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Little Pumpkin Cabanas

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$$ - $$$
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Marakolliya Beach | Medilla, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 72 787 6539
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good foods,excellent staff with grate hospitality ,beach front is good and best place to wait visit.

1 Thank simple c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can enjoy delicious rice & vegetable curry while sitting just at the beach. Especially the caramelized eggplant is so good! The preparation of the food lasts a little, but is definately worth waiting for: The curries are numerous and come in large portions. The service is friendly and caring. We would recommend this restaurant!

Thank Rebecca M
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

To Mr. Mahesh manager of little pumpkin cabanas, we stayed group of people in your cabanas for one night as agreed over the phone for the amount of 20,000 rupees and once we reached there the manager of little pumpkin cabanas increased amount for 30,000 rupees, and then we don’t have a option to go to another place it’s already... More 

1 Thank asheeq a
maheshmahesh, Owner at Little Pumpkin Cabanas, responded to this review

Dear Asheeq thanks for the review but i have only 5 cabanas . as well as i can accommodate only 12 Guest max. you tell me how can i accommodate 32 guest in 5 cababans . As well as before you arrived to hotel i have informed to you about my price 30000 RS . you have agreed with me... More 

Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place is located right at the beach and you have a very nice view over the sea. We had the catch of the day with a homemade "curry barbecue sauce" which is very good

Thank Philip N
Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had breakfast at little pumpkin for 4 days while we stayed at Patini bungalows (highly recommended). They have a nice veranda where you can sit and watch the beach and sea. The Sri Lanka breakfast with string hoppers, hoppers etc. is very nice and plentiful. Also pancakes or European breakfast recommended.

Thank rob30berg2015
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a quiet chilled lunch, which is what I had and more. Had the seafood curry which was the best I've had so far on this trip. Huge portions with lots of great sides, friendly staff and well priced.

Thank Falks78
Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Though the food is the same fairly standard stuff that you will find just about anywhere on the southern coast, the beach views are rather nice and guests can expect some cool breezes. If you are expecting a feast of local delicacies then just forget it. The staff, along with the food, had all the excitement of an overcooked noodle.... More 

Thank Confused_ExpatHanoi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our last evening and it was a great little find! I had a prawn curry which was fresh, delicious and plentiful - curry, rice, coconut sambol, green beans, dahl, popadoms and chutney. My boyfriend had devilled fish which was again a huge portion and so fresh and tasty. Best of all, all this food plus two beers... More 

1 Thank Michelle A
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We came here for lunch and though it was empty, we took a chance and are glad we did. The kitchen looks a bit sketchy, but the food that came out of it was very good! We got the famous large crab and it was DELICIOUS, if expensive. The service is mega slow but it's a nice spot to have... More 

1 Thank CQBrownie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Just walked back down the beach to our hotel from this great little restaurant. Situated on the beach you can hear the crashing waves as you eat great Sri Lankan cuisine. The restaurant offers a wide range of Sri Lankan and great Sea Food at great prices. My girlfriend and I had Prawn Curry and Devilled Fish both beautiful and... More 

1 Thank Joshdixon2003

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marakolliya Beach | Medilla, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Tangalle
  • Phone Number: +94 72 787 6539

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