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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (48 reviews)
“lobster” (83 reviews)
“prawns” (154 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 1 week ago via mobile

I went here at night so I can’t speak about the view, but the food was great and the staff was very friendly. They were recommended to us by our hotel and it was a great choice.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We jumped in a tuk tuk from the anantara hotel to try this restaurant after reading the reviews. We were not disappointed. Fantastic fresh seafood right on the beach with charming and friendly local hospitality. The prawns and sword fish dishes were so fresh and...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the garlic prawns and fish of the day. It was all delicious and well priced. The chef even came out to check if everyone was happy with their meals! Great service and would go back. Tip: go for sunset to enjoy more of...More

Thank NATD01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a delicious meal! The prawns and garlic sauce are to die for! Made fresh, full of flavour and a beautiful location on the beach!

Thank Blaise94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Astoundingly good prawns, great setting, very friendly owner. They even had cold beer. Completely empty when we are there, but it just meant we had the entire place to ourselves. Fantastic food, fantastic spot, very reasonably priced. Winner.

Thank Barriesmum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A simple no frills restaurant with a great sea view. We had the prawns and sword fish which was delicious, LG is the owner , with enough notice he can cater for your requirements as long as the fish is in season. Great value for...More

Thank niffkin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing and tasted soo nice and fresh! I don't normally eat much fish and since the government had banned lobster for 2 months, I was not able to get that so I thought I might like swordfish but wasn't sure. My...More

Thank Tasha P
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Nothing more to say had the most delicious prawns and the chips are sooo good ! Owner lovely too and nice setting

Thank Nicky71
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing prawns, very friendly owner. The view at the ocean is also amazing. Definitely recommend this place.

Thank Loukenlaura
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Had a great, fresh seafood dinner here by the sea! This is a simple but really nice restaurant with great, friendly staff. Very tasty food in a great atmosphere!

Thank thundercat1984
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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
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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