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Dr. Ali's

Chef Murari

“Dr. Ali's dishes are rich in wonderful herbs and spices and all lovingly imbued with the memory and heritage of a well-respected man.”

Chef Murari


Four chefs, one big culinary adventure

Chef Liu Shengquan, Chinese Chef

Born in Chongqing, China,Chef Liu Shengquan and has over 20 years of experience, which includes 10 years working within Shangri-la Hotels and Resorts. Specialising in Sechuan, Cantonese, Hunan and Northeastern Chinese cuisine, he continuously creates new dishes by combining regional Chinese flavours, which makes his cooking exciting, surprising and enriching. From preparing traditional recipes to making new creations, Chef Liu always works with the same passion.

Chef Walid Said Mohamed Soliman, Egyptian Chef

Born in Egypt, Chef Walid Said Mohamed Soliman started his career with Hilton Hurghada Resort, Egypt, as a commis chef before moving to the Traders Hotel Dubai, UAE, to work as the hotel’s demi chef de partie. Recently, he joined Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives, as the demi chef de partie for Dr. Ali’s Restaurant, which offers different cuisine from the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea and the Arabian Gulf.


On the east coast of the resort, facing the ocean.

Operating Hours

7pm - 10.30pm (Mon - Sun)
(last order)

Restaurant stays open until the last guests leave.

Dress Code

Smart Casual

Smoking Policy

Dr. Ali’s accommodates both smoking and non-smoking guests.