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Neelas Beach Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Asian
# 634 Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 77 334 4335
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (15 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“seer fish” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
# 634 Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Ate here a number of times while we were in Hikkaduwa, the calamari was delicious and a very generous serving, would recommend.

Thank rayn0060
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly service, really good food and great location. You know when you’re on a beach and there are empty restaurants and there is one that is full? This is that place! So good that everyone comes here and comes back. I ate there for...More

Thank ESteele
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Went for evening meal. Lovely position on the beach and nice service. Ordered beer and a glass of white wine. Both were chilled and the beer in a chilled glass and bottle in an insulated holder - great! For meal we ordered the catch of...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Two times in one week? Both excellent. Great service, super location, tasty & fresh food. Fish, chicken, salad. Devilled if you dare. Thank you please.

Thank JurassicJonz
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food,beautifully presented with incredibly reasonable prices. Great beach side location with atmospheric lighting.Candles flickered and waves crashing and excellent attentive service. My husband enjoyed the seared fish and I embraced the yummy grilled chicken with a side salad.Very Generous portions as we have found...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Doesn't look much in the daytime but at night the lights filling Neelas draw you in. Good food always guaranteed, eaten here lots of times and not had a bad meal yet. Their mango prawns were to die for !

Thank Denise G
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Really lovely spot and great service. Just stick to what they do well which is seafood. Garlic bread is something to behold.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We met a couple who'd eaten there 4 times (!) and said we MUST try their curry. I am glad we did. It was delicious, probably the best curry on Hikkaduwa Beach. We were also happy to also get a half decent bottle of wine....More

Thank Katiekrackers
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Went there for lunch and had a great seafood salad, so thought we might have our evening meal there. Big disapointment , I had what was described as grilled calamari and my other half ordered grilled praws. The calamari arrived raw with a brown sauce...More

Thank Mac94
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Drinks were ok here but the food was only at best average - maybe we came on a bad day as hard to always judge on one visit.

Thank trevor n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 634 Galle Road | Narigama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 77 334 4335
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Neela's beach restaurant offers a delicious food and a friendly atmosphere. Our beachfront location means you can sit on the beach or on the wooden decor until your food is served. Hikkaduwa is a paradise for the swimmers, sun worshippers, surfers and snorkellers. Popular surf breaks are minutes away or just relax on a sunbed and watch the turquoise waves roll in. Our restaurant is only a few short steps from the sea. Begin the day with a leisurely breakfast or join us for a lazy lunch. At the end of the day enjoy an amazing sunset followed by dinner under the stars. Our family have been welcoming tourists to Hikkaduwa for more than 30 years. Our experience ensures great service and attention to detail; whether you're a first time visitor or one of our old friends. So come and sample traditional Sri Lankan hospitality in beautiful south west Sri Lanka. See you soon!
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