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All 52 Unawatuna Restaurants

Happy Spice

Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
94771113572
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Ranked #7 of 52 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

The selection of curries we had were delicious and we all left feeling very well fed indeed. The family were very friendly and welcoming and the food was excellent value, too.

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Tividale, Oldbury, West Midlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Very poor surroundings in what looks like an unfinished room. This was very busy because the service is appallingly slow. Food is cooked fresh but was only warm when arrived after one hour. Had an egg curry and rice 450 rupees this was just two boiled eggs in a very salty mild thin curry sauce with a large plate of... More 

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Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Cynthia and her family runs this small family restaurant. They cook like they cook at their home, the food is perfect and always fresh. The whole family is very nice and welcoming, they are happy to help you with your questions beyond gastronomy. Cynthia is working as a tour guide as well, she gave us nice recommendations where to go... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

For curry officionados who don't mind waiting for their curry to be cooked at the right spiciness. For a little extra cost they will also teach you how to make an then tic Sri Lankan curry.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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116 reviews 116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Happy Spice was probably my favorite place I ate at while in Unawatuna. The food and the service were both really excellent. The prices were a bit higher than some of the restaurants were charging for the same things but the quality was better. I will be back to eat there next time I'm in town.

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Melbourne
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a very small restaurant (half a dozens tables), with not much to speak of in the way of atmosphere ... no ocean view, only a fan for cooling, and a very basic room. It has no pretensions. But it serves freshly prepared local dishes at a very reasonable price. Yes, you might wait a while for your food,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

There is a lot of good curry in Sri Lanka but the dishes can be a bit the same everywhere. This place is head and shoulders above the rest, home cooking at it's finest. Choice is good and service was friendly and relaxed. It's also one of the only places that doesn't add an automatic 10% service charge in Unawatuna.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We ate at this family run restaurant today and the food is wonderful. It is freshly prepared and very tasty. Highly recommended.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

rice and curry were really tasty and nice, everything is freshly made (so freshly that they only do 1 table at a time), there were 2 tables before us so we had to wait for them to be served. Food was tasty and good value for money, but the wait is not worthy

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Best rice and curry we had in 3 weeks in SL. Food takes a while but is fairly priced and amazing. As a person who rarely has veggie food I loved it as did those eating with me. Apparently they do cooking courses and if we had the time we would have done one. We were recommended this place by... 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

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