An unforgettable culinary experience remains one of the biggest highlights of a trip to the Maldives. Here are some juicy tidbits on four restaurants in the Maldives offering unforgettable gastronomic delights.


The Maldives has various claims to fame, both natural and man-made, with good food being one of the biggest contenders. The tantalising flavours dished out at the various eateries overwhelm the senses. Wondering about what may be some of the best choices for eating out? Well, here are just four restaurants in the Maldives that countless patrons swear by.

Dining by Design

As you walk into this restaurant, the gorgeous setting will make you fall in love with the place way before your food arrives on the table. And when the food does arrive, it will get your undivided attention, for the dishes will be amazing. Whether you want a banquet on the beach, a barbeque attended by a personal chef, or a beachside candlelit dinner with your sweetheart – you will get the perfect ambience and the perfect food. Discerning guests can also choose to dine on the deck of a private yacht.

Perfect for: Romantic Dining

Fushi Café

Fresh ingredients, dedicated chefs, and warm hospitality – at Fushi Café, you will get the best of all three worlds. Visit in the morning and you have a full breakfast buffet complete with live cooking stations offering a huge choice of mouth-watering dishes. As the sun sets, the theme of the restaurant changes and flavours from all around the world start to dominate the tables. Fushi Café also offers the option of informal dining. The themed Maldivian dinner buffets are certainly worth trying if you want to sample the local taste.

Perfect for: Dinner with Group, Sunset Dining

The Sea House

Blessed with some of the most serene views, The Sea House is a great place to enjoy a meal with drinks. Situated on the first floor of the ferry terminal, the restaurant offers its guests excellent service along with palate-tickling food. Due to its scenic ambience, sometimes it is hard to choose your table. In fact, in the first place, it is tough to get a table as the restaurant is usually crowded. Especially in peak tourist months, it is frequented by lots of foreigners. In short, it is advisable to reserve a table to avoid any inconvenience.

Perfect for: A traditional Maldivian breakfast


Muraka is dedicated to offering its guests an epitome of culinary greatness. The literal meaning of Muraka is ‘Coral’ and the views surrounding it will easily tell you why it is named so. While the food is nothing short of exquisite, the lovely views make the experience all the more memorable. Executive Chef Felix Bamert creates some of the most delectable dishes that you will ever taste. A juicy little tidbit here! If you have a thing for lobsters, visit on a Saturday and take your pick from the Maldivian Lobster. Muraka also has an award-winning collection of fine wines.

Perfect for: Fine Dining

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