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Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 7201
08:00 - 22:00
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117 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at this place. Everything worked fine; friendly service, and good food, but pretty average for Unawatuna restaurants. Would still go again.

Thank Martur1
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was among the very few options for original Sri Lankan food at Unawatuna. Came for lunch, and it was really tasty. Had the Sri Lankan platter with three different curries and fish. I was not crazy about the fish but loved the curries and dal. Also shared a vegetable rotate which was good. Had a lime juice which also... More 

Thank cotasonia
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place did the best rice and curry that we had in our whole stay in Sri Lanka. 4 separate curries + dhal + sambal - all for 750rs. Big portions and properly spiced too. We went three days running it was that good and the only curry we had twice was the pumpkin (a good thing as it was... More 

Thank ant6666
Northwich, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Wow best curry I have had since being in Sri Lanka. A lovely restaurant with great friendly service, but also very professional, wish we had time to do a cookery class there. 2 nights left in Unawatuna we might very well be back.

Thank the_calvinator
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Go for traditional food and you will not be disappointed;) Also Rotti are amazing. Staff awesome, you can try cooking lesson in here.

Thank Helena C
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went to this place 3 evenings in a row because the food was delicious and varied. The main dish was a platter of a selection of curries. Also the vegetables rotti was good. They also offer cooking class. The woman was very kind and she made for me jackfruit curry which I wanted to try and it wasn't on... More 

Thank Laskopivo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The best pancakes and pizza in the world! :) very nice staff and very good food :) highly recommended. Thanks

Thank Katarzyna S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

1. Lipton tea in SriLanka? Really? 2. Butter prawns can be so much better. The were more tempura around then actual prawn. And oily too :(

Thank Buhnevici N
Carnhell Green, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

I really struggle to understand all the good reviews for this place. But perhaps we ordered the wrong thing on the menu, I want to think it wasn't their speciality but the big "italian pizza" sign written on the wall stated otherwise. We got served promptly and ordered two pizzas, a beer and a juice without sugar that turned out... More 

Thank Allen M
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights in Unawatuna and Nautilus restaurant visited twice always for a dinner. I'm not such a big eater of fish, but their Marlin with salat and chips was one of the best I've ever eaten. Well-roasted and flavourous with tasty salat and crispy chips. Just waiting for the meal was longer than I would have wished (about an... More 

Thank Michal K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 77 790 7201

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