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Happy Spice

Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
94771113572
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Ranked #3 of 47 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Happy Spice is a small family restaurant. There are only four tables. The interier look like as garage. But the meal when I wait over one hour was delikate.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We dined here tonight after reading other reviews. The nature of the restaurant is evident immediately, with breeze block walls and the most very basic of lighting and furnishings. It is instantly appealing, there is something special about this place which attracts so many and it has to be the food and hospitality. A simple menu is presented and we... More

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Essen, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Curry and rice , probably our best meal in Unawatuna. Personal and pleasant service. A pleasant lunch.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Vegetable soup was great and so was the chicken curry ! Excellent food and friendly local owners !!!

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Sydney, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Happy Spice is set up in a small, concrete house which was destroyed in the 2004 Tsunami. It is run by a lovely family and the food was absolutely delicious. Amazing traditional Sri Lankan curries (the prawn curry was the best). I would recommend eating here for lunch rather than dinner, as it isn't on the beach and doesn't have... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Definitely agree with all of the other reviews. Very good value meals cooked with a lot of love. The best rice and curry in unawatuna for sure.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We ate here 4 times, and the food was excellent! I have Stayed in Sri Lanka for 2month and this place was the most authentic Sri lankan food i have tasted. It's local, cheap and the family are really kind. I can highly recommend this place if you are staying in Unawatuna!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I ate here twice during my time in unawatuna and agree with the previous excellent reviews on here. It's authentic local food at a price which seems local compared to all the other overpriced western fare around the beach. The owners are lovely and welcoming. I recommend the Sri Lankan breakfast, it was yummy and I couldn't finish it all!

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Don't let the name & decor fool you. Its got the most unassuming entrance, with a lazy dog sleeping on the stair case, and a bunch of happy kids running around! A light dinner of pumpkin soup & passion fruit salad was amongst the most memorable. Who would've thought that a tiny place like this would have free wifi as... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Split one ample sized lunch entree between two of us. Delicious local food at 'almost' local pricing even though it's right off the beach. Compared to elsewhere in SL, it's still expensive. Sautéed okre was excellent. Dahl was one of the better ones we had in SL.

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