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Thambili Cafe

) #24 of 98 Restaurants in Hikkaduwa $ Cafe, Seafood,
920/1 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 77 675 0864
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
920/1 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Great selection of clearly labeled vegan food (as well as vegetarian and non vegetarian options). The zucchini in cashew sauce was amazing. The most chilled out relaxing place we've been to, at the nicest end of the beach - even saw a white throated kingfisher...More

Thank BenyLyn
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Thanks so much for dropping in and you assessment of our place!

Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

I don't understand who writes these reviews, it's nothing like that what reviews say. Food was very poor, nothing special at all and price level is high. We ordered tuna sandwich which didn't had almost nothing to do with tuna. Falafel salad was fresh but...More

Thank Kristel O
Kalupahanage P, Manager at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Im sorry to read that we did not meet your expectation. It would be helpful if you could give us some ideas of what u expected. But than again we can't please everone. So we might just not be the place for you.

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I honestly have no idea why this has such an amazing rating. We decided to come here based on the reviews and I couldn't believe how bad the food was. For one we waited almost an hour and a...More

1  Thank ShanahReynolds
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

ysorry to hear that your experience at our place sucked. However We prode ourselves on the fast service and I cant believe that u waited that long for you order. also we dont serve any pancakes only Banana Omlette which will have an eggy taste...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

The perfect seaside cafe will relax in any time of the day. It's family run and if you're lucky you will meet their gorgeous new cocker spaniel. The food is delicious and the vibe is very chilled. Free sun beds and plenty of coconuts. The...More

Thank Pippa M
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

thanks so much for dropping in! come visit us again! Cheers

Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Perfect chilled spot on the beach, friendly owner and staff, delicious food and drinks, overall a great place to relax and unwind.

Thank samidasilva
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Thanks for visiting us and your kind review. Cheers

Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We came here every morning for breakfast. Food is amazing. Everything meal we tried was amazing. The bread/toast is the best we've had in Srilanka. And located on the beach - stunning location. Highly recommended.

Thank Katy M
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you visited our place!

Reviewed January 20, 2017

Look no further in hikkaduwa, affordable amazing rooms, beach literally on the doorstep, amazing organic food, lots a friendly dogs. Whatever you need they help you with. Ask for the special beach seaford bbq banquet, caught the same day, the freshest fish and prawns. Next...More

Thank Matt3162003
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thanks for stopping by and letting us know how we are doing. Cheers

Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

We spent an evening here for dinner. Both meals were excellent. We particularly enjoyed the Zucchini Pasta meal. We had the chocolate cake and chocolate cinnamon milkshake for dessert, the cake portion was small but delicious. Beautiful view and when we visited there were only...More

Thank Matthew S
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thanks so much for coming in and reviewing us letting others know how special our place is.

Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

This is the best location to hang out in Hikkaduwa away from the crowds and beach hawkers! Only a short tuktuk from town. They have free beach loungers and plenty of space. There are only a couple of quiet hotels nearby so it nice and...More

Thank BenJefferies
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank You for spending time tour little hideaway! Come visit us again any time. Cheers

Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

This cafe is right on a part of the beach that is not busy. It has a great, chilled out atmosphere. There are sun beds provided if you arrive early enough in the day. Also, beach games are available to use free of charge. The...More

Thank Lindsey S
Kalupahanage P, Owner at Thambili Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank You for visiting us we are glad you enjoyed your stay!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920/1 Galle Road | Thiranagama, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 77 675 0864
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Description
Thambili Cafe is a small, relaxed place on the beach. We have hammocks, sun beds with umbrellas and bean bags to relax in and enjoy the Ocean view. A peaceful spot to relax and unwind! We serve fresh, homemade drinks and dishes with lots of Vegetarian and Vegan options! We source our produce locally and try to avoid the use of plastic! Our specialties are fresh Italian Coffee, homemade Ice Tea, fresh natural Juices, Hibiscus Lime Soda, delicious fresh Salads topped with Falafel or Seafood, Dips and homemade Vegan Sweets. Our vegan gluten free Chocolate Cake is a new favorite! We have big tables ideal for groups who want to enjoy a mea together. If you want to spoil yoursef with something special, book our private Beach BBQ! Enjoy a vegetarian, fish or seafood, all you can eat, BBQ. Right at the beach with your private sunset! Come and Enjoy! The Thambili Cafe Team is looking forward to your visit!
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