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Trattoria 1530

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The Xara Palace | Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
+356 2145 0560
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Helsinki, Finland
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356 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The place is cosy. I was told its run by the same company that runs Xara hotel and Lodge.'the Food was excellent. The service attentive. The Wi-Fi internet was fast so made our job a breeze.

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Thank Finn_on_the_go
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are so delighted to hear that the Trattoria A.D. 1530 made your business lunch pleasurable. Thank you for your kind words on both our cuisine and service. We hope to see you again very soon! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in for lunch after touring the walled city of Mina. We sat inside as it was a chilly day. We split a salad and both ordered different pasta dishes and a glass of wine. The food was very good and we though the prices quite reasonable. My wife had the pumpkin ravioli and I had... More 

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Thank alsek810
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Your kind words have truly been well received by all. We truly aim to provide an enjoyable experience and your all-round compliment has been a sheer delight to read. We hope to see you again very soon! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you have completed roaming around the streets and forgotten time in the streets of Mdina, this is probably your best bet for a vegetarian lunch inside the city. Veggie pizza, Funghi pasta,etc etc - the regulars - but served well and tastefully. The service is good - though expensive than most locations in Malta

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Thank SaraSethu
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. The Trattoria's menu aims to please all clientele to make their meal as effortless and enjoyable as possible, thus we are pleased to hear that you found pleasure in the vegetarian choices that were offered. We thank you once again for your kind words on both our... More 

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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner on 31st December, we could take place in the terrace. The staff is helpful, the portions are oversized. The dishes were all tasty. You should try it in Mdina!

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Thank Réka S
Munich, Germany
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159 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading trip advisor comments we had our lunch here during our visit to Mdina. Unfortunately the food was really a disappointment. Service was nice but not so fast. Nice place but not for food lovers.

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Thank Mari N
Budapest, Hungary
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1,978 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to say more than I described in the title. There are a lot of very inviting items to eat, and also to drink. The personal is very good.

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Thank 545medva
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice location but inside nothing special. We ordered a burger which was ok, but i received it with no sauce and the onions were burned. The pizza my wife took was tasty but probably wasn't well cooked and she didn't digest it. Smiling service helped but the overall experience wasn't good enough to recommend it. They charged us even the... More 

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Thank johnfitbeets
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold day the winter blues dissipate as the cosy atmosphere lulls you into a sense of well being. The food delicious and the service unparalleled in nature. I recommend it unreservedly.

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Thank paul b
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor, we are delighted with your compliments and are glad to hear how much you enjoyed your Christmas Lunch. We only hope to have the pleasure of seeing you once again very soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

excellent casual restaurant. High quality food, well prepared, nicely presented. attentive and efficient staff. can't go wrong

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Thank Maurice G
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at Trattoria 1530, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Your review has been the ultimate compliment, both on cuisine and service. We greatly hope to see you again very soon! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A courtyard type restaurant without a view. Food was nice enough but a little expensive, service was ok but vegetarian dish was sent out with Parmesan on and then had to be remade so we had to eat separately. I wouldn't rush to go back but would eat there again if no other options available. Wife said the wine was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$47
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Xara Palace | Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 0560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?