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Shell Beans

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Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 333-3686
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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Doha, Qatar
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2016

we were group of friends who decided to have a quick lunch at a glance. and went to shell Beans. We haven't stay for long waiting as the food were served very hot at a Reasonable time frame. Quality of food and beverage were so nice. friendly staff. value for money. Recommended for any one to visit.

1 Thank vchinthaka
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Consistency is one of the best things about shell beans. You always know what you wil get and the value for money is good. The menu options cover a wide range and is a good fit for people who like different things

1 Thank Vuly N
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2016

I've been here so many times and the staffs are quick, prompt and friendly. Food is great. The atmosphere here is lively. Great place for a quick snack or to catch up with friends!

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

Thanks so much for the great review! More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere and view. Food is really nice and well priced we usually order the pizzas which are of the better ones in Malé.

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a great review, happy you enjoyed our pizzas as well. Hope to see you soon. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016

This place is a minute walk to the jetty point which takes you to the airport. On the lower floor there is a bakery, coffee joint and on the above floor it has a rest which over looks the sea. The coffee and the snacks are good. A bit over priced i suppose. But perfect for people who wanna kill... More 

2 Thank mohitraitani
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Whilst in maldives had a couple of nice meals here both were Fish Curries with Rice and Chappaties. The place is nice and clean and the staff are very friendly.

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

Thanks for your feedback SoloSearcher, hope to see you back again on your next visit to Maldives. Have a Great Day! More 

Bedlington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a couple of stopovers in Male and came here both times. Lovely, fresh cafe that serves the best smoothies ever! Wifi, air conditioning...great place to spend a few hours. Highly recommend.

Thank Tracey N
shellbeans2002, Manager at Shell Beans, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback Tracey, hope to see you again on your next stopover in male, safe travels! More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2016

The cuisine is never disappointing, we get what we expect here - a high quality meals and drinks. The prices might seem a bit high, but it is worth it.

Thank marge_marge
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Situated at a chilled location near the Jettys... but service was at its worst since there wasnt anyone to come up and take your order as well as once placed it took 1hr to get a tandoori chicken sandwich. Food was good overall and nice location.

1 Thank Devon P
Doha, Qatar
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I ate here during my lunch break. I love their menu selection. They have promotion available for lunch. Though food is good, their coffee is a little disappointing. My expectation is quite high as it was highly recommended by my Maldivian colleagues.

Thank Katey V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $12
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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: +960 333-3686
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?