Restaurants and Bars at Kanuhura
October 30 2017
October 30 2017
At Bottega guests discover a true taste of Italy from our menu of regional specialties and our own fired pizza oven. With its Pizzaolo show kitchen and its modern seating on banquettes and individual chairs thoughtfully arranged throughout the venue, here you’ll enjoy a traditional Italian dish blended with original and authentic flavors Italy, in beautiful tropical settings. The Wine Cellar and private dining room are here for serious food and wine lovers.
Open for lunch 11.30 – 16.00 and dinner 19.00 – 22.30.
Explore a treasure trove of dishes from across Asia in the stunning beachfront Veli restaurant. Meaning ‘sand’ in the local language, Veli is much-loved by our guests for its fine location on the beach overlooking the lagoon. Begin with sushi, Japanese, Chinese or Singaporean specialties followed by succulent dishes from our tandoor oven or fine grills. Here you’ll also find Yakiniku tables for Korean-style barbecues.
Open for dinner 19.00 – 22.30
Chef’s Herb Garden
A ‘secret’ table hidden in the heart of the scented herb garden marks the home of Chef’s Herb Garden. A food-lover’s delight, fine dining takes place in our island’s herb and spice garden by the light of flickering candles and twinkling stars above. There’s no menu here: chef prepares a set menu inspired by the finest ingredients to hand that day.
Open only for private dinner bookings.
Meaning ‘made by hand’, the beachfront A Mano restaurant offers dining from around the world. Discover home-made recipes with the personal touch where you can dine outside under the palm trees or indoors under colourful hanging lights. This is where you find the most lavish of beachfront breakfasts and dinners that showcase the world’s finest cuisines using the freshest produce and ingredients. The breakfast buffet is a veritable feast and among the largest in the country. In the evenings, the inspiration is a lively food market with live cooking from our chefs and different culinary themes from around the world every night.
Open for breakfast 06.30 – 10.30 and dinner 19.00 – 22.30.
Set on one of our two deserted islands, Drift Beach Grill is as casual as you want to be: explore your castaway fantasies barefoot in the sand by a lagoon of shimmering blue and just a few minutes away by boat. Insider secret: Jehunuhura Island is also home to rabbits, chickens and seemingly endless number of hermit crabs. Sated diners can bask on sun beds hidden away under the palms. A true Robinson Crusoe escape, this is a ‘must-do’ during your stay.
Open for lunch 12:00 – 15.00. The shuttle boat leaves from Veli beach and operates between 10.00 – 17.00 about every 20 minutes.
Proving that five star dining doesn’t have to mean sitting down in a restaurant, the Deli is the ‘go to’ place for gourmet sandwiches, custom salads and healthy juice blends. We challenge you not to give into temptation when you see the home-made ice-cream, pancake and waffle menus. Dine in or order a takeaway picnic for a fine afternoon exploring the island.
Open daily 10.00 – 18.00.
Named after the seashells that used to be used as money in days gone by, our infinity pool bar features a contemporary lounge boasting a large selection of cocktails making it the best place to discover exotic flavours skillfully prepared by creative mixologists.
Open from 10.00 to late night for drinks and for lunch 11.30 – 16.00.
Iru Beach Bar
You haven’t seen a Maldivian sunset until you’ve seen one from Iru! Named after the local word for sun, Iru is where we created a dreamy gypset chill out bar open all day and long into the starry evening. Gypset-style teepees, low-level seating and beaded swing chairs make this a stylish choice to await the sunset and welcome another wonderful evening.
Open 11.00 – 24.00
Castaway Picnic On A Deserted Island
For the ultimate Robinson Crusoe escape, book this trip to Masleggihura Island - our second deserted island for the exclusive use of our guests. Masleggihura is the typical Maldivian islet of palms and jungle vegetation surrounded by soft, white sands where you’ll have the pleasure of the island all to yourself to explore and snorkel while chef prepares a lunch over a traditional grill in the sand.
“ Dig In” Dining on the beach
There’s gourmet treasure to be found in this magical and romantic sunken table dug into the beach where you dine under the stars surrounded by candles and lightings.