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La Sorpresa

Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2157 7301
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“bean dip” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
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11 - 20 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a great little restaurant with friendly staff and good service. They serve a selection of Maltese and Mediterranean dishes. The national dish would definitely appear to be rabbit and in a wine and garlic sauce it is very nice indeed. Maltese wine is...More

Thank GastroGnomies
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this place following it's excellent reputation on trip advisor and were not disappointed. Once we'd given our drinks orders, bread and crackers were brought for us whilst deciding on food. Our starters were huge. We had the cheesy bruschetta and salmon parcels. These...More

Thank Sophie A
Reviewed 6 August 2017

An eatery that I like to visit from time to time, as I always feel welcomed by the owner and/ or his wife. Although the setting is a bit passé, it is a clean and very comfortable place to dine. Food is standard fare, though...More

Thank Godfrey G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We really loved this place with the wonderful dishes and the family atmosphere. We tasted garlic bread & the traditional soup, shrimp salad, & for main dishes steak, potatoes and spaghetti marinara. Everything was really delicious. The prices were very good! We recommend it!

Thank Yannis_87
Reviewed 5 August 2017

A staff member of our hotel recommended us this restaurant. We took the set menus but my starter already looked like a main haha (the pasta)! So I really had to put in some effort to finish my actual main dish but it was all...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Went there last night, 24th July. Had garlic mushrooms and garlic bread fir starters; DIVINE! Main course was spare ribs and spaghetti marinara, DIVINE! Beautiful service and food and would be my first choice again! Have been here several times before but this is my...More

Thank laughingjoker100
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Hands down best service I have received at a restaurant in Malta. The staff were super nice and attentive which unfortunately isn't common. The portion sizes were great, I couldn't finish my meal due to being too full. They have a good range of gluten...More

Thank glutenfreefoodie12
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We came here because of the great reviews. The food is mouth watering and the staff is very welcoming.100% recommendable!!!

Thank yvettepoole
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We desided to eat in this restaurant because if the good reviews on TripAdvisor. We arrived at 9 pm, we ordered at 9:15pm just one pizza and one pasta meal. Before to eat, we had to wait more than one hour, for one pizza and...More

Thank toine7
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The best restaurant in food and cleanilness.... value for money....free WIFI. You have great choice ,from soup (especially sweet potato soup) to various dessert,everything taste good. The staff is very helpful and with a smile on their face.

Thank silvanaagius
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Questions & Answers
15 September 2016|
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Response from purple9amethyst | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, most restaurants are open at Christmas.
Carole M
29 March 2015|
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Response from batara776 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is excellent as you know I am sure i can recall that they do have a vegetarian option, i also remember that this is improving on the island as a whole perhaps you could e mail/tweet/facebook them? Have a great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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