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Shell Beans

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Dessert, Fusion
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Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 798 6907
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Description: Shell Beans currently has two cafes located in the heart of Male. One cafe...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Place for Coffee

I came here few times for coffee and some light snack, while waiting for the speedboat back to the resort or before take the ferry to the airport. Love the cesar salad and doughnut here. Coffee is a must :) The cafe have great seaview and outdoor seating, good ambience and strategic location as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Mic L
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Bali, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

View and ambience just enhance the dining experience , I visited shell beans for a business meeting in the month of may Views from the outside seating are great , staff understand the privacy and was not intrusive Thank you - will be back soon

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Phoenix, Arizona
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237 reviews 237 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I have been here twice now and the food has been OK, but nothing exciting, which is fine for a cafe restaurant in Male. It has a great selection of biscuits and cakes downstairs, you can also get coffees downstairs, but the main cafe is upstairs. It has a balcony so that you sit outside or inside, with a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I like this place very much, especially it's ideally for breakfast. Location, service and food absolutely perfect. Nice place to enjoy view from second floor and drink fresh cold juice

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Male
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First of all to say . this is the perfect place to hang up in the capital city. The crowd is rich & good . Cleanliness is most appreciable for this place and the food also. they have a small cafetaria in the ground floor which will be good for the immediate walk ins . you can have cool breeze... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I came here few times for coffee and some light snack, while waiting for the speedboat back to the resort or before take the ferry to the airport. Love the cesar salad and doughnut here. Coffee is a must :) The cafe have great seaview and outdoor seating, good ambience and strategic location as it is nearby Male main jetty... More 

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Male, Maldives.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I go here all the time for hot chocolate, pastries and sandwiches.Located opposite the port and has an upstairs indoor and outdoor area. Not too expensive and the service is basic, usually order before I go upstairs but you can order upstairs too.

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Male
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Good location, especially for those, who is not often in Male. Close to jetty. Free wifi. Nice food and drinks. We visit time to time, most of the time we are happy with the food quality. Recommended.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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38 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Really enjoyed the food from this restaurant. This lies facing the sea where you can take boats to different islands. I tried some sandwiches and wrap, which were very delicious and cost effective. Good coffes and many other foods, cakes etc.....one should try here

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Helsinki, Finland
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Good tasty risotto, free wifi, diner-like air confitioned facility. Good lunch place. The place is well maintained and clean. Locals seem to come here on ongoing basis.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Male
  • Phone Number: +960 798 6907

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Dessert, Fusion

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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