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Happy Banana

££ - £££
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Food was worse and we waited more than one hour for it. Better choose another restaurant on this nice beach.

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Thank mhoustecky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As my review title states ! everything at this bar just cannot be faulted ,try it ! you'll love it !

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Thank Kev N
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has a series of candle lit tables on the beach during the evening and the setting is lovely. The young waiter did his best. However the food was mediocre at best. My dining partner had a chicken stir fry rice but could hardly find any chicken at all. My peppered steak was tough and over cooked with a... More 

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Thank JohnPerkins
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was wonderful and reasonably priced. Views breathtaking too. Only bad point? The service is poor...everyone is really friendly and polite but they forgot about our drinks twice and we waiting 40 minutes for food. Was amazing once it arrived though!!

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Thank Sara T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here is a first. Giving my 1 star rating to Happy Banana. And it is well deserved. I'll try to keep this review short and clear and not to bother you with all the mishaps that occurred in barely 1 hour. So I'll keep it to the important basics. We went with a group of 7 friends. Everyone picked a... More 

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London ,England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently located. Beach frontage. Come early for sunbeds and Umbrellas. The food and drinks are reasonably priced. The service was quite reasonable

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Thank RugbyFan78
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The alcohol is reasonably priced and the food is cheap and tasty . The service is a bit laid back as the waiters walk around as if they are stoned and difficult to hail and it takes time for them to understand your order.

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Thank Suren D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How would you feel if for one hour you and you're partner make all possible attempts to place an order and the staff keeps giving you a royal ignore ? To top it they keep serving foreign guests around you ? Racist maybe ?! This is our experience on happy banana a sunny after noon. We kept asking for shisha... More 

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Thank Nishant J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used the sunbeds here on a couple of occasions because there was no extra charge for them as long as purchasing drinks and / or food. Good spot and they do have a party on Friday (I think) nights which is popular with tourists. Liked the menu and the prices were reasonable.

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Thank africatraveller15
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here. Food was quite good and value for money. The ambience was fantastic, Tables laid out on the beach - it was lovely to have dinner by the Indian Ocean. Though you have dinner here they will not allow you to dance for their DJ music unless you pay an additional fee- even though it is in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
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Restauarnt and Hotel/rooms

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