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Hot Rock

Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
224-2685
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing curry!

We had one of the best Sri Lankan curries here... We asked for it hot, as we found that sometimes the curries can be a bit bland because they think tourists don't like it. Well it definitely was spicy - but very tasty!!! The owners are friendly and the prices were cheaper than most of the other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had one of the best Sri Lankan curries here... We asked for it hot, as we found that sometimes the curries can be a bit bland because they think tourists don't like it. Well it definitely was spicy - but very tasty!!! The owners are friendly and the prices were cheaper than most of the other beach restaurants...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The food here is amazing! When on holiday, I am not one for returning to the same place- however the curry was unreal! An absolute visit!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Food in Hot Rock was so delicious, we ate there every meal while in Unawatuna. We are in Lanka two weeks today and this place serves by far the nicest food we have tasted. I would recommend the breakfast for 450 and the curry meal for 900. Lovely Sri Lankan lady owner, her English is very good and she is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Nice place on the beach to stay for dinner or enjoy a drink.Local and international food with a reasonable price.The owners are friendly and very serviable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They serve good food and offer a lot of options (both local and international), the price is reasonable for a restaurant on the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Nice place on the beach to relax, enjoy a drink and food. Simple place, but good food and friendly owners. They give you free sun beds if you have a drink or food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We had a pretty disappointing lunch at Hot Rock. We ordered a plate of mixed fried rice, and specifically requested that sea food not be added. The dish arrived complete with prawns and rubbery overcooked squid. The prawns in garlic sauce that I ordered was too salty and had to be washed down with a cool drink. The prawns themselves... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had a lovely lunch here. the staff was vrian. Food delicious, washed down with icy cold beer. Very nice

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was the worst food we had in Sri Lanka. We started with tasteless sweet and sour prawns. The prawns did not taste fresh - likely frozen - and the sauce was watery and bland. We then tried the cheese pizza hoping it would be a safe, edible option. It tasted awful. Go for the beach and a beer or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Recommended by Lonely Planet, the price there is standard at Unawatuna (pricey compare with other places in Sri Lanka). We ordered fried noodles and pizza for dinner, both good while the pizza is very tasty, we love it. But the cocktails are soso... better having beer instead.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan

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