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The Pub

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cozy little pub

Great spot for a pint, but gets full inside super fast, so get there early unless you want to sit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ontario, Canada
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Short stay

Came across "the pub" whilst casually walking around valletta it's very cosy prices arnt too bad... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Poor4%
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The only Drinkers Pub in Valletta, this traditional English watering hole is where Mr Oliver Reed had his last drink. Voted the 5th most legendary Pub in the world, The Pub shows sports and serves a vast array of beers and spirits.
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136 Archbishop Street, Valletta, Island of Malta 1444, Malta
+356 7905 2522
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, as most people already know this pub is the last drinking place of the legendary Oliver Reed and I personally think it's a fantastic little pub. Ignore all the bad reviews as I'm sure these people would happily turn it into a swanky wine...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank U5152VCmattheww
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a pint, but gets full inside super fast, so get there early unless you want to sit outside.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank metalkpretty1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this pub for a few drinks and ended up staying for 6 hours! Great atmosphere with a multitude of people happy to have a seat and a beer. Couldn't believe the connection with Oliver Reed and his death whom me and my dad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sophhwatson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was good to see the memoribilia around the pub including the front page of the newspaper chronicling the last days of Oliver Reed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Colin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across "the pub" whilst casually walking around valletta it's very cosy prices arnt too bad, very friendly staff / owner serving. Great music and a nice drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fozzief2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere was assured they sell Guinness not overly keen with paying London prices for it €4.50 but stayed for a few anyway. The day got funnier with its regulars. Enjoyed that experience an is a must for Valletta even if you are temperate.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L579ZUdavidb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant quirky little pub right in the centre if Valetta. Lively fun good range beer spirits. Oliver Reeds old watering hole.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JLAR14
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Great little pub full of character. Friendly staff. Great pics of he man himself. Collection of interesting incidents involving Ollie. Sit in his last drinking seat. Good beer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank toes1965
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Hot day, seemed to be the only proper pub in Valetta. Very small, sat outside, beer was good and cheap. just don't go upstairs to the loo! Didn't find out about the Oliver reed fame until reading past reviews.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bparkercars
Reviewed 14 November 2018

This really should be on the 'check it out' list of everyone who goes to Valletta, just to look at all the photos and hear the stories. Drinks are reasonably priced, the bar staff are helpful and welcoming and the atmosphere is great. Highly recommended...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank berylthesilverperil
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18 October 2016|
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Response from Y2885LXmichaelp | Reviewed this property |
This " Pub" is a legend, an institution and not a snackbar, sorry Joan.
Peter K
9 September 2016|
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Response from Jacquitc47 | Reviewed this property |
It's not really that sort of pub. It's very small and a bit like going back in time.