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Penny Black Bar

Gorg Borg Oliver Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1807, Malta
+356 2133 4711
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“side salad” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Central European, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Gorg Borg Oliver Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1807, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago

When we last visited the Penny Black three years ago I only gave it four stars because we only had drinks so I didn't have a lot to base my rating on. However on our latest visit to Malta we ate here and had a...More

Thank Digr
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Digr, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your time to compliment us on the food which we truly appreciate. Looking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food, very large portions, great selection of choice. Staff very friendly. This bar was located in the Victoria hotelMore

Thank _samdmbrown
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear _samdmbrown, The Penny Black's Management and staff would like to thank you for placing your positive comments about your recent stay with us at The Victoria Hotel. We look ahead to hosting you during future stays at The Victoria Hotel. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lovely gentleman, with great sense of humour. Sorry we did not get your name. We had a few nice evening drinks in bar before heading to our room. We asked for a bowl of chips one night, as we had not had dinner, this...More

Thank KirstenM777
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KirstenM777, I thank you for the postive review you have submitted on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to the Penny Black Bar. It makes me very happy to know that your expectations were fully met. We look forward to having you back at Penny...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great customer service, big portions, affordable prices (probably cheaper than the other restaurants in Sliema).More

Thank simonagavrilova
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear simonagavrilova, The Penny Black's Management and staff would like to thank you for placing your positive comments about your recent stay with us at The Victoria Hotel. We look ahead to hosting you during future stays at The Victoria Hotel. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we have been looked after by Martin and Alfred. Always friendly and willing to spend time having a chat. Can't wait to go back next yearMore

Thank andrea n
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear andrea n, On behalf of Martin,Alfred and the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your time to compliment us on the food which we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely bar, with everything you need drinks wise . P,us really varied menu and a very funny barman who says he’s called Albert . It’s in the Victoria hotel but all are welcomeMore

Thank Sue H
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sue H, Alfred and the Penny Black's Management and staff would like to thank you for placing your positive comments about your recent stay with us at The Victoria Hotel. We look ahead to hosting you during future stays at The Victoria Hotel. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Penny Black bar in Victoria Hotel Sliema. Great atmosphere. Good good and friendly service. Happy hour cocktails are very good value.More

Thank brendambentley25
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear brendambentley25, I thank you for the 5 star review you have submitted on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to the Penny Black Bar. It makes me very happy to know that your expectations were fully met. We look forward to having you back at...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

We visited this place frequently when we stayed at the Victoria hotel. Alfred made our visits memorable and we ate here twice. Both times very good food. They had a TV on which we watched a EPL football game. We would also wander in there...More

Thank bluenose1961
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Dear bluenose1961, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your time to compliment us on the food which we truly appreciate. Looking...More

Reviewed May 20, 2018

Lovely pub with really nice staff (especially Michael), only let down is that it has 'hotel' prices so it cost a lot more than most of the other places available to visit within walking distance.More

1  Thank DeanPalmer81
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Dear DeanPalmer81, The Penny Black's Management and staff would like to thank you for placing your positive comments about your recent stay with us at The Victoria Hotel. We look ahead to hosting you during future stays at The Victoria Hotel. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Staying in the Victoria Hotel so stopped for dinner. Staff very very friendly but the food was not great. Had nachos for starter which very ok but luke warm. Ceasar salad seemed to have pre-packed chicken and the burger was very small with frozen chips.

Thank amcintosh12
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ginny29mace
February 19, 2015|
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Response from Kevin_Callus | Property representative |
Dear Mr. & Mrs. Mace, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for your interest in The Victoria Hotel. Further to your enquiry, kindly note that although the hotel is a city hotel, the rooms which are situated on a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Cuisine
Central European, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gorg Borg Oliver Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1807, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: +356 2133 4711
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Description
The Penny Black Bar with its baby grand piano, open fireplace and leather seating is more than just a standard hotel lounge bar. Guests can sit, relax and watch live sports whilst sipping their favorite cocktails or wine, accompanied by delicious snacks, tempting platters and freshly made desserts. The Penny Black Bar has a vast bar selection, friendly service and terrific food at value prices; it is the perfect retreat to meet friends and colleagues.
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