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“Nice location, great food.”
Review of Kingfisher

Kingfisher
Ranked #6 of 97 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Good for: View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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.
Galle, Sri Lanka
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice location, great food.”
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We went for date night and had a good time. The bartender makes a mean, delicious bloody mary. The prawn soup was rich and tasty, the thai curry was full of flavour and they even managed to make the fried rice quite nice without drowning it in oil like how most things are done in Galle restaurants. The owner is a nice guy.

Nice part of the beach too although I'm fairly sure the staff is on something more than just the good weather on weekend nights.

Visited August 2014
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Ballarat, Australia
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33 reviews
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“Fantastic food on the beach”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This is a fantastic restaurant on the beach in Unawatuna. Fantastic fresh seafood, cold beers, excellent service from the waiting staff. Thoroughly recommend!

Visited August 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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121 reviews
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“Great location, great food, great cocktails.”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This funky but classy place on the beach is a must for anyone visiting. If there is any complaint it is the service is a bit slow, but we have seen that all through Sri Lanka. This place has great cocktails, excellent food and great prices! They have sun lounges too spend the day here also on the amazing beach! Highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good Value and Tasty”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

After reading about this place in the Lonely Planet, we thought to hunt it down for lunch. We were not disappointed with the quality of food and presentation, price or service. We kept going back for lunch during our stay. The only complaint was that some food was a little salty. The passion fruit mojito was a favourite as was the roti wraps. Go and give it a try.

  • Visited August 2014
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Muscat, Oman
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49 reviews
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“A nice surprise for a lovely Diner”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Visited Kingfisher on friends recommendation and were not let down.
The restaurant is located right on the beach and you can sit on a nice table on the sand.
Menu is very rich, I personally had the Green Bean Prawn Curry that was delicious, accompanied by a bottle of white wine.
Staff is efficient, helpful and fast. Prices are very reasonable. Nothing to complain about.

Would highly recommend.

  • Visited August 2014
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