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Ilaafathi Restaurant

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Banyan Tree Maldives
+960 664-3147
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Executive Chef Ben runs a very well organised restaurant with brilliant cheerful staff...and incredibly delightful menus...! Breakfast buffet is terrific and has all the needed items to energise you for a day on and under the water...or just looking off into the distance and going to your "zen" peace of mind...! My Wife and I felt as comfortable as if... More 

Thank bill983
Hawalli, Kuwait
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chef fayaz also has a cooking lesson on some days don't miss out. The chicken curry is amazing, and the best is the breakfast and other buffets.

Thank MohBuhamad
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Really good food the chefs were very nice and explained most of the dishes the food was always hot and ready and sometimes cooked infront of you

Thank ghalia h
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

There is a variety choice of food and they are very exotic and delicious. The staff at the restaurant are very friendly as well.

Thank yookyung J
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Chef went out of his way to make good vegetarian dishes for us. Waiters were very friendly and helpful. The food was well presented. Plenty of choice on the menu and the chef would always make us something else if requested.

Thank Hitesh M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The staffs were very friendly and caring. They will go to your table, asking how is the food and ensure that you are well taken care of from the food to drinks and your kids even. Would definitely recommend to my friends!

Thank atikahkhanx
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

this is the only restaurant in this hotel/island. menu is quite limited. we went there for breakfast everyday. it is a buffet style. the service provided is quite different in depends of each person. we always facing problem when we order the cooking of our eggs there cause they never use paper to record your order. the lamb chop for... More 

Thank Maggie C
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Nice 👍 High Quality Food. Nice environment with good music. Great selections of wine and off course professional staffs with kind hospitality. Suitable for couples and family.

Thank Ken H
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Mouth-watering Food and Excellent Service in a calm and sensational, calm and relaxing environment which offers the chance of experiencing the beauty of sun, sea and sand.

Thank Otpor006
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

It is a really nice to have meals on our bare foot. The food tastes not bad, especially the desserts are really good. Staff are service-minded and friendly.

Thank BeeNapat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Banyan Tree Maldives
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  North Male Atoll  >  Vabbinfaru
  • Phone Number: +960 664-3147
Tuck into scrumptious Maldivian and International treats in the casual setting of Ilaafathi restaurant. Set right on the beach with a natural Alang-Alang roof, this beachfront eatery serves extravagant buffet for breakfasts and lunches as well as superb set dinners that will make you come back for more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?