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The Medina Restaurant

7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN1231, Malta
21450560
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN1231, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

We dined here during a cool evening in November, but Medina's courtyard was comfortable and warm. We were celebrating my partner's birthday, and the restaurant's charming and traditional setting was perfect for a special night out. The service was good and the food was good...More

Thank PeanutButters
Reviewed yesterday

During our stay at the Zara Palace this was one of the restaurants we visited for dinner. Really lovely atmosphere, excellent and efficient staff, delicious food too. Enjoyed the experience very much. Hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you to the...More

Thank Cats41Nottingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was expecting the best from this restaurant, first course pate was good, we then ordered steak and red snapper, the steak was ok, the red snapper was terrible, cooked too dry the maitre dee said it was very unusual the chef runined fish, but...More

Thank Diane A
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are saddened to hear that you had a bad experience at the restaurant however we would like to rest assure you that we will look into this matter. We only hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3/5 feels a tad stingey for this place, but it doesn't justify a 4. The setting is beautiful. A gorgeous covered courtyard, with plants and a fountain. It's a very romantic setting. The staff are also very friendly, if the service is a little slow....More

Thank Lauren24
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are saddened to hear that you did not fully enjoy your experience at the restaurant however we would like to rest assure you that we will look into this matter. We only...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great evening here - I was amazed by a choice of vegetarian food, which is rare, and really friendly service.More

Thank susanna a
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my aunts birthday and it was fantastic. I had the home cured salmon with whitebait fritter for starters which was delicious. As a main dish I had the chicken breast which was succulent and went well with the jus. The dessert was to...More

Thank Bernice C
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Completely atrocious experience particularly because of terrible service. Food was ok, started with salmon appetizer that was average, continued with pea risotto that continued the ok trend. Asked for a refill of my glass of wine from a young male manager wearing a suit, dark...More

Thank Kirianas123
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are saddened to hear that you had a bad experience at the restaurant however we would like to rest assure you that we will look into this matter. We only hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very busy restaurant which didn't deflect from the excellent food,The staff were friendly and cheerful and attentive.More

Thank Kay P
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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

The best restaurant I've been to in Malta. We loved it. The food was great, the service was attentive and kind, the atmosphere is pleasant.More

Thank safasafran
jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yesterday night we went to have dinner and it was an incredible dinner and experience. It is true that the restaurant in and outside is really wonderful. The food was super tasty and delicious. The best part for us was the EXCELLENT SERVICE from the...More

Thank saraiskan
MartinaAbela, Director of Sales at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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Mariezm
14 August 2016|
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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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Carole C
8 August 2016|
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Response from Q9211YEtony | Reviewed this property |
It is in the center of the old silent city of Mdina .
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Carole C
8 August 2016|
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Response from Ayesha V | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Laura's directions. Alternatively, you can take the second left as you wind round from the main gate onto Triq al Mesquita, then first right and left at the end.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 02:00
Thursday
19:00 - 02:00
Friday
19:00 - 02:00
Saturday
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN1231, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: 21450560
  • 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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