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Main Island, Jumeirah Vittaveli
+960 664-2020
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“taster menu” (2 reviews)
“our waiter” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Main Island, Jumeirah Vittaveli
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...granted it's the only expensive Indian food I've ever had, still, even with it's hefty price tag, we went twice in our eight night stay. The only problem was it was too much food! I wish I could find Indian food like that at home...More

Thank ryanjones79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is incredible, the extremely good food as well. Join the cooking class there, it is an adventure!

Thank HARBORElkeBauer
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Who would have thought that on a small sand island in the Maldives one would find one of the best Indian restaurants in the world. Despite the remote location the freshness and quality of the meal and accompanying cocktails were out of this world fabulous....More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a superb evening with exceptionally authentic Indian food and high level service. An absolute must eat for those who prefer slow food

Thank M2373
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

A must visit for anyone staying at Vittavelli. We were recommended the taster menu which was fantastic. Each dish explained how and exactly what it is. The cocktails are amazing aswell.

Thank steven w
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The fine dinning Indian restaurant experience, you will want to avoid. A seven course menu sounds interesting with an add of a French touch. However, I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone as both(Indian +French) doesn’t mix and specially if they were hungry. As the 7...More

Thank Nabil R
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We had the taster menu which was fantastic, every course was explained in detail and the service and food was first class.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, we came only for lunch. Food was delicious esp desserts (a must!). We had grilled seafood and was so fresh and delicious! You won't be disappointed! Go for grilled seafood and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Rowena L
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The best Indian fine dining experience .best hospitality .. would go back jus for this dining experience ..

Thank riddhi t
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth it. Just try it. You'll be surprised. It's not just about the food but about the experience.

Thank Mustafa P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$95 - US$250
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Island, Jumeirah Vittaveli
  • Location: Asia  >  Maldives  >  Kaafu Atoll  >  South Male Atoll  >  Bolifushi Island
  • Phone Number: +960 664-2020
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Swarna translates to 'gold' in Sanskrit, reflecting royalty and the rich heritage of Indian cuisine. This exclusive restaurant at Jumeirah Vittaveli delights guests with creative flavours, complemented by an impressive array of dishes. The restaurant comprises 3 open-air dining cabanas, 1 Chef's table, and 1 swing for after-dinner relaxation, all dotted throughout a Maharaja style garden.
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