The Aragu, fine dining restaurant in Velaa Private Island has been selected among the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia, making it the first and only restaurant on the Maldives to feature on this prestigious list.
“It’s a great honor to share that Aragu signature restaurant has made it into Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Making it the first and only restaurant in The Maldives to make the list!” read a statement by Velaa Island.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants unveiled the restaurants in Asia that were voted between 51st and 100th in the latest edition. According to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the 51-100 list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 aims to shine a light on a wider array of establishments across the region that will inspire food lovers as they consider their future dining and travel plans.
Aragu offers an ambiance of celebration on its breath-taking location over the lagoon of Velaa Private Island, with soft piano music compliments and cuisine that unites the East and the West with wines imported from the very best. With a twist on Modern European Cuisine and as one of the best restaurant’s in Asia, Aragu takes its gourmet experience to a new level.
The award-winning Chef Gaushan de Silva’s combines his passion for culinary art with awareness and sustainability. Furthermore, chef Gaushan de Silva creates an innovative twist on the evergreens of the old continent with carefully chosen flavours alongside organic produce from around the world to underline authenticity. Aragu has perfected the recipe for making every experience at the restaurant an unforgettable one.
The Velaa Private Island is located 200 kilometres north of Velana International Airport. The resort features 48 villas, of which 18 are built overwater. Moreover, one of the villas at the resort is only accessible by boat for pure complete isolation.