Ja Manafaru Maldives 5 Star Luxury Resort

The Cellar

Restaurants & Bars

A most extraordinary restaurant in the Maldives, The Cellar at JA Manafaru presents an unparalleled experience for gastronomic and wine connoisseurs. Located two and a half metres below sea level, this award-winning ‘wine cave’ offers an extensive selection of fine labels from prestigious vineyards across the world, paired perfectly with haute cuisine in a menu designed to enhance the taste of the vintage. Its interior of wood, stone and mood lighting, makes it a true undersea haven for romance.


Set in an underground volcanic stone cave, the entrance to this Maldives restaurant is two and a half metres below sea level and accessible down a flight of stairs. 

In a space surrounded by floor to ceiling displays of the finest vintages, The Cellar seats maximum 12 people. 

The Cellar is only available for dinner, from 19:00 to 23:00. 
Open daily except Fridays. 
For admission, a prior reservation with a minimum order of one bottle of wine is required. 

In keeping with the relaxed atmosphere of this tropical paradise, the dress code is smart casual. 
Guests are kindly requested to cover up their beach attire or swimwear, when dining in the outlet. 

In accordance with the JA Resorts & Hotels sustainability policy, JA Manafaru endeavours to partner with MSC-certified suppliers employing ethical farming and fishing practices. 

Revel in the sensation of dining undersea at this unique restaurant in the Maldives. 
Experience the ultimate ‘The Wine Cellar Dinner’, with haute cuisine prepared by the renowned chef. 
Connoisseurs of fine wines will enjoy the private tasting conducted by a passionate and knowledgeable sommelier. 
The chef is able to cater to various dietary requirements. Dishes can be adapted to suit personal preferences on request.  
The outlet is WiFi-enabled, allowing for convenient Internet connectivity.