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The Thirsty Barber

Opens in 10 min: 18:00 - 02:00
Open today: 18:00 - 02:00
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Came on a quiter evening which was perfect. Beautiful cocktails with a large selection, they will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris M
via mobile
Top class speakeasy

You go through a red telephone box to get in from the street and arrive at a dark we’ll decorated... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cocktail bar”(3 reviews)
“bar staff”(3 reviews)
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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Hours Today: 18:00 - 02:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ball Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 7944 0909
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 12 August 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 4 August 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 19 July 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 9 July 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

Thank PSmithSYD
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We loved it here. We had awesome drinks, service was super pleasant, and the bar’s vibe was killer. Definitely for grownups- doesn’t seem like the rest of the Paceville scene.

Thank Rupa N
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Been here twice in the last week and they really are the best place for cocktails in Malta,better than the Intercontinental or Hilton. Really cool decor,interesting music and the barmen are absolute artists,working from probably the best stocked bar on the island they produce some...More

Thank Andrew M
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16 January 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.