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Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Food

Loved the sambal and the SrLankan curries. Beautiful view on Unnawatuna Beach. Service was excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Naveen C
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New Delhi, India
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Galle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The place was really nice with the beach, sea breeze... and this will be an awesome place to have dinner with candle lights... Food was really tasty and fresh. Loved the seafood dishes. Definitely a place not to be missed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Loved the sambal and the SrLankan curries. Beautiful view on Unnawatuna Beach. Service was excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Beautiful food and location!! Lovely service!!! Cocktails were brilliant! We had the devilled prawns and BBQ fish--- spicy and soooo tasty!

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I'll start off acknowledging that you shouldn't come to sri Lanka expecting great italian food. We were a party of 4 eating; pizza - very cheesy so ok if you like a lot, spaghetti Bolognese - i've never tasted anything like it and my daughter ate one mouthful and wouldn't eat any more (and tasting it I couldn't insist) and... More 

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Riyadh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Ok the views are magnificent, the service is good and unlike most of other places along the beach this one has stylish wooden furniture. But for gods sake this is restaurant and weer came here for food. We've ordered prawn curry, devilled chicken and pizza margarita - every single dish was less than mediocre and the chicken was kinda old.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Flavors on the three pasta dishes were decent and the pasta was cooked to prefection, however, both my 12 year old daughters were left hungry. I had the Singapore prawns, and although they took the time to show me the fresh ones, I am certain these were not fresh, but frozen or worse yet, left from the day before. Meat... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

lovely location overlooking the bay,very romantic.super friendly staff and excellent food.try the calamari ummmm

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Sat out on the beach in the warm admiring the lights, what could be nicer? The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. We had sweet and sour prawns, Prawn curry and yellow rice followed by brown jaggery pudding and coconut and honey pancakes, with a couple of drinks the bill came to RPS 4300. Food was delicious and service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Ate here for two lunches and one dinner. All kinds of food served, but fish is the best. Prices were reasonable, and the views were over the sea. Very relaxed place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We ate here one evening & had a good meal & very good service, choice is wide & price is affordable as we were a family of four. If staying in the area worth a visit. My wife & son shared a pizza, my daughter & I had two Italian meals we all shared tomatoe salad & garlic bread.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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