Restaurants and Lounges
From al fresco venues overlooking shimmering pools to exceptional sunset views, our 11 specialty restaurants will entice the senses with culinary excellence and innovation that pleases every palate.
Discover celebrated dining experiences and embark on an exquisite culinary journey around the world.
From outdoor dining overlooking pristine beaches and stunning shorelines to more formal spots boasting breathtaking views, our lounges and bars invite cocktail conversations from day to night.
Special occasions can be even more memorable with a unique setting. Choose from one of our spectacular venues below, from a celebratory beach dinner, to a romantic sunset dinner cruise or Cinema Paradiso night.
Although the resort does not impose a particular dress code during the day, we do request you to refrain from wearing uncovered swimming attire in the restaurants during breakfast and lunch time. For sundown and dinner, we kindly request a resort casual dress code in all restaurants.
Dining Options at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi
Gaze across the ocean as you dine among the treetops in one of seven bamboo nests. The unparalleled dining experience at Terra features the world's finest ingredients, such as Miyazake Wagyu Beef and Alba White Truffle, complemented by an extensive collection of premium wines and the resort's signature Krug Champagne handpicked by the first Maldives' Krug Ambassador.
Adorned with antique décor and artifacts, Yasmeen presents a gastronomic journey of Levant cuisine in a heritage Arabian village setting with an Indian Ocean view. Savor piping hot Saj bread baked in a traditional oven, mezzes and succulent charcoal-grilled meat and seafood.
Inspired by Shanghainese noble residences, Li Long offers signature Peking duck roasted in the Maldives's first classic wood-fired oven. Relish contemporary Chinese cuisine beautifully paired with specialty Chinese tea from the finest tea collection. A private dining room with lagoon view is ideal for family gatherings.
Find open-theater kitchen counters in our main restaurant for breakfast and dinner. Tasting Table offers an international menu of delicious cuisine. Discover culinary highlights spanning from Asia to Europe in our relaxing dining room or beachside terrace. Open from 7:00 am – 10:30 pm daily.
Home to our extensive wine cellar of the finest New World favorites and Old World classics, dine at The Rock around a 200-year-old Jarrah wood table in a cave-like dining room built from Jordanian limestone. Exclusive wine dinners for 12 guests feature food and wine pairing menus paying homage to renowned wine regions.
The Ledge by Dave Pynt
Created by Dave Pynt from Burnt Ends, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Singapore, The Ledge by Dave Pynt brings Burnt Ends' much-loved modern Australian barbecue style to the Maldives. The perfect pool-side spot for a leisurely lunch, by night The Ledge turns into an intimate restaurant where the bar and grill come to life.
Embrace a garden-to-table concept in the greenhouse ambience of Glow. Well-being cuisine made with fresh ingredients from the island's edible garden is complemented by a range of organic, biodynamic, sustainable and natural wines, as well as healthy, detoxifying drinks.
Be mesmerized by the stunning Maldivian sunset over the Indian Ocean from Amber, our relaxed Champagne bar. Savor a unique range of the finest Champagnes along with a selection of hand-crafted Champagne cocktails and curated spuntini.
Indulge your senses at the resort's playground with art, music, food and drinks. Relax in the vibrant yet cozy ambiance of Nava, our pool and beach club featuring live DJs, a refreshing selection of cocktails, wood-fired pizzas and small bites.
Special occasions can be even more memorable with a unique setting. Choose one of our spectacular venues, from a celebratory beach dinner, to a romantic sunset dinner cruise or Cinema Paradiso night.
A celebration of modern Japanese cuisine with contemporary Japanese design, Shimizu focuses on serving locally sourced lobster and fish. It boasts high-end teppanyaki stations with touches of Beluga and Cristal caviar, an interactive sushi bar, and a curated a la carte menu. Chef Andrei Palm, formerly of Nobu in South Africa, brings his signature touches such as Jalapeno Miso Sauce with Rock Shrimp. Shimizu’s sake sommelier can help navigate its extensive premium sake selection or choose to dive into the many Japanese whiskeys on hand.