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Rooftop Bars Malta

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Country Malta
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Best time to visit April - October
Rooftop grade 7/10
Rooftop Bar Malta
Courtesy of The Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge at The Embassy

Malta Rooftop Guide

Updated:September 2, 2023

Here you'll find the best Malta rooftop bars, packed with all info you need about each venue. Dress code, maps, view spots, pics and much more.

This island is a classic gem in Europe, located south of Italy. The climate is warm all year long, which makes it a perfect place for roof terraces. And there are some spectacular Malta rooftops available. Some of them with luxurious rooftop swimming pools and others with superb rooftop restaurants.

So, which is the best rooftop bar Malta? Just scroll down and find the Malta rooftop bar best suited for you.

The list

11 best rooftop bars in Malta

Rooftop bar Over Grain in Malta

Over Grain

$$$$ | 4th floor | Valletta
  • Highlights
  • Elegant
  • Amazing views
  • Seafood sensations

Above the MICHELIN Star haute cuisine restaurant Under Grain, found at the 5-star Rosselli AX Privilege, you find Over Grain, a seasonal and elevated rooftop lounge. Lush, stylish and charming, the rooftop mixes comfy lounge spots with elegant dining tables, all surrounded by uninterrupted views of Valletta and the Mediterranean Sea. Up here you can indulge in a menu that combines fresh and delightful flavours of the sea, a handpicked selection of premier champagnes and wines, as well as an amazing array of artisanal cocktails.

Rooftop bar Taza Sky Bar in Malta

Taza Sky Bar

$$$ | 10th floor | Qawra
  • Highlights
  • Amazing views
  • Modern & stylish
  • Rooftop pool

Perched on top of the db San Antonio Hotel in Qawra, the modern and stylish Taza Sky Bar offers some amazing views over the ocean and St Paul’s Bay. The rooftop bar and fantastic infinity pool is an exclusive venue for guests staying at the hotel during daytime, but evenings from 7pm, all are welcome to enjoy the vibes and views. Enjoy a fine selection of cocktails, from classics and signatures to sparkling wine cocktails, all while watching the amazing sunset.

Rooftop bar TemptAsian Restaurant & Lounge 360 in Malta

TemptAsian Restaurant & Lounge 360

$$$ | 9th floor | Sliema
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • 360° view
  • Asian restaurant

On top of AX The Palace in Sliema you find one of the best rooftop bars in Malta, and one of the finest terraces Southern Europe has to offer. Not only a stylish rooftop lounge, the 9th floor also includes an elegant Asian rooftop restaurant, a magical infinity pool and a view that would make most people jealous. Expect great Asian fusion food, classic cocktails and a stylish yet relaxed ambience.

Rooftop bar The Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge at The Embassy in Malta
  • Highlights
  • Panoramic views
  • All day
  • Rooftop pool

Located in the heart of Valletta, the The Embassy Hotel offers the perfect city retreat, much thanks to the experiences found on top of the hotel. Home to a fantastic rooftop pool, as well as the modern and stylish The Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge. Surrounded with panoramic views over the city and ocean, this is an all-day destination, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, or cocktails and bites anywhere in between. Enjoy a culinary journey to the Mediterranean, complemented with an excellent selection of local and international wines.

Rooftop bar SKYBEACH in Malta


$$$$ | 19th floor | Saint Julian's
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • Exclusive relaxation
  • Night time lounge

SKYBEACH Lounge and Bar is a prime spot for luxurious relaxation, surrounded by a fantastic rooftop infinity pool and breathtaking views over Malta and the Mediterranean. Perched 19 floors up at the InterContinental Malta in Saint Julian's, this beautiful and spacious rooftop oasis is available during the day for suite guests at the hotel, and for all that book one of the sunloungers / day beds. As the sun starts to set, the rooftop turns into a vibrant rooftop lounge, where you can indulge in delicious grill dishes, cocktails and fine wines.

Rooftop bar Infinity by Hugo's in Malta

Infinity by Hugo's

$$$$ | 11th floor | St. Julian's
  • Highlights
  • Luxurious sanctuary
  • Full Day Membership
  • Infinity pool

A luxurious rooftop sanctuary, perched on top of the Hugo's Boutique Hotel in St Julian's. Infinity by Hugo's comes equipped with a 65-foot open air infinity pool, cocktail bar, retractable roof, exclusive VIP sofa area’s, secluded hot tubs and a private champagne bar, all surrounded with panoramic views over St Julian's and the glittering ocean. Open seasonally, there is a minimum spend to visit the rooftop, which will give you access to a daybed, fresh towel, as well as hours of perfect poolside relaxation and a wide variety of food and drinks.

Rooftop bar The Skyroom Cocktail Bar & Grill in Malta

The Skyroom Cocktail Bar & Grill

$$$$ | 14th floor | Sliema
  • Highlights
  • Bar + Restaurant
  • Spectacular views
  • Live music

Found on the 14th floor of The Preluna Hotel, The Skyroom Cocktail Bar & Grill brings back the old time glamour, mixing interior and alfreso seating, all surrounded with spectacular views over the sea and island. Here you can enjoy a menu filled with Mediterranean and grill dishes, a unique cocktail list, as well as an extensive spirit and wine selection. The rooftop is open most nights for sunset drinks or a romantic dinner, and during weekends for lunch.

Rooftop bar Hugo's Terrace & Rooftop in Malta

Hugo's Terrace & Rooftop

$$$$ | 2nd floor | St. Julian's
  • Highlights
  • Vibrant
  • Large selection of cocktails
  • Live DJs

Located in St Julian’s, Hugo's Terrace & Rooftop is a vibrant watering hole, offering lovely views over the beach and the surrounding skyline. The upstairs rooftop features a fully stocked bar, including classic cocktails, new style fusions and a large collection of Martini's and Mojito's, along with Mediterranean cuisine. Open from noon until very late night, you can visit for a relaxing afternoon drink after a long day, or reserve one of the VIP sofas and enjoy live DJs and a vibrant atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Quarterdeck Bar & Vista Lobby Lounge in Malta

Quarterdeck Bar & Vista Lobby Lounge

$$$$ | 3rd floor | St. Julian's
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Classy
  • Great ambience

Quarterdeck Bar is a classy cocktail and rooftop bar, located at the luxurious Hilton Malta, right by the ocean in St. Julian's. The stylish nautical theme at the indoor lounge expands to a lovely rooftop terrace where you get great views over the Portomaso Yacht Marina. The rooftop bar offers a wide variety of well-crafted and creative cocktails in an upscale yet relaxed ambience. On the opposite side, Vista Lobby Lounge is more a Mediterranean-style Malta café, with lovely ocean views.

Rooftop bar The George Hotel in Malta

The George Hotel

$$$ | 6th floor | St. Julian's
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • 360-view
  • Hotel guests only

A luxurious sky lounge in Malta belonging to the The George Hotel. The roof terrace is accessible only to hotel guests, so make sure to book your room and get access to one of the bestm relaxing and most exclusive rooftops in Malta. The terrace comes with a magical swimming pool, great views over the Mediterranean, comfy lounge furniture and a rooftop bar serving classic cocktails.

Alexandra Hotel Rooftop bar in Malta

Alexandra Hotel Malta

$$$ | 7th floor | St. Julian's
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • 360° view
  • BBQ

Located in the heart of St. Julian's, this 7th floor rooftop bar comes with a large luxury swimming pool and sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea. Many people come here to enjoy a drink and a dip at the beautiful views that the rooftop bar has to offer. The rooftop pool is free for guests staying at the hotel, and outside guests can pay a fee and get full access to some rooftop swimming. Perfect for a relaxing day, and to make the day even better you can order something fresh to eat and drink from the adjecent rooftop bar.

Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.

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Rooftop bar Malta

Rooftop-grade: 7/10

Prime season: April - October

Residents: 423 000

Climate: Mediterranean

Which are the best rooftops in Malta? Due to Malta's small size, the selection of rooftop bars is not huge, but there are a lot of hotels, many of which are very luxurious, where there are lovely roof terraces to hang out at.

If you like views of the Mediterranean, there are some good places to choose among the rooftop bars in Malta.

About Malta

Malta or the Republic of Malta, as the formal name is, is a small island state in the middle of the Mediterranean. The island lies between Italy in the north, to Libya in the south. It is also Europe's southernmost state and one of the few small states that are on the continent too. Malta has about 400 000 inhabitants and are members of the EU. The capital has called Valletta and is located on the southern part of Malta. The climate here is maritime which means hot and dry summers and milder, rainy winters.