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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice restaurant in a very attractive ancient town close to city walls

Quiet pleasant with ab interesting menu. Well prepared dishes and very kind personnel. Recommended if visiting the town

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We first just had coffee and cake one afternoon the portions were very generous and delicious .Then as we were staying in the Xara palace next door had a pizza one afternoon I ordered one for my husband and one for myself when they came they were huge very delicious we could have shared one as we both didn't finish... More 

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Exeter, Devon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This Trattoria provides excellent service with lovely food and the setting is within Mdina and next to the Xara Palace which is beautiful. I took a couple of friends there earlier this week for lunch which was well enjoyed and in particular the attention and efforts of Daria were very much appreciated by us all. Nothing was too much trouble... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Eat in the umbrella covered courtyard and experience a delightful sun drenched yet shaded setting and excellent food. We ate lunch here and it was good value for money/ Lovely choices on the menu and need not be expensive. Quick efficient service and left feeling we had been most excellently looked after

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My girlfriend and I must have arrived in mdina just before the tour buses as when we sat down in trattoria we were the only ones there, after 5 minutes the place was full. Not to worry we were still looked after even after how busy it got.. Great food.. Very nice setting.. Good prices. Good service. Overall a great... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have been coming to Mdina for the last 3 years, and you can always be assured of great food and service here. We always get a table in the outside courtyard area, and we are always are waited on very well. Good, professional service. We always have a good local white, excellent chicken and bacon salad, theres always lots... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

in the heart of Mdina we came across this restaurant where we could sit outside and enjoy the afternoon sun whilst the menu was very reasonably priced for the area. The staff were very friendly, would certainly recommend.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Went to Mdina to see the city again, and looked at all the restaurants. Although part of a hotel Trattoria AD 1530 is a terrace on a little square. We were made welcome and the mediterranean style food was excellent. Beautiful sea bream bakes in paper and foil, and grilled chicken breasts served with a tasty creamy sauce. Served with... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We booked a table in this trattoria attached to the Xara Palace Hotel. Service was a little slow, but we enjoyed an aperativo before our lunch. My husband ordered a Maltese sausage platter with large capers, olives and bruchetta, and I opted for a pear salad with Gorgonzola, chick peas, cashew nuts and rocket. It was delightful although a larger... More 

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Torino
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Quiet pleasant with ab interesting menu. Well prepared dishes and very kind personnel. Recommended if visiting the town

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Attard, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

There is something unique about Mdina. It makes you want to come back and each time discover something new. It is so relaxing to walk around the ditch and then stroll along its narrow quite streets. Trattoria AD 1530 is strategically placed and is perfect to end your evening with an enjoyable dinner in a pleasant setting. The chicken-liver and... More 

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

Thank you for dining at Trattoria AD 1530 and for taking the time to post a review about your experience on Trip Advisor. Your positive feedback about the food and ambiance are truly appreciated. We noted your comment about adding the duck ragu version and since we change the menu often we hope that the next time you visit you... More 

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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 47
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

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  • 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
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

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