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Ta Pawla

320 Triq It-Turisti, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 1025, Malta
+356 9949 2049
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (75 reviews)
“belly pork” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
320 Triq It-Turisti, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 1025, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The rabbit here is very very good. Unfortunately the service was a bit off. A meal was forgotten and didn’t turn up until everyone else in the group had finished their food.

Thank sammymckeever1
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We read the good reviews about this restaurant and passed by after a couple of days. We, as a family, tried the Bragioli, the rabbit stew, Spare ribs and a fish grilled especially with added spices according to our individual wishes. We do not know...More

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Ta Pawla and visited it 3 times for dinner this holiday. The waiter recognised us on our second and third visit and was very welcoming. The atmosphere is wonderful with a very Maltese/Italian feel to it. Their menu is great and includes Maltese...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to come to this place. The steak and burger ‘ the great’ are delicious. The waiters are All Nice and helpfull. The prices are average and affortable. The lady behind the bar is a bit sour, she looks a bit unhappy. We Will...More

Thank tinnekedaniels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a small terrace and more spacious and nicely decorated interior. Food was very good. I took roast pork and it was a huge portion of well cooked pork with slightly burnt fat and skin on top. Just perfect. Wife had a rabbit...More

Thank Oam75
Antoine M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Oam75, Thanks for your recommendations and comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic fresh fish dishes and local cuisine - rabbit stew, octopus stew or pulpetti. all delicious and tasty. Service was excellent. And a big thank you to Matt for putting up with Dave and his English sense of humour for 3 nights in a row...More

Thank ReneePetitbouche
Antoine M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear ReneePetitbouche, Thanks for visiting and enjoying both our food and service.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is very busy. Be prepared to wait for your delicious food! I started with a bottle of Maltese Frizante a cold bottle of sparkling rose wine, I ordered the mixed Maltese appetiser followed by beef olives a Maltese specially. The started arrived and...More

Thank Tamsin B
Antoine M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tasmin B, Thanks for your time to review our restaurant. Glad you had an enjoyable evening with us. Apologize for not giving you chance to taste our desserts.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at ta pawls quite a bit when in Malta .Michael the owner is always there bless him and his staff are great this is like home from home .This time I ate more Maltese dishes The Maltese platter to start with was excellent...More

Thank christinewG9266YM
Antoine M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear christinewG9266YM, Thanks for your continuous support and positive comments about Ta’ Pawla. Looking forward for your next visit in August.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful homely restaurant. A pleasant experience every time. Keep up your friendly atmosphere and good food.

Thank m_axiaq
Antoine M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear m_axiaq, Thanks for your visit and positive review. All of us do try hard to satisfy our clients. Waiting for your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for typical but great quality Maltese food and Ta Pawla didn’t disappoint! We were unsure what meal to have when we first arrived but our front of house waiter Michael was so knowledgable we couldn’t be more thankful. Ideally we wanted to...More

Thank studentra
Antoine M, Manager at Ta Pawla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Studentra, Thanks for your positive feedback. Pleased with your great dining experience at Ta’ Pawla.

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Questions & Answers
26 May 2015|
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Response from Tomas M | Property representative |
We are restaurant, not a hotel or guesthouse. Thank you
Ian E
15 March 2015|
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Response from Corinne M | Reviewed this property |
I'm visiting next week. I also had dinner there in October 2014. Happy to let you know of any changes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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