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All 91 Male Restaurants

Shell Beans

Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 798 6907
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Ranked #8 of 91 Restaurants in Male
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Dessert, Café, Fusion, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Shell Beans currently has two cafes located in the heart of Male. One cafe overlooking the turquoise blue Indian Ocean opposite jetty number 7 and the other cafe centrally located down Ameenee Magu opposite Ghiyasuddin School.
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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I love their menu. One of the best restaurants in Male' City. It's one good favorite place. Staff are very friendly and their service is very great. Love the atmosphere as well.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The service is fast, friendly and welcoming. The food is easily made, healthy and tasty. A great place for a meal any time of day.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We read other reviews that why we are here to try their cake. The shop is located at the main road, facing the main or facing the jetty. I am a cake person. So we try their tiramisu. haha! It is the male version of tiramisu because it didnt use any alcohol as it is a Islam country. We also... More 

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

This place is over the standards of Male. Nice pastas sandwiches and desserts they have. And also their prices are acceptable. And the staff always smiling. Nice place...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I have been eating at Shell Beans for some years whenever I am in Male but last time, (Oct 2014) the menu was much more limited. However, the food is good and the staff excellent and the views from sitting upstairs interesting.

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Male
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My short two day visit had the Shell Bean become a coffee destination always presented by them with a cookie. One of the managers created a wonderful beef combination sandwich on a select bread they apparently make.

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Male
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great coffee, selection of freshly prepared snacks and sandwiches as well as quality meals. Wi if zone that is a must meeting place with great atmosphere and friendly helpful service.

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Male
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Prior to them completely changing their menu, this is one of my favorite restaurant in Male though their price are a bit higher than the others. I love their Australian beef Serlion steak better than their new steak now. Prices has gone up too. I love their Caesar Salad though. Hoping they will re-consider their prices and offering the Australian... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I went there with friends on my way back to home from work. Good place to chill out and chat while enjoying the variety of beverages and snacks and salads.

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Male
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Probably the best meeting place in Male, Good pastries, ok types of Coffee, depends on who is working. Clean, centrally located, not bad prices

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Additional Information about Shell Beans

Address: Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
Phone Number: +960 798 6907
Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Male
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Dessert, Café, Fusion, Sandwiches

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