Delectable cuisine meets uncompromising service at our signature restaurant, Alba. Our all-day open kitchen promises indelible Italian cuisine accompanied by breathtaking views of the resort’s pristine beachfront and shimmering pool from our picturesque terrace and dining room.
White oak floors and a natural palette of ivory and sand enhance the dining room’s airy atmosphere while ample natural light streams in through floor-to-ceiling windows framed in elegant black iron. The space is further distinguished by a lively central show kitchen, a separate island kitchen, and a refined bar encased in natural oak.
Our executive chef, Ayyoub Salameh, evinces his culinary prowess by reinterpreting traditional Italian dishes. Breakfast specialties include poached egg with orange hollandaise and black truffles; inspired appetizers and entrées such as foie gras terrine, white asparagus with fried polenta, and a variety of risottos and handmade pastas are followed by tempting desserts, including gelato and spice cake.
Enticing vegetarian and gluten-free selections are also available, and a children’s menu features dishes favored by younger palates, such as French toast and deli sandwiches.
Alba's knowledgeable sommelier is pleased to recommend top-shelf labels from our collection of renowned vintages.
|7:00 AM - 10:30 PM|
The destination for exquisite Asian cuisine, Orientale unites beguiling flavors with impeccable service.
Boasting a tranquil setting of white oak and sleek gray décor, the beautifully appointed dining space is illuminated by contemporary black iron chandeliers and romantic recessed lighting. Against the colorful tile backdrops distinguishing each of our three distinctive show kitchens, our experienced chefs showcase their culinary talents. Meanwhile, guests can enjoy unfettered views of azure sky and sea framed by tropical greenery and white-sand beaches from our partially enclosed dining room and open-air terrace.
At our Indian and Pakistani grill, delectable curries and biryanis are accompanied by fresh naan and chapati from our traditional tandoor. Our Japanese bar offers tantalizing sushi and sashimi as well as charcoal-grilled yakitori elevated by an extensive collection of renowned sakes. Our seasonal Asian kitchen features a curated selection of Korean, Sichuan, and Cantonese dishes prepared from the freshest ingredients, including dim sum, prawn dumplings, and roasted duck paired with traditional sakes and sojus.
Reservations are recommended.
|6:30 PM - 10:30 PM|
At the Whale Bar, our overwater lounge, we invite guests to partake of delectable tapas and locally sourced seafood as well as hand-selected wines and spirits while enjoying panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and our private coral reef.
A tour de force of marine-inspired architecture, The Whale Bar’s distinctive shape recalls the majestic whale shark. This whimsical but elegant retreat is elevated by light oak interiors, a refined bar, and a softly lit neutral palette. The venue’s cynosure, our traditional St. Regis mural, adorns the ceiling. A pyrographic masterpiece on wood by renowned artist Maya Burman, the installation depicts a father and son discovering a paradise of corals, fish, and plankton—a celebration of the Maldives' vibrant sea life. Our distinctive lounge opens directly onto an open-air terrace, where plush sofas and armchairs invite guests to admire seductive views of the sea and Vommuli Island’s immaculate reef.
Our experienced team of chefs work tirelessly to offer flavorful à la carte dishes as well as three- and five-course set menus. Specialties include garlic-marinated king prawns with white wine sauce and smoked paprika as well as salted cod with capsicum confit and roasted aubergine. Designed to please connoisseurs and dilettantes alike, our worldly array of cocktails includes the Island Mary, our signature interpretation of The St. Regis Bloody Mary tradition. Allow our knowledgeable sommeliers to recommend selections from our extensive assemblage of traditional and exclusive vintages. Iconic Meduse hookahs are also available.
Reservations are recommended.
|5:00 PM - 12:00 AM|
Revealing captivating views of our resort pool and the sparkling Indian Ocean, Crust, our family-friendly pizzeria, is defined by its breezy, inviting ambience.
Featuring a patio-style setting with sand beneath guests’ feet, our beachfront restaurant boasts an outdoor pizza oven, where our dedicated staff are at the ready to prepare traditional thin-crust pizzas, sandwiches, and snacks. Guests may also build their own pies with inventive toppings, such as Maldivian tuna, tandoori chicken, and rocket leaves. Selections from our carefully curated menu of refreshing juices and draft beers complement each meal.
|11:30 AM - 4:00 PM|
For guests seeking an alternative to beachfront dining, Cargo is the island’s idyllic destination for Middle Eastern cuisine.
This intriguing kiosk invites guests to savor epicurean cuisine in the lush environs of the island’s tropical gardens. Cargo’s signature entrée is Hummus. Elevated by homemade dressings and spices, our other tantalizing dishes include Shaweerma, Falafel Ala Minute, Quraides Bel Khudar, Lamb Shuqaf and more. Middle Eastern desserts are also available.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 6.30 PM - 11:00 PM
At Decanter, our opulent underground wine cellar, our Executive Chef and Wine Director complement an exquisite five-course continental menu with carefully curated vintages.
Adorned by white oak wine racks housing thousands of renowned vintages, this venerable space features a fine Italian marble table accommodating 12 guests as well as ample additional seating. Our Executive Chef prepares a customized five-course degustation menu designed to please even the most discerning palates. Meanwhile, our distinguished sommeliers recommend seven perfect pairings from our worldly collection of varietals and champagnes.
Decanter is also the ideal setting for wine tastings. Reservations are recommended.
|7:00 PM - 11:00 PM|