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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1231, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food seasoned and taste OK - not good or great. One of our fish dishes undercooked; Two of the other fishes - asked for grilled got boiled. Waiting/service staff - extremely silly - had no clue what they were doing. It was a real comedy....More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager 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 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

I was really disappointed eating at this restaurant, although we expected a lot I wasn't made to feel welcome and was very dissatisfied with the food. Firstly a local bottle of wine was €20 (You can buy it in a super market for €4!) so...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques 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 4 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant after many years and was pleasantly surprised that the service and food is better than it was, in fact they do an excellent job both vis a vis the service and also the food. We were seated in the little room...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Responsable relations publiques at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

During recent visit to Malta we experienced some fantastic restaurants however the Mdina Restaurant has to be the number one in the whole of Malta. From parking and walking through the historic streets of mdina to the restaurant and then the settling inside Mdina Restaurant...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We dined in a room which was the ancient courtyard now enclosed. The service was friendly and helpful. Nice selection of local and international dishes.More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 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 28 February 2018

first off all a very romantic place. the food was excellent and the staff were very helpful. it was a great cuisine experience,More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 10 February 2018

First off, Mdina is a beautiful medieval city and the Medina is a perfect complement. We ate in the front room, a smaller but very comfortable space that is well decorated. Great for dates or meeting friends. We did not see the rest of the...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

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 5 February 2018

nice atmosphere to dine in. Service WHEN provided is good but wasnt provided frequently... i was seated next to a party of 4 that were maltese and the difference in service and treatment i got compared to them were very disappointing. the party next to...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

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 12 December 2017

We had a dinner with many friends and the experience was absolutely amazing, very medieval type of experience. Food was very good, as was the serviceMore

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

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 10 December 2017

We had a fabulous lunch today. We had not been to this restaurant before. The ambiance was great, with efficient and friendly service. Three of us ordered steaks for main course - 2 rib eyes and a T bone. All perfectly cooked and with delicious...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

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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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
9 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
9 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
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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