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The Thirsty Barber

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Lovely Cocktails

We visited on a fairly quiet evening so there was not a lot of atmosphere when we were there. the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Di C
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Cocktail making class

Attended the Thirsty Barber for a cocktail making class as part of a hen party and we had an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
attride87
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ball Street, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta, Malta
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+356 7944 0909
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 September 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.

1  Thank Chris M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Drinks were not cheap. That's ok to deal with. Gents Toilets though had no lock, cockroaches walking around in the main area and a nasty sting in the tail when the bill arrives. Something not mentioned in the menu or when ordering was a compulsory...More

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Andrew M, Guest Relations Manager at The Thirsty Barber, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Dear Mark, I am very sorry to hear that you had such an experience in The Thirsty Barber, which I can assure you is not standard and on behalf of the management and owners I would like to apologise for this. As per my response...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a fairly quiet evening so there was not a lot of atmosphere when we were there. the staff were very friendly though, music was good and the decor is lovely - especially the large clock. We would like to go back when...More

Thank Di C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Thirsty Barber for a cocktail making class as part of a hen party and we had an amazing time despite a minor hickup with the booking when we first arrived. The staff went above and beyond to overcome this. The staff were knowledgeable...More

Thank attride87
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank Katerini_koukla
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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 10 September 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.

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 September 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 24 August 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 23 August 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 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
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romeo90
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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.
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