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Shirani Home Made Rice & Curry

36 Kadabedda Gama, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
+94 77 920 6951
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rice curry” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
“poppadoms” (3 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36 Kadabedda Gama, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favourite cheat eat in Welligamma. Food cooked to order so call first so that they can get the fresh fish or meat that you want. Also cooked to how spicy you want it. Again family run business, great food very fresh and...More

1  Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The food was fantastic here, very reasonably priced and a simple ‘rice and chicken’ consisted of several different delicious dishes. Lala and his family were incredibly warm and welcoming, and great to chat with. The restaurant itself is attached to their home, which added to...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The best good in Sri Lanka, Shirani's food was very tasty...we kept coming back nearly everyday. She was so nice, at the end she gave me a jar of homemade chutney to bring back to UK.

1  Thank Asti W
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is set right outside the owners house with a good number of plants around. When we visited, there was no crowd and since there was not much choice other than rice & curry, we ordered the same with some prawns. All the food...More

1  Thank Sai216
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Shirani's is one of only a handful of eateries in the tiny village of Gurubibila and it is a good one. Shirani herself is a marvellous cook and her speciality is an amazing feast of red rice and eight or so curries. We ate there...More

1  Thank mikecrome
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We drove quite a bit to this place as we stayed in Ahangama but it was totally worth it. Run by a lovely family this place is as authentic as it probably gets in Sri Lanka. We had vegetarian rice & curry and it was...More

1  Thank Patric M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

At shiranis place we ate our first Rice & Curry in Sri Lanka. We ordered the fish curry for 2 persons. Even though we didn't Order in advance we got it quickly. Delicious curry and nice Service. In the evening time there are a lot...More

Thank Marina H
Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you're looking for simple, non pretentious, flavourful and light Sri Lankan dining experience, this is the place for you. Filled with travellers from all over the world's Shirani is managed by Shirani's husband while she cooks(he named the place after her). Their food is...More

Thank Pooja S
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Been eating at Shiranis many times during my three trips to Sri Lanka. The level on the cooking has always been super high. The curry is amazing and the service is wonderful. Go there!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Brilliant curry - and they even went into detail with us, with all the ingredients they used it was very busy day in and day out so very popular with the backpackers and surfers. They are lovely people, and the owner is a very proud...More

Thank Simon D
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Kadabedda Gama, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Matara  >  Weligama
  • Phone Number: +94 77 920 6951
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