Trattoria AD 1530

Trattoria AD 1530 Menu


Garlic Bread (V) - €4.50
Toasted baguette topped with mozzarella, garlic and parsley butter served with rocket leaves

Bruschetta (V) - €4.95
Toasted sliced baguette topped with a mixture of tomatoes, goat cheese, basil and kalamata olive tapenade

Simmered Meatballs - €8.50
Pork and fennel meat balls served with tomato salsa and Grana Padano shavings

 The Xara Palace Platter - €13.95    
Peppered and soft goat cheese, bigilla, Maltese sausage, marinated olives, caciocavallo cheese, salami Milano, sundried tomatoes, olive tapende, bruschetta and local galletti

Focaccia Olivia (V) - €4.95
Virgin olive oil, olives and rocket leaves

Focaccia Mozzarella (V) - €5.95
Virgin olive oil, garlic oil, mozzarella and rocket leaves




Soup of the Day - €6.75

Grilled Salmon and Bean Salad (GF) - €12.95
Grilled fresh salmon medallion served on tossed beans, celery, beetroot and mixed greens finished with Lemon and  dill vinaigrette

Caesar’s Salad - €8.00
Iceberg lettuce, crispy bacon, Grana Padano shavings croutons and Caesar’s dressing

 Chicken Caesar’s Salad - €10.95
 Marinated grilled chicken breast, iceberg lettuce crispy bacon, croutons, Grana Padano  shavings and Caesar dressing

Burrata Salad - €12.95
Semi dried tomatoes, speck, dried figs, black olive croute and orange dressing

Insalata Gorgonzola, Pere e Verdura (V) - €11.50
Crispy greens including chicory, iceberg and rocket leaves tossed with Gorgonzola, Grana Padano shavings, pears, hazelnuts & cashew nuts in a honey and orange dressing

Insalata di Casa (V) - €10.95
Mixed salad leaves, shaved fennel, marinated olives, avocado, cucumber, candied walnuts and pomegranate with a tomato vinaigrette

Beef Carpaccio - €12.95
Marinated peppered beef tenderloin carpaccio, Grana Padano shavings, celery salad, and balsamic syrup



Pennette Arrabiata (V) - (Starter) €9.00 | (Main) €10.50
Chilli, capsicums and kalamata olives tossed in a tomato and basil sauce

Pumpkin Ravioli (V) - (Starter) €11.50 | (Main) €13.75
Pumpkin ravioli tossed in brown butter and sage, flamed with brandy and finished with roasted almonds and rocket leaves

Pennette Crudaiola - (Starter) €10.75 | (Main) €12.50
Cherry tomatoes, garlic, feta cheese, virgin olive oil, basil and almond pesto

Strozzapreti Mare - (Starter) €12.50 | (Main) €13.95
 Sea urchin sauce, vongole, white wine, tomato concasse and fresh herbs                                        

Garganelli Fegato e Funghi - (Starter) €9.85 | (Main) €11.25    
Garganelli with sautéed quartered mushrooms and chicken liver tossed in balsamic and Marsala cream sauce

Risotto Funghi Porcini     (V)(GF) - (Starter) €11.75 | (Main) €13.75
Risotto with dried funghi porcini and sliced mushrooms finished with mascarpone and Grana Padano shavings



Baked Local Sea Bream (GF) - €23.50
Tomato and  spring onion salsa

Roasted Stuffed Fresh Calamari - €21.50
Filled with a soft herb and bread crust stuffing, tomato, caper and black olive sauce

Grilled Butterfly Breast of Chicken - €19.75
Rubbed with lemon zest with a creamy dried fig jus

Chicken Scaloppini - €19.75
Parma ham and fresh sage, romesco sauce

Grilled Grass-Fed Angus Beef Ribeye (350gr)    (GF) - €27.50
Served with Beef jus

Roasted Beef Fillet (250gr) (GF) - €29.70
Served with pepper and brandy sauce

Side Dishes

The above Main Courses are served with a Choice of two from the below
Extra Side dish - €3.50

Steamed panache of seasonal vegetables
Mixed salad
Roast new potatoes with thyme
French fries



The Classic Beef Burger - € 9.75
180gr beef burger in a sesame seed bun with sliced tomatoes, and lettuce served with French fries and side salad

The Italian Burger - €11.50
180gr beef burger in a sesame seed bun with tomato, basil, bocconcini and rocket with French fries and side salad

The Chicken Burger - €10.75
Grilled lean chicken breast in a sesame seed bun with cranberry sauce and iceberg lettuce with French fries and side salad

The Chef’s Burger - €11.65
180gr beef burger served in a sesame seed bun with caramelized onions, chorizo, cheddar cheese and sweet pepper relish with French fries and side salad



Margherita (V) - €7.45
Tomato salsa and mozzarella sprinkled with oregano and chopped parsley

Tartufata (V) - €12.75
Truffle cream, Parma ham, Grana Padano shavings, sautéed mushrooms, truffle oil and roasted almonds

Crudo - €11.95
Sliced tomatoes, Parma ham, Grana Padano shavings, fresh rocket leaves and virgin olive oil

Capricciosa - €10.50
Tomato salsa, mozzarella, olives, ham, mushrooms, hard-boiled egg and artichokes

Chicken Cacciatore - €10.95
Tomato salsa, mozzarella, sautéed chicken strips, mushrooms, baby spinach and stewed onions

Trattoria A.D 1530 - €11.50
Tomato salsa, mozzarella, spiced braised pork, potatoes, stewed onion, scamorza cheese and baby spinach

Maltese - €10.95
Tomato salsa, mozzarella, goat cheese, Maltese sausage, Sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, onions and black olives

Citta Vecchia - €10.75
Square shape pizza with virgin olive oil, garlic, fresh herbs, sliced tomatoes, olives, capers, anchovies, onions, goat cheese and sprinkled with sesame seeds

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



Apple pie - €3.85
Chocolate Gateau- €3.85                        

Lemon Cheesecake - €3.85

Mama’s Cake - €3.85

Carrot and Walnut Cake - €3.85

Cassata Siciliana - €3.85

Chocolate Bacio (GF) - €3.85


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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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