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Amal Restaurant

Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan
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135 Colombo-Galle-Hambantota-Wellawaya Highway | Robolgoda, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
0094 779793471
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hope you like trains

This is a beautifully renovated restaurant hotel and garden. Staff friendly and situated off beach a walk from Benatota. The train whistles passed the end of the garden occasionally but has a safety guard there. Local lion beer is good and much cheaper than imported brands

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Rob W
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Budelsdorf, Germany
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Budelsdorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a beautifully renovated restaurant hotel and garden. Staff friendly and situated off beach a walk from Benatota. The train whistles passed the end of the garden occasionally but has a safety guard there. Local lion beer is good and much cheaper than imported brands

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Highly over rated. The service staff and the person at the billing counter are obnoxious. Not open to feedback. We experienced poor service, rubbery devilled chicken and despite our feedback they had the audacity to bill is LKR 900 for the chicken. Not only was the food quality poor but what was even more surprising was the poor quality of... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

You can choose what you want to eat while your food is still enjoying with his or her friends in the water... so, amazing flavor!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I have take one cheken briani and browns with rice, thr briani was good but the brawns was terrible. Prices are very high, the Indian restaurant in grand hotel in nuwara eliya is much cheaper than this. I memorize some og the prices which are as below: 10 small pcs of brawns with rice Rs 1,800 10 medium pcs of... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

توجد اختيارات كثيرة لاكلات الاسماك..كما توجد اسماك طازجه ممكن ان تختار منها الاسعار مرتفعه قليلا.. there are variety of choice..specially sea food dishes..there are fresh fish..you can choose what you want from it... prices are above average

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Aluthgama, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

great place, excellent food, good service, food well presented, they even had a band to serenade you, great menu choice, a must if you are in the area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We visited Bentota and headed straight for lunch to Amal villa , as we heard it's the best place for sea foods. We ordered rice and fish(coral fish ) curry and it was yum! They also served salads n coconut bread with dip made of butter n garlic as complimentary dishes with the main course. King coconut is refreshing drink... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Restaurant was overpriced for a fairly basic spot. Looked like it would have lovely views but obviously pointless in the dark. Restaurant area was far too big for the number of diners we saw each night

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The food is medium quality but expensive. We requested grill fish but we got fried.. I forgot something at the restaurant when I came back in few min it was hidden, even the restaurant manager didn't bother to help. The driver took care... There is the fire restaurant in Bey Cinnamon hotel with much better quality and even price...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We have travelled around Sri Lanka for 2 weeks and ending up in Ahungalla. Amal's restaurant was so delightful that we came back the very next night. You start by choosing from live crabs and live lobsters, fresh fish and prawns at the counter downstairs. They provided a nice discount to us on our return visit. Prices are not cheap,... More 

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Address: 135 Colombo-Galle-Hambantota-Wellawaya Highway | Robolgoda, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0094 779793471
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Bentota
Cuisine: Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Colombo-Galle-Hambantota-Wellawaya Highway | Robolgoda, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: 0094 779793471

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Doing business

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