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“Great Beach Front Restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hot Rock

Hot Rock
Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
224-2685
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Ranked #15 of 52 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Dubai
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Great Beach Front Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

What we didn't realize when coming to Unawatuna is that it seems all the restaurants seem to take last orders at around 9pm - so very early! Coming from Dubai where you don't even leave the house until 9pm this was quite a shock! Thankfully The Rock was the only place open until late and served good food too!

Visited February 2014
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København
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We loved to eat in Hot Rock - especially the curries. The owner, Rani, has been a lot during the tsunami. She lost her father and her sister and it was difficult for her to even be there. She rebuilt the place with help from friends and she is such a strong and nice woman. It is cosy and the food is fantastic.

  • 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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Fresno, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Now just 'The Rock'”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We enjoyed a couple of very good fish lunches (curried one day, broiled the next), chased by big bottles of Lion Lager, while enjoying The Rock's prime location on Unawatuna Beach. Prices are reasonable, & so's the service.

Visited April 2014
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Fishguard, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Typical Beach frront restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The first on the corner at the beach road bend. Good value, friendly service and consistent standard. Excellent cocktails.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Moscow, Russia
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“very good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

we came there to taste fresh fish,because it was open even on Full moon, and we were not disappointed! good choice, good taste and reasonable price

Visited March 2014
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