I had quite a trouble getting something to eat for a lunch on Friday as most places open late. This was the only place I could find that day. This restaurant is in Nasandhura Palace Hotel. They offer many kinds of food and the price is very reasonable...For example, spaghetti meat sauce costs 50 Rufiyaa.
Each resort would offer candle light dinners with a romantic setting by sea, or in the middle of the sea having various set menus, these dinners dont come cheap they start at about $125 per person and reach about $450 per person depending on the type of menu, the location and choice of alcohol
We were on a full board basis and all 3 meals were taken in this restraunt, the buffets for all three meals had a good variety, there were chinese, continental, local and Indian options. Water was not included in the FB option, it was rather pricey at $3.5 per bottle, you can keep the remaining water on your table and use it in your next meal, pls note that you are reserved the same table number for your entire stay.
Candle light dinner on the beach.... the best! the most romantic time I ever had! every penny was worth!
Even if you dont like something on the menu - ask hotel to change and they will. I dont drink champaigne and I asked to change to wine..
Love this ice-cream cafe. Cool architecture, comfy interiors and wonderful ice-cream. Best of all, free wi-fi. So if you can't afford the airport hotel, stay put here, have ice-cream all day and surf the net :-)
Favorite Dish: Ice-cream and more ice-cream!
As the island is All Inclusive, all the meals are buffets and iclusive to the price.
No matter what time of the day we ate, the food was always sooooo good. For the dinner and lunch , buffet included dishes from all over the world and you could choose from meat, chicken, vegetarian, pasta, pizza, indian , mexican or what ever you wanted.
As the island is very small, so dinner, lunch and breakfast are all served in the same restaurant (the only one that they have on the island). Chefs are very helpful, so anything you ask is possible.
As with most islands in the Maldives you are limited to how many restaurants there are on your island..On Meeru there was one main restaurant which served all international cuisine..could not fault the meals..we also ate at the Asian Wok..and the Dhoni bar (behind pool in photo)..both excellent
Atmosphere in the restaurants was laid back..hardly anyone really dressed up at night...
you kept the same waiter all week..breakfast and dinner were both spread over a period of 2 hours..you kept your own table all week so there was no one waiting for your seat..all restaurants and bars had thatched roofs and no glass in the windows!!!!
Favorite Dish: Plenty of fresh fish,plenty of starters and local dishes also several meat courses each night..theme nights (Italian and Maldivian) always a choice of 5 or 6 sweets..mmmmmmm..something for everyone..
The restaurant is a buffet serving either internation and local food.
The food is tasty and various, but always fish is available.
Once a week a beach dinner is organized and table are placed directly on the beach with food buffet arranged on a decorated dhoni that has been took onshore. Very romantic!
Favorite Dish: Excellent choise of sweets!
I have to admit I was a little weary when booking a 2 week holidays on the same (small) island, that only has one restaurant.
They do offer buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Once a week they make a barbeque for all on the beach, and at another time they do serve from a (small) menue list.
I am not a big fan of buffet - it tends to get boring after a short time, especially when the dishes are being repeated.
Not so on Helengeli. They make a big effort to have all kinds of variations.
Yes, there is always the reef fish (or tuna), and yes, you can also have pasta prepared for you with every meal - but it was always a different sauce to these and the rest of the dishes changed every time.
Things were super fresh and very well prepared.
Since we did not do much else that lie on the beach, go snorkeling and have the odd excursion during these 2 weeks - is it a wonder, that I gained about 7 kg? (Ok, the pregnancy sure has its part in it, too, but I can't blame it all on that :-)
Favorite Dish: Choose from the buffet what you like.
I loved the Pasta and the desserts were always a dream!
This bar is the ultmate hide out on Meeru Island. With great benches with soft cushions, nice chill out loungy music, great alcoholic and non-alcoholic exotic drinks, lovely snacks/fingerfood, and the most extraordinary view on the ultrablue sea and the waves near the reef. Enjoy the waving of the coconut palm and the screems of the bats. It's just too good to be true!
The only thing i love to chill down in this cafe is to view the sunset and after dark, the million stars around you with cool sea breeze and nice mug of creamy foam of hot Milo. Cost around 8 Rufiyaa. The Cafe offer a variety of local/western menu. Have not try and food but just love the Milo. Will try the food 1 fine day
Open from 8pm till late 1am. But you could come early just to watch the sunset.
Favorite Dish: Hot foamy Milo . Ask not to sweet on the drink. Can be very sweet..!!
Each hotel has a main restaurant and some other where u can get paying an extra charge.
Resorts always offer a wide selection of culinary choices, depending on the places - be it Thai, Mediterranean, Continental, Asian, Italian cuisine...
Depending on the islands, main restaurants can offer menu or buffet, you have to ask your travel agency.
During the day you can get light snacks and refreshments.
I recommend you to take half or full board, because in the maldives food is very expensive, due to the fact that they have to inport all.
Traditional meal in the Maldives consists of rice and garudhiya (fish soup), with fish, chilli, lemon and onion. Curries are also used instead of garudhiya. Fish paste known as rihaakuru is also a fine side dish. Alternately, roshi (chapati) and mas huni (made of grated coconut, fish, lemon and onions) are a popular dish. Fried yams are also widely eaten. Sweet dishes include custard, bodibaiy (rice mixed with sugar) and fruits such as bananas, mangoes and papayas.
Alcoholic beverages and pork are prohibited by Law and only found in tourist resorts and liveaboards for tourist consumption.
In almost every resort thay offer a romantic dinner - at a price. Expect to pay $175 for your table and if you want Champagne - that will be $275 thank you!
This was in White Sands and you are on the main beach. It's your choice. Does look nice though.....
Favorite Dish: Lobster of course!
There are 3 places to eat at Hakura
1. The Beach - you can arrange for a meal on the beach very romantic a little expensive but worth it. Very nice food Lobster steak ect full waiter service. It was windy the night we had ours and the waiter must have tried a dozen times to light the candel on the table but it was too windy we said it was OK but he still kept trying.
2. The coffee shop during the day coffee bar, on a night you can arrange a luxury meal again a little expensive but amazing food.
3. The main restaurant, breakfast - cereals, fruit, all types of bread and danish's. Bacon and sausage( a bit unsure what type of meat these ere made from) eggs which ever way you want, waffles the list goes on.
Lunch and dinner were similar apart from dinner having a theme - indian, chinese, italian etc each night.
There was soup, salads, bread/ rolls rice dishes, fish dishes, chicken/ beef dishes, pasta, BBQ, really something for everyone. Then amazing deserts if you were still hungry.
Almost forgot there were also sandwichs/ cake/pizza served in the bar at tea time ansd midnight.
Favorite Dish: Being able to try Maldivian fish dishes and Indian currys. Also the BBQ food.
This is the only restaurant at the airport. expect to pay from $7 upwards. We had fried rice here $7 and fried noodles at $9.. taste wise, quite good. Most of the people waiting for their flight will be sitting here to watch the tv. You can just sit and watch tv without buying anything.
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