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Cool Spot

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327/A | Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 76 911 4848
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice during our stay at Hikkaduwa. Loved the food.. ate a lot of veggie curry while in Sri Lanka and this was the best in my opinion. Would recommend the coconut sambol also.. absolutely delicious! Portions are massive making it really good value. Staff were really nice too!

Thank Laura S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Hikkaduwa 2 times now and now had breakfast at cool spot 4 times. Service is always lovely and quick and the food is cheap and high in quality and quantity. The western breakfast is only 600 rps including 3 large slices of bakery toast , jam and butter , 2 eggs of your choice, tea or coffee and... More 

Thank Nina L
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here all the time for breakfast. For only 660 rupees you get a good western breakfast with 3 toast, jam, butter, 2 eggs, fruit juice, tea/coffee. It is tasty and good! Service is a bit slow but so is it in almost all the places in Sri Lanka

Thank Milouvg
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, fresh food, tasty tuna steak. Nice place to sit in. The grilled calamari was not great but ok. Seafood plate and tuna steak was to good dishes. The staff is taking good care of you!

Thank Fredrik N
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A okey little place with good food. The service was a bit slow and I got my food like 20 min before my partner got his food which was not so nice. The food was okey, nothing special, but it's NOT a place I would not recommend. It was simply nothing special. Close to the beach which is a plus.

Thank Denise N
Benalla, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Hikkaduwa for 6 days doing a Scuba course and Cool Spot became our go to for breakfast. Good deal for American and Sri Lankan breakfast. American: Fresh Fruit, Eggs, Toast, Jam and Butter, Tea or Coffee. Sri Lankan: Fresh Fruit, Dahl, Sambol, Toast, Tea or Coffee. (A little spicy hot for the delecate taste buds but still... More 

Thank asha993
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here multiple times cause the menu has a great selection of dishes. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank rwreniii
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a late lunch here, sitting upstairs on the front balcony with fans whirring by! Lovely staff, food very nice. Visited again a couple of days later for breakfast, was busier but again service was good. Everywhere clean, all in all, a lovely place.

Thank hippychick48
St Albans, United Kingdom
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361 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in for dinner one evening after reading all the great reviews. I went for one of the options from the daily seafood menu which is on a separate board. A guy on the table next to me recommended the tuna steak and I'm so glad he did as it was delicious! I had it cooked medium rare and... More 

Thank BelleReviews
Cambridge, Canada
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood was good, but very pricey in comparison to other local places, and the ambience left something to be desired. Definitely not for people on a budget.

Thank Laura D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327/A | Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 76 911 4848
Awesome restaurant serving traditional food. would love to post a review on the restaurant because it is 100 times better than the places already listed for Hikaduwa.

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