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Cactus Lounge Restaurant

435/7 Matara Road, Tangalle, Sri Lanka, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 77 622 1139
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (72 reviews)
“lobster” (108 reviews)
“prawns” (191 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Soups, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
435/7 Matara Road, Tangalle, Sri Lanka, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The owner is very attentive kind and fluent in english. The food is very nice and very reasonable. Right infron of the beach.

Thank Jojo111222
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for lunch by going through Trip Advisor reviews. Were not disappointed. Location is fantastic, right overlooking sea. It is a small place on sea front where owner, manager & cook is the same person. Due to this personal supervision & control, quality...More

Thank GSudhir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large portion of fresh seafood, which was only offered as grilled. On the expensive side given the quality and ambience of the restaurant. Friendly service!

Thank abreddy12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home from dinner at this wonderful restaurant. We would never have found it without the previous great reviews on here. Being low season there was no one else around & only one other table of people. Don’t let this put you off as...More

Thank tobyjo76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious sea food with a view at sun set time🌴 yummy fries and dip,, local sea food not a fancy place but for sure good food. Friendly staff and the owner is the chief ! One thing the fried banana I don’t recommend 🤨

Thank amalbin77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even the cook came to ask how everything was. Very nice place. They also have a tuctuc service which is very convenient.

Thank Psylence P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to have a nice dinner with an extraordinary good seafood, an extremely kind owner (and chef) and a lovely view this is your place!

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we were at Cactus Lounge for dinner and what should I say...we are so satisfied. We had the prawns and the calamari with coleslaw and selfmade fries (sooo good). The chef (he ist the owner) and the waiter were so nice and courteous. We...More

1  Thank Sonja K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has already received so many endorsements that it doesn't seem necessary so say anything more. Yet in justice, one must do so! We visited Cactus Lounge for lunch many times during our rather extended stay in Tangalle. The full frontal sea view it...More

1  Thank questkolkataIndia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch spot in Tangalle. The owner has been here 18 years. Destroyed after the tsunami but back better than ever. In the off season he is the cook, host and waiter. Amazing lobster, shrimp and fries! Go go go!

Thank dbeals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435/7 Matara Road, Tangalle, Sri Lanka, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Tangalle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 622 1139
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