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All 1 Kosgoda Restaurants

SANKAREST Garden Restaurant

Nape, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
+94 77 187 9257
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Kosgoda
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Sri Lankan
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Set in a beautiful tropical garden, this family run restaurant is something special. We were the only guests the night we went.What a way to celebrate a birthday! The Sri Lankan feast just kept coming, dish after magnificent dish. Predominantly seafood, this was a meal to remember. The family were delightful hosts, in a discrete kind of way. The accommodation... More 

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Doha
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent meal at this wonderfully friendly family run establishment. The meal was the best we had eaten in Sri Lanka and was absolute value for money. The whole family made us feel very welcome and if it had not been our last night, we would definitely have returned. We thoroughly recommend this restaurant and the family who... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

On our holiday we went to kosgoda .we had the dest Sri Lankan food ever .the hospitality we got from sarangi her mum and dad was wonderful . The atmosphere was excellent .we will recommend this restaurant and the little hotel to all of my friends in Australia . Thank you Daphne&jerald

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Colombo
2 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

A tropical heaven... the ambience and the hospitality of Mrs.Sunita and her cuisine with the co-operation of her family... the experience we had with you all.... thank you — feeling great.

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review. You are welcome anytime! More 

Bentota, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews 5 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Living in Sri Lanka for many years, I must say that this was the very best Sri Lankan Curry I have ever enjoyed. The Swiss owner and his Sri Lankan wife have truely built up a wonderful place to eat or even stay in one of the charming rooms Sankarest is offering. The pool beded in a tropical garden defenitely... More 

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this review

It is full filling us every time with great joy to receive such wonderful reviews and it makes us even a little bit proud. Thanks a lot! We all hope to see you soon again! More 

Shanghai, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Eating here was not like eating in a restaurant, it is was eating in a family's home. The food was excellent (among the best we had had in Sri Lanka) and the service warm and generous. I think it is a grave error to not eat here if you are in the area. Call ahead because they have limited seating,... More 

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and great review. More 

Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This had to be one of the best overall experiences we've had in Sri Lanka. As two families with four boys between the ages of 7 and 4, dining out can be a pretty miserable experience. Sank arrest was nothing but pleasant! The moment we arrived, the son Sanka greeted us along with his sister and their mother. Immediately you... More 

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much! It gives us a great satisfaction to receive such a wonderful review! More 

Worcester
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We met a swiss couple on the beach at Kosgoda and got chatting. They were staying at the Sankarest Villa and they highly recommended the Sri Lankan food, so we joined them for lunch. I do not want to exaggerate but the food was beyond question the best we ever had in Sri Lanka. I know most of the vegetables... More 

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We stayed here on our way back to Bentota from Kandi and Sigiriya Rock on the second day of our visit. We were feeling quite tired by this point and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the location. I had a vegetable curry, which actually consisted of 7 dishes. They were all very tasty. My... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My husband, three-year-old son, and I found ourselves at Sankarest Villa after visiting a turtle hatchery. We were just looking for a nice place to eat; however, due to the low season, the garden restaurant wasn't actually open. Despite this fact, they opened their place just for the three of us. This is where we experienced our first-ever authentic Sri... More 

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Additional Information about SANKAREST Garden Restaurant

Address: Nape, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 77 187 9257
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Kosgoda
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Sri Lankan

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