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La Sorpresa

) #4 of 118 Restaurants in Bugibba €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2157 7301
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“bean dip” (6 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
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1 - 10 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All really good, better than our recent meal Il Gzejjera, which was most disappointing. Will certainty return next week.

Thank Andi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a short visit to Malta, we decided to try La Sorpresa because of the good trip advisor reviews. The staff were helpful and friendly and the food was excellent. The option to order wine by the half bottle is also a nice touch, and...More

Thank Mhairi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the times the place is fully booked. We had to wait a couple of mins to get a table outside, which is quite exceptional during the summer. The staff is VERY helpful and nice. Huge portions and delicious food, but not the best....More

Thank Istvansajti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food! We came back there after two years and everything was the same delicious. Garganelli pasta and the one with truffle sauce are amazing!!! The starter portion enough for adult to make you feel full! Prices very reasonable for such a delicious food!

Thank PinaChm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was not very busy when we went but that meant less atmosphere but very attentive service and excellent food. Portion size was very large my starter was basically cheese on a pizza base but the pizza base when served was a family size which...More

1  Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had some bruschetta and cheeae bread for starters and for main cours the catch of the day(tuna steak), pasta arrabiatta and the seafood pasta. All portions were really tasty and absolutely huge. I'm not a small man but I had to admit defeat 2/3rds...More

Thank Juuso P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went here in January & enjoyed it so much we had to visit again. Warmly greeted by the excellent staff & given a table immediately. The food was again first class & plenty of it. We finished off with brandy coffees. Will definitely visit again...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We tried the fish soup & mushrooms for starters. Both were great! For maincourse we had cerna & rabbit. They both were very good. We had an 10 months old baby with us and it worked out fine. They have high chair for babies.

Thank Theréze U
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited in May 2017 with our 9 month old baby & a Guide Dog - all staff were really welcoming & helpful. I had the swordfish which was fine but the pizza was massive, loaded with toppings (my husband had mushroom), crispy & really good...More

Thank Seema M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is a real homely traditional Maltese restaurant with both hosts Colin and Doreen in touch with their clients needs. The service is excellent (with a smile) and the food delicious and very reasonably priced. You'll need to book but that is confirmation of the...More

Thank Alan C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are you open on Xmas day
14 September 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from purple9amethyst | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are, most restaurants are open at Christmas.
Carole M
Hi, we regularly visit La Sorpresa on our annual visit to Malta. This year our daughter is coming with us who eats only a vegan diet. (no meat,dairy,eggs,honey or animal product) Is there anything on your menu for her or can she be catered for in some way? Many thanks Carole
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
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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