Trattoria A.D 1530 is the casual dining venue of the 5 star Relais & Chateaux Xara Palace Hotel. It is set in the small square in front of the hotel and very close to the main entrance of Mdina. The restaurant offers indoor dining with a lovely mezzanine for entertaining and small parties as well as the very popular courtyard dining area which is the perfect place for meeting, chatting and enjoying the simple pleasures of Mediterranean cuisine in one of the most picturesque squares in Mdina.
The à la carte menu offers a wide selection including a variety of soups, salads and antipasti for a light lunch including beef carpaccio or peppered goat’s cheese and watermelon salad. Mains include fish and beef fillet served with two side dishes and a fine choice of pasta and risotto dishes. From the pizza oven you must try the Crudo with sliced tomatoes, Parma ham, shavings of Grana Padano, fresh rocket leaves and virgin olive oil. Extra toppings are also available. End your meal on a sweet note when you choose from a dessert platter of sinful treats and cakes.