Malta nightlife: this Mediterranean island attracts millions of tourists due to hot weather, the fantastic beaches and, above all, for the wide range of nightclubs, nightclubs and casinos for nightlife. Here are the best clubs and the best of Malta bars to dance and have fun.
Malta It is a place that fascinates for its history, for its great past and its beautiful beaches. But Malta means, Besides Sun and sea, even entertainment and nightlife. Malta nightlife It has nothing to envy to that of Spain or the Greek Islands.
Malta nightlife is always very active, both in winter and summer, When many North European tourists and many beautiful girls arrive on the island in search of Sun and unbridled fun.
Most of the bars and clubs are located in Paceville/St. Julian's and Bugibba, where there are mostly bars and disco-pubs, most with free admission. The clubs are all just a few metres between them, so if you're in the area you won't need to use means of transport. Clubs and discos and the largest (for example, the Gianpula) are outside of the cities mentioned above, Although they are still well connected with public transport. In these clubs are hosted by djs internationally and the music festivals of Malta. Among the most anticipated music festivals in Malta we mention the Valletta Baroque Festival, the Choir Festival, but especially Isle of MTV, one of the biggest free concerts in Europe that takes place in summer.
Malta offers fun for all tastes: both for those seeking just beaches and sea, and for those who want to have fun in the numerous Malta clubs. For quieter evenings you can always opt for one of the many wine bars to fashion that are particularly Valletta, or challenge your luck at Portomaso Casino. In Malta the fun is guaranteed!
Malta nightlife: St. Julian's/Paceville
Paceville, St. District. Julian located a few kilometers from Valletta, is the reference point for Malta's nightlife Why has the highest concentration of restaurants, bars and discos of Malta, most of them with free admission. In summer and during weekends, Paceville is the meeting point for thousands of young people that are here solely for fun. Beware though: the average age of the typical holiday reveler ranges from Malta 17 to 25 years. If you are older you may feel a bit out of age!
This is because Malta It is the seat of numerous summer English language schools (for example EF), which attract many young people each summer from various parts of Europe ’ (hear, hear.. many Swedish girls with a great desire to have fun away from home!). Although the place is not huge, the concentration of bars and clubs is very high and there are many promotions on drinks! If you plan to come to Malta, Paceville It's definitely your destination!
When to go to malta?: from early June to late July. Avoid August if you can.
Malta nightlife: Sliema e Gzira
Not far from St. Julian, Sliema is the second location for nightlife in Malta. Head to the Strand, a road that runs along the sea, which is home to many nightclubs, pubs and restaurants. Since the afternoon here you can find happy hour offers 2×1 on drink and party in a more mature environment than the pub full of kids who are in Paceville.
Clubs and discos in Malta: where to dance in St. Julian, Paceville, Sliema, Bugibba, Rabat and Gozo
Let's see together what are Malta's best clubs to go to dance in the evening.
Gianpula Club (RBT 13 Rabat, Malta)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 5.00.
The Gianpula club It is the largest outdoor disco and among the most popular on the island of Malta. It is divided into three different dancing floors, able to accommodate up to 4000 people, where to dance the night away. Open from 1980, the Gianpula Club It has a fantastic location, with gardens, pool, a vip room, a restaurant, nine bars and a lounge bar with music mixed by the best DJs in circulation: the Gianpula club hosted some of the biggest DJS in the world, including Tiesto, Erick Morillo, Planet Funk and Roger Sanchez. It is absolutely the favorite nightclub by the inhabitants of Malta.
The entrance price varies depending on the night, but during normal evening is around 6 €. The nightclub is accessible by taxi or night buses.
The nightclub is part of the Gianpula Complex, a village dedicated to the nightlife that extends over an area of more than 30 hectares and includes other 5 clubs: Marrakech, Phoenix, Rooftop, Molecule, and Groove Gardens. Gianpula Complex is open from end of may until end of September, from Friday to Sunday, and is Rabat, in the valley below the medieval town of MDINA (the silent city) and only 13 km away from St. Julian.
MARRAKECH: Club frequented by Malta's most exclusive community, offers carefully selected djs, VIP tables, Champagne and impeccable service. The Club Marrakech is immersed in an idyllic Luxury garden and beaten by a cool summer breeze that makes pleasant evenings under the stars.
PHONEIX: Open Fridays and Saturdays. Commercial music and house.
Gianpula Fields is a very large area used for concerts, Festival and special events throughout the year. It also hosts the big festival of openair Malta, as Creamfields.
Molecule It is a cozy indoor venue that can accommodate up to 350 people and is excellent for private events.
Havana Club (Havana 85, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open every day 24 h 24.
Havana Club represents the better level of Hip Hop and RnB music, and is one of the most popular clubs of Malta. The disco, that can accommodate up to 3000 people, spread over two floors dedicated to nightlife of Malta: on the first floor is the room “Cabanas” It is situated on the ground floor with techno and electronic music, on the second floor there is the living room “Flashback” 80 's music with rock and pop that attracts a bigger people. It also has a spacious terrace all open ’, with a bar and tables above the lights of the other bar below. Here you will find always many tourists and foreign tourists, especially coming from Northern Europe, and the atmosphere is international. In addition to, the entrance to the club is completely free!
Uno Malta (Uno Malta, Crafts Village, Ta’ Qali, Malta)
Open from Friday to Sunday from 21.00 to 4.00.
Uno Malta located in the heart of the village of Ta ' Qali, and is the largest open-air local of ’ island, where you can literally dance beneath the stars: rated among the top 100 clubs in the world by DJ MAG. Open only during the summer season, the club can accommodate up to 4.000 people and is divided into three areas: the Club Numero Uno, the Club Lounge and Lax Club. The main local (Club Numero Uno) is suddidiviso in other two rooms: the largest commercial music and RnB and has four bars, While in the smaller music alternative rock dance. The Club Lounge is an area equipped with Gazebo and tables, where you can relax listening to RnB music. The Lax Club It has a more intimate atmosphere, with four bars inside and a private entrance. The Club Numero Uno is open only in summer being a all local open ’. Every summer the proposal is entertainment of the highest level, with parties and evenings animated from dizziness by club djs. The Club Numero Uno is the top stage level (with lots of trees and making capannina frame) and musical offering: among the many guests who have gone here there are the likes of Steve Aoki, Bob Sinclair, Carl Cox and Ministry of Sound. The price of the ticket depends on the event.
Cafè Del Mar (Triq it-Trunciera, St Paul’s Bay, Malta)
Situated of San Paul's Bay, Cafe Del Mar is one of the most fascinating open-air clubs in Malta. With a great view of the sea, the place is a beach club with a swimming pool during the day, which turns into a disco during the night, with elegant chill-out music nights, where you can dance and meet girls on holiday in Malta. One of the hottest clubs in the Maltese nightlife.
Twenty Two (Portomaso Business Tower, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open Wednesday and Thursday from 21.30 to 2.30, Friday and Saturday from 21.30 to 4.00, Sunday from 21.30 to 24.00.
The club Twenty Two It is located on the top floor of the Portomaso Business Tower, the tallest skyscraper of Malta. The club/lounge bar very elegant style that blends the classic with the modern. Upstairs there is a large dance floor with a lighting system at the highest level. During the week the club is quiet and you can enjoy a good wine or a fine champagne, accompanied by delicious snacks, While over the weekend the club turns into a veritable disco with music of the highest level. Recommended reservation, elegant attire is required.
Sky Club (Dragonara Road, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open Friday and Saturday from 21.30 to 4.30.
The Sky Club is one of the largest indoor Club Malta, is used to major events and concerts throughout the year and ’ is located in Paceville, in the area of St. Julian's and Sliema ’. The club was opened in 2007, with a mega party spectacular. It has an area of about 2000 M2 and can accommodate up to 3.400 people. Has numerous bars equipped which can provide over 800 drinks per minute, 30 forty inch LCD screens, audio and lighting systems of the highest quality, dancefloors and very large antlers. This is one of the biggest and best places for parties and concerts, guarantee for an excellent and enjoyable evening. Dance music but also concerts, performance and special performances.
Bedouin Bar (Westin Dragonara Resort · Dragonara Road, Saint Julian, Malta)
Bedouin Bar is a chill out club very chic open during the summer season and located at the Westin Dragonara Resort in St. Julian. The club attracts trendy boys and girls who like to socialize at the seashore. Funky music played by the best Djs in Malta.
Shadow Club (Triq Santa Rita, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open Friday and Saturday from 22.00 to 5.00
Shadow Lounge is one of the most popular and fashionable on the island of Malta, located at Paceville, just above the equally popular Hugo's. Shadow Lounge It is an elegant place to dance in Malta, under the notes of house music. The Interior is modern with Golden frames and large plasma screens that make it one of the most glamorous club in ’ island. The club has three well-stocked bar serving fresh cocktails, shots, Whiskey and champagne. There is also a lovely terrace where you can relax and chat al fresco sipping a drink. Busiest evenings there is selection at the entrance.
Nordic Bar (Triq Santa Rita, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 16.00 to 4.00.
The Nordic Bar is a Scandinavian bar located in the heart of lively Paceville (St. Julian), just on the stairs of the main street, reference point for the Malta nightlife. The Nordic Bar It is almost always crowded and here you can find beautiful Swedish and Scandinavian girls, come in holiday in Malta to get plastered, dance and have fun (Imagine you as!). The music played at Nordic bar music ranges from the 50 's to the latest commercial songs: great place and very economical to dance. Do not miss it!
The bar also has 3 plasma screens to watch live sporting events from around the world: Why not enjoy a drink while watching your favorite team play? Excellent!
Native Bar and Diner (St. Rita’s Steps, Paceville, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open every day.
Native Bar and Diner is a popular pub in Paceville, Open all day, turns into a salsa club at night. Many young people come here to dance. During the day, the bar is more a pub serving food and drinks but at night the place turns into a disco with commercial music, with theme nights and promotions.
Footloose Fun Bar (St. George’s Road, Paceville, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 20.00 to 4.00.
Footloose Fun Bar It is a popular bar and club located in the center of Paceville where to dance and have fun every night to the beat of the latest commercial songs. the Footloose It is located in the heart of Malta nightlife, a few meters away from other clubs of Paceville, so it is always crowded with young men and women from all over Europe. Also continuous and profitable deals on drinks, Thanks to which you can drink inexpensive. Do not miss it. The right place to have fun and spend memorable evenings.
Clique Club (St George’s Road 83, Paceville, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open from Friday to Sunday.
Clique Club is a small disco in the underground located right in the Centre of the area most frequented by Paceville, just above the staircase of St. Rita. Ideal place for Wild Party and beautiful girls. The music of Clique Club ranges from House music, Deep House, Tech House to the latest commercial songs, with numerous guests djs. The club is fully equipped with plasma screens, lasers, projectors, smoke machines and a fully stocked bar, with great deals on drinks. Disco always crowded and connected to the nearby club Deja Vu. Do not miss it.
Club Aria Complex (Triq Hal Gharghur, San Gwann, Malta)
The Club Aria is a outdoor disco recently opened. Club Aria is designed to host concerts of the best DJ of Malta and in the world. The club has an outdoor pool and a sun terrace which makes it perfect for summer parties in the pool during the day under the scorching sun of the Mediterranean, with cool parties and foam party. At night and in winter the party moves inside the The Dome, with music pumping all night for dancing until dawn. Aria Complex offers a truly unforgettable experience for all seasons. Dress-code does not exist, It also comes in a swimsuit!
La Grotta Leisure Club (Xlendi, Gozo, Malta)
Officially inaugurated in 1986, La Grotta It lies on the descent of the road linking the capital of Gozo with the idyllic Xlendi Bay. The atmosphere at this club is unique enough to make it not only one of the best clubs in Malta, but also one of the best in the world – the British magazine “The People” He cited this club of Malta as one of the clubs most beautiful Mediterranean. The Club has two dancefloors, one outdoors and one indoors, proceeds to a ’ natural cave and with a wonderful view over the Valley and surrounding hills: Within many bars and chill out areas where chat and meet people.
Pubs, Bars, Cocktails and Lounge Bars in Malta
Ryan’s Irish Pub (Wied l-Ghomor Street, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open from Tuesday to Thursday from 11.30 to 01:00, Fridays and Saturdays from 11.30 to 04.00, Sunday from 13.00 to 04.00
Ryan’s Irish Pub It is a popular place for a drink, Watch your favorite sports and socialize. The pub is situated on a hill Spinola Bay, St. Julian, with view on the Bay ’. This was one of the first Irish pub in Malta and also the first pub where beer was served Guinness Stout. Always crowded, with many foreigners as well as locals.
Hugo’s Lounge (St. George’s Road, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 12.00 to 4.00.
Hugo’s Lounge is one of the most stylish and fashionable for Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. It is located in the heart of Paceville and is always crowded with young people. Hugo’s Lounge It was the first sushi and noodle bar Malta, and it serves not only great sushi, but also excellent drinks: This bar is the ideal place for meeting friends over a cocktail in a lively atmosphere ’ and comfortable environment. You can choose to relax on the sofa with a cocktail at the ’ inside or on the terrace at ’ or just grab a drink at the bar. Reservation is highly recommended during weekends. Here are a happy hour every afternoon from Monday 15.00 to 18.00! Inside you can also dance.
Thirsty Barber (Ball Street, St Julians, Malta)
Open from Sunday to Thursday 19.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 19.00 to 4.00.
Furnished Prohibition themed 20s, This small bar St. Julians is ideal to drink a cocktail prepared to art while listening to good live music.
The Dubliner (94 Triq Gorg Borg Olivier, St Julians, Malta)
Open daily from 10.00 to 1.00.
A typical Irish pub located in the heart of Malta nightlife and frequented by British and tourists.
Tre Angeli (91 Triq Ix – Xatt Tas-Sliema, Malta)
Open from Sunday to Thursday 9.00 to 2.00, Friday and Saturday from 9.00 to 3.00.
Located near the Black Gold, This Sliema bar is ideal if you want to dance and drink without pretensions.
The Brew (74, The Strand, Tas-Sliema, Malta)
Open Monday through Thursday from 10.00 to 2.00, from Friday to Sunday from 10.00 to 3.00.
Located in the resort of Sliema in Malta, This Irish-style pub serves excellent beers.
MedAsia (Qui-Si-Sana Seafront, Sliema, Malta)
This lounge bar also has an outdoor pool with sea views. Come here on the weekend when they are organized interesting DJ sets with happy hour.
Quarterdeck Cocktail & Wine Bar (Hilton Malta, Portomaso, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 18.00 to 1.30.
Quarterdeck Cocktail & Wine Bar is an exclusive club, located in the hotel Hilton of Malta, It serves well prepared, sauces and other snacks, as well as a wide variety of fine wines and cocktails. The atmosphere is elegant and intelligent, decorated in a nautical theme and with a large terrace that overlooks the Portomaso Marina Yacht.
Tiffany Champagne and Cigar Room (Portomaso Marina, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 19.00 to 5.00.
Tiffany Champagne and Cigar room is a exclusive club, located in Portomaso Marina to St. Julian, which offers a romantic atmosphere and classy. At Tiffany guests can sit and relax in the sumptuous interiors, smoking a good cigar while are served by highly professional staff. The offer includes over 300 wines, 50 Champagne, typical liquors, rare whisky, Cognac, ports and sherries, and aided by a professional sommelier. During the summer months guests can enjoy the outdoor terrace and wonderful views of the yacht marina of Portomaso. Great place for a business meeting, a romantic evening or to socialize with a beautiful woman just known. Friday night Jazz and champagne!
City of London Bar (193 Main Street Balluta Bay, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 10.00 to 4.00.
Located in St. Julian, City of London Bar is one of the oldest bars in Malta, opened in 1914 and remained popular until today, famous for the ’ friendly atmosphere offering. City of London Bar located in the picturesque Balluta, with a wonderful view of the sea and the Bay. The bar has an outdoor seating area, ideal for summer evenings. At City of London You can also assist Parties with quizzes and other events throughout the year ’ or watch your favorite team on TV.
Saddles Pub (132 Main Street, Saint Julian, Malta)
Saddles Pub is a popular bar overlooking Spinola Bay, to St. Julian, offering a relaxed atmosphere, ideal for playing pool, socialize or drink with friends in the bar is spread over two floors, with the main bar on the ground floor while, upstairs, There's a pool table, a bar and a smoking area. The terrace allows you to enjoy a drink outside while admiring the landscape of Spinola Bay. Different styles of music ranging from funky house, to electro, progressive and tribal house.
Black Gold Saloon (93-95, The Strand, Sliema, Malta)
Open daily from 7.00 to 3.45.
The Black Gold Saloon is a lively bar located Sliema, ideal for relaxing, enjoy a glass of beer and watch your favorite sports on TV. Guests can also enjoy live music on some evenings. After 22:00, the Black Gold become more lively when the bands, DJs and other performers liven up the evenings.
Victoria Pub & Diner (Bugibba Square, Bugibba / San Pawl il-Bahar, Malta)
Open daily from 9.00 to 2.00.
Victoria Pub & Snack Bar located in the heart of Bugibba, right on the main square and just a few meters from the sea, and offers a perfect combination to eat and have fun. There is a great variety of beers and cocktails, and serves dishes such as pasta, pizza and mixed grills, as well as offering the sport on the big screen and Karaoke every night challenges. This is a lively place, so if you are looking for fun night with karaoke and live sports this is the perfect place for you. The pub has seating indoors and outdoors.
Tex Mex Bar & Grill (89 Triq Ix – Xatt, Tas-Sliema, Malta)
Open daily from 12.00 to 4.00.
This restaurant with Mexican and Texan offers nightly happy hour accompanied with DJ sets.
Malta nightlife: bars and pubs in Valletta
The nightlife in Valletta is synonymous with theaters, restaurants and pubs. The nightlife here is aimed at a more mature age group: there are clubs but many bars where you can drink some cocktails sought.
In particular, Strait Street There is a choice of places where you can drink fine wines and drinks processed while listening to good live music. On the seafront in Valletta, instead, There are restaurants and other places ideal for a romantic dinner by the sea.
Some interesting bars and pubs in Valletta:
Bridge Bar (258, Saint Ursula Street, La Valletta, Malta)
Open Monday to Saturday from 19.00 to 1.00.
One of the most popular bars in Valletta, The Bridge Bar is famous for its bustling live jazz sessions that take place during the summer Friday evening. Season with a good glass of wine for a very impressive evening.
Cafe Society (13, St Johns Street, La Valletta, Malta)
Open Monday to Saturday from 12.00 to 1.00.
Another of Valletta bars, much frequented mainly by locals.
Cafe Jubilee (125, St Lucia Street, Valletta, Malta)
An English pub serving Mediterranean cuisine and cosmopolitan atmosphere; Here you can drink and eat local dishes, with blues music, Jazz and ethnic.
Trabuxu Bistro (South Street, 8/9, Valletta, Malta)
Open from Monday to Saturday, from 12.00 to 15.00 and 19.00 to 23.00.
Trabuxu is excellent and bistro wine bar offering a wide variety of wines and excellent dishes of maltese cuisine.
Bistro 516 (Waterfront Floriana, Valletta, Malta)
Open daily from 10.00 to 23.00.
Bar and bistro located on the seafront of Valletta, one of the most fashionable areas of the capital. Excellent ambience by the sea at night, with a glass of wine in hand and jazz and rock music in the background.
Always on the seafront in Valletta are the Q Bar (Waterfront, Valletta, Malta) , class bar located in the Vault 1 and known as the best after-hours ‘’ of Valletta, It offers Asian cuisine and live music. Excellent sea view.
Malta nightlife: Malta casinos
Portomaso Casino (Portomaso Tower, Saint Julian, Malta)
Open daily from 10.00 to 6.00.
Portomaso Casino is a modern Casino, elegant and stylish hotel located in the exclusive area of Portomaso right next to the Hilton Hotel. The Casino is a popular place among locals and tourists who want to try their luck with slot machines and roulettes. While walking up the stairs of marble at the entrance ’ you access to luxurious Casino ’ and you can start your evening in style while listening to jazz music and chill out. The dress code is casual and elegant, is not allowed to enter dressed in the suit. The ’ minimum age for entry is 25 years for Maltese citizens and 18 for tourists. Take with you your identity card.
The Oracle Casino (Qawra Seafront, Bugibba, Malta)
The Oracle Casino is located in the lively tourist resort of Bugibba all internal ’ Dolmen Resort Hotel. There is a huge variety of games available: Roulette, Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, 3 In addition to cards 160 slot machines. If your English is a little rusty, Do not worry, the dealers are multilingual. The Oracle Casino Brasserie is a modern restaurant that is located right next to the Casino and is open daily for lunch and dinner for guests. For those who do not play, is a bar and lounge to relax. The dress code is smart/casual while no suit and swimsuit. The minimum age of admission is ’ d 25 years for Maltese citizens and 18 years for tourists.
Night cruises and boat party in Malta
The night boat trips to Malta are among the most popular tourist activities and fascinating. They allow visitors to navigate the night ferry and swim to the glow of the Moon. Cruises and boat parties Captain Morgan, departing from the port of Sliema Marina, They also offer the possibility to eat grilled meat and fish accompanied by a good glass of wine and dance the night away.
The so-called “Boat Party” depart from Marina di Sliema to 19.30 to start the tour during sunset. As night falls, the music becomes louder and the party rages until the return back to Sliema around midnight.
The price is 25 euros per person and includes snacks and wine at will until the end of the party.
For more info: http://www.captainmorgan.com.mt/boatparty