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Cool street for late night drinks

I had a few drinks around Strait Street before taking the ferry back to Sliema and I really liked... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Prague, Czech Republic
Must have been fascinating in the war years.

Enjoyed walking along the narrow Strait street with all it's small cafes. I have bought a book... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a few drinks around Strait Street before taking the ferry back to Sliema and I really liked this place and its atmosphere. It was once a type of red-light district for sailors actually. I recommend it for some drinks after dinner.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It`s worth walking the whole length of this street, as its character varies from one part to the other. There are several eating places and bars, and many interesting old buildings. Somewhat incongruously there is a also a branch of Marks 7 Spencers!

Thank grafran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking along the narrow Strait street with all it's small cafes. I have bought a book about all the characters that used to work there and can't wait to read it. Excellent street to photograph too.

Thank JoyceBrodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Carcass by chance on the first night of our holiday, and returned there at some point most evenings for the duration of our stay. The bar is really cool, with a great range of spirits and wines (19 Crimes - red- is...More

Thank 54321suzi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course you should visit the street that was made famous by visiting sailors, raucous nightlife and wild women! It is still loud, still has fantastic bars, but is now a little more tame

Thank kcoers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historically, this street was the red light district of Valletta, but now pleasant to walk through without worry. Loads of bars and restaurants.

Thank lisakeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Strait Street had a seedy reputation many years ago and now has a reputation of being gentrified. Right now it is neither, it is interesting from an architectural point of view as are many of the streets in Valletta, it also has a couple of...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't see reasons to give any "prioritys" for this street -it is just nice narrow old scity street.

Thank Pleksne
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We just came upon this not knowing its history. It is not to be missed . Very narrow street with ancient historic buildings and some bars and restaurants. Loved the old charm .

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This has atmosphere oozing out of the walls and houses. Lovely to walk around at night and it is very safe as is Valetta in the late evening. Great restaurants i.e. Rubino's and Yard 32 the gin bar. I sang in the street at Yard...More

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