Refinement - Excellence


Refinement - Excellence


Refinement - Excellence

Welcome to The De Mondion

De Mondion – A restaurant on the rooftop terrace of The XaraPalace, a 17th century baroque palazzo set into the bastion fortifications of the walled city of Mdina. A gastronomic experience awaits you. The seasonal and locally grown produce is skilfully transformed and masterfully presented. The care and attention to each dish reveals the individual chefs inspirations. Mediterranean, local, sustainable and fresh, with a nod to traditional French cuisine. A contemporary wine list, with recommendations by a very capable sommelier will ensure a perfect pairing to each dish. The restaurant is further enhanced by exceptional service and breath-taking views of the island.

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Our creative and innovative menu selections are prepared entirely onsite, using only the freshest of seasonal ingredients, mainly from our very own Xara Gardens, that lead us to be awarded a One MICHELIN Star in the MICHELIN Guide Malta 2024.

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Our Staff

As has been proven over the years, excellence simply does not happen by chance.

Host your event in
De Mondion

Looking to organise a memorable event? Impress your guests in a 17th century old dining room with breathtaking views of the island. The de Mondion Restaurant, a one MICHELIN Star is set in the upper floor of The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux and can take up to 35 guests.

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Opening hours

Dinner: Tuesday till  Saturday from 19:00 till 21:30hrs (last order)

Last order for Tasting Menu: 21:00hrs

Lunch: Friday and Saturday 12:00hrs till 15:00hrs 

Last order for Lunch Tasting Menu: 14:30hrs

Dietary Requirements

Due to the unique nature and intricacy of our ever-changing menu, we want guests to delight in the De Mondion experience as it was originally envisioned.
It is the responsibility of the lead guest to confirm any dietary requirements. Any specific requirement should be mentioned in “Dietary Requirements” box below “Contact Details”, should we not be advised before hand of any dietaries or accessibility requests that have not already been pre-booked in advance, we may not be able to cater for it on the day.

Reserve a table

Credit/Debit card details are required to confirm the reservation. The final bill will be presented after your meal and will need to be settled then. In the event that you should cancel the booking in its entirety or reduce the numbers within 24 hours prior to your booking, €50 per person will be charged to the card provided. By providing credit/debit card details I do agree & accept all terms and conditions mentioned in this policy.

Kindly note that Children of ages 10 years and above are allowed at the restaurant. Furthermore, dress code is smart casual.