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SANKAREST Garden Restaurant

££ - £££Asian, , Seafood
Nape | Paratharkaya, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
+94 77 548 7054
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“prawns” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Nape | Paratharkaya, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Sanka rest , a small restaurant serves more than 10 dishes for one meal and they all had the motherly touch in them. They were prepared by Sanka's mother and they were truly delicious and it's the best place to appease your hunger and...More

Thank Thamali
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had amazing food and service from the friendly and welcoming Sanka! You must ring ahead so that they have time to prepare the large variety of dishes that you can have. We requested fresh fish and curries and had the most incredible food, and...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here for lunch after failing to find any decent vegetarian meals next to bentota beach. Did a search on Tripadvisor and this place had the best ratings for their curry. And they didn't fail. It's a small family run unit. Although we called...More

Thank Matrixmatrix
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

After calling the restaurant the day before our visit, we were received with great hospitality when we arrived. The first thing we noticed was the beautiful garden and the pool. Following some fresh fruit juices, which we enjoyed in the garden, dinner was served inside....More

Thank hbvwezel
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We spent fifteen days at Sankarest Villa and decided to have dinner at their garden restaurant every evening as we did during previous stays. Sunita and their staff are excellent cooks. Everything is freshly prepared - we were served more than half a dozen of...More

1  Thank BernieNDB
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We emailed Sankarest to ask if they could cook us some traditional Sri Lankian food. When we arrived we were very warmly welcomed into a beautiful house and seated on their verandah. The food was far beyond our expectations, so many different dishes, all so...More

1  Thank Carold1962
Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for taking time to review us so nicely. We take for our cuisine only the freshest and best ingredients to prepare autentic Sri Lankan kitchen. We are so proud that all of our guests appreciate that. Hope to see you again and all the...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Best in Sri Lanka!!! So many flavors and dishes. We especially loved the seafood and the fresh buffalo milk curd.

Thank LGorecki
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was by far the best food we ate during our entire 2.5 week stay in Sri Lanka. We ate out for every meal during our stay and nothing came close to the meal we had at Sankarest in Kosgoda. Sunita's cooking is just... amazing!

Thank LEH1_11
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is the sort of food that they should be serving in all the fancy hotels in this area. Legitimate traditional Sri Lankan cooking which was absolutely amazing. We dropped by not realising that they usually only take pre-existing bookings but they were still kind...More

1  Thank Sam N
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Probably the best Sri Lankan food on the planet. Home style cooking with the best of produce. A must if you are traveling the Sri Lankan west or south province. Definitely worth a detour or even a separate journey.

Thank Kanelmannen
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Koni21 | Property representative |
Hi, Sankarest Villa and Sankarest Garden Restaurant belongs together. Our guests eat in the restaurant, but it is also open for guests from outside. Our half board is especially. For our guests in the villa we are preparing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nape | Paratharkaya, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Kosgoda
  • Phone Number: +94 77 548 7054
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