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“Best bar around?”
Review of Balluta Bar

Balluta Bar
Ranked #89 of 194 Restaurants in Sliema
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Brian, the Canadian proprietor takes great interest in his patrons and if you like a good bar with friendly faces, pretty good food/snacks too and entertaining staff look no further. This is not a cocktail lounge (but cocktails are great), it's not a sports bar (just don't get involved in discussions about baseball), prices are reasonable. So, my opinion is, if you want to go to a real bar, meat real people, have drinks and talk and be social, this can't be beat!

Thank Dean Q
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Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

what a brilliant local!!! great little place for just wine or alcohol or food!!! the food is pretty amazing, always something different. have had lasagna, chilli, chicken fried rice and platters. all have been really nice. this is a great place for food if u want something less formal than a restaurant. service is seriously good!!!

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1  Thank DaveMay09
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

What can I say, this bar is great, Brian the proprietor is exceptional, he has years of experience in the hospitality industry and he knows how to make you feel right at home. Great selection of wines and nibbles and the food is fab. We had a few bad experiences before we found this place and we ate here every evening after.

A good mix of people, from locals to holidaymaker. Everyone was very friendly. We attended the table quiz, which is on every Thursday, and is good craic.

The bar shows alot of the sports but this isnt intrusive, its not a typical sports bar!

I have to say if you want something a little different with good company, fine wines and good food which is very resonably priced this is a place not to be missed!

A big thank you to Brian, you and your bar really made our holiday!

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2  Thank Michelle7312
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

I was recommended to visit this bar after a bad experience at another "bar" in Balluta...... WHAT a difference!

Although the bar is small, the service, atmosphere and friendliness of both the staff and customers was a very welcome - a good mix - maybe only 20? people .. but from all over .. England, USA, Malta ... great conversation and lots of fun ... Free WiFi, GREAT "nibbles" and although I did not eat the snack menu looked very tempting!

Recommended!

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1  Thank Mich5star
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Reviewed 22 March 2013

Special thanks to the OWNER Briannnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!!!! As a very big NFL fan, I found this bar....That was like a dream! very friendly, you can find a lot of american people and
NFL(NHL, NCCABB...)fans. As me and Brian basketball fanatic, DUKE BLUE DEVILS fans, we
have a very very good time!!!!!!!!!!
Greatings to Brian
Fabio(Italy)

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1  Thank larry33_13
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