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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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Found this restaurant on our 1st night in Bugibba and we were so impressed.The staff are attentive even though it was very busy-the food was excellent and the quality of he wine list and the prices was a pleasant surprise.We loved it so much we went back a few nights later-the head waiter/maître,d Mario I think his name was was... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We found this restaurant by chance. The waiter Eric was very helpful and found a table for us. My husband had the fresh fish platter, I ordered a squid dish. Both meals were excellent and good value. We had a bottle of local wine at € 9.50 which was a real treat . We returned another night and enjoyed our... More 

Thank shirley899
Bolzano, Italy
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I chose this restaurant because it was recommended in our Malta Lonely Planet guide. We were there in May and got the only table left, I guess if one goes while in full season, a reservation is mandatory. The menu is full of delicious choices from Maltese traditional to Mediterranean food. We chose the Maltese plater and... More 

Thank Adina P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ta Pawla on Mothers Day. Even though we did not have a reservation they got us (2 adults + 1 infant) a table + helped us to warm up baby food etc. Very friendly staff & good food.

Thank Theréze U
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has character - and gets very busy. Atmosphere is good and food really good - try the rabbit.

Thank kkplc
London, United Kingdom
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361 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Ta Pawla and it was very nice. Chicken and some beef cakes following starters of moules mariniere and an appetisers tray. The local wine was very good (white) as was the Cisk beer. Lively staff and a good atmosphere.

Thank Marina L
Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us visited during our holiday, we had to book as it was busy on the night we originally wanted to go, we shouldn't have bothered. We were crammed onto a small table in the corner, the food was average at best and the service not great.Id give this a miss if i were you.

Thank paulmw2016
Solihull, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and the waiter serving at the front of the restaurant was friendly and made us feel welcome. Has a value menu if you want to try but the other dishes are well worth it. Don't miss if you are in Bugibba / Qawra and want to try Maltese food.

Thank Mez1963
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another visit to Malta meant another visit to this great place. As usual the food & service were top class. Will be back again soon. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike B
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here on previous visits to Malta, and were not disappointed this time. Really lovely intimate setting and the food is absolutely amazing, never disappointed and staff helpful and friendly.

Thank Sue R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
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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