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All 38 Bentota Restaurants

Amal Restaurant

135 Colombo-Galle-Hambantota-Wellawaya Highway | Robolgoda, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
0094 779793471
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Ranked #4 of 38 Restaurants in Bentota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It was good seafood, coctails. The staff was slow. I think it's the one of the best restaurant of Bentota. Amal is very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Really we enjoy the foods and location but have some notes to inform other visitors 01. Food price showed without taxes and service chargers 02.grill fish there using oil if ur a don't like oil inform earlier them. 03. Compare with other place price little more. Only this three highlight in my visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Good food however they seem to be interested to cater more western tourist. However the attraction of the place is obviously that you get to pick you sea food from the tanks downstairs. You can then select the way you would want to eat it. Its a little heavy on the pocket though.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A very average restaurant specialising in sea food. I honestly think Bentota restaurants should take lessons from Unawatuna or Hikkaduwa in terms of pricing and taste. After visiting this place for lunch, we concluded that it would have been far better to eat at our place of stay i.e Paradise Villa.

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Storrington, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We liked the idea that you could see and choose what to eat before it was prepared, and also the manner in which the seafood was cooked. As a result we had a splendid lunch with a reasonably priced bottle of Sauvignon Blanc from Chile. Good service, and great outlook.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Yummy seafood and cooked to perfection. Lobster was really fresh ! Friendly service and staff helpful in recommending what way the seafood should be cooked.

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Nitra, Slovakia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We have dined several times at Amal restaurant and the food was indeed fresh and tasty. The staff is friendly and nice. Sometimes they also have live music which enhances the lovely calm setting of evenings at Bentota. Definitely recommended.

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Sydney
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The service is poor & the decor isn't the best. Food was good & about the right price for what you get. Good for a dinner if you just want some food but you can go to places with better food & nicer decor for just a fraction more of the price.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Amal Villa restaurant offers you a choice of live/ fresh seafood, brilliantly done. You can't go wrong here with your choice of fish or prawns. And, to top it... even the vegetarian food is quite good out here. The place is well located, very close to the sea, and right next to the railway track. It's green and beautifully built.... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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150 reviews 150 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Although it was raining at the time of our arrival, we have chose fresh jumbo prawns, crabs and fish for our dinner. The prices were slightly above average but quantity-wise acceptable. The grilled jumbo prawns were particularly tasty while the curry crabs in the local style was also nice. Worth to try and the location is easy to identify.

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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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