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Hot Rock

Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
224-2685
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Ranked #12 of 47 restaurants in Unawatuna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Probably the best steak I have ever had. Who would have thought this superb uncooked fillet bought out on a hot stone to cook at your leisure could be so delicious. Add great company family and friends 10/10.

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Dubai
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

What we didn't realize when coming to Unawatuna is that it seems all the restaurants seem to take last orders at around 9pm - so very early! Coming from Dubai where you don't even leave the house until 9pm this was quite a shock! Thankfully The Rock was the only place open until late and served good food too!

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København
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We loved to eat in Hot Rock - especially the curries. The owner, Rani, has been a lot during the tsunami. She lost her father and her sister and it was difficult for her to even be there. She rebuilt the place with help from friends and she is such a strong and nice woman. It is cosy and the... More

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Fresno, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We enjoyed a couple of very good fish lunches (curried one day, broiled the next), chased by big bottles of Lion Lager, while enjoying The Rock's prime location on Unawatuna Beach. Prices are reasonable, & so's the service.

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Fishguard, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The first on the corner at the beach road bend. Good value, friendly service and consistent standard. Excellent cocktails.

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Moscow, Russia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

we came there to taste fresh fish,because it was open even on Full moon, and we were not disappointed! good choice, good taste and reasonable price

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Geraldton, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Great meals eaten sitting at tables on the sand overlooking the water. Staff very good and good price.

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Penkhull
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

we had to book this restaurant as it only has a small kitchen. the food was nice but we have paid less for better food.

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Amazing curries that were worth the wait. We enjoyed a prawn curry and multiple vegetable curries in delicious coconut milk which were some of the best we've had in Sri Lanka. Right on the beach with a beautiful view.

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Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

It was actually the Rock. Fireworks, surf, sunset, sand, good pina colada and mojito. Ni c e, efficient staff.

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