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La Sorpresa

Tourist Street | Bugibba Malta, Bugibba, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2157 7301
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (40 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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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 11 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 2 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
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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