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Food prices in the Maldives are one of the most common questions that tourists worry about when planning a trip. Choice of accommodation according to the all system inclusive will provide you with peace of mind and will allow you not to think about additional expenses during your vacation. However, if you prefer other types of food, then you can additionally refresh yourself during the day in the hotel restaurants for a fee.

Read more about what restaurants are in the Maldives on this article.

Prices in hotel restaurants can vary significantly even within resorts of the same category.

In this article, we have collected several examples of hotels with good restaurants and the estimated cost of dining in them.


SAii Lagoon

Hilton Collection, this resort is located next to The Marina @ CROSSROADS - the famous recreation and entertainment center of South Male Atoll.

The resort's restaurants serve Mediterranean, Spanish and Asian cuisines, while the grill Miss Olive Oyl - fresh seafood.

Estimated prices for individual dishes in the Miss Olive Oyl restaurant:

  • soups - an average of $15;
  • paella with seafood for two - $98;
  • beef steak - $42;
  • tuna steak - $30;
  • desserts - about 15 dollars.

Tom restaurant Yam will have to pay $20-25 for pizza, about $20 for pasta, and $4-10 for ice cream and desserts.

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Saii Lagoon Maldives
Saii Lagoon Maldives

Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

An iconic 5-star resort with a unique charisma. Located in the Embudhoo Lagoon next door to SAii Lagoon and The Marina @ CROSSROADS, the resort does not limit guests to the classic set of services for the Maldives, but provides truly rare opportunities. For example, you can take a refreshing dip in the pool with a waterslide and underwater speakers, or play the legendary Fender guitars right in the comfort of your room.

There are several meal plans at the resort:

  • Half Board - $75 per person per night;
  • Full Board - $140 per person per night;
  • All inclusive - $180 per person per day.

Hard Rock Cafe offers a relaxed atmosphere, loud music and classic food and drinks for this place:

  • Cocktails - from $10;
  • Beer - from 7 dollars;
  • Signature Fried Wings with Buffalo or BBQ Sauce - $13;
  • Burgers - from $22;
  • Salads - about $20;
  • Steaks - about 30 dollars;
  • Desserts - from 10 dollars.
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Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives

Baros Maldives

Less than half an hour by speedboat from the capital of Maldives, this wonderful resort has been hosting guests since 1973. And here, of course, they know how to please the tourist. Including the gourmet.

Resort meal plans at Baros Maldives:

  • Bed & Breakfast;
  • Half Board - $166 per person per night;
  • Half Board Dine Around - $203 per person per night;
  • Baros Delight (all inclusive) - $ 275 per person per day.

The hotel's restaurants offer a wide variety of international and Maldivian dishes, from light snacks and salads to the freshest juicy seafood.

Here are the approximate prices for individual dishes in the Lime restaurant:

  • salads - 27-38 US dollars;
  • soups - $32-39;
  • pasta - 35-63 dollars;
  • tuna steak - $48;
  • desserts - $12-22;
  • vegan meals - 26-43 dollars.

For those who wish to enjoy food in a private atmosphere, unique culinary journeys are provided. The champagne breakfast on a specially equipped Piano platform will surely be imprinted in the memory of guests for a long time. Deck surrounded by white fabrics fluttering in the wind and the shimmering waters of the lagoon. Or a romantic dinner for two on board a traditional Maldivian dhoni boat.

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Baros Maldives
Baros Maldives

Gili Lankanfushi

North Male luxury eco-resort has everything you need for a serene tropical getaway: a peaceful atmosphere, spacious villas and residences, an upscale spa , caring staff, a variety of active activities and entertainment, including surfing for children and adults, a wine cellar and, of course, great restaurants with amazing culinary diversity.

So, in the Kashiveli restaurant, whose name in Dhivehi means "coral sands", traditional Maldivian dishes are served, as well as culinary trips to 9 countries of the world. Thanks to skilled chefs, sitting at your cozy table on the beach, you can take a gastronomic tour of Thailand and Italy, Madagascar and Turkey, Vietnam and Tunisia, India, Indonesia and Spain.

The cost of such a "journey" starts from 115 US dollars.

Approximate prices for individual dishes in the Kashiveli restaurant:

  • salads - about 30 dollars;
  • pasta, risotto - 30-50 dollars;
  • tuna - $45;
  • desserts - $25;
  • vegan meals - 26-35 dollars.

In addition, for $195, you can order a traditional Maldivian set in the establishment, dividing the portion for two. The same set with a whole lobster will cost $315.

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Gili Lankanfushi
Gili Lankanfushi

Kurumba Maldives

Pioneer among Maldivian resorts, the vibrant Kurumba is full of fun activities and exciting experiences. Among the latter is the pleasant aftertaste of good food and heartfelt service in the hotel's many restaurants.

Guests can choose from several meal plans the most suitable option for themselves:

  • Half Board - from $ 80 per person per day;
  • Full Board Plus - from $125 per person per night;
  • Dine Around (all inclusive) - from 165 dollars per person per day.

As for the prices in hotel restaurants, they are quite affordable compared to many Maldivian resorts. For example, in the Vihamanaa restaurant, lunch for an adult will cost about $45, and dinner about $80. For a child - about 20 and 35 dollars, respectively. Type of food - buffet, cuisine - international.

At Thila Restaurant, which focuses on grilled and seafood dishes, the approximate price of individual items is as follows:

  • soups - 20-25 dollars;
  • plate for two, including lobster, tuna and salmon - from $205;
  • desserts - $25.
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Kurumba Maldives
Kurumba Maldives

Ayada Maldives

This luxury resort has been named one of the Top 25 Resorts in the World by TripAdvisor and is the winner of the Traveler’s Awards Choice 2021.

As befits a luxury resort, its 8 stylish dining venues offer guests a culinary variety, from burgers and fresh, crispy salads to juicy steaks and gourmet grilled seafood.

You can enjoy seafood, in particular, in the Ocean Breeze restaurant spread over the ocean. Estimated prices here are:

  • soups - 20-30 dollars;
  • tuna steak - $40;
  • a seafood platter for two - $180;
  • fried Angus beef fillet - $55;
  • rack of lamb with greens - $55;
  • risotto - 35-40 dollars;
  • desserts - about $20.
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Ayada Maldives
Ayada Maldives

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

This tropical resort, located in a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is a real paradise for lovers of beautiful scenery, impeccable service and barefoot luxury. 80 villas and residences are harmoniously built into the natural landscape in such a way that not a single tree growing nearby is damaged.

And exquisite gastronomy only emphasizes the unsurpassed charm and sophistication of the resort.

Here guests can expect a unique "four in one" restaurant concept, which allows you to discover the secrets of the underwater world and the starry sky in SEA and SKY establishments, enjoy a spectacular show and good food in the teppanyaki restaurant FIRE, as well as watch the sunset with a glass of your favorite drink on the open platform of the Asian restaurant SPICE.

Dinner at the SEA underwater restaurant will cost about $300 per person. Drinks are charged separately.

At the SKY bar, snacks cost $10-$20. The average price of drinks varies in the range of 8-50 US dollars.

The cost of a set in the FIRE restaurant is 120-150 dollars per person. The price of sushi starts at $14 per pair.

Estimated prices of the SPICE restaurant are:

  • soups - $24-32;
  • seafood platter - $118;
  • tuna steak - $42;
  • Indian curries - about $45;
  • Maldivian curries - about $40;
  • desserts - $20.
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Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas

Niyama Private Island

An elite 5-star resort will not leave indifferent lovers of new experiences and connoisseurs of delicious food. Underwater champagne breakfasts or haute cuisine in the middle of the ocean? Asian cuisine in the crowns of trees or fiery dishes of Africa and Latin America? Family barbecues in your own garden or romantic dinners on a deserted island? Here you can easily satisfy any culinary whim of vacationers.

The average cost of a cocktail at the Subsix underwater bar is $16, beer - $10-14.

Edge Restaurant, a generous plate of the freshest Maldivian seafood costs $185 for one and $345 for two.

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Niyama Private Island
Niyama Private Island


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