You can’t reach it by taxi, instead you will need a seaplane. What is great however, is that you can forget about the classic urban skyline and the buzzing sound of traffic 24 hours a day, for surrounding this restaurant are just the serene blue sky and crystalline water. And there you will have a 360° view of the Indian Ocean. This tallest restaurant on the sunny side of the island is known as Tavaru Teppanyaki is situated in the heart of Velaa Private Island, Maldives.
Tavaru houses a teppanyaki kitchen and makes up the center piece of the island: a visually striking tower where live cooking and Velaa’s extensive wine cellar take centre stage. This is one of the most extraordinary dining destinations the Maldives’s Noonu Atoll offers, which serves flavorful cuisines specializing in East Asian dishes including; Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Each exquisite dish is made by expert chefs who blend ingredients from local Maldivian to international.
The unique ivory white tower also makes a terrific home for the wine enthusiast. Here, you can enjoy drinks from the largest wine collection in the Maldives. The extensive wine cellar has a 30 pages list from boutique wineries to grand marques — discover the finest labels such as; 1956 Domaine de la Romanée Conti “Romanée Conti”, rare vintage Salon Champagne, and a centuries old fortified 1870 Blandy’s “Verdelho Solera.” This rare opportunity for wine lovers to get a taste of exquisite wines across the globe will certainly make Maldives vacation even more memorable. Tavaru definitely serves unforgettable gastronomical journey in this tropical paradise.