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Yaddhehimulla Rd, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
94914381722
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Ranked #27 of 56 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

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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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Perhaps the best seafood meal ive ever had. Sitting on the edge of the water, picking your daily catch from the ice tray on site to be prepared for your plate. Maybe not the cheapest seafood in this area, but amazing return on investment. Battered calamari a massive highlight. Also, one of the only places we have found cider for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went here one day and were ignored, our food brought late (even by sri lankan standards as they either lost the order or forgot it) and the drinks were warm, it took close to an hour to get a pineapple juice, it was all a bit of a disaster but the food was good. The next day it started... More 

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Thaproban, General Manager at Thaproban, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for selecting Thaproban Beach Restaurant as dining option on a very special day , we also accept the unusual busyness of the restaurant operation due to New year calibrations , Hope you have seen the crowed that looking for a table in our restaurant as very popular food option in Unawatuna Coast . You wanted... More 

Lahore
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great food but slightly overpriced. We were seated next to the beach and we ordered the prawn curry and vegetable jalfrezi which came with portions of daal, beetroot and pumpkin curry which all tasted great and had sufficient portions!!!

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Nyon, Switzerland
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21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Unawatuna was busy the evening that we visited Thaproban, which is a very quaint and adorable little setting on the beach. On passing, the waiter gave us a lot of attention and invited us to eat there and we were happy to find the place on the beach and we were not disappointed by the food. The Nasi Goreng was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great setting on the beach serving food all day. Breakfast is good albeit pricey by SL standards. Seafood BBQ nightly is excellent and the curry dishes are brilliant value. Very friendly and welcoming staff. A step above most of the Unawatuna restaurants.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

this place is by the beach with live music, good food, great beach view. what more do you want on a holiday?

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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Of all the restaurants in Unawatuna Beach the Thaproban definitely stands out in appearance. The building and the way it is decorated creates a great atmosphere eapecially for dinner in the evening. Unfortunately that is the only department in which it outshines all the others because the standard of food and quality of service is pretty much standard with all... More 

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

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