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“Bliss balls are amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Thambili Cafe

Thambili Cafe
920/1 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 77 675 0864
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Ranked #11 of 72 Restaurants in Hikkaduwa
Price range: $1 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, Vegan, Vegetarian, Sri Lankan
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Private Dining
Description: Hambili Cafe is a small, relaxed place on the beach, with lots of hammocks, sun beds. Bean bags and a Juice Bar on the Beach! We source our produce locally and try to avoid the use of plastic! We serve fresh, homemade food and drinks with lots of Vegan and Vegetrian options! Our specialties are Italian Coffee, homemade Ice Tea, fresh natural Juices,delicious Salads, Dips and homemade vegan sweets! If you want to spoil yoursef with something special?! Come to our private Beach BBQ! Enjoy a vegetarian, fish or seafood,all you can eat, BBQ. Right at the beach with your private sunset! Book in advance! We don't serve alcoholic beverages. Come and Enjoy! The Thambili Cafe Team is looking forward to your visit!
Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Bliss balls are amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The Bliss Balls are amazing, also the Falafel Salad is really tasty. The place is cosy and a nice distance away from Hikka's cladder.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“the best chill out on the Sri Lanka coast..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

An awsome staff, a delicious and homemade food, a really nice chill out near Hikkadua...what else.. ? Just

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this review, February 15, 2014
Thank you Lulu,

We are delighted that you had a relaxed peaceful time at our place!

Cheers
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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Delicious breakfast directly at the beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed at a bungalow belonging to the Thambili Cafe and had breakfast there on four days! They have continental breakfast and on two days a week Sri Lankan breakfast. Both is delicious and the location directly on the beach very nice! We can also recommend it for little snacks during the day. Note that the cafe closes at 6 p.m. except you booked a private beach BBQ, which the cafe also offers and which was a great experience as well!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Wonderful quiet beachfront food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

A bit south of the main Hikkaduwa town, this quaint beachfront cafe is well worth visiting. Delicious foods, including vegan options (and desserts) are well priced. Being right on a quiet stretch of beach, this restaurant is a delight for a midday lunch.

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Kalupahanage P, Manager at Thambili Cafe, responded to this review, January 31, 2014
Thank you very much for visiting us and your positive feedback!

Cheers
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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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“Beautiful Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Thambili Cafe is something very special !!!
Walk down south along the beautiful beach of Hikkaduwa, leaving behind the crowdy places, you will find this unique little restaurant. I always feel like I´m on a holiday on my holidays ;))
In a relaxed and quiet atmosphere enjoying little treats, freshly prepared homemade food, delicious fruit juices & lassis; the menu is just different & special.
Love all the little details in the setup of the place. Fells like hanging out on a private beach...
ps: I´m also a big fan of the homemade jams ;)))

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kalupahanage P, Manager at Thambili Cafe, responded to this review, January 31, 2014
Thank you Liza for your lovely description of our place! We hope to welcome you again soon!

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