We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Malli's Seafood Restaurant

Beach Road | Opposite of Hotel The Surf, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 851 4894
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (217 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (17 reviews)
“prawns” (88 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Beach Road | Opposite of Hotel The Surf, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,335)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,005 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been to this restaurant 3 times in 3 different years that we visited Sri lanka and it has never failed our expectations. Their quality seafoods and great service is what keeps us coming back to this restaurant. Great ambiance and set up next to...More

Thank Abegail S
Rasika Roashan ... H, Owner at Malli's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Abegail & Family, many thanks for your fantastic 5 stars and your warm and so lovely review. Our Kitchen Team is so happy to read you comment and many thanks for your compliments in terms of our Seafood platter for 2 Person. Great! We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful service, well presented food which was really tasty fresh fish. Very friendly staff. Interior was really nice, and windows opened into streetMore

Thank Julie-Clare B
Rasika Roashan ... H, Owner at Malli's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Julie, We are delighted to read your lines and your 5 star rating. The kitchen aswell the service team is very happy about your comments. This is a great motivation for us and we hope you will visit us again. Best wishes from Malli's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on the last night of our holiday and it was a fantastic find. The Thai prawn curry was amazing. My son asked for a Sri Lankan prawn curry and, even thought it wasn't on the menu, the chef was happy to make...More

1  Thank brendasjb
Rasika Roashan ... H, Owner at Malli's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brenda, we are very much delighted about your amazing rating and do hope you will visit us by your next trip to Sri Lanka again. With our best wishes from Malli's Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were spending our last night in town and looking for something simple but also different than the same hotel meal. Malli’s was recommended and so so glad we listened. The Curry’s on the menu were great but what made this place even better was...More

2  Thank Jeremy S
Rasika Roashan ... H, Owner at Malli's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jeremy, thanks for your wonderful recommend. We are very much delighted and we hope we see you and your family again. With our best regards from Malli's Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came back a second time because the food was so good - the best we have found in the area. They only have a one-page main course menu which speaks for itself (not dozens of microwaved dishes) and the service was very attentive. Bonus...More

Thank Jan C
Rasika Roashan ... H, Owner at Malli's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jan C., many thanks for such a wonderful feedback and your time to write back to us. We are delighted about your rating and when you visit us again with your family, we will have starting next week aswell an extra small and delicious...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice casual atmosphere and great food. Albeit the low season, the food quality was excellent and service outstanding. Highly recommended.

3  Thank Live_to_Dive_1977
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Went there in May, the food there is extremely delicious. The place is cozy, staff very friendly. I loved their lobsters and crabs. Very unusual place to visit.

2  Thank Natali I
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this place. The food is great, service really attentive, and the wine is great (we had the Pinot Grigio). The seafood is very fresh & they walked us through the market specials in detail. My son is a fussy eater & they...More

2  Thank Nicole H
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we visited in Sri Lanka. I very much doubt we will be more impressed than the service we received here. They were friendly, professional and fun. My daughter noticed the hat she had somehow cut her leg (before getting there)....More

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We popped into this restaurant during our stay at a hotel up the road and were not disappointed. The food was absolute delicious, good value, attentive staff, cant fault it

1  Thank LizzWilly01
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 25 hotels in Bentota
The Surf Hotel
1,008 reviews
.03 miles away
Hotel Susanthas
66 reviews
.15 miles away
AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa
1,690 reviews
.22 miles away
Vivanta by Taj - Bentota
2,665 reviews
.25 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Prem Cafe & Restaurant
326 reviews
.59 miles away
Happy Garden Restaurant
203 reviews
.03 miles away
Hemadan Restaurant & Beer Garden
34 reviews
.62 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Bentota Beach
1,812 reviews
.07 miles away
Sunshine Water Sports Centre
53 reviews
.68 miles away
Gem Bank Gems & Jewellery
13 reviews
.64 miles away
Malu Banna
39 reviews
.58 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
482sharon
March 3, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from PEDRODS | Reviewed this property |
I can’t remember if you can - sorry!
0
Votes
VAMSIDHAR K
November 15, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from suzannedevlin1 | Reviewed this property |
Please just give it a try. More expensive than Sri Lankan local prices however the food is amazing. Curried crab was fantastic. Enjoy!!!!
0
Votes
Shelovestomove
October 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from heavenlyblu | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take credit cards.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | Opposite of Hotel The Surf, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 851 4894
  • E-mail
Description
The most romantic place to wine and dine in Bentota.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing