We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La'ban Diner

$
International
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Rankamana, Male
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 9 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Local flavour

Chose this for the bustle around the terminal and the upstairs balcony looked nice. The young waiter was so attentive, giving advice on seafood and generally keeping an eye on the table. Lots of locals and, yes, although the food isn't adventurous, it's incredible value for lovely simple grilled... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2013
Jon I
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Ipoh, Malaysia
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I tried this restaurant because it seemed to be one of the hot spots of the town.The open air seating area was pretty nice and the service was pretty friendly too.For people watching it is one of the best sites in town.All was good till my dinner came.It was pathetic..I wasted 18$ for string like dry noodles(Thai noodle salad with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Chose this for the bustle around the terminal and the upstairs balcony looked nice. The young waiter was so attentive, giving advice on seafood and generally keeping an eye on the table. Lots of locals and, yes, although the food isn't adventurous, it's incredible value for lovely simple grilled fresh king prawns, which my daughter and I both had. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Male
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

one of those places... nothing bad about the place but nothing good either. I have been there three times but there is absolutely nothing BAD or GOOD about the place. the atmosphere was so so... the food.. well.. i cant cook so i would at least say it was better than my cooking

Was this review helpful? Yes
Male
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The Service Was Good.. And Loved The Food Over There.!! The Location Is Good too..And i loved this place. :)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Collins, CO
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Maybe it's changed since I was there last, but I've rarely seen such slow service. Perhaps the slowness was due to the fact that all three courses were served at once. Why on earth would they do that?? Like a lot of places in Male' they try to do too much, and the menu is far too large. If they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La'ban Diner also viewed

Male, North Male Atoll
Male, North Male Atoll
 
Male, North Male Atoll
 

Been to La'ban Diner? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Rankamana, Male
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Male

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La'ban Diner staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?