We would like to highlight our favourite, top 10 most interesting restaurants in the Maldives.


Waldorf Astoria

TERRA – A treetop dinner experience perched above the horizon overlooking the Indian Ocean. A culinary journey where chefs transform the finest ingredients to perfection in a curated menu, served in private dining pods crafted from natural bamboo.


Soneva Jani

SO STARSTRUCK – The first overwater observatory in the Maldives. Guests can enjoy an expertly crafted menu around the telescope, whilst the resident Astronomer navigate the skies.

ZUHAIR’S BEACH – Tucked away on the North Island, this spot is perfect for snorkelling and swimming.  Enjoy a private event or full moon dinners on this private beach!


Anantara Kihavah

SEA – Explore the world’s first underwater wine cellar before reaching the dining room surrounded by tropical marine life.



NEST – Explore the surreal six metres high treehouse, tucked away in the jungle on a labyrinth of wooden walkways. For a theatrical meal, the teppanyaki table is the most desired in the house. Taste the world’s most expensive coffee, Black Ivory. Experience the sweet finale of Nest’s signature dessert: Luwak Coffee Brûlée.



Ba’theli Lounge & Restaurant – The only restaurant in the world set on a boat in a lagoon featuring gourmet dishes of inspired island cuisine from the Maldivian Spice Route. Guests dine on the deck of the restaurant, beneath the starry night skies, whilst the team of chefs deliver an island influenced menu of locally inspired and sourced dishes.



TAVARU – Offering amazing views over Velaa, Tavaru celebrates their brand new Teppanyaki grill cuisine. The ivory-white Tavaru Tower hosts Velaa’s extensive wine cellar and is a true delight for wine enthusiasts. Withmore than 500 bins, the largest in the Maldives, Tavaru spans the spectrum from boutique wineries to grand marques.


Cheval Blanc


The 1947 – Signature French Gourmet restaurant which owes its name to the prestigious vintage Chateau Cheval Blanc. Guests can indulge in contemporary creations in a refined setting open to the luxuriant nature. Celebrate the end of the day in muffled atmosphere at the 1947 Evening Lounge with soft piano notes.


SAOKE – Designed by the world-renowned Japanese restaurant architect Noriyoshi Muramatsu, this floating haven offers the most incredible views and delectable food including sakes, sushi and teppanyaki seating options for the iron-griddle enthusiast.