CrossroadsNovember 26, 2021

Experience an extraordinary culinary journey at CROSSROADS Maldives.

Incredible culinary offerings are the very essence of what makes CROSSROADS Maldives unique: an extraordinary fusion of international cultures, coming together to create something imaginative and genuinely new. Sensational and inspiring dining outlets bring the best of all the world’s flavors, both modern and traditional, straight to the table with fresh local ingredients and international style. Here are the top must try restaurants at CROSSROADS Maldives.

Hard Rock Cafe Maldives

Located at The Marina @ CROSSROADS, this is a brand name that needs no introduction. The iconic rock-inspired beach front restaurant offers a slice of life on the red carpet in the Maldives. Complete with its renowned music memorabilia, signature cocktails, and a full menu of fresh, authentic American classics made from scratch including the Legendary® Burger. Stylish and vibrant throughout, the venue offers indoor and outdoor seating and is perfect for both entertaining family meals and exciting party events alike.

The Hard Rock Cafe covers 600 square meters and can cater for up to 225 guests. It is also the perfect spot to enjoy a solo daycation, relax on a sun lounger and chill al fresco. The Rock Shop®, packed with a diverse collection of clothing, accessories, collectible pins, and music inspired souvenirs, as well as the globally recognized Hard Rock Cafe T-Shirts.


Sansation Beach Club

The hidden gem of Dubai was founded in intent to offer its guests a serene relaxing environment by replicating the theme Santorini to perfection. This calmly delightful spot is suitable for those who wish to spend some secluded time away from things.

With Savour light snacks and refreshing handcrafted cocktails. Every meal is a mouth-watering burst of authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, local spices and fusion flavours.

View the menu here.

Nihobanshi Blue

Rated as one of Asia’s 50 best restaurants, this eclectic dining venue brings it’s extraordinary and creative menus to the shores of the Maldives. The Executive Chef, Dharshan Munidasa, draws inspiration from his half Japanese and half Sri Lankan heritage, serving authentic Japanese delights enthused by the sun and waters of the Maldives. Savour exquisite Japanese Wagyu Sukiyak, Lobster Sashimi and cold filtered green teas.

Emulating its Colombo branch, with its sake bar, sushi counter with dedicated sushi chefs, Nihonbashi Blue also houses Maldives’s first Tatami seating area for families and larger gatherings to enjoy a more true Japanese experience.

Ministry of Crab

Another one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, unsurpassed in its celebration of the legendary Sri Lankan Lagoon Crab. This haven for crustacean fans offers a unique dining experience and is now open in the Maldives. The world-famous lagoon crabs are brought in fresh three times a week from Sri Lanka; choose from the smallest size of 500 grams, right up to the mammoth 2kg Crabzilla!

A haven for crustacean fans, Ministry of Crab Maldives also offers up a selection of Freshwater Prawns, Oysters and Clams.

Jiao Wu

Delight in exquisite Cantonese cuisine combined with sumptuous nutritious seafood soups; Jiao Wu is inspired by the culture of food for health. Savour the rich and authentic flavours set in a theatrical show kitchen. Make your choice with half of the restaurant dedicated to rich, spicy hot-pot tables, and half to al a carte Chinese-style fare.


Experience traditional Thai cuisine served with a creative modern twist. At Kinkao they showcase the very best of Thailand’s varied culinary cultures using only the freshest and most delicious ingredients. Abundant choice defines the full-service menu for an exquisite, casual and comfortable dining experience.

Kebab & Kurry

The colors and vibrancy of Indian cuisine are an essential part of your Indian Ocean experience, and this chic and casual grill has among its offerings the famous Tandoori Kebab. Succulent and bursting with flavor, it perfectly complements the full, traditional curry menu.

Carne Diem Maldives

A steak restaurant with a unique grill that reaches 750°C. This oven has 8 different charcoal pits thus converting this charcoal grill into an oven. Each steak is cooked in its own chamber with no contact with steel hence there is no singeing of the meat. The unique resting method makes the steak sauce free.

Kalhu Odi

The Kalhu Odi Restaurant is the first Maldivian cuisine fine dining restaurant at The Marina, Crossroads Maldives. The dining area holds an array of tables, that represent each unique coral atoll of the 22 geographic atolls of the Maldives, with woven seats of the traditional Thundu Kunaa, the Maldivian handmade woven designs. The outlet is set to open soon for all customers.

For more information and bookings please visit or download CROSSROADS Maldives application here.