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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

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 Summer Shores - Art Exhibition by Philip Briel

Summer Shores - Art Exhibition by Philip Briel

May 1- 31, 2015

Philip Briel was raised on a sugar farm in a remote area of Northern KwaZulu Natal and graduated in architecture from the University of Cape Town. He holds an M.Sc. in Sustainable Urban Development from the University of Oxford.

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...

Live Jazz Wednesdays

Live Jazz Wednesdays

Every Wednesday in Summer, from June 3rd

Jazz Wednesdays are back at Palazzo de Piro - every Wednesday night in July.

Entrance is free of charge, however bookings are recommended.

Mondovino International Wine Festival

Mondovino International Wine Festival

June 12th - 13th, 2015

Mondovino is an International Wine Festival and first of its kind to be held at Palazzo de Piro. 

For the price of €25 patrons can avail themselves of free flowing wines from bars spread throughout Palazzo de Piro each serving a selection of Foreign and Local premium wines. Tickets for this event...

Mondovino Wine & Dine

Mondovino Wine & Dine

June 12th, 2015

A bespoke gastronomic wine dinner complete with a pre-dinner aperitivo, featuring wines from our special guest winery for the evening - Benanti, a boutique winery which has a lot to tell about the efforts and determination to craft wines that speak the dialect of the Mount Etna region in Sicily, or so says Agatino Failla from...

Mondovino Master Classes

Mondovino Master Classes

June 13th, 2015

On the 13th June at Palazzo de Piro wine enthusiasts will have the opportunity to attend these sessions delivered in a classroom style set up covering in detail a variety of themes.

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.

Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me

October 2nd - 31st, 2015

"Dear Younger Me" is Paul Caruana's 11th solo show which follows on the footsteps of Short Stories exhibition held at the National Museum of Fine Arts in 2011/2012.

Art Exhibition by Andrew Borg

Art Exhibition by Andrew Borg

1st to 30th November

Andrew Borg is intrigued by capturing interesting shapes, tonalities and moods from an off-beat angle and any source of these facets would be enough to tempt him towards painting.