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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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Helston
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We called in here to see if we could get a table for lunch, the restaurant was very busy with lots of families eating. The friendly waitress quickly found us a table in the courtyard which was a lovely place to sit. Food order was taken quickly & when it arrived, was delicious. We had Caesar salads & pizza, all... More 

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greece
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were hungry and needed a rest and we discovered Trattorias. The service was good, food was delicious and location inside the city very atmospheric. Good prices too.

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Sliema, Malta
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate and drank here a couple of times. Service wasn't always good and tended to be rushed. Meals generally OK.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice lunch at Trattoria 1530 with all the family. Good food selection and service. To visit again.

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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 glad to hear how much you enjoyed your family lunch at the Trattoria A.D. 1530, and hope to see you again very soon! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lively and well located restaurant in the old city. No views, but very good service and good menu.

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Thank Pat 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. We are delighted to hear of your experience, and only hope to have the pleasure to see you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene’ More 

Spodnja Idrija, Slovenia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dishes in the restaurant were very good and personnel was really attentive. Cuisine is typical mediterranean and selection of dishes is superb.

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Thank Bogdan T
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 to hear how much you enjoyed the cuisine and that you found our dishes to be 'superb', we only hope to have the pleasure to see you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene’ More 

Timisoara, Romania
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The personal are very friendly. The food it's simple but very good . They have a wine at the glass very fruit taste like the shyraz . The location it's very good.

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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 to hear of your experience, and only hope to have the pleasure to see you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene’ More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I visited this nice restaurant with our two small granddaughters, one of whom is very picky about what she will eat. An additional problem is that my wife has recently been diagnosed as wheat-intolerant, which presents us with problems when eating out. We therefore chose Trattoria 1530 because it has a children's menu and also, very pleasingly,... More 

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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 to hear of your experience, and only hope to have the pleasure to see you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene’ More 

Island of Malta, Malta
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very quiet place with good food and good service.. a nice restaurant to visit if in Mdina especially in the evening.

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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 to hear of your experience, and only hope to have the pleasure to see you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene’ 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
USD 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, 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?