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37 Beach Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
+94 37 2 287575
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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good place for a set of guys to meet up and enjoy some quality time relaxing and chatting. Food is also good with good service as well.

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Thank lalindrade
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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185 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had our free breakfast here for 2 mornings. They make the 2 eggs on the spot (sunny side up). They give you fruits and coffee as well. The environment was nice as you will be facing the beach. Also you may hear trains passing by. I had their crab for dinner. I had it from the rooftop of Haus... More 

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Thank yeewean
Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Best food, best service, friendly but little bite slow, I love it!! Try the fish you can choice yourself and with mashed potatoes and vegetables just delicieus. Or Brawn coctail with garlic bread very nice too. Special thanks for Upul who serve with elegance and big smile!

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Thank MarsM2404
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Nice setting good staff. Friendly atmosphere. No problems attitude. Liked the breakfast and the evening drinks by the sea,

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Thank Michael O
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Delicious food, Service should be improved.Nice environment. Food should be served hot hot. Singing group is also good.

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Thank ramlani2015
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

One of the best Restaurant on the beach for Delicious foods . I have been visiting restaurant since 2000 but I was not happy with my recent visit.Normally we ordered Orange Juice first which was good previously but this time it was not at all orange taste .Just a full of water instead of orange juice . The waiter (... More 

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Thank Henry T
Sri Lanka
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Sea food restaurant serve good meal for a family outing and with atmosphere of the beach is great for drinking with friends.

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Thank senaka0009
Colombo
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

Went there for dinner with the family and a friend from Malaysia. Based on my previous experience and some reviews in the net, we were looking for a great treat. The starter, a seafood soup was good and tasty. One of the best we have tasted in this part of the country. For the main course, we ordered some Noodles... More 

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Thank dharmappriya
Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

I've eaten at the Boat Haus over 50 times (I worked in SL after the tsunami) and it was my favorite retreat. It didn't have the pomp of the Mt. Lavinia Beach Hotel down the way--quite frankly I thought the food was better too. I enjoyed the staff, and conversations with the owner when he was out walking his dogs.... More 

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Thank Wimsta
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Eaten here many times. The staff are always friendly and attentive. Try their seafood good garlic prawns!! Eat inside or on the beach. Lovely to just sit and watch the sunset with a G&T at the end of the day.

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Thank Pat B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Beach Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 37 2 287575

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