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Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, European
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Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
224-2685
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down the best bar and restaurant in Unawatuna! Huge selection of meals, great value, cheap beer (380rps for large Leo) and great outlook on what is probably the nicest part of the beach. Staff are extremely friendly and attentive.

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Thank dlovatt
Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great restaurant right on the beach. Good food, cheap beer and nice sun loungers. All the staff are very friendly.

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Thank Slinkay
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food, big portions, perfect staff, good price. We are happy, we found this restaurant at the Unawatuna beach and have opportunity to taste several food during our holiday.

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Thank Lekno001
Jackson, Wyoming
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The Food and Drinks are the normal Sri Lankan price. There is no charge for the lounge chairs and umbrellas. The service was great. Could have been a little more attentive as there was not to many people on the beach. But once I spoke with the waiter, he was very attentive. Best of all my stomach never had any... More 

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Thank Cwebb2
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

On the beach! Friendly people! Good food for a good sri lankan price. Fish, meat, rice and curry or just a pancake; you can eat whatever you like and it is all good! Love the jumbo prawns!

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Thank Anke O
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite day time restaurant in unawatuna. Lie out on sun beds in front of it for a few hours in morning, enjoying the sun, sea and a few local traders selling there goods. Up then to restaurant for a chat with the owner and some tasty home cooked style food. Sit back then with a cold beer... More 

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Thank johnboymurchu
Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Compared to most beachside places this is cheap. We had lunch and it was good. Big local & western menu

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Thank PineauDeRe
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

From the moment I set foot in here 2 weeks ago I felt comfortable without any pressure to buy anything. Family run and everyone very friendly. Good meeting place with good prices and food, even bringing it from the fish market they will cook it for you for a minimal cost, I had my birthday meal here and it was... More 

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Thank a3southbound
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a place on the beach with good local food and cocktails that aren't overpriced this is it. Went here twice during our stay. There was a female staff member who was lovely and had really good English. The curries were nice.

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Cairo, Egypt
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

No one else was at this place when we arrived, but we found the service to be exactly what we wanted: quick and easy. Beer costs the same all over (Lk300) and the chairs are free (unlike some of the other restaurants).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: 224-2685

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