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 Moinday to Friday from 11:00 to 17:00, and on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 till late afternoon.

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

Antony Lucian Cauchi - Exhibiting at Palazzo de Piro in May

Opening in May 2016

Anthony was born in Qormi (1948) but lives in St. Julians. He studied art at the Government School of Art (Drawing and Sculpture), St. Joseph Technical (Ceramic) School, M.C.A.S.T. Ceramic School, Targa-Cap and the Academy 'Pietro Vannucci' in Perugia, Italy.

Art Sessions with Jeni Caruana

Every Tuesday, starting May 3, 2016

Palazzo de Piro is the perfect place for one to express his artistic opinion given the vast history and culture that lies within the 17th Century Palazzo. With the help of the well known Jeni Caruana one would be able learn how art can be used for self expression, meditation and relaxation...

Live Jazz Wednesdays

Every Wednesday in summer, from June 1st

Jazz Wednesdays are back at Palazzo de Piro - every Wednesday night from June through September.

Entrance is free of charge, however bookings are recommended.

Don't Forget the Gin

June 2nd, 2016, 19:30

There is nothing like a cool breeze on a summer evening or even better yet a Gin & Tonic on a summer evening. Join us at Palazzo de Piro on Thursday 2th of June 2016 at 7.30pm.

Te' fit-Tazza Art Exhibition

Throughout August, 2016

It all started with a simple idea – design fresh, high-quality Maltese inspired prints. Te fit-Tazza was founded in 2015 by Andrew Farrugia & Craig Macdonald. Two friends with a passion for design and all other things beautiful. Working in the travel industry for the past five years, Andrew nurtured a deep appreciation for all...

Jeni Caruana Exhibition at Palazzo de Piro, September 2016

Opening in September 2016

Jeni Caruana was born in England and studied at Uxbridge, Hull and Harrow Art Colleges before settling in Malta in 1977.  She then worked as a graphic designer and followed a post-Diploma course at Malta College of Art. Jeni has held regular solo exhibitions and participated in numerous joint, group and collective exhibitions in Malta...

The Passion Continues… - Joseph Casapinta Exhibiting at Palazzo de Piro this November

Opening in November 2016

After his success of his solo art exhibition 'Dancing Brushes', ‘A Brush with Passion’ and 'A Postcard from Malta' in Germany, Joseph Casapinta is continuing his artistic journey with more recent work in watercolour painting.

Sean Mallia Exhibition at Palazzo de Piro

December 2016

Sean Mallia was raised in the busy urban areas of Mosta and currently resides in one of the quiet rural sites of Mgarr. He is very ambitious and is always looking for new challenges.​ After completing his diploma in Design Foundation Studies, Sean is now reading for BSc Built Environment Studies, with the aim of eventually...