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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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Opens in 19 min
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CUISINES
Italian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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7 Holy Cross Street, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1231, Malta
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 6 days 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 1 week ago

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 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 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

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Walking through the street of Mdina when it started raining and we just stumbled on this restaurant. No reservation was done but just the same we were given a very good table. The service is excellent and the food is divine. Precision is their their...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 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 24 November 2017

had a special birthday dinner here recently, and was very impressed by the service, the location and the food. This was the best meal we had in Malta.More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 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 21 November 2017

It was a perfect family lunch! Very nice location & ambiance, excellent service & staff and food was superb!!! Definitely recommended!More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 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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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We just stumbled on this restaurant when walking through the streets of the mesmering Mdina. We did not have a reservation but they gave us a choice of some 4 tables. The service is excellent. You feel pampered. The food is divine. They give a...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 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 12 November 2017

Firstly both myself and my husband are very happy that The Medina Restaurant is now opening for Sunday Lunch. The food was cooked to perfection and totally delicious. Presentation was lovely. The atmosphere was perfect and the service was superb. Totally recommend it.More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 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 31 October 2017

We enjoyed it so much we dined here twice while in Mdina. The room is very inviting, the staff completely professional, and the food is terrific. We had fish dishes both nights which were just plain delicious. You will surely enjoy it. Reserve ahead as...More

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jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Medina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 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
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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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