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The Waterside Bentota

$$ - $$$Seafood, Asian,
Yathramulla, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 270080
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
12 Mar 2018
“Amazing stay!”
16 Feb 2017
“Wonderful place”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Yathramulla, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We finished our Sri Lankan trip at The Waterside Boutique Villa in Bentota and were not disappointed. We had a lovely welcome with lime juice after a long journey. Our room was comfortable and had a balcony which looked over the pool and out to...More

Thank izzeer2016
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great restaurant and guest house. Book sea food or curry in advance Fabulous location and lovely staff

1  Thank Claire E
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We had three lovely meals cooked for us all freshly made, the chef asked us how we liked our food spicy etc each time chef made different kind of curries and rice coconut salad which was delicious We had breakfasts and tried string hopper which...More

1  Thank 887sanjayp
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Excellent fresh seafood and great curry. Choice was vast. Wine was a little expensive but it is everywhere in Sri Lanka

1  Thank WilsonsDublin
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Superbly prepred and served food true to the region.It is not often while relaxing in the pool kitchen staff approach with a plate of fresh king prawns and fish asking if you would like them prepared for your dinner.Delicious food and a staff happy to...More

2  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights.. When we reached there I was a bit disappointed.. The road leading to it was super narrow.. But he room had a lovely view of the river and the food was awesome. Service is excellent. Very clean and tidy...More

Thank thisisannu
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I can't recall how we came across this restaurant but it was iutbifvthr way and ascwe had a guide with us we had the means of transport to hand. Extreme friendly staff and extremely tasty foods in a very lovely setting.

1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Went at end of april/off season, they kept the restaurant open just for two of us. Good food in tranquil location. It was fun dining out, hearing the nearby river with occasional fire flies dancing across the lawn/river edge. If you are not staying here,...More

3  Thank s j
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Ate here throughout our holiday. Good service and quality food. If you like your food spicy, would recommend the Devilled Chicken! The Rice and Curry had lots of unusual side dishes which were really tasty.

2  Thank saunders94
Reviewed 17 February 2015

My boyfriend and I recently started our trip around Sri Lanka in Bentota. We wanted to enjoy a special seafood meal with a good view and came across Waterside on Tripadvisor. I emailed to book and received a really prompt reply from Susan, who was...More

2  Thank joannamoog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yathramulla, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 34 2 270080
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