Gourmet Dining at The de Mondion


Set atop Mdina's centuries-old bastions, within the Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, the de Mondion offers a unique fine dining experience, enhanced by truly spectacular panoramic views of the island from the terraces and charming features served in elegant surroundings.

Consistently rated amongst the top restaurants in Malta for the soul nourishing cuisine, refinement and excellence, the de Mondion promises discreet yet impeccably attentive service allowing patrons the time and privacy to savour the cuisine, the company and the view.

With an exquisite cuisine combining the finest seasonal produce with innovation and expertise to create tantalizing dishes, the award winning kitchen brigade ably lead by talented Chef de Cuisine Kevin Bonello have and continue to delight the palate of a multinational clientele.

Throughout the warmer starry nights, dining Al Fresco on the Mdina bastions, surrounded by frequent colourful firework displays, the de Mondion Restaurant adds a whole new significance to eating out.

The de Mondion Restaurant is open for Dinner from Monday to Saturday, from 19:30 hours until 22:30 hours. The restaurant is closed on Sundays.

Group Lunches are available on request. We also welcome enquires for Private Functions and Special Celebrations.


Honours bestowed by The Definitively Good Guide:

Best Restaurant:

2013, 2012, 2011, 2009

Best in Food:

2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

Best in Service:

2013, 2012

Best Fine Wine List:




To Reserve your table at the de Mondion, call on :  (+356) 21 450 560

The de Mondion at The Xara Palace Hotel is open for dinner, Monday to Saturday from 19:30, with last orders at 22:30.

In order to secure your table, confirmed advance booking is absolutely required.


For reservations, call the Trattoria AD1530 on :  (+356) 21 450 560

The Trattoria AD 1530  at The Xara Palace Hotel is open all week from 12:00 till 22:30. 



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