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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved this gorgeous guesthouse whose garden leads you down to the beach. It was perfectly peaceful, the food was great and the service outstanding. It was a home away from home and the staff were lovely, with nothing being too much for them. The proprietor, Conrad, was an excellent host. I will definitely return to this gem that has...

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Umea, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff. The chef came out and proudly explained what he had cooked. Their curry where fantastic. We where there with our children 10,15 and 18, and also they thougt the good where great. They chose the grilled chicken with chips.

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1Thank Anders L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dinner was really good, especially the biryiani. The dishes were abundant and tasty! You don't wait a lot to dine and the chef always asks if everything is good. He is very funny and nice. Beautiful sight on the sea with palms everywhere

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1Thank fedde78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As some reviews said, this place used to be a good value for money. But it was before. Now, you have a very simple room, not especially charming, with cold water, for 50-60 dollars, breakfast NOT included ! Our bedroom was particularly noisy but it wasn't on the seaside. It does not worth it clearly. Everything you ask is charged...

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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

A very lovely owner and such a friendly staff. A absolutely nice house with beautiful rooms and a amazing little garden. The curry was one of the best I enjoyed. If you need break, this is the place to go! Thanks for the lovely hospitality!

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1Thank Martin M
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Delicious fish curry. Nice little place, calm , relaxed and delicious food. Highly recommend the fish curry, even though everything I tasted was delicious. Best food I had in Sri Lanka. Even though I didn't stay there the rooms also looked clean and nice.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The Curry Bowl is a wonderful peacefully place in the middle of busy and noisy Hikkaduwa. All rooms are fine - think I have stayed in most of them over the years :) Food is excellent. The sea-view from the garden can't be much better. Mr Conrad and the staff are ever so friendly and helpful. This is my favourite...

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Was unsure about eating here as it seemed quiet and when looking at the menu there were 3 very enthusiastic people hovering around us - we ate here however and the curry was really nice and so were the staff. We chose which 3 vegetable curry dishes we wanted and the portion size was good. I expect this place to...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Arriving in Hikkaduwa unexpectedly one evening, I checked out a few other guest houses before coming across Curry Bowl Guest House and Restaurant. I was instantly greeted by Conrad who showed me around and immediately (and with ease) helped me sort out a room. I stayed in the room with sea view and it was such a cosy little spot...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed October 10, 2016

My wife and I were in Hikkaduwa for 4 days out of a 14 day trip. Very fortunately we found the Curry Bowl on the first day - and from then ate nowhere else! The very freshly prepared vegetable curries were certainly the best we had during our time in Sri Lanka. Moreover the Manager, Mr Conrad Fernando and his...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Ask for an outside room which are gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles pjwellington, 3 days ago | Read review
“We didn't stay, just dined at the wonderful restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewR575, Jun 24, 2016 | Read review
“Everything is prepared fresh so it is good to call and order before going.”
 of 5 bubbles appanp, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead to make sure you get one!”
 of 5 bubbles 613nadiaf, Jan 16, 2016 | Read review
“the rooms near to the beach have nice terraces”
 of 5 bubbles 937evag, Oct 19, 2015 | Read review
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