Paceville | The Nightlife Capital

Paceville is a district in St Julian’s which is the main nightlife hub in Malta, being heavily populated with nightclubs, bars, stripclubs, pubs and restaurants. Paceville is located between Spinola Point and Dragonara Point, delimiting Spinola Bay and St. George’s Bay respectively. Paceville is seen as a party destination in Europe and is a popular place for locals and tourists alike.

The village of St Julian’s is located alongside the Northern coastline of Malta, adjacent to Sliema and a few miles to the West of the capital city Valletta. Paceville is an area at the core of St Julian’s which is known as Malta’s centre of nightlife and clubbing, offering a variety of bars and nightclubs for a great night out.

Nightlife in Paceville – Malta’s nightlife capital.

Paceville is pronounced Patchy vill ( vill as in villa)

Besides many of the bars & pubs selling meals or snacks there are plenty of fast food take a ways, including Mc Donalds within the area.

Paceville: Party Animal and Booze Cruiser Zone!!

Well that’s the image that’s painted by some travellers when they give feedback about their time here.

During the low season it may not seem that wild, but it’s still got a fruitful energy and plenty of bars and clubs to visit with friends on a pub crawl – this changes around Christmas Eve through to the New Year.

Paceville is set up to draw the party goers, night clubbers and gentleman’s club seekers, bar propers, boozers etc.. you’ll get plenty of this in highly concentrated doses if that’s what you’re after 🍻

How to Get to Paceville

From Valletta, there are multiple buses headed for St Julian’s. They stop in Sliema as well. This way, you can easily travel between the three Maltese cities. Buses to look out for are 15, 21 and 202-225.

They leave regularly, so that every 10-15 minutes there should be a bus leaving. However, you can check timetables online for better planning.


If you are looking for animated nightlife and want to do some bar hopping, you gotta make it to Paceville. It is THE place for a great night out in Malta.

Should you travel by yourself and want to hag out with fun people and be shown the best places (with VIP access and included first drinks), join a bar hopping tour.