Top 5 Restaurants in the Maldives

The Maldives is renowned as being one of the world’s most luxurious destinations, and this extends to its cuisine as well. Laden with a plethora of decadent hotels and resorts which feature many sumptuous restaurants, you will never be short for choice when it comes to enjoying a delicious meal. We’ve put together a list of the Top 5 Restaurants in the Maldives to kick off your search for the perfect Maldivian meal – bon apetit!


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The Dining Room, Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

Combining modern elegance with Maldivian tranquillity, the Dining Room situated within the Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa resort is a true culinary achievement. Serving contemporary a la carte cuisine, the Dining Room offers an array of expertly prepared dishes; from freshly baked pastries in the morning to mouth-watering daily specials in the evening, there is a meal to suit every diner at this beautiful venue. Throughout the day the Dining Room is a casual affair, but shifts towards a more elegant mood in the evenings, where every dish has the perfect wine to accompany it.


Sea.Fire.Salt.Sky, Anantara Kihavah Villas

Head beneath the Indian Ocean to this underwater dining venue, where exquisite food is served amongst eye-level views of tropical sea life. If you can bear to look away from the one of-a-kind views, then feast your eyes upon the restaurant’s cuisine. Not only is every dish plated with the upmost precision, but a variety of flavours are awaiting your palette. Local seafood, including lobster, are plated up for your approval, with an extensive wine list on hand to accompany every dish.

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Tapasake, One&Only Reethi Rah

Enjoy the most exquisite Japanese food at this over-water venue which boasts equally divine views of the Indian Ocean. At Tapasake  you Feast upon a variety of authentic dishes, from sushi to tempura, and even try the Indian-Japanese tapas which is sure to be a hit. Accompany your meal with a selection of premium Sakes, or the wine list which focuses on the world’s best Rieslings.


RAW, Huvafen Fushi

RAW specialises in healthy and delicious cuisine, the perfect follow-up to a lengthy session in the resort’s spa. The restaurant’s ethos is to provide each diner with a meal that will appeal to all senses, and provide nourishment without compromising on decadence. RAW will appeal to any lover of fruit and vegetables, with every dish harnessing the natural flavours of oils, nuts and pulses too. Feast upon dishes of beetroot and green tomato soup, horseradish marinated streak with tofu guacamole and mix berry soup – you’ll leave feeling refreshed and light as a feather.


Deep End, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives

The Deep End draws its inspiration from world cuisine, harnessing global flavours for every one of its artful dishes. Whether you are in the mood for game or seafood, you can be sure that your meal at the Deep End will be rather unforgettable. Of course, the menu wouldn’t be complete without a tempting dessert selection, which you’ll have no problem finding here. Enjoy your meal amidst stunning views of the Indian Ocean.

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