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Trattoria 1530

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The Xara Palace | Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta mdn 1050, Malta
0035621450560
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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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
Good food

The food was good, pity it took nearly 40 minutes. High humidity percentage inside, no real cool breeze. But, the food made up for it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
THE-MAN1998
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The food was good, pity it took nearly 40 minutes. High humidity percentage inside, no real cool breeze. But, the food made up for it.

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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent for both lunch and dinner. Oudoors if you wish. Pleasant and friendly staff. Good menu & wine selection

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Nicky_Paris, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your positive comments and feedback and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Can't believe this restaurant is rated no 5. We got dirty glass with a lipstick marks, dirty cutlery and got wrong wine, which caused quite a scene, as manager decided to reprimand the waitress in front of us, but no one said sorry for all those mishaps to us. Food was disappointing as well, calmari was overcooked and fish wasn't... More 

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Nicky_Paris, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are saddened by your comments and your feedback. Rest assure that the matter was discussed internally. We apologize for any distress caused. We would really appreciate it if you could be in touch with our Food and... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Its a no place totally. Pizza I didnt like it. The place is nice. Good staff but the food I didn't like it. Worst pizza ever

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Nicky_Paris, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are saddened by your feedback and comments. However rest assure that your comment was discussed internally and taken into consideration. Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Lovely place in the old town of Medina, perfect for a glass of wine and delicious pasta after sightseeing tour. The restaurant is not crowded, service impeccable and food cooked to perfection. Highly recommended!

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Nicky_Paris, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with you comments and positive feedback. We greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had the focaccia, antipasto misto and risotto. It was all great, would definitely recommend people who don't have big budgets in mdina to come here.

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Three of my friends and I had a wonderful meal here on a busy Sunday evening. The food and its presentation was fantastic as was the service. We would have enjoyed an outdoor seat as it is located in such a beautiful surrounding, so perhaps book a table beforehand.

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We walked onto this restaurant randomly when sighseeing Mdina and Rabat that day. We were surprise by the great quality of food and polite and friendly staff in Trattoria 1530. We recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Maldon, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Fantastic Food and excellent service at a reasonable price. The setting is lovely but don't tell everyone and this is a place frequently by Maltese rather than the 1.5 Mill tourists.

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Taplow
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you have any opportunity to visit Mdina, then take the opportunity to enjoy lunch at this fabulous location. The service is simply outstanding and the food is really delicious. Great people watching place and our waiter, who recommended a fantastic white chardonnay from Gozo was fabulous. We write definitely come back!

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Nicky_Paris, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are thrilled with your positive feedback and delighted you enjoyed yourself at the Trattoria A.D 1530. We greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Xara Palace | Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta mdn 1050, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: 0035621450560

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 47
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

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