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Ta Pawla

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320 Triq It-Turisti, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 1025, Malta
+356 9949 2049
18:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 18:00 - 23:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Me and my girlfriend went there twice on our recent holiday. The food ( large portions ) and service were great and it's reasonably priced. It does get very busy so booking is advisable in peak times. Highly recommended.

Thank brebbeck
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside was a little off putting as it had an extension on the front with heaters in but inside was large and very busy. We squeezed on to a table in between 2 others. The menu was good BUT the meals were much too large and off putting but the quality was excellent but we all left a large... More 

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Tomas M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this review

Glad that you had enjoyable dining experiences at Ta' Pawla. I tend to agree that our portions are rather large and not all manage to eat everything. Still we need to cater for a good number who finish all their meal. Thanks for your good comments. More 

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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not the first time we ate at Ta' Pawla but it was our first time that we phone on New Years Day to find a table. Michael (the owner) managed to get us a table for 5 and it was 1.30pm so he done the impossible to accommodate us. The menu have everything that one can desire from fresh... More 

1 Thank Noel S
Management response:

Pleased that we managed to accommodate and provide a pleasant dining experience on the start of a new year. Thanks for your positive feedback. More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had evening meal here on Thursday 29th December, quite busy. The atmosphere was lovely. Such a nice restaurant. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was such good value for money. Shared a bruschetta for our starter, my husband had puttini....Maltese dish, similar to meatballs. His potion was huge. I opted for chicken. Both meals didn't disappoint. They... More 

1 Thank lozzat2015
Management response:

Thanks for your choosing Ta Pawla and enjoying your evening with us. More 

Looe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a quick,Maltese style, meal. So much larger and better than it looks from outside, staff very friendly and helpful, interesting decor. Excellent food, so decided we'd go back for the Maltese "set menu" - excellent food and value, staff different but still friendly and helpful. We would recommend a visit.

1 Thank 1indyLooe
Management response:

Thanks for your visit and positive comments. More 

Ryde, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had 4 meals here and all were excellent , staff very attentive especially Eric . The fish meals that were eaten were fresh every time and those who had the mussels said they were great

1 Thank Karen S
Management response:

Thanks for your rating and comments. More 

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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here and enjoyed a lovely starter and main, a little disappointed by the desert selection. Staff very attentive.

Thank Andrew H
Management response:

Thanks and wish we had a larger selection of deserts when you visited. More 

Mellieha, Malta
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

we go there quite often and the food is always excellent.the restaurant is cozy and the staff is very friendly.

Thank suechetcuti
West Sussex
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Had previouly visted this resaurant 2 years ago and this time it was for celebrating my jpartner's special birthday. Food is excellant especially the fresh fish of the day. Good service too

1 Thank Jan E
Management response:

Thanks for returning and delighted with your wonderful experience you had with us. Thanks for your comments. More 

Oakham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Situated Directly opposite the San Antonio Hotel, we visited this Restaurant whilst staying at the Hotel. Food and wine were very reasonably priced and our waiter Eric was very friendly and helpful, we enjoyed our sea food pasta dish so much we decided to return on another evening during our stay. My Husband had spare ribs and said they were... More 

1 Thank Jay_pii
Management response:

Thanks for your returning to our restaurant. I do apologize for the omission of rice with chicken Bascaiolo. The mistake could have been rectified better and quicker. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Triq It-Turisti, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 1025, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 9949 2049
Are you looking for a nice place to spend a nice evening eating good food and drinking good wine? We have just the best place for you - Ta' Pawla Restaurant situated in Tourists Street in Saint Paul's Bay.

The menu is varied and at a reasonable price. Ta' Pawla Restaurant serves Fish, Meat, Pasta, Pizza and Local Maltese Cuisine. The service is friendly and efficient and the food is excellent.

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