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Jina's Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant

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Vegetarian, Vegan, Sri Lankan
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Wella Devale Rd, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The restaurant is listed in the latest edition of Lonely Planet and Rough...
The restaurant is listed in the latest edition of Lonely Planet and Rough Guide. No website as far as I know.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food!

You cant leave dissopointed! The owner is the cheff and gives a big effort into the food preparation. It offers both local and European food. Yummy!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Zuzana U
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Brno, Czech Republic
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Brno, Czech Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

You cant leave dissopointed! The owner is the cheff and gives a big effort into the food preparation. It offers both local and European food. Yummy!

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Calm place, nice veggi food. This place were better before, even if it could take 1h before the dinner was served. Try it out. Recommended.

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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Jinas take a bit longer to prepare the food, but the tastes were fantastic. Not on the beach, but the ambiance was still very nice.

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Beijing, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If it was' for all the other positive reviews, I wouldn't have been disappointed. But given our expectations, this place was barely above average. The food was good. Not bad. And not great either. We finished what we ordered, but weren't craving for more. The service was friendly, but extremely slow. Despite being the last people sitting at the place,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We loved our three curries, rice, coconut sambal and papadums here. All made fresh and served with pride! Pretty little setting too.

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Excellent, tasty vegetarian food in a relaxed garden setting. A good range of vegetarian and vegan food with excellent cocktails and yummy desserts. Well priced. Would recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

At Jina's we had one of the best curries of our 3 week trip in Sri Lanka! There are a variety of vegetarian options on the menu to choose from and we went with some traditional curries. Everything was fresh and clean and super tasty. You can tell Jina takes a lot of pride in his food and care in... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful food made with love, everything is fresh and superb tasting, i visited every day with friends and will look forward to my return next year,to sample more from there exelent menu list , and always a warm welcome from the smiling happy staff, many thanks and see you soon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Excellent and tasty vegeterian restaurant with wide choice and especially very good curries. Do not miss the chance to take a cooking class there ;-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I did a cookery class with Jina who is a lovely guy. The quality of the food is great and all the ingredients are excellent. There are no shortcuts taken here. He showed us how to make 3 vegetarian curries, coconut sambal and aubergine salad, all of which we ate for lunch afterwards. What a feast. I highly recommend this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wella Devale Rd, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan, Sri Lankan

Description

The restaurant is listed in the latest edition of Lonely Planet and Rough Guide. No website as far as I know.

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