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de Mondion Restaurant

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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux | Misrah Il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta 1050, Malta
+356 2145 0560
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant biils itself as the best in Malta - certainly not the best as far as I am concerned, though. The menu is, at the end of the day, somewhat limited. The food is well cooked and presented. There is a very extensive wine list but I prefer that if a vintage is being substituted, then this is brought... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So up front this can be very expensive the wine more so than the food. If you are cost sensitive try just a main course... Having gone for 3courses, all the food was excellent both in taste and presentation. We were greeted by staff who were polite and attenuation throughout and seemed happy to be working there. The sommelier suggested... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very well setup restaurant in the lovely city of Mdina. Good food nice atmosphere and very well treated by the staff. The setup, location and views are a big bonus to the restaurant for a romantic evening with the backdrop of our beautiful country.

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Thank Etienne5067
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your comments as we truly aim to provide a unique and pleasurable experience to our guests. Your words have been warmly received, and we greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has lovely views and has a nice ambience. It wasn't busy when we were there and the staff were attentive and efficient. This is quite a pricey place and although the food was fine, I thought it was rather overpriced. I had the veal which didn't have much flavour but I liked my ravioli starter.

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Thank Jmahg
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, 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 location and ambiance, as well as the service provided. Please rest assure that your comment on the veal was made know to our chef and taken into consideration. We only hope to have the pleasure of seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Truly an unforgettable experience, great food and ambience... Thank you Andre for your wine suggestions and service :)

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Thank Steph B
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Your title of an 'unforgettable night' has been the ultimate compliment, as we truly aim to make your evening as unique and memorable as possible. I will definitely pass on your kind words to Andre and would like to thank you once again for your kind words... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We (group of six people who like good food and drinks) enjoyed the food and wine in the beginning of the evening. Unfortunately the service decreased tremendously during the night and we increasingly got the feeling to be not welcomed anymore. The light of the wine cellar was switched off after our desert without giving us a notice and asking... More 

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Zabbar, Malta
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146 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our first visit to de Mondion for New Years Day lunch was positive. The setting within the Xara Palace is beautiful and the restaurant itself is well decorated, with a great view of Malta from the window tables. The tables were nicely spaced out and the festive music was very appropriate :) The service was excellent. Professional, refined and with... More 

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Thank P-and-J-Malta
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had a positive experience at the de Mondion this New Year's Day, and greatly hope that it allowed you to start the New Year on a great note! We thank you for your kind words on our service. We only... More 

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you haven't yet been, then do yourself a favour! This is real high end dining, in a wonderful room, with subdued lighting, soft background music, professional service and above all excellent food. The scallop starter was delicate and light, my wife's lamb was, I understand, exquisite, and my veggie main, specially tweaked for gluten free types, was a wonder... More 

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Thank Charlotte1953
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are absolutely delighted with your comments, and better yet with your feedback on your experience at the de Mondion. We truly aim to create an experience and memories of pleasure in true fine dining style, while meeting all the expectations of our individual clients. We only... More 

Island of Malta, Malta
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a 3 course dinner, preceded by the best gin n tonic ever, recommended by the very knowledgable sommelier. Each plate was impeccably cooked and plated. The wine was divine. Topped by excellent espresso and petit fours. A special meal throughout in an elegant private ambience.

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Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Your comments have been the ultimate compliment and we are delighted to hear that you had such a pleasurable experience. We at the de Mondion are truly blessed with a passionate team who aim to make your experience as special as possible! The petit fours are a... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Had a business diner here, top reception Diner and wine was very good Location is very authentic and great view

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Thank Peter C
Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at de Mondion Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Mdina is a truly wonderful city and the de Mondion is one of its fine dining gems. We thank you greatly for your compliments on our view and service, and we only hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks and kind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$64 - US$153
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux | Misrah Il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta 1050, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Mdina
  • Phone Number: +356 2145 0560
Description
The de Mondion restaurant at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux has consistently rated amongst the top restaurants on the island. Set atop Mdina's centuries-old bastions, the de Mondion enjoys truly stunning 180-degree views of Malta, the panorama providing a spectacular accompaniment to the restaurant's comfortable and convivial setting. We also pride ourselves in offering a discreet yet attentive service, leaving you time to savour the refined cuisine, the company and the view.The cuisine combines the finest seasonal produce with innovation and expertise to create tantalizing dishes of a style we like to call Modern Mediterranean.

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