Across the island, you’ll find bespoke wine bars, traditional pubs and an array of restaurants. However, if it’s nightclubs you’re after, with a couple of exceptions, it’s best to head to Paceville in St Julians, the hub of Malta’s nightlife all in one district. If you’re in the mood for a bit of Maltese nightlife, get your dancing shoes on and make your way to one of these clubs.
The home of R&B, hip-hop, crunk, twerk and trap, Havana has a bass system to beat all others. Sending vibrations across Paceville, they pride themselves on how low their bass can go. The biggest of its kind on the island, it’s got two floors of dance space, bars and a deluxe seating area to take the weight of your dancing feet. This central location has queues to get in, and is popular with tourists, students and locals for its varied music, spacious interior and state-of-the-art lighting.
85 St.Georges Road, Paceville, St Julians, Malta +356 2137 4500
Incorporating trends from London, New York, Paris and Madrid, the stylish interior of Level 22 was designed by top Maltese interior designer, Pippa Toledo. Their top-of-the-range sound, lighting and media technology make their music selection of 80s, 90s and up-to-date music an overall amazing club experience. Enjoy a cocktail and relax on the deluxe leather seating, or take to the dance floor on the raised level. Since opening in 2006, Level 22 has enjoyed VIP guests worldwide from all the major industries.
Level 22,Portomaso Business Tower, St Julians, Malta +356 7969 6222
Hugo’s Shadow Lounge
Officially launched in 2007, the Shadow Lounge, from the offset, raised the bar by being exclusive in both its design and music. Its luxurious contemporary interior, mixed with good quality music from top Maltese DJs, makes it an attraction for clubbers looking for something different. Having additional bars around the club means you can take your pick from purchasing directly from the bars or through one of the many waiters on hand. With a VIP area that is the epitome of lavish comfort, in addition to its terrace bar and upper deck overlooking Paceville’s busy square, the Shadow Lounge is the place to be seen.
One of the largest clubs on the island, Sky Cub is vast. Catering for up to 3,400 revellers, this whopping club is spread over 2,000 square metres with a dance floor of 330 square metres, giving enough space for everyone to dance or sit and enjoy the music. Surrounded by LCD screens, you can enjoy the live popular DJs from every angle, which adds to it being undoubtedly one of the best party scenes in Malta. Enjoy a guaranteed good night at this venue that also hosts concerts, which only enhances its spectacular sound and light systems.
Sky Club, Dragonara Road, Paceville, St. Julian’s, Malta +356 2738 4300
With warm weather most of the year round in Malta, what better way to spend a summer night than in an open-air club? Uno caters for up to 4,000 clubbers and has the largest dance floors in Malta. Located in the perfect setting of the centre of Ta’ Qali Craft Village, the area is surrounded by trees. Hosting events such as the Sound Salon and Gringo’s Summer Closing party in 2017, the club has now branched out and also launched Heart Malta at the Uno Village. This brand-new indoor venue is available to host stylish private parties, corporate events and an array of special occasions where you will be treated like a VIP.
Numero Uno, Ta’Qali Craft Village, Malta +356 2141 5241
Fuego Casa Latina
Combining commercial and traditional Latin music, Fuego mingles in party music too, making it a night spot attraction for Latino and traditional clubbers alike. Featuring international DJs on a regular basis and offering performers interacting with the crowd, Fuego is popular with party groups, and tourists flock in among the locals. Not only free admission to the club, but for those wishing to improve their salsa steps, free salsa, Bachata and Merengue classes are held three nights a week with no need to book.
Fuego, St Augustine Street, St Julians, Malta +356 7940 3708