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Travellers' Choice2023
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We serve Brunch, Lunch, Dinner & Cocktails. Our kitchen is open from 12:00 - 21:30. Find our little Café in the heart of Unawatuna.
PRICE RANGE
£3 - £6
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, European, Healthy, International
FEATURES
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Family style
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Reviewed 5 May 2024 via mobile

The most amazing chicken burger I’ve ever had!! Cocktails were expertly made with their own infused spirits and the staff were super lovely and helpful.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 April 2024 via mobile

Excellent hommus and felafel bowls. We had the same thing for lunch on two days. Great atmosphere with good music and friendly service. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 15 March 2024

We very happily stumbled across Koha Surf Lounge during a visit to Unatawuna. Walking past, you immediately get enticed by the vibrant atmosphere. Once inside, the experience gets even better! We were seriously impressed by the contemporary menu + innovative cocktails on offer. You can...tell a lot of thought has gone into the dishes, which are super fresh & extremely delicious. The team are also superb & obviously really enjoy working in such a great venue. Special thanks to Coco for making our experience so special.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024 via mobile

Very nice, cozy ambiance with a refreshing and tasty menu. Friendly and helpful stuff. I can recommend everyone, especially for lunch.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 January 2024 via mobile

Great food, I had the chicken burger and wife had the mezze platter. Both were delicious and service was great. A nice little chill out place if you're in Unawatuna.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 4 January 2024 via mobile

Amazing experience. It’s a well curated place in every aspect, food,design and staff. Super tasty chicken sandwich great Salad and good espresso! Very important thing….its super clean!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 December 2023 via mobile

Best vibes and food in Unawatuna! Tried the several dishes and all of them are really good. The service and the team is also top notch! Definitely recommend ✊🏻

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023 via mobile

Great food and menu is also great for vegans and vegetarians. Very friendly staff! Also they take care of the street dog which is not very common in Sri lanka and I find it amazing🙏🏻 Highly recommended

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 3 November 2023 via mobile

Yet another enjoyable dinner. Try the Lime Battered Prawns. Very tasty. Had to have Key Lime afterwards. Great people. Great service.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023

The Key lime pie is a winner. My third visit to this gem at Unawatuna... it's great to see the menu developing. Every meal has been good... fresh, well prepared. The coffee is good, too. All the staff are friendly and service is fast... which...is an unusual experience in my six months in Sri Lanka. STRONGLY RECOMMENDED for casual lunch or dinner. I am looking forward to when you're open for breakfast!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 October 2023 via mobile

Super friendly & chilled atmosphere Very friendly and competent staff Awesome quality of the meals -> an awesome place

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023

My first visit to Koha was three days ago. Why didn't I go before???? What a great experience. A lot about Koha really works for the Unawatuna vibe - first is that it is a "Surf Lounge"! The spacious layout is great and there is...a mixture of seating - day beds, tables or at the bar. The menu is not extensive but does not need to be when it has attractive items... I had the Crispy Chicken Burger with Sweet potato chips then Mango and Coconut rice for desert. Hanna and her husband who own Koha (I will get his name soon) were perfect hosts, she made us feel very welcome - when we were arrived there was limited seating but she offered us another table when one became available although we decided to stay where we were. The Peanut Cup was a kind gesture at the end of the meal! Oh yes, prices are good and service by the team was excellent although it was quite busy. I STRONGLY RECOMMEND TRYING KOHA SURF LOUNGE for lunch or dinner. See you again soon!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023 via mobile

Really nice food combined with a chilled vibe. The menu is not very large, but the dishes are great. Also, if you like a good EU cappuccino, this is your spot.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 10 April 2023 via mobile

Great for lunch or dinner. Really chilled out space with quick service, a small menu but everything we had was delicious! Very clean and well organised. If you are in unawatuna then worth a visit

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 2 April 2023 via mobile

Food was 10/10 and service was 10/10. Very chill spot with nice music. The only thing that brought down the rating was the heat! The place needs more air con/fans. We were very uncomfortable which made it difficult to enjoy the amazing food.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Rasika Gamage, Inhaber at Koha Surf Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2023

Dear Ellie, thank you for your great review. We are happy you enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. Unfortunately as we are an open space it's impossible for us to have aircon. As April is the hottest month of the year, we can't really do...More

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Koha Surf Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5