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320 Triq It-Turisti, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 1025, Malta
+356 9949 2049
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Are you looking for a nice place to spend a nice evening eating good food...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, great service

This is one of those restaurants were you must return to and we do every year. Again we were not disappointed by the quality of both the food and the service. I really do recommend a visit and try the fish they have an excellent chef who can perform magic. Also try a pudding they are great I had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
daves_b4
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of those restaurants were you must return to and we do every year. Again we were not disappointed by the quality of both the food and the service. I really do recommend a visit and try the fish they have an excellent chef who can perform magic. Also try a pudding they are great I had the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Had a really enjoyable meal with good service.Restaurant was much nicer than we had anticipated and would go again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

best place to eat in malta in my opinion, excellent authentic maltese food, large portions, lovely people. would return to malta just for ta pawla

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falkirk
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14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

first ate here about 15 years ago when we stayed at san Antonio hotel over the street it was so good/home cooking/local food that we ate there every night it may be younger family now but rabbit was dry dessert selection same as everywhere else went back and food worse husbands lasagne slapped up ,friends veg stone cold they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

very traditional , not a complaint, however portions were huge, we did not have starters on 2nd visit

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Spent 8 nights in Buggiba recently, and ate out for three of them in this place. The food is universally excellent and the service is efficient and unfussy, even though the restaurant gets packed most nights. If you don't have a booking, would recommend you arrive early to avoid a wait. I can personally vouch for the gozoan cheese starter,... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This was a real find. We were keen to taste some local cuisine, so decided to give this restaurant a try. The set menu is excellent value (about 14 Euro for 3 courses). The food was very good - I had a great starter of penne and maltese sausage, and then an enormous portion of rabbit. My only note of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We found Ta Pawla during our last visit about 10 years ago - it was a star find then and we were so pleased it was still in business - and it was better than we remember ! This time we took our 8 year old and she too loved it. The food is freshly cooked and very reasonably priced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A little bit out of the way but not far from the bus station. We ordered from the set menu (3 courses for 13 Euro). The food Maltese and included Maltese cheese and sausage. I had fish soup and rabbit for my main (the whole rabbit including the liver and kidney). The food was really tasty and the portions huge.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My Partner and i have been visiting Malta for the past 16 years,almost our 2nd home.We eat regularly at Ta'Pawla and have always found Michael,Stephanie and the staff always welcoming,polite and very friendly.We spent my 60th and 65th birthday at the Restaurant and it was wonderful,we also stay at one of Michaels apartments which are lovely.I will 5 stars for... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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