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Shell Beans

Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
+960 333-3686
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (24 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
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Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Boduthakurufaanu Magu, H. Jazeera Building, Male
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Reviewed 7 May 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...More

1  Thank vchinthaka
Reviewed 5 May 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
Reviewed 26 April 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!

Reviewed 15 April 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.

Reviewed 2 April 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...More

2  Thank mohitraitani
Reviewed 29 March 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!

Reviewed 28 March 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!

Reviewed 15 March 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
Reviewed 10 February 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...More

1  Thank Devon P
Reviewed 28 January 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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Hi, Does your restaurant have breakfast buffet? If yes, what is the menu spread and the cost per person? Also, please can you share the menu.
13 January 2015|
Response from Vagabond W | Reviewed this property |
Shell Beans does not offer a breakfast buffet, sorry about that. Cheers!!!
Hi! I would like to know is it possible to pay in your cafe by cart visa classic $? Thank you
8 October 2016|
Response from shellbeans2002 | Property representative |
Yes you can pay by either Visa card or USD- cash in case if you do not possess local currency when you visit Maldives. Have a great day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
15:00 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
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
  • E-mail
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.