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“Excellent location with delicious food - very high romance factor!”
Review of Kingfisher

Kingfisher
Ranked #17 of 115 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Italian, Seafood, Thai
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Kingfisher is a hotel and restaurant beautifully located on the crescent-shaped beach of Unawatuna in the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka. It’s origins run back to late 90’s. We have a designed lounge bar where you can relax and sip a cocktail and we offer a western and eastern menu at the restaurent. All our products are fresh and from the market everyday. We also have daily and weekly events: Every saturday night, we organise a party with dj's, music in live.
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We came to the Kingfisher after a friend recommended it to us. We had the tuna and prawn main dish and it was just wonderful. The tables are set directly at the beach with decent light. High romance factor! With soft sand between our toes we enjoyed drinks and food so much that we decided to change our hotel and ask for a room at the Kingfisher. Since they only have four rooms we were lucky enough to get one. We also enjoyed breakfast and snack at the restaurant and never were deceived. I also would like to thank the staff, they were very friendly and professional. I would love to come back some time.

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

After reading reviews we decided to try. We arrived at approx 7 pm and were told that most tables were booked but they managed to find us one. The food was very nice BUT we had to wait a LONG time. We were warned of the wait by staff but they seriously need to sort this out. The barman noticed we went to the bar twice, as staff were so slow, but we were offered a complimentary shot when we left as an apology, they didn't have to offer that, but thank you anyway!

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

We spent a couple of days at the Kingfisher restaurant, good service and very good food.
We were booked in at the Fortress hotel but spent two lovely days on the beach at this restaurant which the fortress kindly booked for us. lovely restaurant good food and a nice beach

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Reviewed 22 April 2014

The best places to eat in Unawatuna are, without doubt, Hotel Flower Garden, Kingfisher and Koko's.

Koko's does traditional British pub grub like burgers, fish & chips and pizza to a very high standard, their hospitality is excellent, and you can enjoy the sunshine or sunset with chairs and tables on the beach.

Hotel Flower Garden and Kingfisher's are a more upscale restaurant-style experience.

Kingfisher has excellent food and wine, and is situated on the beach with a great view.

We had the fish and calamari. Both excellent, accompanied by really tasty crisp vegetables cooked to perfection. The wine had been stored and was served at the correct temperatures which made a change from most places!

The only thing that let Kingfisher's down was a fairly slow service - Kingfisher only cook to order, and there was a big party that arrived just moments before us, and unfortunately we had to wait for all of them to be cooked and served first which was a bit of a bore as dinner took an hour to arrive.

Otherwise, the food and wine was excellent.

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Thank simonhilton
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

They serve excellent cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere on the beach. The service is very good, and even you have to wait a little more time for the food to come, the staff is very friendly and nice. For my taste, I had better food in other places, but for cocktails and service I would recommend this place.

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Thank Pitea2000
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