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Best Indian Restaurants in the Maldives for you to dine at

Are you looking for a short vacation to just get away from the bustling city and relax in the midst of breathtaking scenery? Well, we’ve got the right destination for you – Maldives. The Maldives is true to what people say – a true paradise on earth. It definitely is a much-needed break that all of us should take where we move far away from our usual hectic life, unwind on the beaches and just spend a peaceful vacation. There’s literally nothing bad about this place that you need to worry about. Although some of us might have concerns over food, we’ve got you covered for that. If you’re someone who only loves Indian food and you’re not sure if you’ll get it in the Maldives, then you must read further. We’ve listed out some of the best Indian restaurants in the Maldives for you to dine at.

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Best Indian Restaurants in the Maldives

1. Bombay Darbar

Indian cuisine in the best indian restaurant in the Maldives
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Bombay Darbar, located on the ground floor of Newton Inn, is one of the best Indian restaurants in the Maldives. If you’re craving for some mouth-watering Indian cuisine, then you must visit this restaurant. It serves authentic Indian delicacies made by world-renowned Indian chefs that will leave you wanting more!

Where is it?

No 10488, Nirolhu Magu, Hulhumale 23000, Maldives


Opens daily from 10 AM to 12 AM

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2. Acha’s Poppadums

Best Indian restaurant in the Maldives
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We have this common misconception that Indian food is not so available in the Maldives. Trust me, that’s not the case. Indian cuisine is really popular and Acha’s Poppadums is one of the best restaurants in the Maldives. This restaurant serves both North Indian and South Indian food to treat your taste buds. It is a perfect place for light Indian lunch and dinner.

Where is it? 

Meheli Goalhi, Malé, Maldives


Opens daily from 11:30 AM to 12 AM

3. Baraabaru

Malabar Parotta
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Ah, are you craving for some yummy mallu food? Maybe some Malabar Parotta or appam with some Nadan Kozhi Varuthathu or something vegan? Whatever it is you’re looking for, Baraabaru serves it all. This authentic Kerala cuisine serves some lip-smacking Kerala delicacies that will suit every kind of palate. The best part is they offer non-vegetarian, vegetarian and vegan food so everyone can come and enjoy the food. This is definitely one of the best restaurants in the Maldives that you should try. 

Where is it?

North, Kuda Huraa 20198, Maldives


Opens daily from 7:00 PM to 10 P.M

4. Symphony Restaurant

Best Indian Restaurant in the Maldives
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Located in the capital city of Maldives, Symphony is a cute and cosy restaurant that not only serves delicious Indian cuisine but also Chinese, Indonesian, and western-style food. It is also extremely popular among the locals as it offers amazing Maldivian delicacies. If you’re looking to feast on a variety of cuisines, then this is the place for you. It’s not just one of the best Indian restaurant but also the best restaurant in the Maldives. 

Where is it?

Male Faru, Athama Goalhi


Opens daily from 8:30 AM to 12 AM

5. Novina Cafe

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Are you looking for a budget-friendly restaurant? Then Novina Cafe is where you’ll have to be. This is one of the best Indian restaurants in the Maldives that serves flavoursome Hyderabadi Biryani. The Biryani is cooked in a traditional way for 5-6 hours that it feels heavenly the moment you taste it. So, if you want to taste some finger-licking Hyderabadi Biryani then you must dine at Novina Cafe. The ambience is also extremely soothing and calm and you’ll surely have a great time.

Where is it?

Fareedhee Magu, Malé, Maldives


Opens daily from 7:30 AM to 12 PM

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