San Andrea Restaurant

Simply "the best of the best" with perfectly plated food" and "top notch" service

Palazzo Castelletti emerged resplendent and with refreshed glory four years ago.  The building stands upon the remains of a Roman villa. It was here that dignitaries assembled to pass the keys to the fortress-city of Mdina.  Majestic paintings of the Knights of St John are in full view, while the flamboyance of a French chateau is reflected in the scrubbed dove-grey walls, the golden mirror, and the stately stone antiques. You may appreciate visual uplift and taste, even before the food has touched your palate.

Imagine the starters – a platter of beef carpaccio, parmesan, dried cherry tomatoes, asparagus, capers, oil and garden leaves; or a roasted butternut squash deconstructed tart with goats cheese, spinach, toasted nuts, pumpkin seeds, and a divine raspberry and sage vinaigrette. For vegetarian diners – the option of a Gruyère cheese souffle.  These are followed by delectable mains such as the pan-seared chicken supreme with, garlic puree, lentils, roasted radicchio, and sage jus; the pork-three-way, with spiced and green apple puree, braised red cabbage, black pudding, sausage, and cider jus; the pan-seared Scottish salmon with black olive crumble, homemade prawn and lobster tortellacci, beetroot, flavoured broth, and pine nut gremolata; and a garden vegetable terrine with ricotta, goat’s-cheese beignet, tomato jam, asparagus and mixed leaves. Creativity reigns supreme. To end, there are many favourite handmade desserts – white chocolate confections, and sensational sorbets! San Andrea is a delight for fine evening dining and statement Sunday lunches.


Seating Indoors: 150

Seating Outdoors: 150


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2018 Ratings

Food: 46
Service: 46
Ambience: 47
Overall: 46

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 2368 diners who dined out on an average of twice a week – 246,272 dining experiences a year!

Palazzo Castelletti, St. Paul's Street, Rabat
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Daily 11am-11pm.

€41 average price per person.

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