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One Love

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Parangiya watta, Unawatuna, Galle 80800, Sri Lanka
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Bella Vista
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place makes amazing passion fruit mohito...you have to try. Price is reasonable. We didn't eat here so don't know about the food but the people here are really friendly. Lassa the surf guru will entertain you if you're wanting a conversation. Suddu makes the best mohito ever. Thanks guys

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Thank Kripa R
Galle, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

the best food in the beach and they are very friendly they have very good home mad souce and grat place on the beach music is very good

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Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I don't know how these restaurants that sit in a row one after the other on the beach can survive, especially when they are so bland. I had the seafood curry, my girlfriend had the prawn curry. It was really nothing special. As with so many reviews on Trip Advidor, this place is way over rated. I can't even manage... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

One live is a relaxed place to eat, the rice and curry are great. Loved the fish an shrimps curry. You can order separate curies iff you want. The atmosphere is great and the staff really friendly and helpfull

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Thank AnoekV
Bicheno, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Curries are a bit bland and cold, the prices are fairly cheap but you need a few dishes to fill you up so it adds up being more. Wouldn't come again but it wasn't the worst meal in my life.

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Thank DavidNickson
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

We were hoping that this place would live up to its recent reviews however we were the only customers when nearby restaurants were buzzing which should have set the alarm bells ringing. No cocktails as no Barman and our vodka cokes had no ice and the cokes weren't cold. Not being deterred we ordered the famous rice dish 2 curries... More 

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Thank keithlisa2015
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Small family restaurant with the best food we tasted in Sri Lanka. We went there several times and so did the other customers, we started to recognize each other. Great food everytime. We can strongly recommend their curry. Great drinks, not pricey. Staff friendly, located right on the beach. Kitchen and toilet clean. On the negative side, not open for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic curry meal! 4 curries with pompadums, Sambol and mango chutneys for a good price! Keep up the amazing taste sensations guys, I ate here twice and next time I'm in Sri kanaka again I will be back!!

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Thank Wadephilipharris
Queensland, Australia
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This place was right on the beach with seating in the shade. The service was nice but the food was just bad and slow. Their club sandwich was dry came with about 7 individual fry and it wasn't cheap. Waited 50 minute for fried chicken (we were the only ones there) and it was so dry I could barely eat... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had the best rice and curry here in Sri Lanka. Taste is just amazing. Staff is really friendly, nice atmosphere. It's true you need to wait quite long, but it definetely worth it. I'm sorry we discovered this place on our last day in Unawatuna, otherwise we would have come back several times.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parangiya watta, Unawatuna, Galle 80800, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?