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Fresh Lobsters Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
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No. 166 St. Sabestian Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 406 3883
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and a very good host, who even took us back to our hotel at no charge due to the Thunderstorm!

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1 Thank Michael P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood and curry served in an authentic beach setting. You can watch the sun set whilst having large succulent prawns, tasty lobster or a generous piece of tuna to mention just a few. The owners Philip and Maria are so friendly and accommodating you can't help but warm to them and their ways. On one occasion Philip saw us... More 

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1 Thank Alex L
newtown, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tired of eating in the hotel and were lucky to discover this Hut restaurant run by the couple. Great food at the beach

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Thank Zafar K
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lobster and jumbo prawns. Both were very well cooked (steamed+grilled), tasted fresh and very tasty! Worth a visit if you're staying close by. The staff is also welcoming and friendly.

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Thank IzuBackpacks
Tyreso, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. Eat there all nights we where staying at the hotel next to fresh lobster.

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1 Thank Evelina S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A family run restaurant rebuilt by them after the Sunami. Basic but pleasant environment overlooking beach. The Owner catches the fish that day. For us it was a joy to have simply grilled freshly caught King Prawns and small lobsters served with separate sauces potatoes and salad which we could blend to our taste. By far the best meal we... More 

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1 Thank Ian A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The seafood and other dishes are all so delicious that my family and I return for Lunch the day after before we head to Colombo. Absolutely in love with the prawns, small lobsters, and the simple sides like the Fried onions and shredded potatos <3 , I can finish one bowl of it with just plain rice <3 Great service... More 

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1 Thank ShanAnjell89
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My family and myself (10 of us) were staying at Anantara Kalutara resort for a short vacation and we have visited Fresh Lobster seafood (from the recommendation of TripAdvisor of course) and we were not disappointed at all. As we have our parents travelling with us and the owner (Phillip) even use his 'tuk tuk' to shuttle my parents from... More 

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I came to the restaurant by tuk tuk which was a very expensive ride. After arriving I was greeted well and I have ordered calamari and prawns unfortunately I was not conveyed that they are using coconut oil for preparation of the dishes, which I've an allergy and immediately went to the nearby clinic for treatment. But there pineapple curry... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It is a small restaurant / shack located a the Kalutara Beach. My colleague in Colombo had taken me for dinner there, along with his family. We had placed the order there when we left from Colombo, we we did not have to wait much. We had the cuttle fish, small lobsters and prawns. They were grilled. We had fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 166 St. Sabestian Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Kalutara
  • Phone Number: +94 77 406 3883

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?