Typically restaurants in Male' have several different cuisines on offer - most popular are Thai, Indonesian, Indian, Italian and American-style grills. Nearly everything is imported, including the prawns and the lobsters, which will be the most expensive items. The customers are mostiy businesspeople, young Maldivian couples, sundry expats and day-trippers from nearby resorts. Some places have a starchy ambience, with stiff tablecloths and chilly air-con, but more casual outdoor eating is becoming popular.
None of the Male' restaurants serve alcohol, but some serve nonalcoholic beer for about RflO to Rf20 per can. Nearly every restaurant has now acquired an espresso
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