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La Sorpresa

Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2157 7301
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (27 reviews)
“perch” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
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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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11 - 20 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 25 August 2017

The service was impeccable the waiters were attentive and most of all there wasn't a long wait for the meal even though the restaurant was busy

Thank joanna v
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Our favorite place to dine. One of the good quality but cheapest Italian restaurants I have ever come across. Table clothes, great service & friendly staff, Full of local Maltese, so you know its good!! Plenty of room, I recommend a visit.

Thank jefharden
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Staff friendly. Restaurant fairly big, offered inside and outside seating. Portions are huge for both starters and main so beware. We were all satisfied. Oh yes the creme caramel was gorgeous as was the profiteroles.

Thank Malta1st
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The waiter is really friendly and makes you feel at home. The food is great and they have big portions. I had the shrimp and somon appetizer and it could have passed ok for a main. We woulf go again.

Thank Andreea G
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We chanced upon this place on our last night of our holiday. We weren't disappointed. As we sat down we noticed how huge the portions were, so knew it would be value for money. Even the starters were huge which my daughter had as a...More

Thank Abby C
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 4 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
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Questions & Answers
14 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
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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