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For a tasteful holiday in the truest sense of the word, check out the best dining options in the Maldives.

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Velaa Private Island

Gastronomic advantage of the exclusive resort Velaa of Private Island will appreciate the Epicureans and admirers rest in luxury style. There are three restaurants for guests:

  • the main restaurant of the island Athiri, where a team of chefs from 14 countries creates delicious dishes from local and imported ingredients;
  • the futuristic teppanyaki restaurant Tavaru, where great private shows from talented chefs are complemented by one of the most unique wine collections in the Indian Ocean.

However, the resort prides itself on the Aragu Gourmet Restaurant, the first and only restaurant in the Maldives to be ranked among the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia in 2021. Here you can taste Maldivian lobster, the famous Gillardeau oysters and other delicacies.

Book your villas in Velaa Private Island.

Velaa Private Island
Velaa Private Island

Soneva Jani

One of the best Maldivian resorts, located in the waters of Noonu Atoll, captivates guests not only with luxurious island and water reserves, equipped with branded water slides and private pools, but also with a large number of high-class restaurants. Let's get to know some of them better.

Overseas - a place where you can relax on soft sofas in the open air, enjoy pescatarian, vegetarian and plant cuisine, complemented by the rustling of the waves and stunning ocean views.

Guess Who’s Cooking is an unusual restaurant with international cuisine, where each dish is prepared taking into account the preferences of the guests. There is no menu here, and the location of the establishment is constantly changing. The chef introduces himself to the guests after dinner and explains the concept, ingredients and sources of inspiration.

Of The Crab Shack - a romantic seafood restaurant where you can watch the sunset, taste mud and Alaskan crabs, and taste fine rosé wines.

So Wild is a restaurant where you can taste delicious and healthy raw food cuisine, and 90% of the ingredients will be specially harvested for you in Soneva Jani's own organic garden.

Restaurant So Primitive offers dishes, cooked on a fire in a variety of techniques, including: baking , grilling and roasting.

The So Starstruck international restaurant gives you a unique opportunity not only to enjoy delicious food, but also to observe the heavenly bodies at the first surface observatory in the Maldives.

Wine Cellar Soneva of Jani offers a wide selection of organic and biodynamic wines, and sweet tooth at the resort expects about Mr. Romney's choice of ice cream, candy and handmade chocolates.

In addition, within the framework of the program Soneva Stars for guests of the resort organizes exclusive dinners from the famous chefs of restaurants, starred Michelin.

Book your villas at Soneva Jani Resort.

Soneva Jani
Soneva Jani

Gili Lankanfushi

The beautiful sandal island invites guests to unwind with the no shoes, no news concept and embark on a culinary journey with the resort's skilled chefs.

For example, Kashiveli Beach Restaurant (which means “coral sands” in Dhivehi) offers a wide selection of fresh tropical fruits, as well as traditional Maldivian and international dishes, from Mas Huni to handmade Sardinian pasta.

Four times a week, the restaurant hosts themed nights of Asian, Mediterranean, Indian cuisine, as well as the Maldivian seafood grill.

In addition to beautiful ocean views, the cozy By The Sea restaurant also offers Japanese specialties and a show from the expert Teppanyaki chef.

Overwater Bar offers salads from fresh vegetables harvested from the resort's organic gardens, Mediterranean cuisine, fresh seafood straight from local fishermen's chains, and chef specialties.

Wine connoisseurs should definitely visit the Gili underground wine cellar, where more than 500 varieties from various regions of the world are presented.

Guests wishing to spend the evening outside the restaurant can choose any place they like on the island and, together with the chef, create their own menu.

And if you are open to experimentation and crave an extraordinary culinary experience, experience a new range of sensations during "Dine in the Dark" - an extraordinary dinner in total darkness. Dine blindfolded, guess what you eat and enjoy all the flavors and smells of the dishes.

Book villas in Gili Lankanfushi resort.

Gili Lankanfushi
Gili Lankanfushi

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

The award-winning Conrad Maldives restaurants offer traditional Chinese, Japanese and Mediterranean cuisine, organic food and seafood specialties.

The resort's Cheese and Wine Bar offers a wide range of the finest world-class cheeses, and the wine cellar houses a collection of 15,000 bottles of varied wines.

However, the true gem among the restaurant facilities of the resort is an innovative restaurant Ithaa, located at a depth of 5 meters under the surface of the ocean Stu.

During dinner, guests of the establishment will be able to appreciate the fusion cuisine combined with fine wines and impressive panoramic views of the beauty of the underwater world.

Book your villas at Conrad Maldives.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

Niyama Private Islands

Spread across two islands, Chill and Play, this elite 5-star resort can literally be called a gourmet paradise. After all, there are nine unique restaurants that can satisfy the culinary preferences of the most demanding guests.

Can you sample the hits of Asian cuisine on the treetops or enjoy a champagne breakfast at a depth of 6 meters? Eating a casual snack from the pool or taking a boat trip to sample fresh local seafood at an exclusive on-water restaurant? Discover the flavors of Africa, Central and South America, or try Mediterranean cuisine with a Maldivian twist? Relax at the bar with friends and an evening cocktail to the sound of live music or enjoy delicious ice cream with your family? The Niyama Private Islands everything is possible!

Resort guests who do not want to restrict camping within the definition of menu and location, can pamper themselves with unique dishes bespoke personal chef, while refined and romantic picnic on a deserted island.

Travelers who are interested not only in food, but also in the process of its preparation can uncover the secrets of local chefs during private cooking lessons.

Book villas at Niyama Private Islands Resort.

Niyama Private Islands Maldives
Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives

The luxurious 5-star resort is working on the system "all inclusive", sure to please guests a rich buffet of Asian cuisine, European and Maldivian specialties as well as delicious desserts.

In addition, the award-winning Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives serves:

  • signature seafood and Mediterranean culinary delights;
  • exquisite Japanese dishes accompanied by bright shows;
  • selected vegetarian dishes according to the recipes of the Arabian, Indian and Mediterranean regions;
  • authentic light snacks and drinks in the style of Sri Lankan street food;
  • fragrant hookahs, Moroccan teas and coffee.

The menu is varied and interesting, and the food is prepared with the highest quality ingredients.

In addition, there are various themed nights for guests during the week and a number of special gala dinners and events during the holidays.

Book your villas at Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives.

Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives
Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives

Grand Park Kodhipparu

This intimate resort with its sophisticated architecture and serene atmosphere has won numerous awards, including the 2020 World Luxury Restaurant Awards "Fine Dining Cuisine".

The resort has a bar and two restaurants. Edge Restaurant serves a wide variety of international cuisine, and can be enjoyed in the spacious indoor oceanfront lounge or on private boats that are great for company or romantic dinners. The Firedoor Restaurant, equipped with a Josper grill, serves modern European cuisine and a good wine list.

The poolside Breeze Bar serves light snacks, Asian and Mediterranean dishes, as well as hamburgers, pasta and salads.

Book your villas at Grand Park Kodhipparu Resort.

Grand Park Kodhipparu
Grand Park Kodhipparu

Baros Maldives

One of the oldest and most popular Maldivian resorts offers a choice of guests:

  • international and Maldivian cuisine at Lime Restaurant;
  • fresh lobster, shrimp, crab and fish, delicious marbled beef accompanied by premium wines from around the world at the Cayenne Grill;
  • gourmet island cuisine, as well as vegetarian dishes at The Lighthouse Overwater Restaurant;
  • romantic lunches and dinners on the Piano Deck, a secluded platform in the middle of the ocean, and other options for a variety of gastronomic journeys.
Book your villas at Baros Maldives.

Baros Maldives
Baros Maldives

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

The island resort of Vilamendhoo, located in South Ari Atoll, has all the conditions for a carefree holiday: beautiful villas, a rich house reef, lots of entertainment and delicious food.

The resort has four restaurants, two of which are buffet style and two offer à la carte service.

The Funama buffet restaurant is designed for families. It serves a variety of international and local cuisine and hosts themed nights. Ahima Restaurant serves adults only.

The restaurant "a la carte" Asian Wok serves Asian cuisine and Teppanyaki, a restaurant the Hot Rock specializes in food cooked on hot volcanic rocks.

Sunset Bars and Bonthi Bars delight diners with an extensive menu of snacks, refreshing drinks and stunning ocean views.

Book your villas at Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa.

Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa
Vilamendhoo Island Resort & Spa

Sun Island Resort & Spa

This resort is one of the largest in the Maldives and tirelessly delights guests with a high level of service and excellent cuisine.

The buffet restaurant Maaniyaa focuses on local and international cuisine. And at Al PontileSun Star and Southern Star restaurants, guests can immerse themselves in the secrets of Italian, Thai and Indian cuisine.

While relaxing at Sun Island Resort & Spa, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Zero restaurant, which rises above the ground among the lush crowns of trees. Here you can not only dine on the skillfully composed menu, but also experiment with tastes, making your own adjustments to it.

The herbs and vegetables used for cooking are grown in the resort's organic garden. Walking through it, guests can independently choose the ingredients for their lunch, and the chef will prepare a sauce or salad in accordance with the personal taste preferences of visitors.

Book your villas at Sun Island Resort & Spa.

Sun Island Resort & Spa
Sun Island Resort & Spa

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