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Shell Beans

Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 798 6907
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Ranked #3 of 80 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, 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
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Male
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Maldives
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

In Shell Beans, you can eat very good food and enjoy a very tasty coffee with a delicious dessert..Extraordinary place!

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North Male Atoll
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I often pop in ShellBaens because it is close to where I catch my Dhoni but it is also somewhere know is clean, comfortable and the the staff manage a smile even when they are busy. There is a nice sitting out area upstairs or you can sit inside with the AC if you prefer. The coffee is good and... More

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Male
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Shell beans is mostly famous for its coffee , the food can be privacy but you can enjoy the view of Mal'e city . Staffs are very friendly

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Hulhumale Maldives
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A great place for a coffee and croissant or a wonderful lunch. Seating upstairs with a view of the boats coming into the harbour and the beautiful blue sea! Watch the planes taking off and landing. Great decor, good food, good service. Fresh baked bread and pastries!

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Male
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Every time I go there the service is very attentive, subtle and the ambiance is nice. There should be more places like this in Male:)

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Thulusdhoo Island
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The meals at Shell Beans are quite large, and very tasty. The price, however, means that we often avoid the place. The price of a juice is about 85Rf; there are many cheaper options in Male, with just as good quality.

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Gold Coast
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

There are a two of these restaurants in Male, both offer excellent service and food. Coffee and fruit juices are great. Both locations are clean and toilets are clean also. Both restaurants offer smoking locations as well as air condtioning smoke free dining

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Hawker, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I ate here after my meeting with Malbeven Travel as they recommended this place to me. And I can say that they have the best lasagna in town! Totally scrumptious! Loved it.

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Male
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The friendly staff understands the customers' requirements very well. I've had the best salad in Male' & also veg. pasta . They were great.

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