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Penny Black Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Central European, European
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friends and I were staying at the hotel and would end many nights at the Penny Black bar. Martin and the staff provided fantastic and friendly service! Definitely recommend a stop in on your visit to Malta.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SuzC11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a relaxing evening and a straight forward meal with absolutely great and friendly service this is the place, Martin goes above and beyond his job role, an absolute gem, food is really nice and plenty of it, wine really good, all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank neweyHillingdon
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear neweyHillingdon, We are so delighted to read that your experience at Penny Black bar has been such a positive and pleasant one. A big ' Thank You' from the all management and the staff for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Looking forward to serve...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch before leaving for the airport. The hamburger was very good with a large portion of fries. The hamburger was cooked a perfect medium. Fries were well cooked. Service was excellent. Highly recommend the restaurant to anyone staying in Malta.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wolf3728
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Dear wolf3728, 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 level of service which we truly...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We went to the hotel for our honeymoon. The Penny Black has a decent bar, with comfortable sofas which is elevated to a 5 star review because of the staff which in particular is Martin, whose friendliness, advice on places to visit and service in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Lozbell88
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Lozbell88, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We will be sure to pass your feedback onto our barmen Martin and Alfred. You have been kind enough to dedicate some...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

This restaurant is in the Victoria hotel, we ate there twice, it is great food and not expensive they do different menus every night so a great choice to have.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Nessie19
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Dear Nessie19, 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 and level of service which...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

The staff here both martin and alfred were very good host always smiling and happy to help big screen tv for the sport and yes other stations too thanks guys you were greatMore

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Geoffrey N
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Dear Geoffrey N, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We will be sure to pass your feedback onto our barmen Martin and Alfred. You have been kind enough to dedicate...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food, fab service and reasonably price as not expensive at all. Would strongly recommend if going for food or just for a drink.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank rebeccasT2226FU
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Dear Rebecca S, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We look forward to serving you again. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed October 17, 2018

We were staying in the hotel of which this pub is a part, and for a hotel bar/pub it was very good for all points of view. Bar prices are reasonable for a hotel, no dearer than anywhere else. Food was average but plenty of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 2Vikings
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Dear 2Vikings, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We look forward to serving you again. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed October 16, 2018

The walk up the steep hill brings its own demands and this wonderful bar with its great menu forces one to immediately relax and regain your breath.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank abcdef493
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear abcdef493, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. Looking forward to serve you again. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed October 12, 2018

For those staying at the hotel or just calling in its worth it. Food available to a good standard and some evenings are themed. The barman is entertaining and welcoming. Atmosphere is typical pub surroundings with some comfy couches and large tv for sports..More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Barry S
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Dear Barry S, On behalf of the Penny Black team, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We will be sure to pass your feedback onto our barman. You have been kind enough to dedicate some of your...More

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