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Roti Shop

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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put. Roti's were the only things we ever had here. But we had them multiple times over my 3 weeks of visiting. Olives, garlic, tomatoes, cheese, mushrooms... etc. If its not on their list, they'll make it! Perfect to grab as a snack while you walk up and down beach road... or on your way to have a drink!... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for cheap options to eat, and we went to this place. We had plain rotties, really expensive compared to other places in Sri Lanka, and really not that great (thin and small). The rotties were coming with shakshuka, which is, in this place, basically a clear soup of tomatoes, onions and garlic, with 2 cooked eggs. We... More 

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Thank Jean-Baptiste C
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little shop has a great roti menu and quick friendly service. Prices are ridiculously cheap - two rotis and two mugs of tea arrived within five minutes and cost 3-4 USD. They also do a good range of fresh juices.

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Thank Damohan
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Roti was so good here we had savoury and sweet. Can't recommend enough! As a bonus they were watching an awesome bollywood/zombie movie while we were there.

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Thank Ruth O
Lancashire
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We do not normally do this but I am afraid we came back 3 lunchtimes out of our 4. When travelling we always try to vary our dining options but this place was simply brilliant. The fried rice, roti, wraps were delicious as were the milkshakes/lassi etc. Staff always smiling and super friendly. Food is prepared and cooked in front... More 

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Thank JHarrisonLancashire
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

After late night partying at Unawatuna, when hunger strikes....this is the place to be. Lovely and scrumptious food with perfect flavours for the Asian taste palettes. Must try! Service is excellent.

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Thank Mradou
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A nice Roti shop which is cheap as chips. Nice staff and cosy. Rotis are crispy here. We would recommend and we will be coming back :-)

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Thank Dev M
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place is great if you are looking for an Sri Lankan version of a French crepe with savoury and sweet options. I got a chicken, egg and cheese Roti which was quite good (tho I did bite into a shell which was unpleasant) Despite that one point, food was good, fast and quick.

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Sydney, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Visited several times - the roti & lassi just so good! Great little & cheap 'hole in the wall' with a funky charming vibe & super friendly owner. Do yourself a favour....

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Thank ferbcliff
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Small and casual little shop. Good food, good prices. We loved the Shakshuka for breakfast. He even showed us how to cook it. Kind owner that even feeds the blind dog that hand out around his shop.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
Description
è un ristorantino davvero minuscolo (ha solo 4-5 tavoli) in cui si mangiano specialità locali: i rotti. viene recensito dalla lonely planet a pag. 140. si trova sulla strada principale di unawatuna ma non ricordo il nome della via. secondo me andrebbe incluso su tripadvisor perchè si mangia benissimo e il posto è molto caratteristico. vera cucina singalese.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?