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Penny Black Bar

) #33 of 147 Restaurants in Sliema ££ - £££ , , European
Gorg Borg Olivier Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1807, Malta
+356 2133 4711
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, European, British
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Gorg Borg Olivier Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1807, Malta
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved Alfred. He was always friendly, funny and chatty. Pub is kept immaculate. The salmon wrap was good and was a big portion. Comfortable chairs and sofasMore

Thank Damicowhite
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Damicowhite, Alfred and the rest of Penny Black Bar's Management and staff would like to thank you for placing your positive comments about your recent time with us. We look ahead to hosting you again in the near future. Sincerely, Kevin Callus General Manager...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely comfortable bar within the Victoria hotel, The bar staff are very friendly and efficient, they make you feel very welcome.More

Thank Lynne A
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lynne A, Many thanks for submitting your lovely feedback about your recent time at Penny Black Bar. We love to read our guests' experiences cause make us know what they like or dislike. We do hope to hosting you again soon. Sincerely, Kevin Callus...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Martin and Alfred made our trip complete. Very attentive and informed us of local history etc. Thanks once again.More

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

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the bar in the Victoria Hotel. It is an ideal place to have a quiet drink and snack with excellent and very helpful staff.

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

Dear TheWillberry, Thank you. Your positive feedback on TripAdvisor regarding your recent time at Penny Black Bar has been very well received by the whole team. May we have the pleasure of hosting you back again. Sincerely, Kevin Callus Hotel Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The staff here are brilliant and the food is good at sensible prices. A good place to have a bite to eat and relax.More

Thank Lego1360
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Lego 1360, Thank you for placing your positive comments about your recent time at Penny Black Bar on TripAdvisor. We love to hear what our guests have to say about their experiences. We do hope to host you again in the near future. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Plenty of choice of food and drinks to choose from. The staff was really friendly. Down side on an evening the bar shut too early for me. A place to meet new friends on holiday.More

Thank jakella
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear jakella, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor about your recent time at Penny Black bar. We always go through our guests' comments with considerable interest as your feedback keeps us informed regarding what our guests like or dislike. We do hope to host...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had fish and chips here one night instead of eating in the hotel restaurant and it was lovely. Large portion including two fish. You didn't go hungry.

Thank Liz M
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Dear Liz M, Thank you so much for posting this review on TripAdvisor. It's a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your meal at Penny Black bar. We hope to host you again. Sincerely, Kevin Callus Hotel Manager info@axhotelsmalta.com

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Barman very friendly Good choice of food Tasty Pleasant atmosphere Cider served here Several choices of desertsMore

Thank paulbrigden
Kevin_Callus, Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear paulbrigden, The fact that you were so satisfied with all we gave on offer at Penny Black Bar is motivating and encouraging to all the staff. Your review on Tripadvisor is much appreciated and we await your return to Penny Black bar for further...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

The barmen Martin and Alfred work alternative nights (night on/night off) so you are guaranteed to be entertained every night, they are friendly, polite and helpful but are both funny in their own way, and they engage with all the guests. The bar is open...More

1  Thank MaltaFanatics
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear MaltaFanatics, I thank you for the 5 star review you have submitted on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to the Penny Black Bar. Alfred, Martin and the rest of The Victoria Hotel's Management and staff would like to thank you for placing your positive...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Victoria Hotel & made good use of the Penny Black Bar, especially during cocktail hour! Staff were very friendly especially Martin, very attentive & couldn't do enough for my mum & I. Food was good too & prices were very reasonable.More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kevin_Callus, General Manager at Penny Black Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

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 which we truly appreciate. Looking forward to serve you again....More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
ginny29mace
Hi! Is it possible to get a side sea view double room with a sunny balcony please? Maybe in the morning, if not the evening. We are planning to come the last week in October. Thank you Janette and Tom Mace
20 February 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
Bar, Pub, European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gorg Borg Olivier Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM 1807, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Sliema
  • Phone Number: +356 2133 4711
  • E-mail
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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