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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
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Various menu, and it was really delicous. They offer catch of the day which definitely worth to try. Staff was excellent, also the prices were ok.

Thank Dóra P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food wine and service. Very large portions of high quality food. Make sure your hungry when you go and try the pasta and local fish dishes. Has something for everyone with very friendly staff. Excellent family restaurant very god with children. Oh yeh try the chocolate cake 😀

Thank David B
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

La sorpressa is a family run restaurant. Food is very good and even the prices. Some free appetisers are given before you eat. They have got a set menu for €13.95 that consists of a 3 course meal starter , main course and a desert. They serve also very good pizza and in the summer one can dine outside.

1 Thank Malta2009
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Just great. The food is really tasty and the portions are huge. We had pasta which we didn't get to finish and some fried calamari, both very good.

Thank Bogdan G
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went here last Thursday, based on previous Tripadvisor reviews. The restaurant was busy but not to capacity. We had to wait a little for drinks order and then again for the food order. It was over an hour after sitting down when we received the starters. The wait for the mains wasn't quite as bad but overall we were there... More 

Thank Colin F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Busy italian, good food! Reservation recommended. Pasta with sea urcin was not really what I expected... Reasonably priced, satisfied in general.

Thank TamaoNL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Family of 4 we have eaten here twice this week and going back again. Family run restaurant, great food - the rabbit is delicious in a fabulous sauce, red snapper, pizza, massive king prawns on creamy risotto, sea bass delightful, going back to have the filet steak which looked lovely. Half bottles of Malta rose a delight, lovely tapanade arrived... More 

Thank drc1615
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here in 2000 (Malta) we ate at this restaurant every night. Forward 16 years and not much has changed, still reasonable food at a reasonable rate. The service was a bit slow but we had the obligatory free.. Garlic bread and Maltese bread while we waited, ruining our appetites as usual.

Thank Jean-Claude B
London, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I dined at La Sorpresa for our last evening in Malta, some of my family live in Malta and therefore recommended the restaurant. Our waiter was really friendly and efficient throughout our meal, when my Mum enquired about the fish specials he brought them all out on a plate to show her and describe how they would... More 

Thank Mgnlj2112
St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a really lovely restaurant, the staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is delicious, the starter of chicken and asparagus vol au vents are delicious,mand the garlic mushrooms are equally as nice, the pasta is lovely as well. All round a very pleasant restaurant, I would recommend it to all my family and friends. I visited it... More 

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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
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?