Top 3 Bars in Malta

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Top 3 Bars in Malta
Malta’s nightlife is becoming ever more popular each year, with hundreds of bars to choose from. Whilst not the biggest island, it can still pack a bunch when it comes to nightlife, which is why it is growing in popularity every year with people who want to experience something a little bit more under the radar compared to the likes of Majorca and Ibiza. 
Here are our top 3 bars we recommend you visit when on your holiday in Malta

The Dubliner

Yes you’ve guessed it, first on the list is an Irish bar called the Dubliner which is situated on the water’s edge of Spinola Bay in the resort of St Julian's. This bar/restaurant serves up some amazing homemade food (try the Dubliner cheese steak), a wide variety of draught lager and more pints of the black stuff than any other pub or club in the whole of Malta.
The pub is Irish run for almost 20 years, which means this place offers the most genuine Irish Pub atmosphere on the island. Probably the best time to pop in for a few is on a Saturday night - when they have live bands playing to the early hours - the vibe is simply unbelievable. Be warned get there early as it gets packed out by 9pm. No holiday abroad is complete unless you visit an Irish bar and this place is probably the best on the island. 

The Thirsty Barber

Again situated in St Julian's, The Thirsty Barber is more of a cocktail bar than your traditional holiday bar/pub. Serving an array of well-known cocktails and a few homemade ones, this place looks and feels more up market, so you will not get many customers walking in wearing a pair of flip flops and sun tan oiled stained vests. The 1920’s décor and furnishings look classy and luxurious, in some ways it is like walking in on a Peaky Blinders set. 
The cocktails and drinks in general here are not cheap, cocktail prices range between 9 and 13 euros but they are worth every cent. We found the best times to visit are on a Friday or Saturday nights, when the bar has live singers and bands performing until one in the morning. This place gets pretty busy, so to avoid disappointment make sure you reserve a table to make Malta holidays one to remember. 

Bar Native

Next on the list is Bar Native, which is located in the heart of Paceville close to St. George’s Bay. This wild Latino themed bar evolves into a club come midnight and is open until 4am. More or less every hour is happy hour at this bar/club, which means it is ideal place for stag and hen parties alike. 
Even though moist nights are crammed full with big parties, the atmosphere is surprisingly friendly and trouble free. The music played is mainly Latin, which is quite refreshing and a far cry from all the other bars in Malta. Drink prices are reasonable with a wide range of cocktails, spirits and lager on offer. 
Have you been on holiday to Malta recently and enjoyed some of its wonderful bars? Let us know your favourites by leaving a comment below! 
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