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Crab Restaurant Chaaya Tranz Hotel

££ - £££Seafood,
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 278000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (34 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sri Lankan
££ - £££
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the ambience. Vijaya and dunush were very helpful and polite in choosing the dishes for us. Perfect dinner out!!

Thank Af R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything cooked within view. Lovely food. A good selection. Our teenage daughter did not want anything off the main menu, so without hesitation, the waiter brought the lunch menu for her which she was really happy with. We would go back there.

Thank sarah3dee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food came fast, the dishes were really good and fresh. The waiter was lovely - rishani. High level service ! Very Recommend

Thank LiorG135
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Terrific and friendly service and lovely fresh seafood. We had crab cakes, poached prawn salad , prawn laksa , yellow dinner tuna and exquisite calamari. Happy happy happy !

Thank Aus-wonderers
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Currently staying at the Hikka Tranz on an al-inc basis but as always we mix it up a bit, everyday until we wen to the Crab we were asked by staff if we would like to go and we booked. After reading reviews and knowing...More

Thank IanShep_10
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have just eaten at this restaurant as we are staying at the Tranz hotel and fancied a nice sit-down meal with wine rather than the hotel's buffet. The food was really very good and the wine very nice too. Staff were...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were overwhelmed by our experience at Crab Restaurant in the cinnamon tranz. The meals were the best we had in Sri lanka. We had a booking at ministry of crab a few days afterwards and cancelled knowing that food and service could not possibly...More

Thank RosalindCeleste
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We've just eaten in the Crab Restaurant which is extra cost but worth every penny, the staff are so helpfully n polite especially Asitha, a great guy who spoke excellent English and was extremely respectful. Oh and by the way the food was awesome, would...More

Thank GarDen2010
Reviewed 3 July 2018

My wife and I had a most memorable dinner experience at this restaurant. She had a succulent crab curry with all the trimmings and I had the baked crab with a side order of mashed potatoes. Both dishes were excellent. Service was impeccable and attentive....More

Thank Pmjworld
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner a few days back! Great experience. Thank goodness for the aprons.. Crabs can be messy. Loved the ambiance. If it was anything that took away from the experience, it was that the music was too low in volume. Would have been better...More

Thank ExplrrSL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Seafood, Sri Lankan
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 278000
Crab Restaurant located at the Lobby level, north wing of the Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa & open air restaurant with option of dining outdoor.
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