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Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
224-2685
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Ranked #16 of 55 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The place is ok, the food is ok and the service is ok but more. We had to remind the waiters of our orders a few tins before we got what we ordered.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had a few cold beers and tried a couples of the Sri Lankan curries for dinner. The food is ok, just. The curries were a little light in flavour, too much liquid and not enough in the beef/chicken and fish department. It's a nice beach setting but overall fairly average food and service. Much like any other beach shack... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We ordered two burgers and an avocado salad plus some Lion Lager. The service was quick, which is good for a hungry beach-goer. However, the food was just so-so. I don't have much more to say about this place. It's just average!

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Jarfalla, Sweden
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Food was OK but we have had better for the same price. Service also OK but nothing more. Took some time to get the food and portions could have been a bit larger.

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Nyon, Switzerland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We visited Hot Rock after more than a week in Unawatuna, which is such a beautiful place but we had become accustomed to average service and long waiting times. Hot Rock was busy when we arrived but the staff were in control of it all and even warned us about a lengthy waiting time for food. Yet our order was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We has a lovely meal of rice and curry at hot rock in December 2014. The service was attentive but not pushy and prices were very reasonably.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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148 reviews 148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Hot Rock has a prime spot on the beach either for daytime lounging in the sun chairs or a dinner on the beach at night but besides that the restaurant is really average. We had a dinner there one night and you defiantly pay a premium price as comparable dishes can be found in town for less and the dinner... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

good value for money, very tasty, nice staff, great beach location, great place to seat and have a cold beer by the beach

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Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely dinner here. Next morning packing to move on from Unawatuna we couldn't find our purse containing cash and cards. We retraced our steps and were delighted to be given back the purse intact by the manageress here. Really maintains your faith in human nature and we can only thank her for reinforcing what... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We've been to hot rock a few times. The service is always very friendly and the food quite good. The kids were happy with their cheese sandwiches and ice cream and my soup was very good. Overall a good experience for a cheap and casual dinner on the beach, Sri Lankan style.

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Address: Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 224-2685
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
Cuisine: Seafood

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