Restaurants - Maakana buffet restaurant South Ari Atoll Hotel

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Maakana buffet restaurant

The Maakana Restaurant, located in the south side of the resort, next to beach, overlooking the blue ocean, is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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The Maakana Restaurant, located in the south side of the resort, next to beach, overlooking the blue ocean, is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Offers a sumptuous buffet with choices to satisfy every palate and vegetarian and vegan. The international breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of fresh tropical fruits and juices, homemade breads and pastries, European cold cuts and cheeses, and made-to-order eggs cooked by the chef at the cooking station. The lunch buffet offers a wonderful variety of options from pizza, to pasta, to salads, and a barbeque grill where the fish catch of the day and a selection of meats are cooked to perfection in front of your eyes. Local dishes are served every day and many other international options offered. The dessert buffet serves fresh fruits, cakes and creams and home made “Gelati”. The dinner buffet is featuring a different theme every night, from Mexican/Seafood/Asian/ BBQ/ Maldivian Night/ Italian and international. The restaurant is open all year round and is open to all our guests though reservations are required for Water Villa Guests in order to enjoy the best dining experience.  

Chef name: Executive Chef Giacomo Gaspari  

Chef description: Since 2011 Chef Giacomo is offering the guests a thrilling gourmet experience in the different restaurants. During his long experience as a true professional, Giacomo’s cooking style is a melting pot of different cultures and tastes, never loosing his Italian/German heritage. His passion of Ayurvedic principles respecting the doshas can be experienced in his cuisine. Giacomo has worked along side many world famous chefs and they visit him regurarely during the Jeunes Restaurateurs events here in the Maldives. He works with his team guiding them with passion, ambition and being humble. A true master chef!

Restaurant Details

Service hours | daily
Breakfast is served from 08:00 to 10:30
Lunch is served from 13:00 to 14:30
Dinner is served from 20:00 to 21:30
Seating capacity
Capacity 60 Tables / 150 Seats
Special features
Sunday: International
Monday: Mexican
Tuesday: Seafood
Wednesday: Oriental
Thursday: Italian
Friday: Maldivian (Dinner under the stars)
Saturday: Barbeque
Dining code
‘All Inclusive Food’
‘All Inclusive Beverages’
Dress code

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