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Curry Bowl Guest House & Restaurant

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came to hikkaduwa during the off season, so needless to say, most of the good chefs in the area are away, so finding a good flavour fix is a hit and miss situation. So we happened to try this place. The food was amazing,the pineapple fried rice in combination with the cashew curry is a must. I wanted to... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived in Hikkaduwa just before lunch and spotted The Curry Bowl on our first foray. The owner Stanley was a real gentleman, he told us where we could buy alcohol (about 100 meters down the road) and he'd be waiting for us to return for a nice lunch. We sat right on the ocean and had the most amazing fish... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a quaint little restaurant, very friendly staff and generous portions of food. We sat in the back and had a view of the ocean, was delightful. The price of the meal was 600rupees for a good portion of food, slightly more than one person may even eat, depending of the appetite.

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Looking very basic and unassuming from outside, it is well worth dining here. The food is freshly made, and the chef comes out to make sure it is to your liking. Really great curry. No alcohol is served, but you can bring your own.

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1 Thank Captain_Condor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We had rice and curry and biryani. We ordered many different curries and it was very tasty. Not to spicy for our western taste buds. We have tried different rice and curries, but this is the first place in Hikkaduwa were we could find real good authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry. We can really recommend it! The host was... More 

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1 Thank Jajanth J
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at hikka tranz n Half board, so stepped out to have some local lunch and ryt next to hikka tranz tgere was this spot called the curry bowl. It seemed empty but due to the name we went to see and they said they cam provide lunch. After u enter, through a corridor u walk to the... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Curry bowl is hands down the nicest place I found in Sri Lanka. The whole staff is very warm and welcoming. Rooms are really clean und nicley furnished. Even though I injured myself while surfing, I could still enjoy a very peacefull stay at Curry Bowl, all thanks to the amazing staff. If you visit Curry Bowl, you'll not only... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Your trip to Sri Lanka will be incomplete without visiting beautiful Hikkaduwa. And your visit to Hikkaduwa will be incomplete without a meal at this restaurant. Best Sri Lankan curries and rice. Just go there and order the Sri Lankan combo meal - curry and rice.. You would need to ask no more.... :)

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New York City
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I visited today during off-season time in June, dropping by the Curry Bowl restaurant to have dinner. I met the owner who was so nice and so hospitable. Because I am a vegetarian, he suggested I get the 3 vegetarian curry dish. He brought out for me 5 types of vegetarian curry, not just 3 and they were all very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

An amazing cozy guest house with warm and welcoming General Manager Mr. Fernando. The hotel is situated on the beach line in Hikkaduwa having an access to the ocean and a little courtyard with chairs and tables where we had fresh and juicy fruits for breakfast, best curry in town for lunch and nice talks with Mr. Fernando for a... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Curry Bowl Guesthouse is one of Hikkaduwa's landmarks. A charming colonial building right off the famous Hikkaduwa Beach and in easy reach of train station and bus stand are making the Curry Bowl an all-time favorite for individual travelers. The stylish, well appointed rooms of the Curry Bowl Guesthouse are all en-suite. Another highlight of the Curry Bowl Guesthouse is some of the best authentic Sri Lankan meals served in Hikkaduwa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Curry Bowl Guest House & Restaurant

Address: 368 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 15415, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range: $23 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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