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“Happy Banana is not known for its restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Happy Banana

Happy Banana
Ranked #82 of 97 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Cuisines: Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Restauarnt and Hotel/rooms
The Netherlands
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Happy Banana is not known for its restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

The food was ordinary as it is at a lot of restaurants in Unawatuna. They had tasty sea food, but that is a lot more expensive then curries or fried noodles or rice. They did have a tasty pasta. Just plain pasta with oil and some peppers. I liked that one!

Happy Banana I would not recommend if you want a dinner to remember, but if you want to party go there on a friday evening!

  • Visited July 2013
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Not great.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

I have to say this is by far the worst place I have ever eaten in Unawatuna. I had chicken kebabs and was ill for days after. The staff are pathetic as service is slow and they didn't even get the order correct. A real shame as it could be so much better.

  • Visited July 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous location and food. Do go.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Gorgeous location and great cocktails with amazing fish. Very inexpensive. We moved indoors as there was a short shower and it was just as nice

Visited November 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Prawn salad with one prawn!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Well, I would have expected more than one prawn in my prawn salad. It wasn't exactly cheap!!!! The waiter explained that the one prawn was just garnish, and that there were prawns inside the salad. Okay, there were some tiny flakes of prawn if you really searched. This was the sort of prawn salad I might expect inside plastic packaging, from a supermarket in England, not a restaurant on the beach in Sri Lanka. Totally underwhelming. What a shame.

Visited August 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Worst meal I had in three trips to Sri lanka”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

Parter had fish kebabs,they were tasteless and cold. Meal made her sick for 24 hours. I had crab curry which frankly was the worst curry I have ever had, crap shell's in a weak curry sauce.But on a positive the beer was ok.

  • Visited September 2013
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