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All 83 Male Restaurants

Shell Beans

Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 798 6907
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Ranked #11 of 83 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
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  • Japanese first
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  • Russian first
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English first
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
41 helpful votes 41 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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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