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Happy Spice

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Asian, Thai, Sri Lankan
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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
94771113572
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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FINALLY after 5 days in Unawatuna I ordered a meal and didn't feel ripped off. For 1000 I had mixed veg curry and rice + two Coronas. Normally a 1000 meal around here leaves me hungry but this was a substantial feed! Plus the bar upstairs is surprisingly trendy. I'd completely recommend you eat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

FINALLY after 5 days in Unawatuna I ordered a meal and didn't feel ripped off. For 1000 I had mixed veg curry and rice + two Coronas. Normally a 1000 meal around here leaves me hungry but this was a substantial feed! Plus the bar upstairs is surprisingly trendy. I'd completely recommend you eat here.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Home style cooking class with Chintha was hands on, with a good lunch at the end. Very generous serves. Food was very tasty. Would recommend a visit if you are staying nearby. Look forward to the recipes.

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Sydney Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Nice Sri Lankan food. Cooked fresh. Took a while to come,but was good. We had a fish curry and a vegetarian curry.

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Scarborough, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We attended a cookery class last November but even after several emails never received the promised recipes. Even though the dishes we cooked tasted fine I would go elsewhere next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The food and service is great. The cook is very friendly. All dishes are made to taste. if you like it spicy, mild or not. portion pretty decent.

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Very nice food, nice family. You can have really Indian food, when you go different town and you wanted diferrent country food but you can get same test, but they are really make food what you ask, really test. If you want real and good food then you have to be a have a time, because they make fresh, if... More 

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Polzela, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

We 3 just had a grilled fish in banana leaf with garlic-coriander sauce (and pinepple salat/rice). We also took two portions of noodles (prawns and vegitables)... Everything was simply amazing. Best food in the region. You definetely shouldn't leave Unawatuna without visiting Happy Spice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant cookery class from chintha who makes all her food from scratch with the freshest of ingredients. We first went to the market before making 5 different curries with rice, coconut sambal, poppadum.. So much food we couldn't move! Chintha was also great at letting us try other foods and ingredients she had in her kitchen that we were asking... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Had an excellent dinner here, one of the best of our trip. Very tasty curries, and lots of options for vegetarians, the daal was particularly good. Food took a little while as can be expected from this style of home cooking, but we had wine whilst we waited so it was fine and well worth the wait. Cool bar area... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We just stumbled over this little gem. First night we had Sri Lankan rice and curry and all the trimmings. It was excellent. We asked the chef if she would cook us crab curry for the following night. No problem, so helpful and it was to die for. Finger licking good. It has been the best meal so far in... More 

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Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 94771113572
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Sri Lankan

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  • Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: 94771113572

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  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Sri Lankan

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