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J.L.H. Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, Asian,
382/1 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 277139
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (70 reviews)
“curry” (39 reviews)
“shark steak” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
382/1 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, sit there long enough and you will see lots of turtles bobbing up and down on the crest of the waves! Also a great place for a drink or two and watch the world go by. It seems to be a popular place for...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Louisearmin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

HAd the best pinacoladas we had in Sri Lanka! Sadly the food was pretty average. And the place doesn’t really have a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sinoseestheworld
Reviewed November 10, 2018

J.L.H. Restaurant Hikkaduwa his little restaurant by the beach is a bit inside from the road which adds to its ambience. lovely multicuisine food with smiling staff adds to the mood and we were so happy with the service that we had both lunch and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cricketman_10
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Had probably the best Sri Lankan curry of our trip here. On the menu it’s curry and rice which doesn’t do it justice - 5 plates of curries, rice, veg, popadoms for about 1000 rupees. Took a while to come which is always reassuring that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hattie100
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had an evening here. Position is lovely by the beach. It took some time for our order to be taken, but did arrived promptly. The red prawn curry was delicious with plenty of prawns, however it did have large lumps of uncooked onion, which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank downlander5
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Went for the lunch with my work mates of Dubai, after my wedding. I can proudly say that it was a nice treaty lunch with them. The seafood platters and other dishes were so delicious that we ended up ordering back to back same sea...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aravindak2015
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place on the water. Service is authentic and food is done right. Much better than other beachfront restaurants.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SohmerG
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Only ever stopped here for a drink , just that won evening we decided we stop here for a drink & had deserts , very yummy deserts , very reasonable so where the drinks !

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Our friends in SriLanka recommended the place to us. We ordered the seafood platter which i think is sufficient for up to three people unless you are very hungry. The platter had fish, clams, oysters, octopus, calamari, king prawns, prawns and small crabs. It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlirezaSG
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited with my husband and eight year old. Location is laid back along the beach. Excellent lobster.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bados1
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Sanket M
April 10, 2018|
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Response from ranjanchou | Reviewed this property |
In fact I asked some local people there and though there is a distinct drop in tourists in the rainy season there are increasing trends as some like to come and see the rains ...but perhaps there would be a drop in services... More
Amy L
September 7, 2015|
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Response from Mkris9 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately lost his no, have you tried google street view. Don't remember seeing a phone number outside, but can always give it a try
Roger P
January 28, 2015|
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Response from Adamoroianu | Reviewed this property |
Better to rent a car with driver and go wherever you want. It's cheap if you bargain and show them you know the right price !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382/1 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 277139
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