NewsApril 28, 2021

Savor the New Twists and Turns of Maldivian Flavors at W Maldives

W Maldives, part of W Hotels Worldwide, has marinated thrilling twists and turns of authentic flavors of the Maldivian Cuisine unlocking guests’ full potential of lust for life. Boasting its distinct geographical advantage of white sand beach, tropical palms and turquoise water beaming with marine life, W Maldives is not only a tropical paradise but also a haven for endless palate-electrifying flavors to crave for.

Rooted from its history, Maldivian cuisine is seasoned with the cultural influence of Arabic, Indian and Sri Lankan spices and exquisitely blended by its exotic culinary identity – touch of the ocean, subtlety taste of the coconut and richness of spices. To mingle the international palates and dietary preferences of guests, Argentinian Executive Chef Norberto Palacios and true original Maldivian Chef de Cuisine Hassan ‘Baka’ Nazim of W Maldives, has led the team to passionately extract culinary creations that twist and turn the traditional authentic Maldivian cuisine into an ultimate discovery of gastronomical desire.


“Working in the culinary sphere of hospitality industry for 12 years and with the pursuit of serving guests with our pride of local dishes, I came up to play and blend the flavors and raw ingredients that satisfied the guest’s tastes and preferences. And after all, we are here 24/7 Whatever you want, Whenever you want,” said Chef Baka.

Always pushing the boundaries to deliver endless appetite of life, W Maldives has elevated its culinary experience offering comprehensive selections of Contemporary Maldivian Cuisine. From famous Maldivian breakfast Mashuni, main dish Maldivian Lobster Curry to dessert Bondibai – few of many Maldivian cuisine to indulge at W Maldives.

Amplifying the perfect local gastronomical experience, W Maldives has set the stage to indulge their guests’ into an ultimate Maldivian appetite escape. From local Chef Baka who leads the kitchen for a flavor-oriented local dishes, the newly launched Maldivian Menu also showcase an emphasis on thoughtful local sourcing. From lobster, tuna, octopus, reef fish and other freshly-caught seafood to coconut and vegetables, these melt-to-pot creations are sourced responsibly and locally from the local vendors and islands of Maldives.

Discover the twists and turns of the locality, fuel and social vibe at the epicurean dining experience of overwater signature restaurant FISH; backyard BBQ restaurant FIRE; all-day dining venue KITCHEN; destination dining at the FIRE Beach; outdoor Maldivian dining experience KADA; ultimate Maldivian cast-away dining at Gaathafushi; or experience it all through the ultimate Whatever/Whenever® service.