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AIDA Ala carte Restauarant

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Mangala Mawatha, Bentota, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 275398
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Whilst the service was good the food was just average, having had a number of curry's we decided on 'half a chicken in a basket'. This turned out to be two pieces of flatten chicken covered in a thick overcooked coating rather like Kentucky fried. Not what we were expecting no leg or wing. The seating for anybody with back... More 

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Thank Roger S
Picton, NSW
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful dinner here with my husband. Staff very accommodating and friendly. We enjoyed lobster alabaster and garlic prawns. The seafood was of good quality and the price reasonable. Has a beautiful view over the water and would have loved to come back during the day. Can easily walk here from The Surf Hotel. Highly recommend eating here.

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Thank Nomes_Sydney
Doha, Qatar
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our tuk tuk driver and he booked a table for us. The food was excellent and the service in the restaurant was second to none. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this restaurant. We went for an evening meal but I would imagine if you went before sunset it would be a stunning setting, as... More 

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Thank Diane L
Induruwa, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited Aida Restaurant Bentota. It was fantastic view. We were ordered Mullet Fish and Jumbo Prawns. It was very fresh and tasty.

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Thank Dhabba R
Redditch
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice in a week. We were so impressed we took friends back. There is a good range of food to suit all tastes. We were served both times by Ashok who is so courteous and helpful. We had a complimentary salad starter which was very tasteful. Everyone enjoyed their food and the banana fritters were so good... More 

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Thank John S
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Ideally you need a table overlooking the river. Service is good. Being semi outdoors, we were extremely well served by a waiter who had to dodge the torrential rain of a tropical thunderstorm to bring our meal, cheerfully. We eventually had to retreat under cover

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Thank Stephen M
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The location was great with brilliant views of the bentota river as a backdrop, but the food ordered was not great. The chicken was old, pre-cooked and chewy. For an experienced restaurant that was pretty average. The chicken burger patty was very garlicky and salty -- way to strong for my 7-year old. Got to see another family of four... More 

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Thank SteveDC2014
Bengaluru, India
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The ambience of the restaurant was great but the food was below average. We ordered a biriyani which was nothing but a piece of grilled chicken placed on top of a bowl of rice. The mixed meat noodles had such a little meat, it was hard to spot any meat. Overall not worth the price.

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Thank 70ben
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The food was not nice and bad experience the lamb chop was full of fat and uncooked topped with sauce

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Thank Seema S
Manama, Bahrain
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Friendly staff, food delivery took sometime, beautiful views of the river, quality of food is not bad compared to other restaurants. We went there for lunch and ordered the grilled & fried prawn dish along with a friend chicken dish. The prawn dish was better than the chicken.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mangala Mawatha, Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 34 2 275398
Description
A very friendly restaurant that is situated on the banks of the river that can be clearly viewed whilst dining. We serve good seafood and tasty meals from curries to sandwiches and steaks.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?