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All 20 Mdina Restaurants

Trattoria 1530

The Xara Palace | Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta mdn 1050, Malta
0035621450560
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Ranked #6 of 20 Restaurants in Mdina
Price range: $0 - $47
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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valletta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Loved the cosy, quiet atmosphere! A very good selection of delicious food and the service prompt and courteous. Will definitely visit again!

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Zurrieq, Malta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great menu selection. Excellent food. Good service. Unique ambience with a traditional maltese touch. Not cheap but worth the visit.

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Oslo, Norway
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

While in Mdina we had dinner at the Trattoria 1530, which both our guide Clive and my partner had visited before. Clive rated this place highly, and as chief guide and oracle it’s his business to know where the good restaurants on Malta are! :-) Our little breakaway group were seven people, and we were lucky to find a free... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My favourite trattoria on the islands. Very good choice of foods combined with a service which goes far beyond the expectations of a trattoria. Booking recommended.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Lovely food in a lovely restaurant in superb surroundings. Menu and wine list was extensive. Staff friendly and attentive even though it was busy every night.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We went to Mdina for an evening stroll, and came across The Xara Palace by chance. We'd walked past quite a few restaurants in the town, but were attracted to this one by the lovely setting. We enjoyed our meal as the sun set. Service was really good, and the food was great. Particularly liked the mushroom sauce on the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Visited this restaurant recently and was very satisfied with the service and exquisite food. Perfect location for good food !!

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Qrendi, Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The place is beautifully decorated with antique contraptions. The staff were professional and very helpful; even after arriving very late for our booking. The food was excellent. The price was reasonable (I paid 14euros for a pasta plate, which was the most expensive one). I will definitely return and suggest it to people! ^_^

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We had great dinner at this nice cozy place. We had a nice table in the garden. We really enjoyed the food in this quite place with a nice atmosphere. The evenings can be very romantic! The food and wine are very tasty and service helpful and friendly.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Took us over 15 minutes just to get a menu, we almost left. My meal was ravioli which was extremely greasy and covered in oil but the ciabatta we had was good. Overall I couldn't recommend this but the views are stunning and maybe better as a snack or coffee stop than for a meal.

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Additional Information about Trattoria 1530

Address: The Xara Palace | Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta mdn 1050, Malta
Phone Number: 0035621450560
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
Average Prices: USD 0 - 47
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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