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Shell Beans

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Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 333-3686
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07:30 - 23:30
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Fri 15:00 - 23:30
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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place where to stop to escape from the hot Male. The staff is nice with a good service! The food at lunch was above average. The view is also very good

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The eggs benedict looked so delicious when my friend ordered them. I took the island plate with maldivian food, it was amazing. The coffee, having been without coffee for 24 hours, this coffee was the best, as it also wasn't nescafe like the rest of the maldive islands serve you. It was fresh, Samantha served us well and we loved... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

when i'm in male i always crave for japanese food, and shell beans has one of the delicious somewhat affordable food. i decided to dine in when i normally just take away the food.. as i enter the place the waitresses has a grumpy face even when i greet them they will just give you a tiger look, the impression... More 

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Thank ksaracho
Maldives
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always one of my favorite it have a cool interior and well maintained and cleaned and cozy enviroment and state of art dishes.

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Thank cookmv
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for the great comment and we look forward to see you again! Team Shell Beans More 

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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We had a city tour and decided to have a break from walking around, so we decided to have a coffee stop at the Shell beans..we love the lava cake serve with ice cream. 😊

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Thank tzai
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we look forward to serve you again! Team Shell Beans More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went with 4 friends. Food was lovely. Wife variety. Mango shake was amazing. Pizza ok. Dessert of oreo cheesecake was nice, very rich but unfortunately notvas chilled as would have liked. Would recommend to anyone in that area. Is on male airport island

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Thank GeordieThatTravels
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review and we look forward to serve you again! Team Shell Beans More 

Roma
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

the staff are friendly and try to serve you at the better way, you must to try the pasta with prawns, it's almost like Italy stile.

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Thank fgarbuio
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review and we are happy that you enjoyed your meals at Shell Beans, we look forward to serve you again! Team Shell Beans More 

Hyderabad
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The ambiance is great. The food preparation was slow so do not go there ravenous. My order was refreshed when I complained that there was not enough gravy with the rice. This I liked. The desserts are good in general.

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Thank AS_Pallavi
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback and we look forward to serve you again Team Shell Beans! More 

kodikanal
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to relax close to the boat dock all the local and exp are mingled together. All the staffs are good nothing to much to comment except one thing some times it's packed orders are delay keep remind to get it done as a hurry traveller to take the boat to other islands👍

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Thank KodikanalTamilnadu
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and valuable feedback, we look forward to serve you again Have a good day! Team Shell Beans More 

Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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214 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Most mornings when i was in Male' I used to visits and have my coffee. It's such a nice place to visits often.

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shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review and we look forward to see you again Have a good day! Team Shell Beans More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Cuisine
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 23:30
Monday
07:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:30
Thursday
07:30 - 23:30
Friday
15:00 - 23:30
Saturday
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Male
  • Phone Number: +960 333-3686
Description
Shell Beans currently has Three cafes located in the heart of Male' and Hulhumale' island. One cafe overlooking the turquoise blue Indian Ocean opposite jetty number 7 and the other cafe centrally located down Ameenee Magu opposite Ghiyasuddin School. Our brand new cafe and restaurant outlet conveniently located off Nirolhu Magu, Hulhumale. just a 05 minutes drive from Ferry Terminal.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?