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Surya Garden

Pubudu Mawata, Seenimodara | Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 76 628 1563
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible30%
May 9, 2017
“This is not a restaurant”
Mar 16, 2016
“Painfully slow. Most expensive crisps ever eaten”
Closed Now
Fusion, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Pubudu Mawata, Seenimodara | Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

I stayed here for a month. This isn't a restaurant. It's a bad hotel, and while I was there they barely had any one in for a meal, the ones who did come, regretted it as they had t wait for ages and pay a...More

Thank woonam
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Surya Garden is located on a great tranquil secluded beach approximately 10 minutes tuktuk ride from Tangalle. We went there as we were staying at the neighbouring Last House. When we arrived around 2pm, there were 2 staff in the place but no customers. Attracted...More

Thank MTBSteve11
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Reviewed January 11, 2015

we arrived from the beach after taking pictures , and nothing was written; strange;some bungalows were looking like abandonned ;we took 2 plates and the fork and spoon and knifes were smelling rost ( it was awful smell; i dont know if soem tourist sleep...More

1  Thank patrick h
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We headed to Surya Garden on our first night in Tangalle in search of a western dish and were greeted by the owner, Manuela, at the beautiful garden villas. Manuela apologised that it was their offseason so they could only serve us basic Italian dishes...More

1  Thank MiaMack
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Excellent Italian and Sri Lankan food. Great minestrone and pasta. Great fish curry. Big serves. Big wholesome salads. Everything is made from scratch so be prepared to wait for your meal. It is worth it.

1  Thank Lindy T
Reviewed February 20, 2013

My boyfriend and I are visiting Sri Lanka for the first time. Apart from the stunning weather and picturesque beach, we are most impressed by kind, good natured local people and amazing food. After a week of visiting three regions, we both decided it's the...More

1  Thank juma3108
Reviewed August 7, 2012

The carte offers both sri lanka and italian food and it's all excellent. Rice n curry is nice but after 3 weeks trVelling you might want to taste something different... Pasta is home madd and the fried pizza is simpe but you will think you...More

Thank Frida_bcn
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Who needs mediocre Italian food in Sri Lanka ? The Italian woman who supposedly should be cooking for her guests is just hanging out and surfing the internet while guests feel sorry for the poor singalese cook. Admittedly, we were the only guests, but such...More

1  Thank Edelchen
Reviewed March 2, 2012

What a wonderful place for lunch run by the most incredible Italian woman, Manuella. The ambience is beach chic with large cushioned area's circling the relaxed restaurant. Be Warned you have to book for lunch or dinner 24 hours before hand but as we were...More

1  Thank worldwolf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pubudu Mawata, Seenimodara | Nakulugamuwa, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Tangalle
  • Phone Number: +94 76 628 1563
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Located inside the lush tropical gardens just steps off the beach is the open air restaurant at Surya Garden. Featuring globally influenced cusine created by a world travelled western chef in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Come sample inventive, always changing with the market, beach inspired bbq, pastas, ceviches, and sandwiches complete with homemade sourdough. Visit us in the morning for a traditional western continental breakfast of breads, fruits, granola, spreads, and yogurts. Join us for tropical inspired classic cocktails and inventive small bar bites as well.
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