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South Ceylon Vegetarian Restaurant

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Beach Access Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sri Lankan Cuisine should be added

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food

Lovely place with really tasty food. Everything came out fresh and really enjoyed the bits recommended by the owner. Ended up having dinner here quite a few nights. Would recommend

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
Nina N
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Lovely place with really tasty food. Everything came out fresh and really enjoyed the bits recommended by the owner. Ended up having dinner here quite a few nights. Would recommend

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Brighton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We visited twice in one day. Really enjoyed the food and it was a nice relaxed environment with friendly people.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were looking for traditional the traditional rice and curry and came across South Ceylon and it did not disappoint. It's run out of the house of a local lady with her lovely twins crawling around, who makes everything fresh to order, so be prepared to wait a little while. We were used to the waiting in Sri Lanka so... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

After being referred to this Restaurant from an Australian friend we thought we would give it a try. On arrival we were told how quiet business was and perused the menu. After careful selection the waiter or owner advised that there was no avacodo available which was present in both of our selected dishes. Funny though as we had just... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We went here based on TA reviews and because I'm a vegetarian. This may have been the slowest service that we experienced so far out of our three week stay in Sri Lanka with just average food. Here is the review of our April 19 experience: Food: We ordered two enchiladas (700 LKR each), which is on the high end.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

we came here for dinner. some meal options were not available which was disappointing. however the food we did order (dosa, green salad and spaghetti) were tasty. great value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Food was really nice, had the Indian puri and the Sri Lankan pittu, food was cheap but very tasty service was good and set in a nice location.

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Tokyo, Japan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Went there for dinner and were served by the boss, who was very friendly and gave us competent advice. Liked the Lassies, the Enchiladas and the Stuffed Aubergine. Good and simple vegetarian home cooking with an eclectic international menu. Some local classics like Plain Dosa are quite overpriced, but the bill came in easily within the local average of this... More 

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London UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I seemed to turn veggy whilst in sri lanka but this is not a bad thing, the food was amazing all over. Went here with a vegetarian friend as she had been here 2 years prior. Highly recommended even if you are not a veggy.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

a home away from home. Lovely service and delicious food! We did visit other restaurants in Unawatuna, but couldnt resist coming back here for at lease one meal a day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beach Access Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Description

Sri Lankan Cuisine should be added

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