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Mati Gedara

Yaddamulla Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 6723
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (31 reviews)
“veggie buffet” (5 reviews)
“rice” (26 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Yaddamulla Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice all you can eat buffet with a nice selection of rices and curries. Small and traditional. For 350 rupees, it’s a perfect place to eat and really be full when you leave. The manioc Curry was my favourite! Thanks :)

Thank Florence C
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

You cannot go wrong getting this buffet for 350rupees, I ate here everyday while I was in Unawatuna and it was just delicious! I had such a colourful plate; I particularly loved the Dahl, taboulleh type salad and the fact she has brown rice! And...More

Thank Grace F
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Very good food at an extremely good price. Tasty and tradition Sri Lankan vegetable curry buffet with the option of fresh fish or sea food too. Very helpful staff in a little family run business. Mati Gedara was a firm favourite in Unawatuna during our...More

Thank L16F
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We visited as a group of 10 and sat up on the balcony area. There were lots of yummy dishes on offer in the buffet. They are all vegetarian but you can also purchase fish on the side which was very well cooked.

Thank c_varney333
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Had read some good reviews but I was very disappointed. We were told earlier in the day that dinner will be ready around 6.00pm. We arrived at 6.15pm and the food was like warm and seemed as thought it had been sitting for some time....More

Thank BigTone72
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Restaurant in Unawatuna are extremely expensive, it's ridiculous!! We found this place on oir second night !! A vegetarian rice and curry buffet for a raisonable price , I know they serve grilled fish and prawn !! The food was really good and tgey change...More

Thank i0r0ma
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of choice, tasty dishes, friendly staff, and v cheap. Food isn’t spicy, so it suits more taste buds - but there’s a great chilli onion chutney to mix through & spice things up a bit. Great no frills option

Thank LuLuB85
Reviewed 24 March 2018

spot on delicious meal every time. This was one of my favorite restaurants in all of sri lanka. Simple, reliable, and delicious!

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 23 March 2018

we went to his place twice. 3 different curries and dhal with rice for 350 rupees - you can't beat that. they can also cook you fresh fish but that is extra. the owner does not mind if you go and have a look in...More

Thank Satyaguru
Reviewed 14 March 2018

When most of the restaurants in Unawatuna near the beach are overpriced for their tiny morsels of rice and curry, Mati Gedara is a great place to have an amazing meal. Their rice-curry buffet was great and quite affordable. The best items I had were...More

Thank Vishnu V
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddamulla Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 77 790 6723
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