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Medina Restaurant

7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been regular diners at Medina Restaurant over many years and had always found the family run restaurant an excellent venue. Now it has become part of a “conglomerate” we are not so sure that the “personal touch” is still there. We were relieved...More

Thank HeatherColin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I did not have a booking but popped in on the off-chance. The staff were all so attentive and welcoming. They were also willing to offer recommendations and seemed highly knowledgeable. I require a gluten free menu and this proved no problem...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent and the surroundings and service spectacular. The ore didn't miner drink and menu viewing is welcome and the food came quickly and was not removed quickly, no pressure to vacate table

Thank Philip1061
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing a recommendation online I visited this restaurant in Mdina, Malta. I was not disappointed in the slightest, its atmosphere and ambience were perfect. The staff could not do enough to help throughout the experience. The settings are simply amazing, inside a medieval feel...More

Thank cliffordrio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful evening here - it's located in the old walled city tucked away in a back street - you eat in a lovely courtyard - really friendly well informed staff - great creative menu and really really fantastic food Can't rate this...More

Thank richard c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time..first class restaurant.. great service.. brilliant food.. nice atmosphere.. we will be back..

Thank Malta-Sicily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant for my stepdad's 50th. Booked a table online which was really simple to do. Beautiful surroundings, we had our food in the courtyard which was stunning, really wish I'd taken pictures! The service really is second-to-none, waiters were really attentive and...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a setting for a romantic evening, this is the place. I went twice with company and each time we were looked after and made to feel special. The staff are cheerful and take great pleasure in making the evening a success. They...More

1  Thank Vivy43
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After looking out over the ramparts of Medina at dusk, we were greeted by champagne at the the door and a menu that we had preselected. The menu included mushroom risotto, a tossed salad with fried cheese, sea bream wrapped around herbs😀, pork filet with...More

Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed 22 June 2017

During an evening visit to Mdina, Malta we dined at the Medina restaurant. Wonderful experience. Staff very attentive and knowledgeable. Easily handled our dietary requirements. Best surprise was at the end when the bill was a lot lower than expected. In the UK this would...More

Thank Ian C
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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
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 .
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: 21450560
  • E-mail
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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