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“Great gin and hibiscus juice cocktail” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Samantha's Folly

Samantha's Folly
Pottuvil | Arugam Bay, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
+94 76 738 7808
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Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Arugam Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Atlanta, Georgia
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39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Great gin and hibiscus juice cocktail”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Liked the hamburger, the chicken tandoori was just OK, a little overcooked. She makes a mean gin and hibiscus juice!

Visited June 2012
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Hamburg
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

I know it sounds strange but after all these perfectly cooked curries that we had there, the burger was on of the best I ever had.
The tandoori chicken is highly recommendable.

Visited May 2012
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London
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great soul food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Loved the food, great Sri Lankan dishes and seafood! But great Sandwiches too if you are missing the Western cuisine! Best coffee in Arugam Bay! And do try the exceptional hibiscus G&Ts!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews 22 reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“little peace of paradise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

let me start off by saying - the beauty of Samantha's folly is the point surf breaks around the Arugambay area. this area is a little surfers paradise. it has a really relaxed vibe about it and really interesting people to boot. .i only spent one night in one of the little charming Folly's on the beach but enjoyed two lounging days their in-between the surfing. The menu is decently priced and the hole set up is very customer friendly- in fact it seems to encourage interaction with other guests at the outdoor dinning area. . i would highly recommend staying here if you find yourself in this area

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Delicious Delicious, Yummy Yummy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Loved the seafood, the fish, the atmosphere. The breakfasts were hearty, the eggs I ate were poached to perfection. Quick waiting times, and just the sort of place to kick back and order all day from. I enjoyed the vegetarian options, the hummus and falafell are a must while sipping cocktails and playing cards.. What a great place...

Visited May 2012
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