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Yaddhehimulla Rd, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
94914381722
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 22
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  • 13
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good location, good food and friendly staff

Really nice beach restaurant, not as cramped as most along that strip of beach. Sat at a table on the beach and had a really nice meal and a couple of glasses of wine for a very reasonable price. Being on my own there is a tendency for staff to either ignore you or be over attentive. Staff here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
SwanseaCarrie
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Really nice beach restaurant, not as cramped as most along that strip of beach. Sat at a table on the beach and had a really nice meal and a couple of glasses of wine for a very reasonable price. Being on my own there is a tendency for staff to either ignore you or be over attentive. Staff here got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We were happy with our room and our stay was satisfactory, but I thought it was pricey for what it was. There are much cheaper places to stay that offer similar accommodation standards. The concierge service was friendly and helpful. The food was good but average. I'm happy with my stay, but I wouldn't chose to stay here again.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

One of the nicer places dotting the Unawatuna seafront. Calamari was quite bland but a hearty portion and reasonable prices. Service is professional and the restaurant itself is really beautiful and well-kept - will be sure to visit for an evening meal!

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were staying at the the Thaproban Pavilion [a sister hotel] and came here for a couple of meals [a lunch and a dinner]. It is in a great spot and is ideal for ocean swimming. The menu is a little tired [but not substanially different to many other hotels], and the food was okay. Service was okay, a bit... More 

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Dongguan, China
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68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We booked a beachfront table for dinner when we couldn't get into the Kingfisher. I'd say we made a great choice. We arrived to be greeted by name and shown to our nicely appointed table. Food was good, service was fine and the atmosphere at the edge of the sand was magic. There's also an attached hotel and spa. Next... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We first went there on our first night in Unawatuna and then we just kept coming back. We sat on the beach which is great because you can put your feet in the sand and relax. The manager, Alex, is an amazing guy who speaks good English and even better Italian which was a nice surprise. You can chose from... More 

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London
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124 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a lovely restaurant where you sit just on the beach front and you choose your fish and that is it. It sounds very simple, and it is, and delicious, and it is! Really a lovely, lovely experience. I know that there are several of this places on the beach but this is really good and good value for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We visited this place on numerous occasions during our stay. We had meals and drinks at all times during the day and night and not once were we disappointed . Food was great and the beers always ice cold. Staff were fantastic always helpful and catered for all our requests ( especially my one eyed friend in the waiting staff)... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

The staff were really friendly and helpful, especially towards our kids, which was really appreciated. We had the calamari and fries, which were well made and cooked promptly. It's in a really lovely location with great access to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Right on unawatuna beach, great atmosphere particularly at night with all the fairy lights etc. great service and good food. Only downside was the wine selection... They seemed to have good selection on wine list but didn't have our first or second choice in stock so just ended up asking what they did have in stock and took that.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Yaddhehimulla Rd, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: 94914381722

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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