Trattoria AD 1530

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Trattoria AD 1530 Menu


Garlic Bread - €4.95
Toasted Baguette, Garlic and Parsley Butter, Mozzarella, Bouqatiere of Fresh Leaves

Bruschetta - €5.50
Toasted sliced Baguette topped with a mixture of Tomatoes, Goat Cheese, Basil and Kalamata Olive Tapenade

Calamari Fritti - €10.95
Pickled Cucumber, Lemon and Remoulade sauce

Chicken Filo Cigars with Red Curry - €7.95
& Sesame Seeds, Barbecue Mayo

The Xara Palace Platter - €16.95
Peppered and Soft Goat Cheese, Stuffed Olives, Coppa, Finnochiona Salami, Sundried Tomato Pesto, Olive Tapenade Bruschetta and Galletti

Focaccia Olivia e Rosmarino - €5.95
Virgin Olive Oil, Olives and Rosemary

Focaccia Mozzarella - €6.50
Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic Oil, Mozzarella and Rucola


Soup of the Day -  €7.95

Grilled Salmon and Bean Salad (100g) - €13.50
Grilled Fresh Salmon Medallion, Green Beans, Celery, Beetroot, Mixed Greens, Lemon and Dill Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad - €9.95
Crispy Iceberg Lettuce, Crispy Bacon, Grana Shavings, Croutons and Caesar’s Dressing

Warm Chicken Caesar’s Salad - €11.95
Ras el Hanout Marinated Grilled Chicken Breasts, Crispy Iceberg Lettuce, Crispy Bacon, Croutons, Grana Shavings and Caesar Dressing

Mozzarella di Bufala - €12.95
Toasted Almonds, Grapes, Toasted Brioche, Golden Raisins, Sherry and Honey Dressing

Insalata di Casa - €11.50
Grilled Zucchini, Dried Goat Cheese, Gem lettuce, Mixed Leaves, Toasted Mini Ftira, Garlic and Tomato Vinaigrette

Beef Carpaccio - €14.75
Vegetable Ribbons, Pine Nuts, Rocket Leaves, Mixed Leaves and Truffle Oil




Pumpkin Ravioli - (Starter) €11.50; (Main Course) €13.75

Brown Butter with Sage flamed with Brandy finished with Roasted Almonds and Rocket Leaves

Pennette Crudaiola - (Starter) €10.75; (Main Course) €12.5
Heirloom Tomatoes, Garlic, Feta Cheese, Basil and Almond Pesto

Linguini con Rizzi - (Starter) €14.50; (Main Course) €15.75
Sea Urchin, Garlic, Vongole, White Wine, Cherry Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs

Garganelli Fegato e Funghi - (Starter) €9.85; (Main Course) €11.25
Brown Cap Mushrooms, Chicken Livers glazed with Balsamic and Marsala Cream Sauce

Risotto Funghi Porcini - (Starter) €11.75; (Main Course) €13.75
Dry Funghi Porcini, Onions, Mascarpone and Parmesan Shavings

Gluten Free Pasta is available for an extra charge of €1.00 per person



Baked Local Sea Bream - €23.50
Carrot Purée and Salsa Verde

Grilled Butterfly Breast of Chicken €19.95
Sundried Tomato Pesto and Rosemary Jus

Shallow-Fried Pork Schnitzel €21.95
Remoulade Sauce and Fresh Lemon

Grilled Grass-Fed Angus Beef Ribeye (350gr) - €27.50
Beef Jus

Roasted Beef Fillet (250gr) - €29.75
Pepper and brandy sauce

Side Dishes 

The above main courses are served with a choice of two from the below

(Extra side dishes can be ordered for the price of €3.50)
Steamed Panache of Seasonal Vegetables
Mixed Salad
Roast New Potatoes with Thyme
French Fries




The Classic Angus Beef Burger - €14.30
100% Aberdeen Angus Beef Pattie (200gr) in a Brioche Bun, Crispy Lettuce, Sliced Tomato served with French Fries and Bouqatiere of Fresh Leaves

The Italian Burger €15.75
100% Aberdeen Angus Beef Pattie (200gr) in a Brioche Bun, Sundried Tomato Pesto, Fresh Mozzarella and Rocket Leaves, French Fries and Bouqatiere of Fresh Leaves

The Chicken Breast Burger €11.50
Grilled Lean Chicken Breast in a Brioche Bun, Cranberry Sauce and Iceberg Lettuce, French Fries and Bouqatiere of Fresh Leaves

The Chef’s Favourite Burger €15.75
100% Aberdeen Angus Beef Pattie (200gr) in a Brioche Bun, Caramelised Onions, Crispy Bacon, Red Leister and Truffle Mayonnaise, French Fries and Bouqatiere of Fresh Leaves

Please note that all our burgers are cooked to a well-done stage



Margherita - €8.95
Tomato Salsa, Mozzarella sprinkled with
Oregano and Chopped Parsley

Tartufata - €12.75
Truffle Cream, Parma Ham, Grana Shavings
Sautéed Mushrooms, Truffle Oil and Roasted Almonds

Zucca - €12.75
Roasted Butternut Squash, Guanciale, Mascarpone
Peppered Goat Cheese, Pine nuts and Rocket Leaves

Capricciosa - €11.50
Tomato Salsa, Mozzarella, Kalamata Olives
Gammon, Mushrooms, Hard Boiled Eggs and Artichokes

Barbecue Chicken - €11.95
Tomato Salsa, Mozzarella, Spicy Chicken
Barbecue Sauce, Spicy Salami, Red Onions, Mango and Coriander

Trattoria A.D 1530 - €12.50
Tomato Salsa, Mozzarella, Braised Smoked Pork
Potato, Stewed Onion, Scamorza and Baby Spinach

Citta Vecchia - €11.50
Square Pizza with Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Fresh Herbs
Sliced Tomatoes, Olives, Capers, Anchovies, Onions
Goat Cheese sprinkled Sesame Seeds

Extra Toppings for Pizza - €1.95
Chicken strips, Maltese sausage, goat cheese, green asparagus, sundried tomatoes, Grana Padano shavings, Parma ham, and mushrooms



Apple Pie - €4.25

Chocolate Gateaux - €4.25

Lemon Cheesecake -  €4.25

Mama’s Gateaux - €4.25

Carrot Cake - €4.25

Cassata Siciliana - €4.25

Bacio Cake - €4.25


We cannot guarantee that all our dishes are free from nuts or their derivatives and our menu descriptions do not contain all ingredients, so if you have any particular allergy or dietary requirement, please ask a member of staff before ordering.

Prices are inclusive of 18% VAT.

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The Xara Palace Hotel

Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina
MDN 1050, Malta.
Tel: (+356) 21 450560,
Fax: (+356) 21 452612,

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