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Shell Beans

#1 of 2 Dessert in Male
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Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 798 6907
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7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Fri 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Thu 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Male
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89 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This has always been my go to place whenever I'm in doubt about what to eat in Male. Good service, good people, good food. Nice place to sit and relax and watch Male goes by. Food ranges from breakfast, to great sandwiches to good coffees...

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Thank Manuel A
Male
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a good clean place visited by many niche people. It's good served is of the best quality and hygienic

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london
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited with some friends for an afternoon tea. SB ameeneemagu was busy at that time. Food was tasty but service was slow, no smile definitely need improvement on customer service.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, nice and friendly Service, good Food and Beverage, great Terrace with a view of the Male Main Jetty and the nearby Airport and Islands

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Thank pesi16
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about us, we really appreciate it and hope to see you soon. Team Shell Beans. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb food! every dish has its unique flavors and taste. love this place. i visited here with my boyfriend. and we cant get enough of the food. Our favorite is teriyaki beef with vegetables and mashed potatoes. and you should try the mint and lime juice here. its so refreshing. Totally worth the price :D

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1 Thank Jazzy S
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an awesome review about us, we really appreciate it and hope to see you soon. Team Shell Beans. More 

Cebu Island, Philippines
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food undeniably good in for Maldives standard. But the staff were horribly unprofessional in treating their regular diners. We ordered on the phone yet the one who answered doesnt have right phone etiquette. You guys should train these people. Hire someone who can speak properly and nicely after all they are the frontliners to your business. We ordered a... More 

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Thank sugarjam012016
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry for your experience, we have addressed it with our team and we are taking immediate action, pls let us know how we can contact you. Team Shell Beans. More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The mango smoothie was a welcome treat after walking in the sweltering heat ! We visited the outlet right across from where the airport ferries dock at.

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Thank Imran K
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about us, we really appreciate it and hope to see you soon. Team Shell Beans. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Was there on few occasions which was not great (other than it's location - just opposite the boat jetty) but the last 2 occasions as below was a "CLASSIC"!!!:) First occasion: Ordered cafe latte & Island Style Breakfast. There are 2 Filipina waitresses at the cashier counter was chatting away. I need to wave for their service after more than... More 

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Thank vincentt553
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry for your negative experiences, our team is taking immediate action on this matter, pls let us know how we could contact you. Team Shell Beans. More 

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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

the new selections of food are amazing.. from local to indian to thai down to japanese dishes.. all are delicious The only thing is the food arriving late sometimes.. which is really irritates any guest who is starving or boat catch. Tried Shell bean Hulumale.. the service is different from Shell beam Male..

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Thank Jez Z
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback, and we are happy that you like our menu selections - we have addressed the issues with the food order delays and are taking measures to resolve these issues so we can better serve our valuable customers. Team Shell Beans More 

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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Well this chillout cafe is right in front of Male' city harbour, I will suggest to have a seat at 1st Floor, its amazing to see the busy harbour area while enjoying the meal. Food is quality and service is exceptable. I would recommend those who visited Male try Shell Beans if you have extra time to sit and relax

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Thank Ahmed S
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about us, we really appreciate it and hope to see you soon. Team Shell Beans. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $12
Cuisine
Fusion
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Television
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
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
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
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.

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