The Maldives isn’t just about stunning beaches and turquoise waters. It’s a paradise for foodies too! From cosy cafes to luxurious fine-dining experiences, here are 5 restaurants that will tantalize your taste buds:

Seagull Café

Soak in the local vibe at this charming two-level cafe. Opt for the cosy lower floor or the breezy upper level with a giant tree for shade and a view of the bustling street. Enjoy Maldivian and Indian cuisine.

Shell Beans

This popular cafe chain offers a relaxed atmosphere and global fare – think beef teriyaki, tandoori chicken, and croissantwiches. Free Wi-Fi makes it a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike.

Ranba Restaurant

International Buffet spread at Ranba Restaurant,Maldives | Image via Heritance Aarah Official Site

Sophisticated travellers seeking a global culinary adventure at restaurants in Maldives can experience the same at Ranba Restaurant. This all-you-can-eat buffet boasts a world of flavours, transporting you across continents. From East Asian hawker-style delights to fresh offerings reminiscent of a Western farmer’s market, Ranba offers a delightful exploration of international cuisine prepared with honesty and simplicity. Available to all guests staying at Heritance Aarah, Ranba promises a delicious and convenient dining experience.

The Sea House

Enjoy panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the lagoons from the open-air deck at this first-floor cafe. Savour reasonably priced, southern Asian-influenced cuisine. Don’t miss their special sushi brunch events.

Sala Thai Restaurant

Escape the city bustle at this beautiful eatery. Nestled within the Sala Boutique Hotel, it boasts Siamese surroundings, wooden furniture, and Asian artwork. Savour healthy, fresh Thai dishes made with weekly imported ingredients.