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Shell Beans

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Fusion
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Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 798 6907
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3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Thu 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Shell Beans currently has Three cafes located in the heart of Male' and...
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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  • 39
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 0
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  • 1
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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
Good lunch spot

I've never been here for dinner, but it's a nice lunch spot. They offer a mix of local and south asian dishes, as well as a handful of western dishes, all of which have been pretty good. They also have good pastries. The location on the north end of the island by the jetties also has a balcony and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a place to sit back while you are waiting for your transfer to another island. WiFi is good and the waiters is very good they can even remember you. Food is good and the chocolate milkshake is yummy...

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Fuerth, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

we had sandwiches, food was poor, really small portions for the price, there are a way better places to eati Male

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I've never been here for dinner, but it's a nice lunch spot. They offer a mix of local and south asian dishes, as well as a handful of western dishes, all of which have been pretty good. They also have good pastries. The location on the north end of the island by the jetties also has a balcony and a... More 

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Maldives
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Been in Shell Beans many times. Food is always very tasty and nice. But something is going wrong with the service last few months. I've noticed the service is going slower and slower. I ordered one meal and I waited for more then 1hr, the food didn't come, then finally when I wanted to leave the waiter told me that... More 

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Rasdhoo
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Best food restaurant in Male, Try the Cesar salad and iced lemon tea. Here you can get the best food in town

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Manama, Bahrain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The mushroom cappuccino soup is perfectly prepared and very unique. So was the baked cheese cake that's really delicious and not too sweet. Many choices for the main course and most of the special dishes below $10. Overall it is good

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

You cannot get better food at such an amazing price in the capital city. The waiters are really nice and the service is excellent.

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Hong kong
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Love to come this restaurant to enjoy very nice food ... Particularly love the dish of fish and chips ... Good environment and good service too

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This was my first visit to this place I like this place very much, especially it's ideally for breakfast. Location, service and food absolutely perfect:)

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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Visited the hulhumale branch of this restaurant. Dined twice in the shop as there were not many other options in the vicinity. Food generally is ok, nothing to scream about, but is acceptable. Had pasta on the first night and found it a little dry. Had fish and chips on the second night, and it was ok. Shop also offers... More 

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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 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Fusion

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm

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