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The Medina Restaurant

7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1231, Malta
+356 2145 0560
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rabbit” (32 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1231, Malta
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We sat in the courtyard to enjoy lunch (it also has indoor seating ) at very reasonable prices served by very efficient staff.

Thank jrs S
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

It was a pleasure to read your comment. We will be pleased to have you with us again so you can discover other tastes. We remain at your disposal, Kind regards, Jean Pierre Cassar

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is hidden away and not far from the Cathedral. A reservation is advisable. Delicious food, manageable portions and superb service. The ambiance is very charming, in an old palace courtyard. I tried local wine, Medina brand, it was excellent! I will definitely come...More

Thank Eduardo M
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We shared your comment with our staff and it’s with great pleasure that our staff really enjoyed reading your review. On behalf of myself and my colleagues from Infinitely Xara, we thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant on a terrace in the Xara Palace Relais and Chateaux overlooking the sea. The menu was very nice and had a lot of choices. Hubby got the rabbit livers pasta and I had a tuna sandwich on tfira bread. Everything...More

Thank luvtravel88
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor We are delighted to hear that you loved The Medina Restaurant. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here two years ago and was excited to return to this beautiful restaurant. Didn’t think it could exceed our experience from then, but a wonderful surprise to see that the only things that have changed were on the menu. We had an amazing...More

1  Thank Suzanne D
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We shared your comment with our staff and it’s with great pleasure that our staff really enjoyed reading your review. On behalf of myself and my colleagues from Infinitely Xara, we thank you again for your comment and we hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful courtyard. The service, the food and ambience were fabulous. What a delightful experience. The bread they served before my meal were perfectly warmed with tomato paste and butter. A must visit when in Mdina. CheersMore

Thank 2Costaricanfans
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

We shared your comment with our staff and it’s with great pleasure that our staff really enjoyed reading your review. On behalf of myself and my colleagues from Infinitely Xara, we thank you again for your comment and we hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The other restaurants may have views but this one has charater. Even though it was quiet. We went mid afternoon for drinks and enjoyed the tranquillity, the surroundings and of course each others company.More

Thank Alan R
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Medina Restaurant. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

It was the first time we dined here. The place was chosen by our friends through a reservation call which happened by chance. Reminded me of Marvao; Portugal but Mdina is an edge above the rest. This wonderful place is dazzling. Set within a charming...More

Thank christopherschembri
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Medina Restaurant. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018

We chose this restaurant to celebrate a special occasion as a couple. We were greeted warmly upon arrival and quickly shown to our table. The atmosphere was lovely inside the old building. The staff were attentive without being intrusive and very efficient. The only thing...More

Thank Cotillion
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Medina Restaurant. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I had dinner recently in this most charming restaurant and I enjoyed the whole experience. The setting in a beautiful walled garden in the heart of Mdina is amazing. The staff were wonderful and courteous and the food is fine dining at its best. This...More

Thank Tessa B
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Medina Restaurant. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal in this gorgeous restaurant. The service was very special and the food was delicious! Thank youMore

Thank Hilary W
jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Medina Restaurant. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

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Jolanta K
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Xmunpanta | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jolantko, first of all we look forward to having you at our beautiful Island and I hope you will have a very good time. I should think that a dinner at Medina restaurant should cost you to the tune of €55 - €60 person... More
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Marcus M
May 2, 2018|
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Hi Marcus, yes we do.
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Response from Q9211YEtony | Reviewed this property |
We sat outside in the yard and there were fans all around it was very cool
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $46
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1231, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 0560
  • E-mail
Description
Dine in truly romantic surroundings beneath the flowering Oleander tree in the vine-clustered courtyard during the summer, and by candle-light and an open log fireplace that keeps the restaurant warm during the winter months. The Medina presents a selected à la Carte menu based on Mediterranean and local cuisine, frequently changed to guarantee the pleasure of regular diners.
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