Welcome To

Palazzo de Piro


Centre for Art, Culture, Dining, Leisure, Meetings and Events









Unique in its flexibility as a venue, Palazzo de Piro has been transformed into one of Malta’s premier hubs of culture and activity.

The Palazzo features a program of various collections held by the Metropolitan Cathedral Museum and is also host to a wide variety of artistic events. Summer sees the start of open air theatre performed within the picturesque courtyard while art exhibitions, concerts and seminars are organised throughout the year.

Palazzo de Piro is also fully functional as a venue for catered meetings, conferences, banquets, receptions and private functions. With a number of stately and inter-connecting rooms, the Infinitely Xara Catering Team, led by Chef de Cuisine Kevin Bonello, can provide dining for groups of 10 to as many as 300 guests in our unique venue.

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Xpresso Café and Bistro, situated on the ground floor as well as the courtyard, is open to the public 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm.

Enjoying spectacular views of the island, Xpresso offers opulent delicacies in both the savoury and sweet departments. Whether getting together with friends and family or meeting business partners over a light meal, the experience promises to be a feast for all one’s senses to enjoy.

A Stunning, Multifunctional Venue

3, Triq Is-Sur,
Mdina MDN 1131

T: (+356) 2010 0560; 21450 560

Offering flexibility, space and incomparable style, Palazzo de Piro can easily cater for a whole range of corporate functions such as meetings, conferences, and seminars. 

This private, high-end and totally unique setting is also the ideal choice of venue for receptions and banquets of any kind, and can easily house groups of all sizes from 10 patrons up to 800 invitees.

Featuring on-site, full-specification kitchens, manned by the highly recognized Infinitely Xara catering team, events at Palazzo de Piro are further complemented by Infinitely Xara’s commitment to assigning a dedicated events manager and feature full technical assistance and comprehensive facilities and amenities.

A Unique array of venues and configurations:
Courtyard (up to 150)
2 Inside rooms (up to 40)
Bastions (up to 100)
Terrace (up to 100)
Sala Grande (up to 100)
Green Room (up to 25)
Red Room (up to 25)
Light Green Room (up to 25)
Blue Room (up to 25)
Sala Panoramica (up to 250)

What's on at Palazzo de Piro

Exhibition by Daniel John Bugeja

Exhibition by Daniel John Bugeja

7th February 2015 to 31st March 2015

Daniel John Bugeja, a Notary Public by profession, will be exhibiting his art at Palazzo de Piro from the 7th February to the 31st March 2015.

Palazzo de Piro Easter Buffet Lunch 2015

Palazzo de Piro Easter Buffet Lunch 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Celebrate Easter in style with Palazzo de Piro's lavish Easter Sunday buffet menu.  Regular à la carte menu will be also available in the courtyard.

Medieval Mdina Festival at Infinitely Xara

Medieval Mdina Festival at Infinitely Xara

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April 2015

Mouth-watering offerings at Trattoria AD1530 and Palazzo de Piro for the 2015 Medieval Mdina Festival.  April 18 & 19, 2015

Exhibition by Rune Jacobsen

Exhibition by Rune Jacobsen

Danish artist Rune Bo Jakobsen (B. 1975) has studied, worked and tutored workshops in Denmark, Arizona, Italy, Finland, Greece, Mexico and Malta.  In his paintings Jakobsen expresses the colours hidden within the shadows, and portrays the emotions embedded within a space.

Malta Artisan Market on Sunday 31st May

Malta Artisan Market on Sunday 31st May

May 31, 2015 - 10:00 - 18:00

The Malta Artisan Market, often described as Malta’s authentic local market, enjoys a tremendous reputation for offering the opportunity to buy locally produced, high quality, affordable products direct from carefully selected artists, craftspeople and food producers while positioning the fairs in beautiful historic or architecturally interesting locations around the island.

Art Exhibition by Lyn Walters

Art Exhibition by Lyn Walters

1st June to 30th July at Palazzo de Piro

Lyn began painting after an accident in 1996 which left her unable to walk for 3 months. At that time she was living in a fairly isolated cottage half way up a hill on Paros, Greece

Her first attempts were in watercolour from a box she found in the...

Exhibition by Jesmond Vassallo

Exhibition by Jesmond Vassallo

August 7 - September 26, 2015

Jesmond Vassallo is a visual artist who works in fine arts, painting, graphic arts and sculpture. His main interest as a person working in pictorial language is figurative, representational art.