Eating out in the Maldives means savouring different and innovative dishes from across the globe at some of the finest restaurants and lounges. From authentic Maldivian to Mediterranean, Asian, Arabian and European cuisines, all can be tried and enjoyed here amidst unparalleled settings. Go through the destinations below to know more about the best Maldives restaurants.
10 best restaurants in Maldives:
1. Underwater Restaurant Sea at Anantara Kihavah:
Sea is the most remarkable level of the four-level restaurant located at Anantara Kihavah resort in the Maldives. From an extensive menu with a Mediterranean theme at heart to finest wines, the restaurant is perfect to enjoy a comprehensive experience of dining.
2. Tapasake at One and Only Reethi Rah:
Bringing the goodness of Japanese cuisine in a contemporary style along with a choice of sake cocktails, Tapasake is recognised for serving small portions of each dish so that guests get to enjoy most of the varieties available there. Don’t be surprised to know that it also has Traditional Sake and the finest wines for you to indulge in. The fun of dining gets multiplied when you have your dinner in its new outdoor area which features four alfresco Teppanyaki pavilions in exotic settings.
3. Deep End at Taj Exotica
When you are here, you cannot stop yourself from gorging on exquisite meats, seafood as well as vegetarian recipes which go quite well with the choice of wines served. It is indeed a delight to have wholesome dinner amidst its partially alfresco setting that is done over the water.
4. Raw at Huvafen Fushi
This place is quite unique and the thing which distinguishes it from other retsuarants is its special raw menu with a prominent Eastern twist. In the morning, this venue functions more as a juice bar and as daytime transforms into evening, it changes itself into an idyllic lounge where dinner drinks and cocktails make a perfect choice to unwind with.
5. Fresh in the Garden at Soneva Fushi
Overlooking the tropical banana trees, organic herbs and vegetable gardens by the side of an effervescent sea, the restaurant features an open kitchen where chefs try out various cooking recipes for carbon credits. Another fascinating part of this restaurant is its authentic Maldivian menu which keeps on changing every night with the options ranging from mouth-watering appetisers to mains. Both the grilled chicken breast and giant prawn preparations are truly awesome here.
6. Ithaa Undersea restaurant at Conrad
Considered to be the first of its kind all over the world for its undersea glass structure, the restaurant surpasses all expectations with its wide selection of wines and dishes in the country. It is indeed a pleasure to sample some of the best European recipes divided over six-course set dinner amidst its enchanting beachside surroundings.
7. Baraabaru at Four Seasons Kuda Huraa
Nestled in the outdoor settings near the beautiful resort pool, this dining space is also good with its Indian recipes which include fresh local seafood, traditional specialties and rice biryanis. It also serves more than 10 wonderful dessert items to attract every palate.
8. Al Barakat at Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru
On the waterfront, this venue is great for its Arabian menu. It features a ground-level shisha bar and a rooftop dining area where low seating arrangements have been made. From the taste of the food that is served here to the overall feel of this place, everything is just perfect for a memorable dining experience.
9. Fish at W resort
Combining the convenience of indoor and outdoor settings, this over-water restaurant offers you the best fish preparations made with a mix of international and Asian sensibilities. All the tables in the house are strategically positioned to allow you to bask in the excellence of the Indian Ocean.
10. Ufaa restaurant at Cocoa Island
When you visit this restaurant, you will be surprised to know that how an Australian-born chef named Timothy de Souza makes traditional Malabar seafood and Mediterranean as well as Southeast dishes in his unique way. From fat-free to flavoursome vegetables, fish and meat preparations, all are a must-taste.