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1 Iguanez Street, Mdina, Island of Malta 1030, Malta
+356 2145 4981
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Medieval Mdina is a city of wonders. Along the narrow lamp-lit streets...
Medieval Mdina is a city of wonders. Along the narrow lamp-lit streets, the Cathedral, convents, palazzos, quaint little houses and museums which characterise the Silent City you will find Bacchus Restaurant on the first turning to the left as you enter Mdina. Bacchus’s Chefs and Serving Staff make no bones about the fact that they consider the input of customers as the strongest motivation for them to give their customers the kind of experience they would enjoy. Let us know - directly. And we'll make sure your experience here is what you want.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Decent meal in an historic setting

This restaurant has a nice cozy authentic restaurant - and a huge somewhat 'cold' function room. This review is for the restaurant. We arrived early for an evening meal - at 18.30 and had the place to ourselves. Service was attentive as we'd expect as the only customers. We had wine to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has a nice cozy authentic restaurant - and a huge somewhat 'cold' function room. This review is for the restaurant. We arrived early for an evening meal - at 18.30 and had the place to ourselves. Service was attentive as we'd expect as the only customers. We had wine to drink and soups for starters, followed by seafood.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Five of us called in without a reservation. Rapidly seated. All of us had different meals (meat, fish, rabbit) all of agreed that it was excellent. Very extensive wine list, with some bottles at significnatly high prices. We chose a more "reasonable" chianti, which accompanied the food beautifully. Somewhat eclectic style of decoration in vaulted stone galleries in the walls... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Having visited this restaurant before and had a truly lovely meal I brought friends for a special evening. Unfortunately standards have dropped. Poor service, poor to average food which wasnt warm. In addition to which we waited a LONG time for our food. A real shame. Next time will go the 'windmill' restaurant in Melleiha which is excellent.

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Valletta, Malta
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12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The restaurant is situated in Medieval Mdina City. A nice atmosphere the menu had a vast selection.The service was great and the waiters were friendly.We will surely re-visit many times

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Malta
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Such an unforgettable night. The place is really cozy and comfortable. The food is exceptional. Would definitely visit again. One true fine dining experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Fantastic culinary experience- A Gout de France evening. During this evening more 1000 chefs, in the 5 continents, invited the public to experience a taste of French cuisine. A 6 course meal accompanied by exquisite wine paired to each dish. Each dish was a different experience - colour, presentation, taste and smell. The menu was presented in such a way... More 

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Malta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I went here with a friend for a drink, but there was definitely a lack of service and employees available at that day. The staff looked very arrogant at us and we did not get served properly. They looked very bored at us and it looked like they did not want to have us in their restaurant, even though we... More 

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Island Of Malta, Malta
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had a lovely meal. It was one of the best vegeterian dishes I've eaten in local restaurants. The menu is varied and the food is very well presented and delicious. Moreover the prices are reasonable. The setting compliments the food creating a warm, relaxing and unique atmosphere. The service is very good too and the staff friendly and helpful.... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was recommended by some Maltese friends and it is certainly worth a visit. A great setting and on our two visits the cooking and presentation could not be faulted. My wife has a dairy allergy and the cook went out of his way to ensure she could be accommodated and he even prepared a delicious dairy free desert which... More 

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Mdina, Malta
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11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

The service was impecabile which compliments the medieval atmosphere ar Bacchus restuarant. The food was good but the meat got slightly cold until it was served. Other than that its a restaurant you need to visit at least once.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Iguanez Street, Mdina, Island of Malta 1030, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 4981

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

Medieval Mdina is a city of wonders. Along the narrow lamp-lit streets, the Cathedral, convents, palazzos, quaint little houses and museums which characterise the Silent City you will find Bacchus Restaurant on the first turning to the left as you enter Mdina. Bacchus’s Chefs and Serving Staff make no bones about the fact that they consider the input of customers as the strongest motivation for them to give their customers the kind of experience they would enjoy. Let us know - directly. And we'll make sure your experience here is what you want.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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