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Thaproban Restaurant

££ - £££Seafood, Asian,
Yaddehimulla Road | Welle Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 381722
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Yaddehimulla Road | Welle Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great location on the beach, friendly,quick service and decent prices. Ordered the fresh tuna which came with salad and chips. It was easily the best meal I had the whole 3 weeks I was in Sri Lanka! My partner ordered chicken pasta which she also...More

Thank sinkpink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Bentota to have lunch. My father was craving for a good Sri Lankan style crab curry - and apparently we’d chosen well. The crabs had just been brought in and were super tasty. In fact, this was one...More

Thank malathyknight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic staff and service, we ate here 3 times during our visit. The seafood was so fresh and cooked beautifully. Great location on the beach.

Thank Kris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent grilled fresh fish and local curry & rice. They coped really well when a sudden thunderstorm forced everyone to run for cover inside!

Thank SimonInSomerset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here last night for dinner and drinks with my partner and it was lovely. Nice softly lit area by the beach with relaxing music and there’s some sea bean bags a bit close to the bay if you want to enjoy the sound...More

Thank DiscoBill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located right on the beach, great music and ambiance. Was very busy with tourists and the food was great! We asked for cider which they didn’t have, beer they didn’t have, potato wedges they didn’t have... you get the jist of it! The menu had...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a couple of meals here, mainly fresh seafood which was well cooked and a good price. Drinks, including wine, weren’t badly priced, goo atmosphere and great location and surroundings. Even had a turtle come ashore to lay eggs during our meal, a bit surreal.

Thank Notdunroaming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The price is reasonable and staff are helpful. It's a good choice at the beach front:) They have clear price for everything, listed very clear, u can choose whatever you like and let the staff know the portion u want and they will arrange for...More

Thank Absolute W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, good fish from the grill, right on the beach. Atmospheric music and wonderful views of the sea and stars.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We got absolutely fresh fish. The tuna beef was better than we ever have got it. And sitting at the beach with The Indian Ocean outside was lovely.More

Thank Karin R
Thaproban, Personal Assistant at Thaproban Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review.Thank you so much for taking a few moments to let us know how we are doing. We love what we do, and getting word that we are exactly what you were...More

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12 March 2017|
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Response from mary5711 | Reviewed this property |
I was there at Poya recently and they served beer as do the other restaurants on that stretch of beer. Be discreet about it and you'll be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehimulla Road | Welle Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 381722
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