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Bacchus Restaurant

1 Iguanez Street, Mdina, Island of Malta 1030, Malta
+356 2145 4981
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Iguanez Street, Mdina, Island of Malta 1030, Malta
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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant clearly says lookers welcome, we stopped to see the building and stayedto enjoy the atmosphere with a nice cup of coffee.

Thank sgec1105
Reviewed April 8, 2017

This place was recommended to us when we were in Mdina. We had lunch there and thought the food was good but not outstanding. The prices were reasonable and the menu had a lot of interesting choices. Situated down in a cellar like area it...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

I had the Greek salad and brochette and wife had the moussaka. Add to this a pint of local beer for 1.90 and you've got a perfect lunch right on the water. Service was fast and polite. Recommended.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Lovely authentic location, if you like somewhere old and different you won't go wrong in year, the place is well worth visiting for at least a drink, just to admire your indoor surroundings

Thank WiganChris1968
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We visited here to enjoy a fine meal and some good wine. There are no complaints with regards to the food, of top notch quality. The starters however, were definitely tiny portions, even considering that they are indeed starters. Service was good and the wine...More

Thank General1111
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Ate lunch here today.Cold and​ wet outside.This was a haven of peace.A lovely building.Food too was of a very high standard.

Thank margaret708
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We visited Mdina on a Thursday in March, this time of the year is low season in Malta. Bacchus is the nearest restaurant to Mdina gate that you can find, you just enter the city and turn to the most left street and there it...More

1  Thank 65maytes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Despite of its great location, the restaurant ambiance was amazing! Very delicious food and a lot of variety!

Thank Marina B
Reviewed March 10, 2017

well, what can we say? one cannot visit Mdina without visiting Bacchus! staff is marvellous food is top notch ambience to die for indoor or outdoor. recommended and look forward to our return thank you bacchus staff

Thank Isabelle W
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We ate there a little after the normal lunch hour. The food was of a high quality. The soup was excellent with a well balanced taste. My wife had fish (bream) which was properly prepared and served well. I had the vegetarian tart which was...More

Thank HughLM
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Hi, you talked about a secret garden you said "We had a long way to enter then the staff led us for another journey to finally sit at the lunch place" My question is it wheelchair accessible or not. Regards
July 27, 2016|
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Response from VeegeeMdina | Property representative |
Hi all, It is a few wide and shallow steps at the entrance and 1 flight of steps to go to the Secret Garden. I hope that this is useful. Staff will help out with wheelchairs if necessary and if customer would like our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
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.