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La Sorpresa

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Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2157 7301
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Food very poor dried up chicken breast tasteless sauce and not seasoned a tell tale sign that it's not a trained chef But staff very nice and tried to make up for it gave me some pasta to try ...

Thank pinkgala
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good choice of food, well cooked, set menus and A La Carte available at decent prices. Portions are more that substantial.

Thank _lindacaroleshelt
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arranged my parents wedding anniversary here and certainly didn't regret my choice. Food was excellent and the owner and staff very friendly and helpful. Everyone had a fantastic evening!

Thank Cheryl B
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a busy restaurant on Tourist Street which appears popular with both locals and visitors. Portions were plentiful, prices were relatively low and like all nine of the restaurants we visited in Malta the food was of a high standard. That said, one of our least successful dishes over the entire holiday was in Le Socprensa but that was... More 

Thank JMMcE
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great menu, well cooked and tasty food and reasonably priced. Homemade mushroom soup was lovely. Good fixed price menus too. Will definitely return

Thank Bonita W
Stratford upon Avon
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This restaurant is well worth looking out for. The food and staff are very good. There is a varied menu but not to big to be either confusing which also means the food put out is of a very high standard. You are not rushed but if you go in season you might need to book.

Thank Ian W
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

La sorprasa is a restaurant I visit frequently when in Malta. Colin and Doreen run a lovely business which is popular with both tourists and local residents. There is a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere supported by great food. The menu options are vast from fresh pizza cooked on the premises , salads, pasta, fresh fish and a large meat... More 

Thank Beverley C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

What a wonderful restaurant to have a meal. From the first greeting to the final goodbye and everything in between. The starter was fantastic. the meals are massive and the waiters very very curteous.

Thank Coraleen P
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, superb service, ridiculously big portions and very very reasonable prices! We recommend.

Thank darryljpotter
Herning, Denmark
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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A pleasant surprise. Very good value for money. Huge portions, very tasty, nice and friendly service. Would absolutely recommend it.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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: Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 2157 7301

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?