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The Thirsty Barber

Closed Now: 3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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The place to be

The best place in St.Julians! the drinks are great and made with knowledge and passion, the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Moscow, Russia

Came on a quiter evening which was perfect. Beautiful cocktails with a large selection, they will... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Chris M
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Malta's first and only Prohibition bar, providing an excellent array of era cocktails including the Mary Pickford, Peaky Blinder and Bijoux made by our expert mixologists under the watchful eye of the Barber. With live music on most Friday and...more
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Ball Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7944 0909
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The best place in St.Julians! the drinks are great and made with knowledge and passion, the atmosphere is just incredible, the mixologists are totally friendly and skilfull :) A bit pricey, but it's worth it definitely. thanks a lot! And keep going! ;) Must have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here based on the reviews looking for a decent cocktail. The waitress was very sweet and probably the highlight. We ordered our first cocktails which were average at best but we decided to order another anyway. After 25-30 minutes the cocktails still hadn’t...More

Thank jocavagnis
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Came on a quiter evening which was perfect. Beautiful cocktails with a large selection, they will also attempt to fulfill requests if they have the ingredients. Excellent service and reasonably priced for the quality and decor. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Good bar with live music (Saturday ) The cocktails were ok but not great, The high chairs (bar stools) were broken and dangerous. Ok for a quick drink

Thank jason r
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

You go through a red telephone box to get in from the street and arrive at a dark we’ll decorated bar with good background music. We went early evening when it was quiet and got great service and cocktails tailored to our taste. Our favourite...More

Thank V1C020
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Great, quirky place- really cool decor. Very friendly staff who know a lot about their drinks, what goes well together etc. They will tailor drinks to your preference and make good recommendations, despite there not being an extensive variety on the menu, they are very...More

Thank Hannah Q
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

An excellent cocktail bar with amazing drinks and fair prices. The staff were very nice. The atmosphere was super cool with a 1920s prohibition era style interior that was super comfy and cool.

Thank Jens B
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

One of the best places in Malta. Please go by and tell the bar attendants what you like and they will make you some thing nice.amaizing more like. So impressed went back 2. Wow just wow.

Thank Siifa M
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We found this after walking past wondering what it was? and where the entrance was as the only thing at the front was an English Phone Box. We then Googled it and found out what it was, a cocktail bar! The opening time was 6pm,...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great cocktails and what a talented mixologist we enjoyed a couple of drinks each after dinner once night and the interior of this bar is lovely. It is not in the best area and seems to be amongst all of the nightclubs and bars in...More

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January 16, 2018|
Response from Martin C | Reviewed this property |
The brew bar and grill in Sliema may be more up your alley then. Microbrewery and decent food.