces (covered and heated in winter) are full of people checking each other out, but it's friendly, fun and not too sleazy. There…